Tag: royal

Russian royal buried in Darwin in plot owned by NT’s richest family members

By Elliana Lawford Posted December 08, 2015 21:42:34 Photo: Russian royal Leonid Gurevich Kulikovsky has been buried in Darwin. (ABC News: Elliana Lawford) Associated Story: Russian royal farewelled in Darwin after dying alone in Katherine Map: Darwin 0800 A Russian royal who died alone in the Top Finish town of Katherine has been buried alongside…


Two guys charged with blackmail following trade union royal commission referral

Posted December 06, 2015 15:35:52 Map: West Footscray 3012 Two Victorian guys have been charged with blackmail soon after an investigation by a joint police taskforce examining matters arising from the Royal Commission into Trade Union Corruption. Taskforce Heracles detectives charged a 51-year-old man from West Footscray and a 47-year-old man from Ocean Grove. The…


Royal Mail calculates cost of $24,000 letter to Mars

Posted December 05, 2015 07:34:23 Britain’s Royal Mail has turned to NASA for assist following a 5-year-old boy wrote in asking how considerably it would expense to post a letter to Mars. Oliver Giddings will probably not be capable to send a letter to space, as the value $ 23,877 is nicely beyond the reach…


Timber executive rejects ‘conspiracy theories’ raised in get in touch with for royal commission

Posted December 03, 2015 16:40:48 The executive director of timber organization Ta Ann Tasmania has been granted a correct of reply in Federal Parliament to comments made by independent MP Andrew Wilkie. The Denison MP had tabled a document and addressed Parliament in June calling for a royal commission into subsidies to state-owned Forestry Tasmania….


Call for royal commission into Indigenous corporations after monetary allegations

Posted November 30, 2015 13:59:32 Photo: Borroloola community members protested the sacking of Mabunji Aboriginal Resource Indigenous Corporation chief executive Michael Gravener. (Supplied: Tahnee Mawson) Associated Story: Residents demand investigation into sacking of Aboriginal corporation chief Map: Borroloola 0854 The sacked chief executive of a Northern Territory Indigenous corporation is calling for a royal commission…


Nick Xenophon calls for royal commission into East Timor spying scandal

Posted November 27, 2015 14:21:19 Independent senator Nick Xenophon has known as for a royal commission into the spying scandal in which Australian intelligence officers bugged an East Timorese cabinet workplace. The ABC’s Lateline has revealed new information about the 2004 spying operation and 1 of Australia’s most senior lawyers, Nicholas Cowdery, says there is…