AMP shareholders to vent their wrath at AGM as company issues unreserved apology to Australia

AMP shareholders to vent their wrath at AGM as company issues unreserved apology to Australia

Updated May 10, 2018 12:01:57 Photo: AMP management and board is facing a massive overhaul after revelations it mislead ASIC emerged at the bank royal commission. (Reuters: David Gray) AMP has issued an unreserved apology to its customers, shareholders and the entire community over the mounting fee-for-no-service scandal and allegations …

Q&A: How is the media affecting the way we approach and discuss important global issues?

Q&A: How is the media affecting the way we approach and discuss important global issues?

Updated May 01, 2018 00:49:18 The media’s role in US President Donald Trump’s election and how online platforms are affecting the way we discuss serious issues were some of the questions up for discussion in Monday’s wide-ranging Sydney Writers’ Festival edition of Q&A. Joining host Tony Jones on the program …

Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested as history of mental health issues is revealed

Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested as history of mental health issues is revealed

Posted April 24, 2018 08:08:15 Photo: Travis Reinking is suspected of opening fire on restaurant patrons. (AP: Metro Nashville Police Department) Related Story: Near-naked gunman tried to break into White House last year Related Story: Thousands of US students walk out in protest of gun violence on 19th anniversary of …

Kelly Slater issues WA shark warning as Margaret River Pro surfing row deepens

Kelly Slater issues WA shark warning as Margaret River Pro surfing row deepens

Updated April 19, 2018 18:17:31 Photo: Kelly Slater says the two WA shark attacks on Monday may be a precurser to a “larger issue”. (Source: WSL/Poullenot) Champion US surfer Kelly Slater has warned about increased shark activity off WA’s South West coast as the state’s Tourism Minister took a swipe …

Russia issues new threat to UK over poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia

Russia issues new threat to UK over poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia

Updated April 06, 2018 10:46:33 Video: Russia has continued to rail against Britain at the UN over the poisoning. (ABC News) Related Story: Poisoned ex-spy’s daughter breaks silence on ‘disorientating’ case Related Story: Russia’s ‘perverse’ bid for joint inquiry into nerve-agent attack fails Russia has warned Britain it is “playing …

French judge issues arrest warrant for daughter of Saudi King

French judge issues arrest warrant for daughter of Saudi King

Updated March 17, 2018 15:22:18 A French judge has issued an international arrest warrant for the daughter of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, according to a local source. The warrant is in relation to an alleged attack by her bodyguard against a worker in her Parisian flat, the source, who is …

Tasmania University Union review recommends shutting up shop over transparency, relevance issues

Tasmania University Union review recommends shutting up shop over transparency, relevance issues

Posted March 29, 2018 06:38:59 A damning report into the Tasmania University Union (TUU) has found it is “increasingly irrelevant”, has “flawed” communication with students and a “complex and cumbersome” organisational structure. The TUU commissioned the review into its operations in 2017, at a cost of about $120,000. One recommendation …

Corporate tax cuts: What are the key issues in the debate?

Corporate tax cuts: What are the key issues in the debate?

Updated March 29, 2018 14:50:57 If you want a conversation stopper at a party, talking about corporate taxation will likely do the trick. But despite its eye-glazing potential, the amount of money Australian companies pay in tax remains a hot topic in Federal Parliament. Nearly three decades ago, Kerry Packer …

Fair Work audit attacked by Chamber Of Commerce over ‘misreporting’ of Tasmanian compliance issues

Fair Work audit attacked by Chamber Of Commerce over ‘misreporting’ of Tasmanian compliance issues

Posted March 28, 2018 19:50:21 Photo: The Fair Work Ombudsman has been accused of “misreporting” audit results for publicity purposes. (Pixabay) Related Story: Woolworths cleaners underpaid in ‘serious exploitation’ across Tasmania: inquiry Businesses on Tasmania’s east coast have been put on notice by the Fair Work Ombudsman after an audit …

Tropical Cyclone Nora: BOM issues warning as storm approaches Gulf of Carpentaria

Tropical Cyclone Nora: BOM issues warning as storm approaches Gulf of Carpentaria

Updated March 24, 2018 01:08:40 Photo: The cyclone could become a category four system by Saturday. (Supplied: Bureau of Meteorology) Tropical Cyclone Nora is passing by north-east Arnhem land, before moving to the Cape York Peninsula and intensifying over the weekend. While the storm will not hit the NT coast …