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Victorian Labor requires legal action against member amid allegations of branch stacking

Posted December 10, 2015 22:18:35 Connected Story: Labor members to have cards torn up over membership irregularities Connected Story: Shorten favours female candidate to replace retiring Victorian MP The conflict more than branch stacking in the Victorian division of the Labor Celebration has intensified, with the party taking legal action to force a dissident member…


Australia however to take action against teenage hacking fugitive

Posted December 11, 2015 00:16:07 Australian authorities are however to formally request the extradition of a teenage personal computer hacking suspect, a lot more than a fortnight right after he boasted about fleeing to Europe although below police surveillance. Dylan Wheeler from Perth was just 17 when he was charged over involvement in a main…


Victoria Police give notice of strike action more than pay dispute

Posted December 08, 2015 08:02:14 Victoria Police say they could take industrial action as early as next week, unless a spend deal is reached with the State Government. The Police Association has provided formal notice of the action, following months of negotiations. “We’re committed to try and attain agreement by the end of the week,”…


CPSU use crowdfunding to support workers during industrial action

Posted December 07, 2015 11:53:20 The Community and Public Sector Union is making use of a crowdfunding campaign to support Immigration and Border Force workers need to they be stood down in the course of industrial action. Border force workers are imposing perform bans from nowadays, targeting freight and cargo at ports and international mail…


States can take lead more than climate alter action: Weatherill

Posted December 05, 2015 09:18:34 States and regions have the capacity to tackle climate adjust even if national governments discover it hard to attain agreements, South Australia’s Premier Jay Weatherill has mentioned. Mr Weatherill and other provincial leaders met UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon in Paris on Friday as talks continued in the French capital on…


ECB action weighs on US, European markets

Posted December 04, 2015 10:12:14 Stocks in the United States and Europe fell sharply in the overnight trading session, with investors disappointed by the European Central Bank’s (ECB) meagre rate cut and extended stimulus measures. The ECB reduce the overnight deposit rate by 10 basis points, from -.two per cent to -.3 per cent. It…


Israeli families sue Facebook demanding action on violent posts

Posted December 03, 2015 23:33:30 The web has grow to be the newest frontline in the battle amongst Palestinians and Israelis. Hundreds of Israelis families are suing Facebook, demanding they do something to cease the spread of pictures and messages on its platform that glorify violence against Israelis. It follows a spike in street violence…


In their words: World leaders get in touch with for climate action in Paris

Posted December 01, 2015 09:26:32 Map: France Globe leaders speak at the climate change summit in Paris. Our agreement in Paris should give a typical platform for action. Australia is not daunted by the challenge. With fantastic optimism and faith in humanity’s genius for invention, we are confident that with collective leadership we will, with…


Security steps up in Paris as confidence builds for climate change action

Updated November 28, 2015 12:36:26 The “stars seem to be aligning” for severe action on climate alter, UN secretary common says, but the threat of extremist violence threatens to overshadow essential climate change talks in Paris this week in the wake of terror attacks in the French capital a fortnight ago. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull…


Thousands turn out in Brisbane march calling for climate change action

Posted November 28, 2015 12:18:05 Photo: Thousands collect in Queen’s Park for a climate action rally by way of Brisbane. (ABC News: Matt Eaton) Map: Brisbane 4000 About five,000 folks have braved hot and humid weather in the Brisbane CBD for a climate change rally ahead of United Nations climate talks in Paris subsequent week….