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Refugee urged to drop charges following becoming strangled by boyfriend, court told

Posted December 10, 2015 15:21:23 An Iranian refugee, whose estranged boyfriend used her hijab to strangle her till she passed out, has told Adelaide’s Supreme Court she is “confused” by his actions and was urged by other folks to drop the charges. Qasem Gardi, an Afghani refugee, was discovered guilty by a judge of attempting…


Turnbull urged to ‘pull Abbott into line’ over Islam comments

Updated December 09, 2015 11:28:11 Labor has likened Tony Abbott to Donald Trump, soon after the former prime minister referred to as for a “religious revolution” inside Islam and declared “all cultures are not equal”. Mr Abbott created the comments in a wide-ranging interview with Sky News final night, and followed up with an opinion…


Tasmanian farmers urged to plan ahead following driest spring on record

By Sallese Gibson Posted December 02, 2015 16:23:59 Photo: Tasmania has experienced its driest spring on record and farmers are becoming urged to turn to technology to keep afloat. (ABC News: Cate Grant) Automated irrigation systems and drought-resistant crops are amongst planning measures put forward to Tasmanian farmers experiencing unseasonably dry situations. The state has…


Liberals urged to adopt ‘stretch target’ to boost female ranks

Updated November 25, 2015 21:12:24 The Liberal celebration will be urged to adopt an ambitious “stretch target” in order to increase the number of ladies at all levels within the organisation, such as female MPs. It follows a broad review of policies within the party, triggered in element by the first Abbott cabinet, which integrated…