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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….


Former South Australian premier John Bannon dies aged 72

Posted December 13, 2015 18:08:17 Former South Australian premier John Bannon has died, aged 72, following fighting a extreme illness for many years. The former Labor leader passed away surrounded by family members nowadays. Mr Bannon led the Labor Party to Government at the 1982 election, where he became premier and treasurer. He held the…


Woman’s physique identified in South Hedland home

Posted December 13, 2015 14:30:55 Map: South Hedland 6722 Police in the Pilbara are investigating the suspicious death of a 29-year-old woman in South Hedland. Officers went to a residence in Brodie Crescent on Saturday morning to check on the woman’s welfare soon after getting details. They discovered the woman’s body inside the residence. Key…


White water rafting business forced to move south as King River dries up

Posted December 12, 2015 14:45:22 Photo: King River Rafting has started operating on the more tame River Derwent because of low water levels on the King River. (Supplied: King River Rafting) Record low rainfall is forcing a Tasmanian rafting business to shift its operations from the west coast to the south in order to survive….


South Carolina military college suspends cadets more than ‘KKK uniforms’

Posted December 12, 2015 14:03:56 Photo: Photographs of military cadets at The Citadel wearing KKK-like outfits had been extensively shared on social media. (Facebook: Citadel Minority-Alumni) A prestigious military college in the United States has suspended eight students and launched an investigation following photos emerged of cadets posing in all-white outfits reminiscent of the Ku…


South China Morning Post sold to e-commerce giant Alibaba

Posted December 12, 2015 11:51:ten Alibaba has agreed to buy Hong Kong’s flagship English-language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, the most politically sensitive acquisition by the e-commerce giant to date. Alibaba and SCMP Group Ltd announced on Friday that the Hangzhou-primarily based firm would purchase the 112-year-old newspaper and other media properties for an…


$15m to prevent far more fish deaths in WA’s South West

Posted December 08, 2015 22:26:35 A lot more than 30 projects costing practically $ 15 million will get underway to boost water top quality problems in a South West water catchment, plagued by a number of huge fish kills. About 10,000 fish had been killed in the Vasse-Wonnerup Estuary final year by a toxic algae…


South Korea activists protest labour policies, get in touch with for Park’s apology

Posted December 05, 2015 23:17:55 Photo: Protesters at an anti-government rally in central Seoul. The the sign in centre reads: “listen to people’s voice”. (Reuters: Kim Hong-Ji) Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters have marched by means of downtown Seoul, demanding that South Korean president Park Geun-hye apologise for cracking down on a protest last…


Bishop caught spending $50,000 on South America trip

Updated December 03, 2015 17:32:02 Former speaker Bronwyn Bishop spent far more than $ 50,000 on a country-hopping South American trip earlier this year. Mrs Bishop resigned as speaker in August following weeks of pressure over her taxpayer-funded expenditure. New documents reveal she travelled to Ecuador, Peru and Argentina between January ten-25 this year. Four…


Lady charged with murder of Marnielee Cave on NSW south coast

Posted December 02, 2015 06:38:20 Police have charged a woman with murder following a physique was found below a bridge on the New South Wales far south coast. Marnielee Maree Cave, 26, from Bega, was discovered dead beneath the Mogareeka Bridge at Tathra on October 14 about eight:15am. Investigators from Far South Coast Local Region…