‘You want a Mercedes Benz plan but your child is only eligible for a Mini Minor’: Inside NDIS review ‘hell’

‘You want a Mercedes Benz plan but your child is only eligible for a Mini Minor’: Inside NDIS review ‘hell’

Posted May 19, 2018 06:11:00 Mother-of-two Suzie Robertson says she feels blackmailed and pressured by the National Disability Insurance Scheme review process. Her son’s claim has been under review for 15 months and she said the experience had been “momentous, stressful”. “The wheels began to fall off” when she was …

Deadpool 2 review: Ryan Reynolds’ bad boy superhero adds much-needed sass to the Marvel Universe

Deadpool 2 review: Ryan Reynolds’ bad boy superhero adds much-needed sass to the Marvel Universe

Updated May 17, 2018 17:20:43 Photo: With a producer and co-writing credit, star Ryan Reynolds can safely claim credit for much of this sequel’s success. (Supplied: 20th Century Fox) Related Story: Black Panther is the film the world needs right now Related Story: Thor Ragnarok is the funniest Marvel movie …

Live export review recommends major reductions in sheep numbers on Middle East-bound ships – Politics

Live export review recommends major reductions in sheep numbers on Middle East-bound ships – Politics

Updated May 17, 2018 09:25:22 A Federal Government-ordered review into live sheep exports has recommended a major reduction in animals on ships bound for the Middle East during the dangerous hot months in the middle of the year. Key points: Major recommendation from review is to increase space for sheep …

Commissioner ‘orders review’ into officer who leaked woman’s address to allegedly abusive partner

Commissioner ‘orders review’ into officer who leaked woman’s address to allegedly abusive partner

Updated May 11, 2018 18:24:36 Photo: Elizabeth said Police Commissioner Ian Stewart told her he had ordered a review of the matter. (ABC News) Related Story: Domestic violence complainant’s details leaked to ex; top cop agrees to meeting A Queensland police officer accused of leaking a woman’s address to her …

Melbourne legionnaire’s death leads to review of regulations on cooling towers

Melbourne legionnaire’s death leads to review of regulations on cooling towers

Updated May 11, 2018 17:59:45 Photo: The man who died had been to the Gladstone Park shopping centre before he became sick. (ABC News: Darryl Torpy) Related Story: Legionnaire’s outbreak linked to shopping centres in Melbourne’s north-west The Victorian health department is reviewing the regulations around cooling towers after a …

Commissioner ‘orders review’ into officer who leaked woman’s address to allegedly abusive partner

Commissioner ‘orders review’ into officer who leaked woman’s address to allegedly abusive partner

Posted May 11, 2018 05:51:20 Photo: Elizabeth said Police Commissioner Ian Stewart told her he had ordered a review of the matter. (ABC News) Related Story: Domestic violence complainant’s details leaked to ex; top cop agrees to meeting A Queensland police officer accused of leaking a woman’s address to her …

NSW Attorney-General calls for review of sexual consent laws following Four Corners program

NSW Attorney-General calls for review of sexual consent laws following Four Corners program

Updated May 08, 2018 08:40:22 Related Story: ‘I am that girl’: The young woman whose rape case put consent on trial The New South Wales Government has referred the state’s consent laws to the Law Reform Commission, following a Four Corners investigation into a high-profile sexual assault case. Sydney man …

Turnbull Government announces review into fuel security as emergency stocks dwindle

Turnbull Government announces review into fuel security as emergency stocks dwindle

Posted May 07, 2018 10:13:44 Photo: Australia will review its fuel security amid reports the country has less than 50 days fuel remaining. (Supplied: ExxonMobil) The Turnbull Government has announced a review into Australia’s fuel reserves amid fears the country has just days of emergency stocks remaining. Federal Energy Minister …

Review sparks fears Coalition set to outsource public service jobs | Australia news

The government has announced a review of the federal public service that has sparked concerns it is preparing to double down on plans to outsource jobs. The review – announced on Friday by the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and the minister assisting on the public service, Kelly O’Dwyer – will …

John McRoberts trial: Prosecutor warned police that request to review DPP advice was ‘political’

John McRoberts trial: Prosecutor warned police that request to review DPP advice was ‘political’

Updated May 04, 2018 18:34:16 Photo: Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts (right) attends his trial. (ABC News: Felicity James) A senior crown prosecutor warned the Northern Territory Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) a request to review his advice about a major travel agent fraud investigation was “political”, a court …