Australia citizenship crisis reignites as senator and four MPs quit | Australia news

Australia has lurched into a fresh political crisis after a court ruled that a Labor senator was ineligible to sit in parliament because she had failed to renounce her British citizenship, triggering a spate of MP resignations. The latest twist in the saga brings to 14 the number of parliamentarians …

The Phnom Penh Post: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia’s last independent newspaper over interference

The Phnom Penh Post: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia’s last independent newspaper over interference

Updated May 08, 2018 18:40:55 Related Story: Cambodia’s last independent newspaper sold to Malaysian ‘covert’ spin doctor Related Story: Email suggests ‘major backer’ promised to help win $344,000 case against Cambodian newspaper The Australian CEO and five senior staff at The Phnom Penh Post have quit in protest over editorial …

Quad bike makers quit safety advisory panel, accusing ACCC of bias

Quad bike makers quit safety advisory panel, accusing ACCC of bias

Updated May 07, 2018 14:46:40 Photo: Quad bike manufacturers disagree with researchers over the best way to improve quad bike safety. (ABC News: Col Hertzog ) Hopes of reaching a consensus on a new quad bike safety regime have been dashed following the resignation of the manufacturer’s representatives from a …

Smokers enticed to quit with shopping vouchers that build a network of support

Smokers enticed to quit with shopping vouchers that build a network of support

Posted May 01, 2018 20:23:42 Photo: Smokers taking part in the project are tested to see if they have stopped. (ABC News: Carla Howarth) Pharmacies and other local businesses on Tasmania’s east coast have been enlisted in a project to pay smokers to quit. Under the Tobacco Free Communities pilot …

Polo pony deaths: Animal welfare expert to quit over delays in Tasmanian investigations

Polo pony deaths: Animal welfare expert to quit over delays in Tasmanian investigations

Updated April 30, 2018 08:39:33 Photo: The Barnbougle Polo event in January, after which the ponies died on the journey home. (Supplied: Barnbougle Polo) A long-term adviser to the Tasmanian Government on animal welfare will quit his position over what he says is a “completely disappointing” lack of progress and …

Directors of Australia’s biggest dairy company quit board over VDL’s future direction

Directors of Australia’s biggest dairy company quit board over VDL’s future direction

Updated April 24, 2018 20:00:21 Five non-executive directors who quit the board of Australia’s largest dairy company this week say they resigned over a difference of opinion about the future management of dairy farms in north-west Tasmania. Moon Lake, owned by Chinese businessman Xianfeng Lu, purchased the Van Diemen’s Land …

Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland should not quit over ball tampering, research suggests

Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland should not quit over ball tampering, research suggests

Posted April 04, 2018 20:50:00 Photo: Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has hit a rough patch of form after a long knock. Is it time to declare? (Reuters: Siphiwe Sibeko) Related Story: More heads could roll at Cricket Australia as cheating scandal grinds on Related Story: The long road …

Syrian Government closer to victory in Eastern Ghouta, as some rebels prepare to quit

Syrian Government closer to victory in Eastern Ghouta, as some rebels prepare to quit

Posted March 23, 2018 06:37:47 Photo: Hundreds of rebels are expected to leave Harasta in buses, a military source says. (SANA via AP) The Syrian Government has moved closer to ending rebel resistance in Eastern Ghouta, with civilians streaming out of one of its besieged, bomb-battered towns and rebels preparing …