Polo pony deaths: Animal welfare expert to quit over delays in Tasmanian investigations

Polo pony deaths: Animal welfare expert to quit over delays in Tasmanian investigations

Updated April 30, 2018 08:39:33 Photo: The Barnbougle Polo event in January, after which the ponies died on the journey home. (Supplied: Barnbougle Polo) A long-term adviser to the Tasmanian Government on animal welfare will quit his position over what he says is a “completely disappointing” lack of progress and …

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 …

ATO glitch delays ‘significant number’ of superannuation payments

ATO glitch delays ‘significant number’ of superannuation payments

Posted April 20, 2018 17:24:47 Is your superannuation balance looking a little low? It could be because your most recent payment may have been sitting idle in an Australian Taxation Office (ATO) account, after a technical problem prevented the transfer of a ‘significant amount’ of payments into super accounts nationwide. …

Sydney light rail contractor Acciona suing NSW Government; further delays to construction likely

Sydney light rail contractor Acciona suing NSW Government; further delays to construction likely

By Paige Cockburn Posted April 07, 2018 18:22:10 Photo: A light rail construction zone at George Street and Market Street in the Sydney CBD. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) Related Story: NSW Government reveals infrastructure plan for next 20 years Related Story: How Sydney became one giant construction site The firm building …

Chinese students angered by visa delays as state media issues ‘red alert’ to not enrol in Australia

Chinese students angered by visa delays as state media issues ‘red alert’ to not enrol in Australia

Posted March 22, 2018 16:25:12 Chinese state media has issued a “red alert” advising students not to enrol in Australian universities after a series of public accusations that Canberra was delaying visas for politically motivated reasons. Key points: Chinese state media blames “anti-China rhetoric” in Australia for visa delays Students …