NSW RSL should start paying directors, Minister says, after inquiry suggests reforms

NSW RSL should start paying directors, Minister says, after inquiry suggests reforms

Posted May 17, 2018 11:26:26 The New South Wales Government has recommended board members at the state’s scandal-plagued RSL branch start being paid, less than 12 months after an inquiry into financial mismanagement at the charity. Key points: The NSW RSL was the subject of a year-long inquiry, which wrapped …

Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo heads to China as football diplomacy breaks the ice – China power

Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo heads to China as football diplomacy breaks the ice – China power

Posted May 16, 2018 05:32:26 Photo: About 11,000 spectators from China and Port Adelaide were present for 2017’s round 8 match between the Power and the Suns. (AAP: Tracey Nearmy) Related Story: Port Adelaide Power and the Suns to return to China for AFL fixture Related Story: Australian sport chiefs …

John McRoberts trial: Police commissioner’s strategy ‘seemed reasonable’ to minister, court hears

John McRoberts trial: Police commissioner’s strategy ‘seemed reasonable’ to minister, court hears

Posted May 15, 2018 21:00:31 Photo: Former NT health minister Robyn Lambley has started giving evidence at the trial. (ABC News: Ian Redfearn) It seemed reasonable to give travel agents suspected of defrauding the NT Health Department a chance to “make amends” and pay money back, former Northern Territory health …

‘Alarmingly low’ oil supplies may prompt more drilling in Great Australian Bight, minister warns

‘Alarmingly low’ oil supplies may prompt more drilling in Great Australian Bight, minister warns

Posted May 15, 2018 17:15:01 Photo: Australia’s domestic oil production has tanked, with the Federal Government saying the Bight could play a vital role in energy security. (ABC Open contributor Marian Martin) Concerns about national security and energy supply could prompt further bids to drill for oil in the Great …

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Malaysia election: Who is newly elected prime minister Mahathir Mohamad?

Malaysia election: Who is newly elected prime minister Mahathir Mohamad?

Updated May 10, 2018 18:55:21 Photo: Mahathir Mohamad is set to become the world’s oldest elected leader. (Reuters: Lai Seng Sin) Related Story: Malaysia’s Mahathir declares ‘urgency’ to be sworn in today amid raised doubts At 92, Mahathir Mohamad will become the world’s oldest elected leader. His opposition has just …

Morrison defends Queensland LNP decision to dump assistant minister Jane Prentice

Morrison defends Queensland LNP decision to dump assistant minister Jane Prentice

Posted May 13, 2018 11:56:02 The decision to dump Turnbull Government assistant minister Jane Prentice as the Liberal National Party’s (LNP) candidate for a key Brisbane seat must be respected, according to Treasurer Scott Morrison. The LNP voted yesterday to install Brisbane City Councillor Julian Simmonds as its candidate in …

Malaysia election: Mahathir Mohamad sworn in as country’s seventh Prime Minister

Malaysia election: Mahathir Mohamad sworn in as country’s seventh Prime Minister

Posted May 11, 2018 00:42:07 Photo: Mahathir Mohamad led an opposition alliance to a surprise election victory. (Reuters: Lai Seng Sin) Mahathir Mohamad has been sworn in as Malaysia’s seventh Prime Minister in a ceremony before the South-East Asian country’s King after leading opposition parties to a historic election victory. …

New SA Minister faces questions in Parliament over playing golf in work hours

New SA Minister faces questions in Parliament over playing golf in work hours

Updated May 10, 2018 20:12:03 South Australia’s new Child Protection Minister, Rachel Sanderson, has come under parliamentary fire for finding time to play golf, but failing to meet with key statutory office holders in her portfolio. The Labor Opposition pursued Ms Sanderson over her participation in a golf day, hosted …

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 …