The True Justice with a fresh new look

More focus on what you love, True Crime. The past and the present. The local and the distant. Less focus on the dry and the abstract. Less academia, more story telling. We listened.

Burke and Wills: Australia’s most famous explorers

Courage, Kindness and a Generous Disposition: elements of Burke’s character according to his friends. The rights and wrongs committed and experienced on the expedition of Burke and Wills has long been a hotly contested subject. Two of Victoria’s favourite Sons continue to be revered and honoured by many: a mark of Just recognition for feats…

The arbitrary denial of the Disability Support Pension leaves eligible and deserving older Australian’s abandoned in poverty

When Terry Sweetman wrote in The Courier Mail (5/1/18) that when it comes to the older generation and their experience of their advancing years ‘there is no one size fits all’ he gave voice to the injustice and inequity currently facing so many older Australians. It’s not just ageism proving to be a daily battle…

2017: Where’s the True Justice?

On Christmas Day 2017, The True Justice said to me…. Connect your charger now! South Australia connected to the world’s largest lithium ion battery built by Tesla. Time will tell whether the battery lives up to its expectations but the successful building and connection of a battery this size takes the future of energy production,…

Almost 21% of Australia’s population is registered for a My Health Record

Are you one of the 5 million Australians who have a My Health electronic record? With a new record created every 38 seconds and default privacy settings which may allow the receptionist at your dentist to access your medical history, prescriptions and test results it might be worthwhile checking. The stated objective for My Health…

The High Court Rules for Simple English

In handing down its decision on the fate of the seven dual citizen MPs today the High Court preferred a simple textual interpretation of the wording of s44(i) of the Australian Constitution meaning that all bar two of the MPs were found to be a subject or citizen of a foreign power at the time…

57 years since the first televised presidential candidate debate: how YOUR smart phone helped something change and something stay the same….

As the first televised debate between the U.S. Presidential candidates went to air in 1960 it made history and set a new standard in mass imagery for the political process with televised debates returning in 1976 and featuring in every U.S. presidential campaign since. Mass imagery: from television screen to phone screen When John F.…

The True Justice Reads: You Be Mother

Abi is an accidental, but proper mother, made of steel and infinitely more interesting than one would expect from the look of her, even if she did hold her jewel of a baby like the infant messiah while Mary popped out to run errands. Motherhood has a way of forming bonds between women who would…

TRUE CRIME: The gruesome history of 10 Bartle Road, Notting Hill

In the garden of the decaying and bleakly narrow terrace house at number 10 Rillington Place Notting Hill rest a drain with a heavy manhole cover.  When a trio of burly police combined their effort to remove the man hole cover they did not find a body, as they had been told they would by…