Tag: Minister

Brawl erupts in Ukraine parliament following MP drags prime minister from podium

Posted December 12, 2015 01:13:52 External Hyperlink: Brawl erupts in Ukraine parliament soon after MP drags prime minister away from podium A brawl erupted in the Ukrainian parliament after prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was interrupted in the course of his annual address and then carried away from the podium. Ukraine Right now reports that Oleh…


Mental well being reforms to support tackle rise in homelessness: wellness minister

Posted December 12, 2015 00:18:ten Federal Well being Minister Sussan Ley says the Government’s mental wellness reforms could help address the increasing price of homelessness amongst sufferers. Around 25 per cent of Australia’s homeless population, or 63,000 men and women, reported mental well being concerns, according to new information issued by the Australian Institute of…


Health Minister undecided over private well being cover price hikes

Posted December 05, 2015 12:12:56 Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley has not ruled out approving increases for private overall health insurance premiums. Ms Ley wants to apply higher scrutiny to rising expenses of private cover, citing an “overwhelming level of concern” among voters. She has the capability as Wellness Minister to refuse price tag hikes,…


Fisheries minister contradicts own department on fish kill

Posted December 04, 2015 23:57:43 WA Fisheries Minister Ken Baston has contradicted advice from his personal division, saying he would not advise individuals eat fish from Cockburn Sound. More than two,000 fish have died in the region in recent weeks and authorities are nevertheless trying to recognize what brought on the deaths. The Division of…


Perth ambulance ramping spike a ‘glitch’, Minister says

Posted December 04, 2015 21:28:36 Associated Story: Minister to blame for WA ambulance ramping increases: Opposition Associated Story: Ambulance ramping at WA hospitals has to cease: Minister West Australian Wellness Minister Kim Hames has dismissed a 45 per cent improve in ambulance ramping outside Perth’s hospitals as a “glitch”, saying his clamp down on the…


Embattled Queensland Police Minister survives no self-assurance vote

Posted December 03, 2015 01:21:57 Queensland’s embattled Police Minister has narrowly survived a no self-confidence motion produced against her in State Parliament, with only one particular Cabinet colleague jumping to her defence. Stress has been mounting on Jo-Ann Miller to either resign or be kicked out of Cabinet following a string of bungles. Opposition Leader…


Minister criticises Perth hospital for moving patient into gym room

Posted November 30, 2015 15:22:14 A choice to location an elderly patient in a gym space at Fiona Stanley Hospital has been described as “unacceptable” by Western Australia’s Wellness Minister Kim Hames. The elderly patient was moved into a make-shift location in a physiotherapy health club final Monday. A report published by News Corporation on…


‘I don’t give a damn’: Minister defends demerit point rise for mobile use

Posted November 25, 2015 16:35:52 Photo: Drivers who use their mobiles behind the wheel are set to face harsher penalties. (AAP: Nikki Quick) NSW Road Minister Duncan Gay has said he is being “deliberately difficult” in raising demerit points for drivers caught using mobile phones. And this year, for the initial time, the State Government…