Archive for July 4th, 2011

Move on tenders puts ABC guarantees at risk – The Age

ABC OnlineMove on tenders puts ABC guarantees at riskThe AgeSUBSTANTIAL financial guarantees for the taxpayer-funded ABC and SBS have been put at risk after the Gillard government interfered in a public tender process to stop Sky News winning rights to…

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Scientists excited by prehistoric wombat – Ninemsn

Daily MailScientists excited by prehistoric wombatNinemsnScientists in northwest Queensland are piecing together the remains of a prehistoric marsupial that would have looked like a monster wombat. Palaeontologists have unearthed the remains of a dipro…

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Boy aged 14 charged after stabbing death – Sydney Morning Herald

BigPond NewsBoy aged 14 charged after stabbing deathSydney Morning HeraldA 14-year-old boy has been charged with killing a mother of three who chased him and his friends after they threw eggs at her house following a "very minor dispute". Ros…

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Greens never looked stronger – Sydney Morning Herald

The AgeGreens never looked strongerSydney Morning HeraldWith a record 10 Australian Greens taking their seats in parliament on Monday, the party has never looked stronger. Greens leader Bob Brown has been beaming since last year's federal election,…

Monday, July 4th, 2011

NSW cops given power to remove veils – Sydney Morning Herald

Brisbane TimesNSW cops given power to remove veilsSydney Morning HeraldMuslim women can be forced to remove their face veils during routine car stops under new powers granted to NSW police. Premier Barry O'Farrell said cabinet had approved the move…

Monday, July 4th, 2011

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