Donald Trump to demand Justice Department probe whether FBI infiltrated presidential campaign – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump to demand Justice Department probe whether FBI infiltrated presidential campaign – Donald Trump’s America

Posted May 21, 2018 05:39:00 US President Donald Trump says he will demand the Department of Justice (DOJ) review whether his 2016 presidential campaign was infiltrated or surveilled by the FBI or the department under the Obama administration. Mr Trump’s simmering anger over special counsel Robert Mueller’s year-old Russia probe …

Hunter Valley’s Bylong River could ‘dry up’ as department ignores advice of NSW Water Office

Hunter Valley’s Bylong River could ‘dry up’ as department ignores advice of NSW Water Office

Exclusive by national environment, science and technology reporter Michael Slezak Posted May 14, 2018 04:59:49 A large foreign-owned mine planned for prime agricultural land in the NSW Hunter Valley could cause the Bylong River and local creeks to “dry up”, according to an assessment by the NSW Water Office obtained …

Daniel Andrews on emergency department safety

May 10, 2018. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Mental Health Minister Martin Foley on Mental Health Emergency Department Crisis Hubs announced in the budget. "There are more and more people presenting to emergency departments with challenging behaviour," he said. "The emergency department should be a safe place. These reforms, this …

NT Health Department audit delayed travel agent fraud investigation, John McRoberts trial told

NT Health Department audit delayed travel agent fraud investigation, John McRoberts trial told

Updated May 08, 2018 20:19:49 Photo: Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts (right) has pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice. (ABC News: Felicity James) A $100,000 audit of the Northern Territory Health Department’s pensioner travel concession scheme was “fluff”, a waste of taxpayers’ money and delayed a …

Rare Australian species could slip into extinction as jobs axed at environment department

Rare Australian species could slip into extinction as jobs axed at environment department

Exclusive by national environment, science and technology reporter Michael Slezak Updated May 04, 2018 06:22:30 Australia’s most threatened species could slip into extinction without anyone noticing, with jobs being slashed at the federal Department of Environment, the ABC can reveal. Key points: Environment Department to lose 60 positions from biodiversity …

NT Government department charged after motorbike crash kills Darwin musician

NT Government department charged after motorbike crash kills Darwin musician

Updated May 04, 2018 17:18:23 A NT Government department and a construction company are facing fines of up to $1.5 million after being charged over the death of a Darwin musician. Peter Bonnell, also known as Pedro Swift, was killed on April 20, 2016, when his motorbike crashed into a …

Myer appoints British veteran retailer John King to turn department store around

Myer appoints British veteran retailer John King to turn department store around

Updated April 23, 2018 17:21:38 Embattled retailer Myer has announced British veteran retailer John King will be its new chief executive, subject to visa approval. He will replace former boss Richard Umbers, who stepped down in February. Since then, chairman Garry Hounsell has been running the company. Mr King is …

‘Quite modest’: Millions in spending for Peter Dutton’s new Home Affairs department revealed

‘Quite modest’: Millions in spending for Peter Dutton’s new Home Affairs department revealed

Posted April 19, 2018 14:03:19 Australians are spending millions to create Peter Dutton’s new Home Affairs Department, including $1.8 million for an “executive headquarters” a short drive from existing buildings, and $9,000 on new bookmarks. Key points: New headquarters to “co-locate executive functions” in one place in the parliamentary triangle …

Peter Dutton’s department blocked white South African farmer’s asylum bid | Australia news

Peter Dutton’s department blocked a white South African farmer’s asylum bid because its evidence showed “the vast majority of crimes against whites are not racially motivated”. A delegate for Dutton also shut down a second, separate asylum bid by a white South African woman who feared racially motivated persecution, arguing …

Prime Minister’s Department employee faces court amid allegations of indecent acts against minors

Prime Minister’s Department employee faces court amid allegations of indecent acts against minors

Updated April 11, 2018 13:51:10 An employee of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has faced court for alleged indecent acts against minors. The 58-year-old appeared in Alice Springs local court on Monday charged with seven counts of indecent dealings with a child under 16 and was remanded in …