Authorities didn’t consider ‘whole picture’ of Tennant creek family before 2yo’s alleged rape, Minister says

Authorities didn’t consider ‘whole picture’ of Tennant creek family before 2yo’s alleged rape, Minister says

Posted May 10, 2018 15:21:54 Photo: Minister Dale Wakefield said the Tennant Creek incident showed a clear case for reform. (ABC News: Mitchell Woolnough) Related Story: Toddler at centre of rape allegation was at ‘foreseeable risk’ of harm, report finds The Territory Families Minister has conceded the situation of a …

Independent probity adviser didn’t oversee final NT farm site negotiations, hearing told

Independent probity adviser didn’t oversee final NT farm site negotiations, hearing told

Posted May 04, 2018 00:01:31 Photo: A concept image for the proposed development at Berrimah Farm. (Supplied) A public hearing into the Northern Territory Government’s awarding of prime commercial land to Darwin developer Halikos Group for free has heard final negotiations were not overseen by an independent probity adviser. It …

Donald Trump’s election campaign didn’t collude with Russia, Republican report claims – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump’s election campaign didn’t collude with Russia, Republican report claims – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 28, 2018 05:36:06 Photo: Questions over Russian involvement in the election have plagued Donald Trump’s presidency. (ABC) Russia ran an information warfare campaign to disrupt the 2016 United States presidential election, but there is no evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Moscow, Republicans on a congressional …

Telstra fined $10 million after customers charged for ‘premium’ content they didn’t sign up for

Telstra fined $10 million after customers charged for ‘premium’ content they didn’t sign up for

Posted April 26, 2018 17:33:41 Telstra has been fined $10 million in the Federal Court for signing its mobile customers up to be charged directly for third-party online content without their knowledge or agreement. Up to 100,000 Telstra customers were signed up to its Premium Direct Billing (PDB) service by …

Republicans ‘disappointed’ Turnbull didn’t oppose Prince Charles becoming Commonwealth head

Republicans ‘disappointed’ Turnbull didn’t oppose Prince Charles becoming Commonwealth head

Posted April 21, 2018 08:55:06 Photo: Malcolm Turnbull has been a high-profile advocate of installing an Australian head of state. (AP: Victoria Jones) British republicans say they are “disappointed” Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull did not try to stop the Prince of Wales from being anointed as the next head …

Raunchy Meghan Markle scene you didn’t see

Raunchy Meghan Markle scene you didn’t see

BRIDE-to-be Meghan Markle had a raunchy encounter that may be too much for Prince Harry to watch ahead of the royal couple’s big day. The actress-cum-princess seductively undressed her co-star Michael Rady in 2013 rom-com A Random Encounter and the film is being released on DVD in the UK just …

Whose idea was it? Who took the sandpaper? The questions David Warner didn’t answer | Sport

The ground rules were laid out with a firm hand before David Warner’s arrival. Saturday’s press conference in Sydney would not descend into a circus. Questions were to be taken in an orderly fashion, one each, upon the raising of a hand. Candice, Warner’s wife, was to be left alone …

George Pell hearing: police quizzed on why they didn’t ask for diary | Australia news

The committal hearing into sexual offence allegations against Cardinal George Pell has concluded, with senior detectives saying they did not ask Pell for his diary records nor approach St Patrick’s Cathedral for archival information about his movements. On Thursday Det Chris Reed was cross-examined by Pell’s defence barrister, Robert Richter …

What if Moora college didn’t cost $8.7M to fix? Nationals say figure not based on absolute need

What if Moora college didn’t cost $8.7M to fix? Nationals say figure not based on absolute need

Posted March 26, 2018 17:07:15 Photo: Mandy Grieger’s 13-year-old son Jack Van Voorst is one of the college’s 26 students. (ABC News: Eliza Borrello) Related Story: Rural WA is ‘awake and galvanised’, and the McGowan Government should be worried Related Story: Savage cuts to Schools of the Air, gifted education …

Thousands of Telstra customers charged for ringtones and games they didn’t want

Thousands of Telstra customers charged for ringtones and games they didn’t want

Updated March 26, 2018 13:00:09 Telstra has admitted more than 100,000 people may have been charged for content they didn’t mean to sign up for. Thousands of Telstra customers were unknowingly signed up to subscription services or charged for content including ringtones and games, without having to enter payment details …