George Christensen dismisses travel allegations as ‘vile and defamatory’

George Christensen dismisses travel allegations as ‘vile and defamatory’

Posted December 22, 2018 12:34:27 Photo: Mr Christensen wrote in his post that he would not be making any further comment on “these lies and smears”. (Facebook: George Christensen) Queensland federal MP George Christensen has identified himself as the politician at the centre of allegations about travel to South-East Asia, …

Jeremy Buckingham quits NSW Greens after allegations of sexual harassment

Jeremy Buckingham quits NSW Greens after allegations of sexual harassment

Updated December 20, 2018 14:35:02 Upper House MP Jeremy Buckingham has quit the Greens and will run as what he describes as an independent “real green” in next year’s New South Wales state election. His resignation follows colleague Jenny Leong’s call in Parliament last month for him to quit over …

Former fire safety researcher says smoke alarm cover-up allegations are ‘conspiracy theories’

Former fire safety researcher says smoke alarm cover-up allegations are ‘conspiracy theories’

Posted December 18, 2018 12:27:42 A retired smoke alarm tester has spoken publicly for the first time denying allegations he has been involved in a cover-up that some claim has cost more than 100,000 lives since the 1950s, including those of celebrity chef Matt Golinski’s wife and three children on …

Andrew Broad resigns as assistant minister following allegations he used website to meet women – Politics

Andrew Broad resigns as assistant minister following allegations he used website to meet women – Politics

Updated December 17, 2018 20:42:36 Photo: Victorian Nationals MP Andrew Broad has quit as Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister. (ABC News: Luke Stephenson) Related Story: Andrew Broad on running a farm and sticking to principles Related Story: Now even a Nationals MP is calling on Barnaby Joyce to …

Orange Is The New Black star Yael Stone makes explosive allegations about Geoffrey Rush

Orange Is The New Black star Yael Stone makes explosive allegations about Geoffrey Rush

Updated December 17, 2018 18:05:05 Photo: Yael Stone plays Lorna Morello in the Netflix drama series Orange Is The New Black. Yael Stone, the Australian star of Netflix series Orange is the New Black, has made explosive claims about veteran actor Geoffrey Rush, alleging he exposed himself to her backstage, …

Andrew Broad resigns as assistant minister following allegations he used website to meet women – Politics

Andrew Broad resigns as assistant minister following allegations he used website to meet women – Politics

Updated December 17, 2018 11:47:22 Nationals MP Andrew Broad has resigned as assistant minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, after New Idea Magazine published allegations Mr Broad used a website to meet women while he was away on work trips. The Member for Mallee is married and told the magazine …

NRL chief Todd Greenberg warns clubs to clean up their act after string of allegations against players

NRL chief Todd Greenberg warns clubs to clean up their act after string of allegations against players

Posted December 14, 2018 08:13:34 Photo: Todd Greenberg hopes the game can find respite from a stream of bad off-season publicity. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts, file photo) Related Story: NRL star Jack De Belin charged with sexual assault Related Story: Jarryd Hayne to plead not guilty to sexual assault NRL boss …

Playford Council chief executive Mal Hemmerling sacked after sexual harassment allegations

Playford Council chief executive Mal Hemmerling sacked after sexual harassment allegations

Updated December 07, 2018 18:31:12 An Adelaide council has sacked its chief executive after an investigation into claims of repeated sexual harassment of staff. He denies the allegations and plans to sue the council for defamation, as well as take legal action protesting against how the matter has been handled. …

NT ICAC commissioner receives ‘serious allegations’ of corruption within public service

NT ICAC commissioner receives ‘serious allegations’ of corruption within public service

Posted December 05, 2018 14:54:25 Serious allegations of “real corruption” within the Northern Territory’s public service have been reported to the Independent Commission Against Corruption within days of it opening. Key points: The new NT ICAC commissioner hopes to launch serious investigations into corruption by mid-January The commissioner believes it …

Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie face senate inquiry over allegations of political interference at the ABC

Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie face senate inquiry over allegations of political interference at the ABC

Posted November 30, 2018 00:36:20 Photo: Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie have both made written submissions to the inquiry. (ABC) The two former executives at the centre of a bitter stoush at the ABC have stepped up their public attacks on each other before a Senate grilling in Canberra. Key …