Archive for May 17th, 2012

Drug seizures highest in a decade – Central Queensland news

AFPDrug seizures highest in a decadeCentral Queensland newsA COCAINE bust in Redcliffe – the third biggest in Australia's history – accounted for 60% of national cocaine seizures in 2010-11, the Australian Crime Commission has revealed. The ACC&#39…

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Unions critical of WA budget cuts – Ninemsn

Unions critical of WA budget cutsNinemsnWestern Australia's peak union body has described the 2012/13 state budget as "dizzy and without direction". Unions WA president Meredith Hammat said the government seemed to be planning for growth …

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Future fund takes WA Budget centre stage –

The West AustralianFuture fund takes WA Budget centre much-awaited centrepiece of the West Australian Government's latest Budget is a future fund that is expected to nudge $5 billion by 2032. In handing down his second Budget as…

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Union conference steps up its campaign for workers’ rights – ABC Online

Sydney Morning HeraldUnion conference steps up its campaign for workers' rightsABC OnlineMARK COLVIN: The Federal Workplace Relations Minister, Bill Shorten, issued the rallying call… and unions responded. In the face of what's been described…

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Changes to the role of Speaker – Brisbane Times

The West AustralianChanges to the role of SpeakerBrisbane TimesQueensland Premier Campbell Newman has revealed his plans for the role of Speaker after keeping mum all week. In 2011, the former Labor government controversially wrenched control of the pa…

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

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