Defence company takes legal action to block Auditor-General report criticising Army’s Hawkei project – Politics

Defence company takes legal action to block Auditor-General report criticising Army’s Hawkei project – Politics

Updated May 23, 2018 20:48:13 Photo: The Hawkei is a smaller version of the older Bushmaster troop carrier. (ABC News: Roy Frattinger) One of Australia’s largest defence companies has launched legal action against the Auditor-General over a report that criticises the handling of its $1.3 billion Hawkei project for new …

Exxon fails to block climate change probe

Exxon fails to block climate change probe

Massachusetts’ top court has rejected Exxon Mobil’s bid to block the state’s attorney general from obtaining records to investigate whether the company concealed knowledge of the role fossil fuels plays in climate change. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Attorney General Maura Healey had jurisdiction to seek records to probe …

Live exports: Maritime officials block shipment of 65,000 sheep to the Middle East

Live exports: Maritime officials block shipment of 65,000 sheep to the Middle East

Updated April 08, 2018 21:39:25 Video: DISTRESSING FOOTAGE: Footage has emerged of sheep bound for the Middle East (ABC News) A scandal-plagued live export ship slated to take 65,000 sheep to the Middle East has failed to satisfy an inspection and must provide evidence of improvements before maritime officials will …

Live exports: Maritime officials block shipment of 65,000 sheep to the Middle East

Live exports: Maritime officials block shipment of 65,000 sheep to the Middle East

Updated April 08, 2018 21:31:31 Video: DISTRESSING FOOTAGE: Footage has emerged of sheep bound for the Middle East (ABC News) A scandal-plagued live export ship slated to take 65,000 sheep to the Middle East has failed to satisfy an inspection and must provide evidence of improvements before maritime officials will …

Death penalty: Indonesia urged to block moves to introduce beheading as punishment for murder

Death penalty: Indonesia urged to block moves to introduce beheading as punishment for murder

Updated March 16, 2018 13:31:06 Photo: Aceh is increasingly adopting hardline interpretations of Sharia law. (Supplied, File) Amnesty International has urged Indonesia to step in and block moves to introduce beheading as a punishment for murder in the country’s conservative Aceh province. Key points: Aceh wants to follow leads of …

Bush block, private, 460 Gherang Rd, Gherang, Trust for Nature covenant allows for clearing, 3.5ha of native species, future house site, weekender

Bush block, private, 460 Gherang Rd, Gherang, Trust for Nature covenant allows for clearing, 3.5ha of native species, future house site, weekender

IF you’ve ever longed for a home among the gum trees, a new rare offering to hit the market Gherang could be the perfect spot. The 3.5ha bush block at 460 Gherang Rd provides an ideal, private haven and future house site for those with an affinity for nature. The …