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Murdoch University Must Drop Whole Case Against Academic Whistleblower

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Greens Senator for NSW and Education Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi, has welcomed Murdoch University’s decision to drop their counter claim for financial damages against academic whistleblower Dr Gerd Schröder-Turk but has said they should drop the entire suit. Dr Schröder-Turk spoke publicly about his concerns regarding inadequacies in Murdoch University’s policies for recruiting international students … Continue reading “Murdoch University Must Drop Whole Case Against Academic Whistleblower”

Resignation of Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman

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Will Hodgman is a Tasmanian and Liberal legend whose leadership has engineered the state’s remarkable turnaround. He leaves behind a record of distinguished service. Cutting unemployment from 7.6 per cent to 6.0 per cent and creating more than 19,200 new jobs. Turning the tide on the 1,000 Tasmanians who left the state each year with … Continue reading “Resignation of Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman”

Initial $100 million bushfire emergency support for primary producers

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Farm, fish and forestry businesses in fire-affected regions will get the help they need to rebuild with an initial $100 million in emergency bushfire funding, which will be made available following agreement with relevant state governments. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Government would provide up to $75,000 in grants for farming businesses in fire-affected … Continue reading “Initial $100 million bushfire emergency support for primary producers”

LOCKOUT LAWS REPEALED – GROWING SYDNEY’S NIGHT TIME ECONOMY

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Early this morning, Sydney’s “lockout laws” were repealed in the Sydney CBD Entertainment Precinct bringing in extended trading hours for venues and bottle shops and a relaxation of after-midnight drink rules, with existing arrangements maintained in the Kings Cross precinct. Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney Stuart Ayres said while the extended trading hours will provide … Continue reading “LOCKOUT LAWS REPEALED – GROWING SYDNEY’S NIGHT TIME ECONOMY”

LABOR CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION IN STOCKTON EROSION CRISIS

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Member for Newcastle Tim Crakanthorp and Shadow Minister for Local Government Greg Warren have called on the NSW Government to urgently intervene and expedite a coastal management program for Stockton Beach. Mr Crakanthorp and Mr Warren met with locals on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the situation reached crisis point when the town’s only … Continue reading “LABOR CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION IN STOCKTON EROSION CRISIS”

Australia v All Stars game to headline bushfire plan

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Netball Australia, supported by Netball NSW and other Member Organisations, has today announced a bushfire relief fundraising showcase match between the Australian Diamonds and a Suncorp Super Netball All Stars team at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney on Sunday 1 March. The Australian Diamonds will come together outside of official scheduled duties to take on … Continue reading “Australia v All Stars game to headline bushfire plan”

Swords, crossbows, tasers, batons seized; man charged – Cardiff

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A man will face court today after several prohibited weapons were seized from a home at Cardiff yesterday. About 3.45pm on Monday 13 January 2020, officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District attended a unit on Macquarie Road, Cardiff, in relation to a concern for welfare. Upon arrival, police spoke with an 11-year-old boy and … Continue reading “Swords, crossbows, tasers, batons seized; man charged – Cardiff”

Man charged over alleged sexual abuse of young girl – Hunter region

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A man will face court today charged over the alleged sexual abuse of a young girl in the state’s Hunter region. In January 2020, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad commenced an investigation following reports a young girl was sexually abused by a man known to her. Following extensive … Continue reading “Man charged over alleged sexual abuse of young girl – Hunter region”

Reward announced for information into disappearance and suspected murder of Steven Fenwick – Strike Force Kummari

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Police will address the media to announce a NSW Government reward for information regarding the disappearance and suspected homicide of a man who went missing near Newcastle early last year. Steven ‘Feno’ Fenwick, aged 33, was last confirmed seen exiting a bus on Nelson Bay Road, Fern Bay, about 1pm on Wednesday 30 January 2019; … Continue reading “Reward announced for information into disappearance and suspected murder of Steven Fenwick – Strike Force Kummari”

US House set for impeachment vote on sending charges to Senate

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The US House is preparing to vote to send articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate to start the historic trial.

Scotland independence battle ‘could derail Boris’ amid tense stalemate

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It’s the political stalemate that defined a nation in the United Kingdom’s general election and that analysts say could derail Boris Johnson’s leadership.

Former priest on trial over alleged sex abuse of dozens of scouts

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Amid allegations of a widespread Vatican coverup, French former priest Bernard Preynat faces up to 10 years in jail if convicted of the abuse of dozens of boys under his watch.

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