Norco to return to NSW hospitals as State Government backflips on milk decision – ABC Rural

Norco to return to NSW hospitals as State Government backflips on milk decision – ABC Rural

New South Wales Health Minister Brad Hazzard says the Government is reversing its decision to dump Norco as the milk supplier for 15 north coast health facilities. Last week it was revealed the contract had been awarded to Queensland’s Dairy Farmers, which is owned by Japanese brewer Kirin Holdings. The …

AFL will appeal against tribunal decision to clear Carlton’s Charlie and Ed Curnow over umpire contact

AFL will appeal against tribunal decision to clear Carlton’s Charlie and Ed Curnow over umpire contact

Updated May 16, 2018 13:02:15 Photo: Ed Curnow touched umpire Nathan Williamson during the third quarter. (Fox Footy) Related Story: Carlton’s Curnow brothers cleared of intentional contact with umpire The AFL will appeal against the controversial decision by the tribunal to clear two Carlton players of making intentional contact with …

Liberals say lack of money behind decision not to contest WA byelections | Australia news

The Liberal party is crying poor, arguing that a lack of resources is behind the decision not to contest either of Western Australia‚Äôs upcoming byelections. With a federal election due within the next 12 months, and the Liberals battening down to protect Canning, Swan and Pearce to keep Andrew Hastie, …

Morrison defends Queensland LNP decision to dump assistant minister Jane Prentice

Morrison defends Queensland LNP decision to dump assistant minister Jane Prentice

Posted May 13, 2018 11:56:02 The decision to dump Turnbull Government assistant minister Jane Prentice as the Liberal National Party’s (LNP) candidate for a key Brisbane seat must be respected, according to Treasurer Scott Morrison. The LNP voted yesterday to install Brisbane City Councillor Julian Simmonds as its candidate in …

Decision to deport Batemans Bay convicted sex offender would ‘tear family apart’, lawyer says

Decision to deport Batemans Bay convicted sex offender would ‘tear family apart’, lawyer says

Posted May 12, 2018 09:31:32 Photo: David Degning is appealing the decision to deported him from Australia. (Instagram) Related Story: An attempt to deport David Degning angered many in his town, but they didn’t know his secret The deportation of a convicted sex offender who has lived in Australia for …

Timing of High Court’s citizenship decision shows it couldn’t give a rats about the politics

Timing of High Court’s citizenship decision shows it couldn’t give a rats about the politics

Posted May 11, 2018 15:51:46 Just days after the federal budget, and it has all but been lost in the malaise of another development in the dual citizenship fiasco. So was it delicious or malicious timing from the High Court to screw over the Government’s post-budget sales pitch? Its judgment …

High Court sets date for Katy Gallagher’s citizenship decision, putting four other federal politicians on alert

High Court sets date for Katy Gallagher’s citizenship decision, putting four other federal politicians on alert

Posted May 04, 2018 15:38:02 The High Court will rule on the eligibility of Labor senator Katy Gallagher the day after the budget, which could have ramifications for four other federal politicians. The former ACT chief minister has been embroiled in the dual citizenship fiasco. Senator Gallagher argued she took …

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Make or break decision to come with crucial vote in Senate next week

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Make or break decision to come with crucial vote in Senate next week

Posted May 03, 2018 14:08:16 The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) is urging senators not to make life harder for irrigation communities when they consider a controversial motion next week. Returning water to the environment has cut irrigated agriculture by up to a third in some areas of the Southern Basin, …

New Acland coal mine expansion back on the table after Land Court decision rejected

New Acland coal mine expansion back on the table after Land Court decision rejected

Updated May 02, 2018 11:14:51 Photo: More than 60 landholders have been fighting the New Acland coal mine expansion. (ABC News: Louisa Rebgetz – file photo) The Supreme Court in Brisbane has rejected a Land Court decision that had recommended scrapping the expansion of the New Acland coal mine on …

Decision to remove flogging from public eye in Indonesia’s Aceh draws Islamist resistance

Decision to remove flogging from public eye in Indonesia’s Aceh draws Islamist resistance

By Iffah Nur Arifah Posted April 23, 2018 16:20:15 Photo: Under the new rules only journalists and adults can witness the punishment inside private prisons. (Supplied, File) The decision of the Aceh Provincial Government in Indonesia to move flogging from public into more closed spaces has drawn resistance from the …