Malcolm Turnbull’s choice: Debt and deficit, or defeat

Malcolm Turnbull’s choice: Debt and deficit, or defeat

Posted May 07, 2018 04:42:38 Photo: The Government is likely to indulge the public with the Federal Budget. (ABC News: Nick Haggarty) Talk about fortuitous timing. There’s an election looming and a budget situation — long portrayed as a disaster — suddenly on the mend. But what to do with …

Louise Pratt Labor’s choice to replace Tim Hammond in Western Australia | Australia news

Western Australian Labor faction leaders are pushing for Senator Louise Pratt to contest Tim Hammond’s lower house seat following the member for Perth’s shock resignation. The move, which Pratt is understood to be in favour of, would see WA state secretary, Patrick Gorman, moved to the senate in place of …

Digital nomads and tax: is it an ethical lifestyle choice or cheating?

Digital nomads and tax: is it an ethical lifestyle choice or cheating?

Updated May 02, 2018 06:14:39 Photo: Oli Canavan is living the dream of many millennials, working poolside in Bali. (Supplied) Digital marketer Brie Moreau’s typical day in Bali is enough to make any worker cry. “I go for a surf, work by the pool, get a massage, go home and …

Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump’s trusted choice for Secretary of State, is one step closer to confirmation – Donald Trump’s America

Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump’s trusted choice for Secretary of State, is one step closer to confirmation – Donald Trump’s America

By Charles Edel Updated April 24, 2018 11:35:41 Photo: Mike Pompeo, appearing before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has a clearer path to confirmation now. (Reuters: Leah Mills) A last-minute reversal by Republican Senator Rand Paul overnight has seen CIA Director Mike Pompeo avoid a historic rebuke by the US …

Police had no choice but to shoot a Lake Macquarie postal worker, coroner finds

Police had no choice but to shoot a Lake Macquarie postal worker, coroner finds

Updated April 20, 2018 16:31:54 Video: CCTV footage of Stephen Hodge threatening his boss with a knife at Warners Bay post office (ABC News) Related Story: Police had no time to negotiate before shooting postal worker dead, inquest hears Two policemen had no option but to shoot a mentally ill …

Regulator needs stronger powers to deal with bank misconduct, Choice says | Australia news

The corporate regulator should be given stronger powers, and the ability to impose larger penalties, to help it intervene more quickly when it discovers bank misconduct, the consumer group Choice says. The call comes after another week of shocking revelations from the banking royal commission in which Commonwealth Bank admitted …