NBN boss blames Government for slow speeds, dropouts and higher maintenance costs

NBN boss blames Government for slow speeds, dropouts and higher maintenance costs

Posted April 27, 2018 15:47:27 The Government’s reliance on copper means cheaper prices but lower speeds, more dropouts and higher maintenance costs for broadband users, the outgoing boss of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has said. Key points: Multi Technology Mix (MTM) cheaper, even after accounting for higher faults, NBN …

Hamas vows revenge after key member killed in Malaysia, blames Israel’s Mossad spy agency

Hamas vows revenge after key member killed in Malaysia, blames Israel’s Mossad spy agency

Posted April 22, 2018 07:19:13 Photo: Fadi al-Batsh was gunned down on his way to the Mosque, according to Malaysian police. (AP: Adel Hana) Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group has accused Israel of being behind the shooting death in Malaysia of a man they say was an important member of …

Queensland grazier blames drought stress for defrauding farmer relief scheme

Queensland grazier blames drought stress for defrauding farmer relief scheme

Posted April 13, 2018 15:47:42 Photo: Rachel Leitch (R) expressed remorse for the fraud. (ABC Capricornia: Chris Davies) A central Queensland grazier who pleaded guilty to 26 fraud-related charges says the stresses of drought prompted her decision to defraud a drought relief scheme. Rachel Amelia Leitch, 31, from Springsure has …

Paedophile trainee priest blames church disciplinary hearing for harming chance at fresh start

Paedophile trainee priest blames church disciplinary hearing for harming chance at fresh start

Posted March 28, 2018 18:25:37 An Anglican disciplinary board has recommended a paedophile priest be defrocked as part of sanctions imposed on three current and former employees. The Anglican Diocese of Newcastle has imposed the sanctions while talking up its stance against paedophiles. The former boyfriend of a paedophile Hunter …