Tag: Government

Fishers protest against Government response to Cockburn Sound fish deaths

Posted December 12, 2015 17:50:12 Recreational fishers and conservationists have urged the Western Australian Government to take action to ensure a mass fish death in waters off Perth’s south will not take place once again. Around 200 people have attended a protest on the Rockingham foreshore, expressing anger at the Government’s response to the deaths…


Syrian opposition to meet government for talks in early January

Posted December 11, 2015 12:36:50 A joint team of Syria’s political and armed opposition will meet the government subsequent month for talks in search of a political answer to nearly five years of conflict, the chairman of a Saudi-hosted opposition conference says. A lot more than one hundred members of Syria’s opposition parties and rebel…


Palmer eyes government guarantor deal to keep refinery afloat

Posted December 10, 2015 19:31:06 Clive Palmer has insisted he is not in search of a Queensland Government bail-out for his Townsville nickel refinery. But the higher-profile businessman and federal MP admitted he would like the state to go guarantor for a $ 35 million bank loan to preserve Queensland Nickel afloat. Mr Palmer met…


Stress on Government to ban greyhound exports

Posted December 10, 2015 15:53:48 Calls are increasing for the Federal Government to take action against Australia’s greyhound racing market following revelations on the ABC that animals sent overseas are becoming cruelly treated and languishing in appalling circumstances in components of Asia, which includes Macau and Vietnam. Following a six-month investigation, the ABC’s 7:30 system…


Cabinet document reveals Government under pressure to modify IR laws

By political reporter Dan Conifer and freedom of data editor Michael McKinnon Updated December 05, 2015 00:01:11 The Turnbull Government is being pushed to change Australia’s industrial relations technique, a sensitive Cabinet document obtained by the ABC has revealed. The incoming brief for Treasurer Scott Morrison stated increased workplace flexibility was “crucial”, and the nation’s…


Canola spill happened near internet site of Perth mass fish deaths: Government

Posted December 03, 2015 09:55:39 Photo: A dead snapper at Cockburn Sound, where poor water quality is believed to have killed off as a lot of as 14 various species of fish. (Supplied: Recfishwest) Connected Story: Fresh mass Cockburn fish deaths as probe fails to reveal result in Map: Perth 6000 A grain spill occurred…


NT Opposition Leader moves motion of no self-assurance against Government

By Sally Brooks Posted December 01, 2015 12:13:45 The Northern Territory Opposition Leader has moved a motion of no self-confidence in the Territory Government in Parliament. If profitable the motion could trigger an early election. In Parliament, Michael Gunner said it was time to speak about the future of the Northern Territory. “We are presently…


Federal Government announces Pinery bushfire funding relief

Posted November 29, 2015 12:06:06 Federal cash has been created offered for victims of final week’s Pinery bushfire in South Australia’s Mid-North. Federal Sector Minister Christopher Pyne mentioned folks eligible for Disaster Recovery Payments could access income help, equivalent to Newstart and Youth allowances, for up to 13 weeks. A a single-off $ 1,000 payment…


Stamp duty revenue drives budget surplus of $500 million: Victorian Government

Posted November 27, 2015 18:31:26 Photo: Victoria’s Treasurer Tim Pallas says a massive enhance to the bottom line is due the booming property marketplace. (ABC: Alison Savage) Powerful stamp duty income has underpinned a greater than anticipated spending budget surplus of $ 500 million, the Victorian Government says. Treasurer Tim Pallas released a price range…


NASA chief: Government climate scientists won’t be intimidated

Agen Sabung Ayam Bolden, far left, and Sullivan, far appropriate, were crew mates on the mission that launched the Hubble Space Telescope. (credit: NASA) As NOAA has endured a series of Congressional attacks this fall for its climate change research, the agency’s administrator, Kathryn Sullivan, has largely remained silent. But the former astronaut’s wing mate…