Tag: after

Nationals push for additional Cabinet post right after Macfarlane’s defection

Posted December 04, 2015 00:54:27 The Nationals count on to be provided an further Cabinet position in the Turnbull Government following Ian Macfarlane’s choice to join the party. Crucial points Nationals expect additional group member will alter shape of frontbench Warren Truss says he desires Coalition agreement “to be honoured” Ian Macfarlane says defection is…


Double murder accused on bail after hung jury

Posted December 03, 2015 12:17:38 A man who went on trial accused of a double murder in Launceston has been granted bail following jurors failed to attain a verdict. David Ronald Morgan, 56, of Lalor in Victoria, had pleaded not guilty to the murders of Angela Hallam and Joshua Newman in Ravenswood in August 2012….


Two guys detained after severe assault in Adelaide

Posted November 30, 2015 20:28:14 Map: Adelaide 5000 A man is in a essential situation right after being assaulted by three men at the rear of a block of units in Adelaide. Police mentioned he was assaulted behind the units on Carrington Street in the city’s CBD about three:30pm. He received “serious injuries” in the…


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…


Trump says Muslims worldwide ‘were going wild’ after 9/11 attacks

Posted November 29, 2015 14:19:11 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has reframed his claim that he saw Muslims in New Jersey cheering the September 11 attacks by asserting the sentiment was shared worldwide. Important points Donald Trump does not repeat claim Muslims in New Jersey cheered September 11 attacks at rally in Florida Alternatively, Trump…


Woman dies, another in coma after Stereosonic music festival

Posted November 29, 2015 06:27:27 Map: Sydney 2000 A woman has died and yet another is in an induced coma in hospital following going to an electronic music festival in Sydney, exactly where almost 70 others have been charged with drug offences. Police said a 25-year-old was taken from the Stereosonic music festival to Concord…


Driver held in custody after allegedly ploughing through Melbourne mall

Updated November 28, 2015 19:21:05 A Footscray man has been remanded in custody following allegedly driving by means of a Melbourne pedestrian mall, smashing into tables, chairs and a toddler’s pram. Police say Michael Mayne, 47, was seen driving erratically along Sydney Road, Coburg about 7:30pm (AEDT) on Friday. Officers tried to pull the man…


Asylum seekers return to Indonesia after Christmas Island turn-back

Posted November 27, 2015 11:22:28 A boat carrying asylum seekers has arrived in Indonesia carrying the same men and women as a boat turned around at Christmas Island last week. The ABC has confirmed the boat arrived in Kupang, on Indonesia’s Timor Island, and was carrying 17 people, like 1 crew member. The asylum seekers…


Bushfire eases at Currarong after mild weather conditions overnight

Posted November 27, 2015 07:18:12 Fire crews are continuing to mop-up soon after a blaze tore through bush at Currarong, on the New South Wales South Coast. The fire started on Thursday morning on the Beecroft Peninsula, in an area employed by the Defence Force for gunnery education. South-easterly winds fanned flames in the path…


Man on trial over death of housemate guarded in weeks after offence, court told

Posted November 26, 2015 22:59:08 A psychiatric registrar has told a Canberra court that a man on trial for killing his former housemate had been guarded and uncomfortable in the course of a consultation in the weeks right after the offence. Christopher Navin, 29, is on trial for killing Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber in his Lyneham house…