La Mama Theatre vows to rebuild after fire destroys iconic Carlton venue

La Mama Theatre vows to rebuild after fire destroys iconic Carlton venue

Updated May 19, 2018 14:34:48 Photo: La Mama Theatre chief executive Liz Jones says the company will rebuild. (ABC News: Yvette Gray) Related Link: La Mama at 50 and Djuki Mala Staff at Carlton’s iconic La Mama Theatre have vowed to rebuild after a fire which destroyed its Faraday Street …

Chemo underdosing victim Andrew Knox vows to fight on after doctors try to shut down inquest

Chemo underdosing victim Andrew Knox vows to fight on after doctors try to shut down inquest

Posted May 17, 2018 19:53:28 After nearly two years of evidence, about 20 witnesses and a mountain of legal fees, the coronial inquest into the deaths of patients caught up in SA Health’s chemotherapy bungle was meant to come to an end this week. Surviving victims and the families of …

Sydney FC head coach Steve Corica vows to secure club’s top talent

Sydney FC head coach Steve Corica vows to secure club’s top talent

Posted May 16, 2018 19:35:17 Photo: Steve Corica says re-signing the club’s overseas playing talent is a top priority. (ABC News: Patrick Galloway) Related Story: Victory hands Sydney FC extra-time heartbreak to reach grand final Related Story: ‘Greatest A-League goal ever’: McGree lights up finals with stupendous scorpion kick For …

Labor vows to axe tampon tax if it wins federal election | Australia news

Labor has promised to axe the so-called tampon tax if it wins government, saying it has found a way to get the states on board. The deputy Labor leader, Tanya Plibersek, said applying the 10% GST to the 12 natural therapies such as herbalism and naturopathy would recoup the $30m …

Hamas vows revenge after key member killed in Malaysia, blames Israel’s Mossad spy agency

Hamas vows revenge after key member killed in Malaysia, blames Israel’s Mossad spy agency

Posted April 22, 2018 07:19:13 Photo: Fadi al-Batsh was gunned down on his way to the Mosque, according to Malaysian police. (AP: Adel Hana) Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group has accused Israel of being behind the shooting death in Malaysia of a man they say was an important member of …

Australian Test captain Tim Paine says team culture needs ‘tweaks’, vows to reduce sledging

Australian Test captain Tim Paine says team culture needs ‘tweaks’, vows to reduce sledging

Updated April 19, 2018 16:23:53 Photo: Tim Paine (front) has had a tough start as Australian Test captain — but he says the team is capable of regaining the trust of the public. (AP: Themba Hadebe) Related Story: Australia’s new Test cricket captain is ‘Tassie-tough’ and plays for keeps Related …

Bob Brown vows to fight on in face of salmon farming giant Tassal’s Okehampton Bay win

Bob Brown vows to fight on in face of salmon farming giant Tassal’s Okehampton Bay win

Posted April 12, 2018 18:09:04 Video: Bob Brown speaks after Federal Court Tassal decision (ABC News) Bob Brown says he will “not simply concede or accept a right judgment has been made” after legal action against the approval of fish farming on Tasmania’s east coast was dismissed in the Federal …

Pioneers of Indigenous cricket set to be recognised as governing body vows to correct mistakes of past

Pioneers of Indigenous cricket set to be recognised as governing body vows to correct mistakes of past

Posted April 08, 2018 05:33:27 Photo: The 1988 team played against then-Prime Minister Bob Hawke before leaving for England. (Supplied: Helen Mulraney-Roll) Related Story: The first Australian sporting team to tour overseas was the First XI Aboriginal cricket team A 30-year reunion of Australia’s second all-Indigenous cricket team has given …

Elise Archer vows to reset relationship with Upper House but not all MLCs are convinced

Elise Archer vows to reset relationship with Upper House but not all MLCs are convinced

Posted April 06, 2018 16:45:53 Photo: Elise Archer says she’s “all ears” but appears to have already raised the ire of some MLCs. (ABC) Tasmania’s Attorney-General is promising an open door policy and a better relationship with Upper House members when Parliament resumes, but she is off to a bad …

Japan PM Shinzo Abe apologises amid cronyism scandal, vows to revise constitution

Japan PM Shinzo Abe apologises amid cronyism scandal, vows to revise constitution

Updated March 25, 2018 22:07:19 Photo: The scandal could prevent Mr Abe from winning a third term as ruling party leader. (Reuters: Issei Kato) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his ratings in a slump amid a scandal over suspected cronyism and a cover-up, has apologised again for causing anxiety and …