Peter Dutton risks no confidence motion after report finds he misled parliament

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian politics Home affairs minister dismisses Labor-Greens majority Senate report over au pair saga as ‘political’ The Greens and Labor will attempt to move a motion of no confidence in Peter Dutton after a Senate report concluded he misled the parliament over the au Läs mer…

Police handling of 40 years of gay hate crimes under scrutiny in NSW

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New South Wales Parliamentary committee to investigate almost 90 gay murders between 1970 and 2010 Gay hate crimes spanning 40 years are to be investigated by a NSW upper house inquiry. Photograph: Jonny Weeks for the Guardian Almost 30 years after Alan Rosendale was Läs mer…

Wreck of Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour 'discovered' off US coast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australia news Marine archaeologists believe they have found the wreckage of the famous ship off Newport, Rhode Island A full-scale replica of Captain Cook’s ship the Endeavour. Marine archaeologists believe they have found the wreckage of the ship near Newport, Rhode Island, US. Photograph: Läs mer…

Wreck of Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour 'discovered' off US coast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australia news Marine archaeologists believe they have found the wreckage of the famous ship off Newport, Rhode Island A full-scale replica of Captain Cook’s ship the Endeavour. Marine archaeologists believe they have found the wreckage of the ship near Newport, Rhode Island, US. Photograph: Läs mer…

Australian PM threatens strawberry saboteurs with 15 years in jail

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Crime – Australia Scott Morrison announces new penalties for food contamination amid fruit scare blamed mostly on copycat hoaxers The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, says new laws are required to punish people contaminating food. Photograph: Lukas Coch/EPA The Australian government will introduce new Läs mer…

Mental health is Australians' most common ailment, GPs report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Health Half of GPs surveyed for new report say patients’ psychological problems the issue causing them most concern for future Psychological ailments are the most common cause for a patient visit to a GP, according to the latest Health of the Nation report. Photograph: Läs mer…

Labor launches superannuation plan to bridge gender pay gap – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Women on maternity leave or in low-paid jobs to benefit under $400m proposal. Follow all the day’s events, live LIVE Updated Bill Shorten during question time on Tuesday. Labor has pledged a $400m super boost for women. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian Key Läs mer…

Lobbyist register has 'ridiculous' gaps that fail to track former premiers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Transparency Project Australian politics Transparency experts warn Australia’s regime remains opaque and far too narrow in its scope• Making Australian politics transparent – and how you can help The federal lobbyist register provides the only real window into the opaque world of lobbying, Läs mer…

Energy minister's electorate backs higher emissions reduction target, poll shows

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian politics ReachTel poll of Angus Taylor’s voters finds 42.3% want Australia to cut emissions more deeply Energy minister Angus Taylor says the Coalition has no intention of extending or replacing the renewable energy target in question time on Tuesday. Photograph: Mike Bowers for Läs mer…

Barnaby Joyce sexual harassment allegation: Catherine Marriott speaks out

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; National party The rural advocate says she never wanted the allegation to become public but complaint to National party was leaked within days Play Video 0:54 Barnaby Joyce accuser Catherine Marriott speaks to 7.30 – video Rural advocate Catherine Marriott has spoken out about Läs mer…

Scott Morrison cancels Coag premiers meeting amid policy upheaval

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coag (Council of Australian governments) Government calls off drought, health and education discussions while it finalises new positions Students at a state primary school in Brisbane. Coag discussions have been delayed until the government can revise its education funding policy to settle a dispute Läs mer…

Independent private schools hire Labor-aligned lobbyists to fight for school funding

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian education Sector sets sights on federal election by enlisting Hawker Britton to push agenda Private independent schools have expressed frustration at being kept out of the conversation as the federal government considers major changes to the way private school funding is assessed. Photograph: Läs mer…

Coalition won't replace renewables target after it winds down in 2020

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Energy ‘We will reach the 26% emission reduction target without additional intervention,’ minister says The national energy guarantee policy has now been junked officially by the cabinet under Scott Morrison. Photograph: Lucy Hughes Jones/AAP The energy minister, Angus Taylor, says the Morrison government will Läs mer…

‘Would that all journeys were on foot’: writers on the joy of walking

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Walking the city ‘Would that all journeys were on foot’: writers on the joy of walking Walking to the Sky, a sculpture by Jonathan Borofsky, rises above the streets of New York. Photograph: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images Will Self, Fran Lebowitz, Helen Garner and others Läs mer…

Labor MP Julian Hill criticises Witness K prosecution

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Witness K case MP says attorney general hasn’t justified his support for action against the Timor-Leste spying whistleblower Julian Hill’s raising of concerns constitutes the first major-party criticism of the controversial case. Photograph: Mal Fairclough/AAP The Labor MP Julian Hill has implicitly criticised the Läs mer…