NT teacher tried to put student’s hand on his ‘private area’, court hears

NT teacher tried to put student’s hand on his ‘private area’, court hears

Posted May 16, 2018 19:51:13 Photo: The court heard the mother had discovered messages between the girl and the man earlier in the year. (ABC) A student hit her former primary school teacher when he grabbed her hand and put it on his “private area”, a Darwin court has heard. …

Iran deal: Donald Trump has put the Middle East on a path to disaster

Iran deal: Donald Trump has put the Middle East on a path to disaster

Posted May 09, 2018 08:37:19 Donald Trump’s decision to violate the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose US sanctions will not lead us immediately to disaster. That may come later. Right now, America is on one side of the argument while its key allies including the UK, Germany and France, stand …

Sheep put down, 3 others injured while heading to live export ship in Port Adelaide

Sheep put down, 3 others injured while heading to live export ship in Port Adelaide

Posted May 08, 2018 15:17:29 One sheep has had to be euthanased and three others have been injured before being loaded onto a live export ship docked at Port Adelaide, the RSPCA says. The Al Shuwaikh arrived at the port over the weekend, ready to transport South Australian livestock to …

CBA forced to put aside $1 billion extra by bank regulator APRA

CBA forced to put aside $1 billion extra by bank regulator APRA

Posted May 01, 2018 08:35:26 The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has slammed the Commonwealth Bank over events leading to allegations that it broke anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing laws on almost 54,000 occasions. In its final report into governance, accountability and culture at the CBA, APRA said the bank’s …

Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron’s planted tree at White House put into quarantine – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron’s planted tree at White House put into quarantine – Donald Trump’s America

Updated April 30, 2018 09:13:47 French President Emmanuel Macron celebrated the special relationship between the United States and France during his state visit to Washington last week by planting a tree with President Donald Trump on the grounds of the White House. Now the oak sapling is gone — at …

Rental stress hitting town and country, threatening to put families on streets

Rental stress hitting town and country, threatening to put families on streets

Updated April 18, 2018 19:01:31 Photo: Laura Edrich was worried she would not be able to find accommodation. (ABC News: David Hudspeth) Families are accepting hefty rent increases in fear of being out on the streets, as another damning report sheds more light on Tasmania’s housing crisis. But it is …

Mad Max: will courtroom feuding put the brakes on a Fury Road sequel? | Film

George Lucas once argued that The Phantom Menace was the Star Wars movie he would have made back in the 1970s, had special effects technology been sufficiently advanced. With Mad Max: Fury Road, director George Miller took that concept – the turbo charged, high-end revamp – and managed to get …

Domestic violence victims put at risk by rental ‘blacklisting’ laws, advocates say

Domestic violence victims put at risk by rental ‘blacklisting’ laws, advocates say

Updated April 18, 2018 07:59:37 Signatures on a rental agreement have created life-threatening situations for Bridie Flaherty’s clients. Key Points A parliamentary committee is in the process of considering a bill that aims to regulate the NT’s residential tenancy databases Under the proposed change, bad tenants could only be kept …

Donald Trump TPP U-turn would put our relationship with China under spotlight

Donald Trump TPP U-turn would put our relationship with China under spotlight

Posted April 16, 2018 07:55:11 Photo: China is Australia’s biggest trading partner. (Reuters: Nicolas Asfouri) Consistency has never been one of his strong points. Still, Donald Trump’s abrupt U-turn on the Trans-Pacific Partnership last week was, on any measure, a jaw dropping policy reversal. This was the US President who …

Queensland sex workers say current laws put their lives at risk

Queensland sex workers say current laws put their lives at risk

Posted April 13, 2018 09:56:06 Photo: Private sex workers say abiding by current laws puts their safety at risk. (ABC News) Related Story: Sex workers fear the internet could become off limits Queensland sex workers say they face a dilemma — break the law to stay safe, or obey it …