Beer bong footage at Canberra Cavalry shines spotlight on ‘disturbing behaviour’ in sports club

Beer bong footage at Canberra Cavalry shines spotlight on ‘disturbing behaviour’ in sports club

Updated May 08, 2018 06:35:57 Footage of an underage Canberra Cavalry baseball player sculling alcohol through a beer bong has prompted health experts to accuse the club of failing in its duty of care. The video, obtained by the ABC, shows a 17-year-old player being encouraged to drink alcohol through …

AFL suspends Port Adelaide’s Sam Powell-Pepper over drunken behaviour at city bar

AFL suspends Port Adelaide’s Sam Powell-Pepper over drunken behaviour at city bar

Posted April 25, 2018 14:01:48 Photo: Sam Powell-Pepper has missed the Power’s two games since the early morning incident. (AAP: David Mariuz) Port Adelaide player Sam Powell-Pepper has been suspended for another week after the AFL found he inappropriately touched a woman at an Adelaide bar while he was drunk. …

Sperm whale behaviour better understood after scientists make long-term sound recording

Sperm whale behaviour better understood after scientists make long-term sound recording

Updated April 09, 2018 17:14:18 Video: Sperm whale sounds recorded (ABC News) Scientists have made the first long-term recordings of the call of one of the Southern Ocean’s top predators in the East Antarctic, the sperm whale. Photo: Analysis of the sounds had to differentiate between whale clicks and “false …

Finance sector has ‘large carrots’ and ‘brittle sticks’, encouraging risky behaviour: APRA

Finance sector has ‘large carrots’ and ‘brittle sticks’, encouraging risky behaviour: APRA

Posted April 04, 2018 11:56:48 The banking, insurance and superannuation regulator has reviewed how financial sector executives and staff are paid, and the results are not good. Key points: Wayne Byres: “Not only are rewards generous, but there are seemingly few repercussions for poor outcomes Risk management was given an …

Australia’s cricket crisis presents chance to banish bullying, blokey behaviour from the game

Australia’s cricket crisis presents chance to banish bullying, blokey behaviour from the game

Updated April 03, 2018 05:03:05 Photo: The Australian cricket team needs to start learning from more successful team cultures, Paul Kennedy says. (Reuters: Danish Siddiqui) What’s the difference between sledging and banter? Nothing. They are both forms of bullying. The Australian cricket side and other teams rife with blokey leadership …

New program seeks to help carers recognise harmful sexual behaviour in vulnerable children

New program seeks to help carers recognise harmful sexual behaviour in vulnerable children

Posted March 31, 2018 06:07:27 Vulnerable children at risk of becoming sexual predators or being abused themselves will be the focus of an Australian-first program which will train their carers to recognise harmful behaviour and intervene before it escalates. The three-year pilot program, from MacKillop Family Services and the University …

China’s social credit system seeks to assign citizens scores, engineer social behaviour

China’s social credit system seeks to assign citizens scores, engineer social behaviour

Posted March 31, 2018 06:07:27 Video: Surveillance software identifies details about people and vehicles in Beijing.(Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter) (The World) Chinese authorities claim they have banned more than 7 million people deemed “untrustworthy” from boarding flights, and nearly 3 million others from riding on high-speed trains, according to a report …

Geoffrey Rush: Lawyers for Daily Telegraph maintain Oscar-winner engaged in ‘inappropriate behaviour’

Geoffrey Rush: Lawyers for Daily Telegraph maintain Oscar-winner engaged in ‘inappropriate behaviour’

Updated March 27, 2018 12:49:54 Photo: Geoffrey Rush is one of Australia’s best-known actors. (AAP: Alan Porritt) Sydney newspaper The Daily Telegraph has fired back in court against actor Geoffrey Rush, maintaining its articles alleging the Oscar-winner engaged in “inappropriate behaviour” were true. The actor is suing the paper’s publisher …

South Africa v Australia: Cricket authorities know player behaviour has failed the pub test

South Africa v Australia: Cricket authorities know player behaviour has failed the pub test

Updated March 12, 2018 09:24:04 Photo: Cricket Australia has acknowledged player behaviour needs to improve. (AP: Themba Hadebe) Related Story: Hinds: Matthew Lodge return doesn’t pass the smell test Bitter sniping on the field, stairwell threats off it; barrel-chested send-offs and, most pitifully, South African officials aiding and abetting the …

Man reported for disorderly behaviour at office in Adelaide suburb of Salisbury

Man reported for disorderly behaviour at office in Adelaide suburb of Salisbury

Posted March 22, 2018 14:14:46 A Paralowie man will face court for disorderly behaviour after an incident at Salisbury, in Adelaide’s north, earlier this week. On Monday, March 19, police were called to a disturbance at an office in Gawler Street after 2:00pm. The man involved had left the area …