Tag: Australia

Visionary John Bannon modernised Labor and South Australia

Posted December 14, 2015 14:52:59 John Bannon is being remembered for many factors such as being South Australia’s longest serving Labor leader, but it is the collapse of the State Bank that casts the longest shadow over his time in politics. The collapse nearly bankrupt the state, costing billions of dollars and thousands of jobs….


Reside: Australia v West Indies, first Test day 3 in Hobart

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Australia tends to make u-turn on Manus Island road renewal guarantee

Updated December 11, 2015 21:01:43 The Australian Government has renewed a pledge to fix Manus Island’s primary road following community leaders mentioned it tried to renege on the promise, portion of a package of incentives to host the asylum seeker processing centre. The pledge to re-seal the 30-kilometre road from the Manus provincial capital Lorengau…


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…


Graeme Wood denies considering pulling loan to Guardian Australia

Updated December 10, 2015 23:30:45 Businessman Graeme Wood has rejected recommendations he is contemplating pulling a multi-million dollar loan to the Guardian Australia on the internet news web site. There has been speculation that the Guardian is performing financially badly and has been provided two years to enhance. On December eight, The Australian newspaper reported…


Football Federation Australia permits banned fans to see proof

Posted December 10, 2015 01:14:04 A-League fans banned from stadiums will be capable to view evidence against them in Football Federation Australia’s (FFA) reviewed appeals policy, chief executive David Gallop has announced. Following a lengthy and heated meeting with representatives from all ten active supporter groups on Wednesday night, Gallop announced a number of alterations…


How Australia ranks on innovation, in one chart

Posted December 07, 2015 18:25:28 Map: Australia Australia is ranked as the 17th most innovative nation in the world, according to the Global Innovation Index — but that overall result hides poor performances in some important areas. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced his Government will spend almost $ 1.1 billion to promote business-based research,…


1st nuclear waste shipment returns to Australia tomorrow

Posted December 04, 2015 19:07:24 The very first shipment of Australian nuclear waste processed in France for lengthy-term storage is expected to arrive back in the nation tomorrow. In the previous two decades Australia has sent eight shiploads of waste overseas. The Federal Government is now looking for a permanent dump site, not only for…


Olympic boss John Coates ’embarrassed’ by Rowing Australia oversight

Posted December 04, 2015 00:45:35 Australian Olympic Committee boss John Coates has admitted to becoming embarrassed by the sports body he when presided more than. Speaking to ABC NewsRadio Mr Coates defended a controversial requirement for sports to compel their athletes to forego their legal “proper to silence” or miss selection for the 2016 Rio…


‘I am living proof slavery happens in Australia’

Updated December 02, 2015 10:08:57 A group of Australian religious leaders is launching the Australian Freedom Network right now in Canberra to create practical options to free individuals living enslaved in Australia. Right now is the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, and as a former victim of contemporary day slavery, Sandra was selected…