Sydney’s light rail chaos: who is to blame for delays and cost blowout? | Australia news

So who is to blame for the virtual standstill and the blowout in costs on Sydney’s $2.1bn light rail project? As the project spirals into a bitter court battle and reality dawns that it’s running well behind schedule and over budget, the relationship between the New South Wales government and …

Northern Territory Police deny ‘institutional racism’ to blame for failed murder investigation

Northern Territory Police deny ‘institutional racism’ to blame for failed murder investigation

Posted April 19, 2018 17:39:55 Photo: Louise Rankine and Casper Green are hoping the inquest will get to the bottom of what happened to their daughter. (ABC: Jane Bardon) Related Story: ‘It would be different if she was white’: Police accused of discrimination over Indigenous case Northern Territory Police have …

Why inspectors won’t blame Syria even if they find traces of chemical weapons in Douma

Why inspectors won’t blame Syria even if they find traces of chemical weapons in Douma

Posted April 18, 2018 17:49:09 Photo: The US says it has intelligence to prove Syrian forces were behind the attack at Douma. (Reuters: Omar Sanadiki) Chemical weapons inspectors are in Syria to begin their fact-finding mission at the site of the alleged chemical attack at Douma 10 days ago. But …

Uber self-driving car accident: Who’s to blame when there’s no driver?

Uber self-driving car accident: Who’s to blame when there’s no driver?

By Raja Jurdak and Salil S. Kanhere Posted March 20, 2018 16:55:42 Photo: Autonomous cars are starting to hit the roads in pilot trials. (Reuters: Aaron Josefczyk) The news that an Uber self-driving vehicle has killed a pedestrian in the US has made headlines around the world. It’s a reminder …

Banking royal commission: ANZ says ‘processing errors’ to blame for it overcharging customers by $90 million

Banking royal commission: ANZ says ‘processing errors’ to blame for it overcharging customers by $90 million

Posted March 21, 2018 14:19:16 ANZ has told the banking royal commission that continued processing errors saw it charge customers the wrong amount of interest and fees on their home loans to the tune of at least $90 million. Key points: Customers have been refunded $75 million so far for …