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, …

Police officer who killed baby son yet to be sacked by Queensland Police

Police officer who killed baby son yet to be sacked by Queensland Police

Updated May 12, 2018 14:58:02 A police officer who has been jailed for killing his baby son with a single punch is still a serving member of the Queensland Police Service (QPS). Colin David Randall was suspended when he was charged two years ago but cannot be discharged or dismissed …

Fraser Coast voters choose George Seymour as new Mayor in by-election, replacing sacked councillor, Chris Loft

Fraser Coast voters choose George Seymour as new Mayor in by-election, replacing sacked councillor, Chris Loft

Updated May 06, 2018 15:58:10 Photo: George Seymour has been elected as the new Mayor of the Fraser Coast Regional Council. (ABC Wide Bay: Eliza Goetze) Fraser Coast Regional Councillor and acting Mayor, George Seymour, has claimed victory in this weekend’s mayoral by-election, and will replace sacked councillor Chris Loft. …

Fraser Coast votes for a new Mayor to replace sacked councillor, Chris Loft

Fraser Coast votes for a new Mayor to replace sacked councillor, Chris Loft

Updated May 06, 2018 12:12:55 Photo: Acting Mayor George Seymour casts his vote with his wife at the Hervey Bay PCYC. (ABC Wide Bay: Eliza Goetze) Fraser Coast Regional Councillor and acting Mayor George Seymour will become the next Mayor of the Fraser Coast after yesterday’s by-election to replace sacked …

Ipswich Council to be sacked as Mayor stands down amid fraud charges

Ipswich Council to be sacked as Mayor stands down amid fraud charges

Updated May 03, 2018 10:49:39 Related Story: Ipswich Mayor Andrew Antoniolli charged with fraud The entire Ipswich City Council, west of Brisbane, will be sacked and administrators appointed, the Local Government Minister has announced. The announcement came hours after Mayor Andrew Antoniolli said he was standing down, a day after …

Banking royal commission: Tony Abbott calls for regulators to be sacked – live | Australia news

4.09am BST04:09 The husband and wife client of Mr E have still not received compensation, or even been contacted by AMP. Britt says that’s because the case has been moved into their “remediation” review. AMP has remediated clients of 14 advisers so far. “There are a number of advisers in …

Woman who sacked contractor opposed to same-sex marriage cleared by Fair Work

Woman who sacked contractor opposed to same-sex marriage cleared by Fair Work

Updated April 19, 2018 15:28:19 A woman who stopped using the services of a children’s party entertainer after learning she publicly supported the No side of the same-sex marriage debate has been cleared by the Fair Work Ombudsman. Madlin Sims’s party business ended its relationship with a contractor, identified only …

Donald Trump will ‘stain everyone around him’, sacked FBI director James Comey says

Donald Trump will ‘stain everyone around him’, sacked FBI director James Comey says

Updated April 16, 2018 13:25:27 Former FBI director James Comey has unleashed on Donald Trump in his latest television interview, describing the US President as someone who will “stain everyone around him”. Appearing on ABC News in America, Mr Comey said that was the challenge faced by the Trump administration. …

Trinity Grammar deputy headmaster sacked for cutting student’s hair offered job back

Trinity Grammar deputy headmaster sacked for cutting student’s hair offered job back

Posted April 11, 2018 19:26:18 Video: Trinity Grammar deputy headmaster trims student’s hair on photo day (ABC News) Related Story: Battlelines drawn as student haircut triggers fight for Trinity Grammar’s future Related Story: Review underway at elite Melbourne school after sacking over student haircut The deputy headmaster of a prestigious …

WA’s Department of Jobs director general Stephen Wood sacked over management of tourism

WA’s Department of Jobs director general Stephen Wood sacked over management of tourism

Updated April 06, 2018 16:23:58 The McGowan Government has forced out one of its most senior bureaucrats due to concerns over the management of Tourism WA. Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation director general Stephen Wood will be replaced, with the Premier’s office confirming it related to tourism issues. …