Ipswich, Logan mayors face suspension ‘within days’ under new local government laws

Ipswich, Logan mayors face suspension ‘within days’ under new local government laws

Updated May 18, 2018 08:58:49 Five Queensland mayors and councillors, including Logan Mayor Luke Smith and Ipswich Mayor Andrew Antoniolli, will be taking the “tough medicine” of immediate suspension after new laws passed in State Parliament last night, the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) says. The laws, which passed …

Suspension likely for five councillors after Queensland Parliament passes new local government laws

Suspension likely for five councillors after Queensland Parliament passes new local government laws

Updated May 17, 2018 18:58:59 Photo: Mayors Luke Smith and Andrew Antoniolli are likely to be suspended by the Local Government Minister. (ABC/AAP) Five Queensland mayors and councillors, including Logan Mayor Luke Smith and Ipswich Mayor Andrew Antoniolli, are facing immediate suspension under new laws passed in State Parliament. The …

Nic Naitanui tackle: Mick Malthouse slams AFL Tribunal over suspension

Nic Naitanui tackle: Mick Malthouse slams AFL Tribunal over suspension

Updated May 11, 2018 13:05:27 Photo: Former Collingwood and West Coast coach Mick Malthouse. May 16, 2015 (AAP: Julian Smith) Former West Coast Eagles coach Mick Malthouse has torn strips off the AFL over the one-match suspension handed to Nic Naitanui for a rough tackle, branding the decision a “disgrace”. …

Nic Natanui’s suspension at AFL tribunal for tackle on Karl Amon slammed by fans and former players

Nic Natanui’s suspension at AFL tribunal for tackle on Karl Amon slammed by fans and former players

Updated May 10, 2018 07:33:09 Photo: Nic Naitanui will miss one match for what appeared to be a standard tackle on the Power’s Karl Amon. (AAP: Tony McDonough) Related Story: Naitanui sidelined as rough tackle ban upheld by AFL tribunal Nic Naitanui’s one-match ban for his tackle on Port Adelaide’s …

Live exports: ‘terrifying’ new footage prompts maritime union to call for suspension | World news

The Maritime Union of Australia has joined calls for a temporary suspension of the live export trade after the release of more whistleblower footage showed crew on live export ships struggling to clean up the heavily decayed carcasses of sheep that had died from heat stress. The footage was filmed …

Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi to be paid more than $60,000 a year despite council suspension

Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi to be paid more than $60,000 a year despite council suspension

Updated April 25, 2018 14:46:00 Photo: Mrs Scaffidi will be paid more than $60,000 a year despite the Council’s suspension. (ABC News: Eliza Laschon) Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi will receive an annual allowance of almost $61,000, despite being suspended from her duties alongside the rest of the Perth City …

North Korea missile and nuclear test suspension hailed by global leaders

North Korea missile and nuclear test suspension hailed by global leaders

Updated April 22, 2018 00:46:14 Photo: The news from Pyongyang is the latest in a string of unexpected moves from Kim Jong-un. (Reuters: Damir Sagolj) Governments around the world have reacted to the news that North Korea will immediately stop conducting nuclear missile tests, with many political leaders including Foreign …

South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada to keep his cool in third Test after suspension thrown out

South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada to keep his cool in third Test after suspension thrown out

Updated March 21, 2018 08:03:38 Photo: Kagiso Rabada celebrates taking the wicket of Steve Smith in Port Elizabeth. (Reuters: Mike Hutchings) South Africa expects Kagiso Rabada to rise above any Australian attempts to bait him in the third Test after the Proteas fast bowler’s suspension was overturned upon appeal. Rabada …