Australia and US oppose UN move for independent inquiry into Gaza violence | World news

Australia has aligned with the United States as one of only two countries to vote against an independent investigation into the recent killing of 60 Palestinians in Gaza. The United Nations human rights council held a special meeting on Friday night to discuss the ‚Äúdeteriorating human rights situation in the …

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 …

Barnaby Joyce says he was wrong to oppose a banking royal commission

Barnaby Joyce says he was wrong to oppose a banking royal commission

Posted April 19, 2018 11:02:14 Barnaby Joyce has said he was wrong to argue against a banking royal commission because what has emerged is “beyond disturbing”. Key points: As deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce refused to call for a banking royal commission He now says the evidence has been “beyond …