Victorian politicians vow to crack down on ‘disgusting’ attacks after another paramedic assaulted

Victorian politicians vow to crack down on ‘disgusting’ attacks after another paramedic assaulted

Updated May 17, 2018 17:47:02 Photo: Ambulance Victoria is increasing training and trialling body-worn cameras to make the job safer. (ABC Mildura-Swan Hill; Simon Galletta ) Related Story: Victoria seeks to tighten laws after pair avoids prison over paramedic assault Another Ambulance Victoria paramedic has been assaulted on the job …

Even when the likes of Macron foul up, multilingual politicians get it right | Agnès Poirier | Opinion

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, never ceases to surprise his audience, especially when he speaks in English. While some of his compatriots were shocked that he should address the US Congress in its native tongue, it pleased a large number of French people who appreciated how he engaged directly in …

MPs’ vehicle fines revealed, as safety advocates call for politicians with traffic offences to fess up

MPs’ vehicle fines revealed, as safety advocates call for politicians with traffic offences to fess up

Updated May 04, 2018 12:56:20 Australia’s parliamentarians must disclose their speeding and other serious traffic offences, according to road safety advocates including a current Coalition MP. Key points: Exclusive investigation reveals the MPs who have accrued the most vehicle infringements Road safety advocates are now demanding MPs reveal their driving …

High Court sets date for Katy Gallagher’s citizenship decision, putting four other federal politicians on alert

High Court sets date for Katy Gallagher’s citizenship decision, putting four other federal politicians on alert

Posted May 04, 2018 15:38:02 The High Court will rule on the eligibility of Labor senator Katy Gallagher the day after the budget, which could have ramifications for four other federal politicians. The former ACT chief minister has been embroiled in the dual citizenship fiasco. Senator Gallagher argued she took …

Pill testing at music festivals will save lives, politicians say after Groovin the Moo trials

Pill testing at music festivals will save lives, politicians say after Groovin the Moo trials

Updated May 01, 2018 06:07:52 Politicians from across the divide say more pill testing trials at music festivals will save lives. “How many funerals do we have to go to of people that have taken these substances and found out they’re not what they’re sold?” federal Liberal backbencher Warren Entsch …

‘Now is the time for change’: Politicians and advocates call for an urgent review of the Islamic divorce process

‘Now is the time for change’: Politicians and advocates call for an urgent review of the Islamic divorce process

Posted April 19, 2018 16:18:04 Video: Labor MP denied a divorce (ABC News) Muslim community leaders and politicians are calling for an urgent review of the Islamic divorce process in Australia following an ABC News investigation that revealed abused women are being trapped in violent marriages. The report found many …

Globetrotting ACT politicians went to 14 countries last year, travel details reveal

Globetrotting ACT politicians went to 14 countries last year, travel details reveal

Updated April 07, 2018 08:43:54 Photo: Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury is a strong advocate for public transport and active transport. (ABC News: Jake Evans) Related Story: Czech please! Taxpayers charged more than $2k for minister’s ‘goodwill gesture’ dinner in Prague The latest travel details of ACT politicians have been revealed, …