‘I’m Aussie’: Man with disability to be deported to Canada after racking up criminal record

‘I’m Aussie’: Man with disability to be deported to Canada after racking up criminal record

Posted May 17, 2018 16:11:40 Photo: Colin Martin has been told he will be deported on May 29. (ABC News: Karen Percy) Related Story: Melbourne father fights to stop son’s deportation Related Story: Canadian-born disabled man allowed to remain in Victoria while fighting deportation Colin Martin admits he is frightened …

AMP under siege from ‘record’ class actions, investors urged to wait

AMP under siege from ‘record’ class actions, investors urged to wait

Posted May 17, 2018 04:42:19 Scandal-plagued AMP could soon set a new record in Australian courtroom history. It runs the risk of defending against five competing class actions — launched by essentially the same pool of disgruntled investors, making the same kinds of allegations about AMP’s wrongdoing. If all these …

Japanese manufacturer fined a record $46 million for car parts cartel

Japanese manufacturer fined a record $46 million for car parts cartel

Posted May 16, 2018 15:00:17 Photo: Yazaki Corporation has been hit with a record $46 million fine for price fixing in Australia. (Supplied: Yazaki Corporation) The giant Japanese electrical component maker Yazaki Corporation has been fined a record Australian fine of $46 million for price fixing and engaging in running …

Julie Bishop defends record on China after former ambassador’s call for her to be sacked | Australia news

Julie Bishop has defended her record on engagement with China and committed to donating to a fighting fund to increase representation of women in the Liberal party. In an interview on ABC’s 7.30 on Tuesday, the foreign affairs minister labelled comments by Geoff Raby, a former Australian ambassador to China, …

My Health Record opt-out dates announced amid security concerns

My Health Record opt-out dates announced amid security concerns

Posted May 14, 2018 21:29:28 Australians who do not want their medical records stored on a national electronic database can opt out of the scheme from July 16 to October 15 this year. Alternatively, people will retain their My Health Record — an online summary of personal health information uploaded …

Manchester City worthy champions but record season may threaten Premier League’s appeal

Manchester City worthy champions but record season may threaten Premier League’s appeal

By Steve Wilson Posted May 14, 2018 18:31:00 Related Story: Liverpool into Champions League, Man City reaches 100 points Related Story: Is Paul Pogba just a fancy French peacock or can he win the World Cup? Is it possible to have too much of a good thing? In winning this …

Schools, University of Tasmania reopen after record flood as clean-up continues

Schools, University of Tasmania reopen after record flood as clean-up continues

Updated May 13, 2018 16:29:37 Photo: Workers and volunteers have spent the weekend cleaning up. (ABC News: Natalie Whiting) Three days after the University of Tasmania was ravaged by wild weather and flooding, the main campus will reopen on Monday, but there could be months of work ahead to repair …

Tasmanian town hit by storm cut off from help, with roads washed away by record flood

Tasmanian town hit by storm cut off from help, with roads washed away by record flood

Updated May 13, 2018 09:28:48 Photo: Bryony Geeves and son Kit stand in front of their road which now resembles a creek. (Supplied: Bryony Geeves) Some residents in the small community of Molesworth in Tasmania’s Derwent Valley remain cut off after flooding from an extreme weather event washed away access …

Hobart weather: Record rain, flash flooding inundate CBD and parts of southern Tasmania

Hobart weather: Record rain, flash flooding inundate CBD and parts of southern Tasmania

Updated May 11, 2018 12:40:45 Cars have floated down Hobart CBD streets and homes and businesses were evacuated as flash flooding hit the city following record rainfall overnight. Key points: Hobart hit by more than 100 millimetres of rain in a single day, doubling the previous record Flooding in city …