Tag: funds

Funds meant for IS militants found in dirty laundry by mother, court hears

Posted December 14, 2015 14:22:32 Map: Parramatta 2150 Cash allegedly intended for the Islamic State terrorist group was located by the mother of a rollover witness as she went to wash his clothes, a Sydney court has heard. Oarjan Azari and Ali Al-Talebi are accused of generating $ six,000 obtainable to the Islamic State group…


CSIRO’s ship Investigator misses out on extra funds

Posted December 07, 2015 19:57:30 The CSIRO’s $ 120 million flagship analysis vessel, RV Investigator, has not received any money to commit additional time at sea. The funding arrangement from the Federal Government indicates the ship can only commit 180 days at sea, in spite of obtaining the capability to invest 300 days. Millions of…


Abbott utilized taxpayer funds on identical day as donor’s birthday bash

Posted December 06, 2015 00:14:32 Former prime minister Tony Abbott pocketed taxpayer-funded travel allowance on a day he attended a birthday celebration for a mining magnate and Liberal Party donor. Mr Abbott went to the birthday bash for significant party backer Paul Marks at Melbourne’s exclusive Huntingdale Golf Club on Sunday, March 22, whilst nonetheless…


Funds row threatens historic climate deal in Paris

Posted December 03, 2015 12:52:52 Photo: The French have called for a swift compromise on the money rich nations should spend on climate change. (AFP: Philippe Wojazer) Developing nations have warned that a bitter row over money is threatening efforts to seal a historic pact to tame global warming, as the French hosts pleaded for…


Solar Impulse raises funds to continue round-the-globe flight

Posted December 01, 2015 23:59:22 The Swiss solar-powered plane whose record-setting, round-the-globe flight was place on hold in July by weather and battery problems has raised the 20 million euro ($ 29 million) it demands to finish the trip, co-founder and pilot Andre Borschberg says. Mr Borschberg, at the United Nations’ Paris climate summit with…


Mine rehabilitation funds unchanged by GST reprieve: QRC

Posted November 26, 2015 15:50:57 Cutting the GST for mine rehabilitation bonds does not decrease the economic assurances for mine remediation, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) says. The Atmosphere Department no longer calls for miners to pay GST of 10 per cent on the rehabilitation bonds they lodge with the Queensland Government. The modify took…