Warren Snowdon dumped by Labor Party faction ahead of next election

Warren Snowdon dumped by Labor Party faction ahead of next election

Updated May 18, 2018 11:09:47 Veteran Labor MP Warren Snowdon has been dumped by the Northern Territory Labor’s powerful left faction in what he has described as “a kangaroo court” decision. The decision to expel him — and five others — was made at a faction executive meeting in Darwin …

John McRoberts denied sexual relationship rumour at bureaucrat Christmas party, court hears

John McRoberts denied sexual relationship rumour at bureaucrat Christmas party, court hears

Posted May 16, 2018 18:39:16 Photo: The trial of John McRoberts (right) continues, with the court hearing about discussions at a Christmas party. (ABC News: Alyssa Betts) Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts was confronted at a Christmas party of departmental chiefs about rumours he had been in a sexual …

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority vote to ban fracking

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority vote to ban fracking

Updated May 12, 2018 17:20:05 Photo: Protestors against fracking rallied ahead of the NT Labor Party’s annual conference. (ABC News: Jano Gibson) Related Story: Tensions rise within NT Government following fracking approval Related Story: Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted Delegates at Territory Labor’s annual …

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority votes to ban fracking

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority votes to ban fracking

Posted May 12, 2018 16:59:57 Photo: Protestors against fracking rallied ahead of the NT Labor Party’s annual conference. (ABC News: Jano Gibson) Related Story: Tensions rise within NT Government following fracking approval Related Story: Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted Delegates at Territory Labor’s annual …

‘A lesser of two evils’: Malaysian Australians hail historic defeat of ruling party, but remain wary

‘A lesser of two evils’: Malaysian Australians hail historic defeat of ruling party, but remain wary

Updated May 10, 2018 19:19:27 Photo: Mahathir Mohamad supporters celebrate outside the news conference in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. (Reuters) Related Story: Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad finds unlikely ally in Anwar Ibrahim Related Story: Malaysia’s Mahathir declares ‘urgency’ to be sworn in today amid raised doubts Many Malaysian Australians have hailed the …

‘Not a good look’: Calls for transparency after Liberal Party donor wins Pacific cable contract

‘Not a good look’: Calls for transparency after Liberal Party donor wins Pacific cable contract

Posted May 08, 2018 13:53:28 The Federal Government has been called on to publicly explain its decision to award a multi-million-dollar contract to a company that has previously donated tens of thousands of dollars to the Liberal Party. Key points: Vocus won the $2.8 million contract late last year through …

A-League grand final: Melbourne Victory crash another party to successfully stifle Newcastle Jets

A-League grand final: Melbourne Victory crash another party to successfully stifle Newcastle Jets

Updated May 06, 2018 00:24:38 Photo: Lawrence Thomas withstood everything thrown at him, including Roy O’Donovan’s boot. (AAP: Darren Pateman) Related Story: Victory deny Jets to win A-League grand final in Newcastle Related Story: Fairy-tale grand final appearance for Newcastle ends in ‘shocking’ result It’s not difficult to pinpoint the …

A-League grand final has Newcastle Jets ready to party as they take on Melbourne Victory

A-League grand final has Newcastle Jets ready to party as they take on Melbourne Victory

By Steve Wilson Updated May 04, 2018 06:09:31 Related Story: The Jets are the against-the-odds A-League success story we should all get behind Related Story: Three wooden spoons and David Beckham: How the Newcastle Jets reversed 10 years of misery If interest in the A-League has been on the decline …

NT Labor Party divisions deepen after fracking industry approval

NT Labor Party divisions deepen after fracking industry approval

Posted May 03, 2018 18:09:54 Photo: The party is divided over the Gunner Government’s decision to allow hydraulic fracturing. (ABC News: Mitchell Woolnough) Internal divisions are rising within Territory Labor over its fracking policy and the party’s management in the lead up to its annual conference in Darwin on May …

Australia is late to the space agency party, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing – Science News

Australia is late to the space agency party, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing – Science News

After announcing plans for a national space agency in September, the Federal Government will put its money where its mouth is. On Tuesday, it will commit $50 million of seed funding in this year’s budget to establish the Australian space agency. Looking abroad, Australia is pretty late to the party. …