WA Police launch criminal investigation launched into disgraced former MP Barry Urban

WA Police launch criminal investigation launched into disgraced former MP Barry Urban

Former Western Australian MP Barry Urban is now facing a criminal investigation by WA Police after a damning parliamentary privileges committee report into his conduct. Source link

Darwin to China direct flights launched for the first time

Darwin to China direct flights launched for the first time

Posted April 13, 2018 08:01:37 Photo: The service will fly to direct to Shenzhen, China. (Supplied: Flickr) Related Story: Regional Australians outraged over exorbitant airfares Related Story: Joyce blames airport operations for high fares during Qantas Dreamliner launch in NT Darwinites will be able to fly direct to China for …

World-first coal to hydrogen plant trial launched in Victoria

World-first coal to hydrogen plant trial launched in Victoria

Updated April 12, 2018 14:03:57 Photo: The Loy Yang brown coal mine in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The mine is owned by AGL. (Supplied: Environment Victoria ) Related Story: Optimism in the Latrobe Valley a year on from Hazelwood shutdown Related Story: Company withdraws from government-funded clean coal scheme A world-first …

US denies it launched missile strike on Syrian airbase after chemical weapons attack on rebel-held town

US denies it launched missile strike on Syrian airbase after chemical weapons attack on rebel-held town

Updated April 09, 2018 13:49:04 Photo: The Tiyas T-4 airbase was also hit in February 2018. (Google Maps, file image) The Pentagon has denied the US is behind a missile strike on an airfield in the Syrian city of Homs. Key points: Pentagon says the US was not behind the …

Melbourne’s first Ability Fest launched by Paralympian Dylan Alcott

Melbourne’s first Ability Fest launched by Paralympian Dylan Alcott

Updated April 07, 2018 20:35:16 Photo: About 5,000 tickets were sold for Melbourne’s first Ability Fest. (ABC News: Nicole Asher) Live music, heaving crowds and long lines for drinks — it could be any music festival, but Melbourne’s first Ability Fest is a festival making music accessible for everyone. The …

Investigation launched into claims chicks were buried alive after Yass truck crash

Investigation launched into claims chicks were buried alive after Yass truck crash

Updated April 06, 2018 17:08:50 Video: WARNING, DISTURBING CONTENT: Video purporting to show live chicks being dug up outside of Yass (ABC News) The parent company of poultry giant Steggles has launched an investigation into allegations baby chickens were buried alive during the clean-up of a truck rollover near Yass, …

Investigation launched into alleged indecent assault at Commonwealth Games | Sport

The Commonwealth Games Federation has said it is aware of reports that an athlete from Mauritius alleged the country’s chef de mission indecently assaulted her since arriving on the Gold Coast. Queensland police are understood to be investigating the report in a Mauritian newspaper that detailed a claim made by …

Class action launched against Powercor over Victorian bushfire

Class action launched against Powercor over Victorian bushfire

By Nicole Chvastek, Sian Johnson, Matt Neal, Bridget Rollason Posted March 28, 2018 17:50:46 Photo: The ruins of a house destroyed in the recent Victorian fires. (ABC News: Yvette Gray) Lawyers have launched a class action over one of the St Patrick’s Day fires that devastated south-west Victoria, with writs …

Class action to be launched against Powercor over south-west Victorian bushfire

Class action to be launched against Powercor over south-west Victorian bushfire

By Kirsten Diprose and Nicole Chvastek Posted March 22, 2018 19:03:18 Photo: Up to 18 houses were destroyed by fires in south-west Victoria at the weekend. (ABC News: Yvette Gray) Lawyers are planning a class action against power company Powercor over at least one of the weekend’s devastating bushfires in …