Hobart homelessness up 21 per cent, figures reveal, but government rejects data

Hobart homelessness up 21 per cent, figures reveal, but government rejects data

Posted May 15, 2018 20:41:37 Photo: The homeless situation had worsened since the rental crisis, TasCoss said. (ABC News) Homelessness in Hobart rose by 21 per cent over five years, new figures have revealed. The Launch Housing Australian Homeless Monitor, released today, showed Hobart had the fourth-highest increase in the …

Tim Paine rejects claims David Warner has been ostracised after ball-tampering scandal

Tim Paine rejects claims David Warner has been ostracised after ball-tampering scandal

Updated May 10, 2018 15:30:14 Photo: David Warner cried while giving a press conference in the wake of the ball tampering scandal. (ABC News) Australia’s new cricket captain Tim Paine has rejected claims former vice-captain David Warner has been ostracised by the playing group in the wake of the ball-tampering …

Mossgreen director Paul Sumner rejects claims collapsed auction house was a ‘ponzi scheme’

Mossgreen director Paul Sumner rejects claims collapsed auction house was a ‘ponzi scheme’

Updated May 06, 2018 08:26:03 Photo: Paul Sumner is returning items that never went to auction back to owners. (ABC News: Michael Barnett) There was much hype surrounding the auction of Russell Drysdale’s painting Grandma’s Sunday Walk. Painted by the Australian artist in 1972 just before his eyesight started to …

AMP furiously rejects royal commission findings, argues matters should be dealt with by ASIC

AMP furiously rejects royal commission findings, argues matters should be dealt with by ASIC

Updated May 04, 2018 11:56:25 Big wealth adviser AMP has hit back at the banking royal commission, strenuously denying it has committed any criminal offence and arguing its failings should be dealt with by ASIC, not the commission. AMP’s rebuttal of the commission’s actions and line of inquiry by counsel …

Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister rejects LNG report he hadn’t read as ‘fake news’

Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister rejects LNG report he hadn’t read as ‘fake news’

Posted May 01, 2018 16:47:02 Photo: Peter O’Neill admitted the LNG project had not delivered the massive benefits that had been predicted. (Supplied: Santos) Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has rejected as “utter nonsense” a report — he later admitted he hadn’t read — that claims his country …

Defence rejects ‘inaccurate’, ‘unsubstantiated’ allegations targeting Vice Admiral Ray Griggs

Defence rejects ‘inaccurate’, ‘unsubstantiated’ allegations targeting Vice Admiral Ray Griggs

Posted April 18, 2018 04:54:02 The Defence Department has delivered a comprehensive and stern rebuttal to allegations levelled at its second in command over his relationship with a fellow naval officer, who is now his wife. During a parliamentary hearing in February, crossbench senators Rex Patrick and Fraser Anning raised …

Seven rejects claim it knew athletes wouldn’t be part of closing ceremony | Sport

Seven’s Commonwealth Games host Johanna Griggs has rebutted claims made in an ABC news story that the network was well aware athletes would not be a major part of the closing ceremony but pretended to be shocked. “Channel Seven was aware athletes would be largely snubbed from the Commonwealth Games …

Russia rejects Skripal attack findings report by chemical weapons watchdog

Russia rejects Skripal attack findings report by chemical weapons watchdog

Updated April 13, 2018 05:38:41 Photo: Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury on March 4. (AP: Misha Japaridze (L)Facebook: Yulia Skripal (R)) The lethal poison that struck down a former Russian spy and his daughter in England last month was a highly pure type …

Israel’s Defence Minister rejects calls for inquiry after 15 Palestinian protesters killed

Israel’s Defence Minister rejects calls for inquiry after 15 Palestinian protesters killed

Posted April 02, 2018 06:25:18 Photo: Some Palestinians believe the protests in Gaza — and the violence — will not end soon. (Reuters: Mohammed Salem) Related Story: Sixteen Palestinians killed, hundreds injured as ‘Land Day’ protest begins along Israeli border Map: Palestinian Territory, Occupied As voices around the world condemn …

Supreme Court rejects claim mother who shook baby so hard it died is ‘victim’ of her own crime

Supreme Court rejects claim mother who shook baby so hard it died is ‘victim’ of her own crime

Posted March 26, 2018 17:07:15 Photo: Jennifer Nicole Kennison (C) is a “victim of her own offending”, her defence lawyer said. (ABC News: Isabel Dayman) A defence lawyer’s suggestion a mother who shook her premature baby so hard he died is herself a “victim” of the crime has been rejected …