Gina Rinehart's daughter fails in Barnaby Joyce subpoena bid

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Barnaby Joyce Bianca Rinehart had sought documentary evidence from former deputy PM to use in family trust battle Gina Rinehart and Barnaby Joyce: he once advised the family to keep their problems ‘out of public view’. Photograph: Dave Hunt, Mick Tsikas/AAP Former deputy prime Läs mer…

Guard tells inquest he thought David Dungay was faking inability to breathe

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Deaths in custody Officer F tells inquest into Indigenous death in custody that he thought Dungay was trying to trick guards David Dungay’s mother, Leetona, right, outside the inquest. A senior prison officer told the inquest he did not believe Dungay when he said Läs mer…

Nauru asylum seeker's body flown to Brisbane after emotional standoff

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nauru Anonymous donors give thousands of dollars for funeral of Fariborz Karami, who killed himself Fariborz Karami’s body has been brought to Australia from Nauru for burial. Photograph: None The body of Fariborz Karami, the Iranian asylum seeker who took his own life on Läs mer…

'This is the moment': new ACTU president Michele O'Neil is ready to win change | Gay Alcorn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian trade unions O’Neil’s first priority? To ‘get rid of the Turnbull government’ with its attacks on ordinary workers Michele O’Neil, new president of the ACTU: ‘What we’re trying to win is a fairer society.’ Photograph: Reuben Street The new president of the Australian Läs mer…

Turnbull says there is ‘real concern about Sudanese gangs’ in Melbourne

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian politics PM defends Dutton on ‘African gangs’ despite human rights commissioner warning against ‘racially divisive statements’ Malcolm Turnbull: ‘You have to be honest; there are Sudanese gangs in Melbourne.’ Photograph: Daniel Pockett/EPA Malcolm Turnbull has said there is “real concern about Sudanese gangs” Läs mer…

LNP candidate for Longman apologises for wrongly claiming military medal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Liberal National party Turnbull stands by Trevor Ruthenberg, who says he ‘screwed up’ in claiming he won a medal for distinguished military service Trevor Ruthenberg is standing in the Longman byelection as the LNP candidate. He says he has ‘absolutely no clue’ how the Läs mer…

Labor pledges 'toughest anti-bribery laws' after aid contractor revelations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Government accountability – investigations Australian law Federal opposition says Australia’s foreign bribery laws are unworkable and ineffective The Pasig river in the Philippines. SKM allegedly conspired to bribe officials on five projects in the Philippines from 2000 to 2005, including river rehabilitation. Photograph: Francis Läs mer…

Australian top executive pay up 12% and bonuses up 18%, survey finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australia news Investors group says decision to pay large bonuses ‘tone deaf’ when overall wages stagnating The survey found the highest paid executive was Don Meij at Domino’s Pizza. He was paid $36.8m. Photograph: Dan Peled/AAP While most Australians are experiencing stagnating wages, chief Läs mer…

Australia to deport Tamil asylum seeker and separate him from baby daughter

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian immigration and asylum Thileepan could be permanently separated from his wife and child, who have been granted safe haven visas Tamil asylum seeker Thileepan and his daughter. Thileepan has been given a deportation notice more than six years after arriving in Australia. Photograph: Läs mer…

Harrowing video footage shows death in custody of Aboriginal man

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australia news David Dungay died after telling five Australian police officers that he could not breathe while being restrained Play Video 4:12 ‘I can’t breathe’: footage shows David Dungay’s death in custody – video Shocking video footage of the death in custody of an Läs mer…

'I punched him so hard he cried': inside the Street Fighter movie

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games ‘I punched him so hard he cried’: inside the Street Fighter movie In 1993, writer/director Steven de Souza battled a military coup, an ever-growing cast list and a self-destructing Jean-Claude Van Damme – and came out with a profitable picture ‘With hindsight, Street Läs mer…

News Corp’s promotion of Lauren Southern is disturbing | Jason Wilson

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Burst your bubble Australia The far right News Corp’s promotion of Lauren Southern is disturbing Jason Wilson There is a difference between ordinary conservative provocateurs and those adjacent to fascist movements Canadian far-right political activist Lauren Southern is seen outside The Courier-Mail office in Läs mer…

David Dungay inquest: shocking video shows prison officers restraining inmate before death

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Deaths in custody Inquest into death in custody shown footage of guards restraining Indigenous man and injection of Midazolam• Breathless, episode 2: The death in custody of David Dungay Jr – podcast Play Video 4:09 ‘I can’t breathe’: footage shows David Dungay’s death in Läs mer…

Russia must ‘account for role’ in shooting down MH17, says G7

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 Statement comes on eve of summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin and just before anniversary of 17 July 2014 air disaster Part of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine on 17 July 2014. Photograph: Läs mer…