Archive for April 17th, 2012

We think we’re a nation full of heavy drinkers, new study finds – The Daily Telegraph

BigPond NewsWe think we're a nation full of heavy drinkers, new study findsThe Daily TelegraphA study has revealed more than 75 per cent of people believe we drink too much. More than four million Australians are drinking to get drunk, including tw…

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Paper to make record payout to defamed cop – ABC Online

Paper to make record payout to defamed copABC OnlineThe Hobart Mercury newspaper has been ordered to pay a former police officer more than $124000 in damages after it dubbed him "Sergeant Sleaze". Andrew Scott Gunston was sacked by police aft…

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Shot Qld man’s dad denies son had gun – SBS

BigPond NewsShot Qld man's dad denies son had gunSBSQueensland police made up claims that a man shot by an officer had a gun, the dead man's father says. The father of a man shot dead by police says he believes his son was unarmed when officers…

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Swan won’t take Greens’ surplus advice – Yahoo!7 News

Yahoo!7 NewsSwan won't take Greens' surplus adviceYahoo!7 NewsBy Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics Correspondent, AAP April 17, 2012, 6:14 pm Treasurer Wayne Swan believes his Group of 20 (G20) counterparts would think him "nuts" if he to…

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Police deny snooping on Queensland minister – The Daily Telegraph

Brisbane TimesPolice deny snooping on Queensland ministerThe Daily TelegraphPOLICE commisioner Bob Atkinson says officers did not spy on former police minister David Gibson, who has quit the post after alleged driving offences came to light. Mr Gibson …

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

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