Archive for October 29th, 2014

Norfolk Island leaders argue against rule by Canberra bureaucrats – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald

Norfolk Island leaders argue against rule by Canberra bureaucrats
Sydney Morning Herald
More public service news. Federal bureaucrats in Canberra should not be left to run Norfolk Island, says the Speaker in Norfolk Island’s Legislative Assembly, David Buffett. Mr Buffett said the federal government’s intention to abolish the island’s nine-person …

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Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Win for grandparents who care – NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Win for grandparents who care
NEWS.com.au
GRANDPARENTS who take primary responsibility for raising their grandkids have had a significant win, with a parliamentary committee recommending extending financial assistance so they don’t fall below the poverty line while caring for young family …
Senate backs help for grandparentsThe Australian
Calls for vouchers for grandparent carersCourier Mail
For “grandfamilies,” raising grandkids can mean going brokeCBS News

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Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

A burqa ban would have negative security implications, says ASIO report – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldA burqa ban would have negative security implications, says ASIO reportSydney Morning HeraldExclusive. No threat: Banning the burqa would be bad for security, an ASIO report says. Photo: Getty Images. Security concerns boost Abbott…

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Senate passes Abbott’s Direct Action climate plan – The Australian


Sydney Morning Herald

Senate passes Abbott’s Direct Action climate plan
The Australian
THE Abbott government’s centrepiece climate change bill passed in the Senate overnight, ushering in the Coalition’s Direct Action plan three months after Labor’s carbon tax was repealed. After a marathon debate that stretched into early this morning, the …
Direct Action climate plan passes the Senate with help from Palmer United PartySydney Morning Herald
Direct action climate plan passes Senate after marathon sessionSBS
‘Sham’ $2.5b Direct Action plan passes senateThe New Daily
Sky News Australia –Sourceable
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Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Sydney silk Geoffrey Watson defends ICAC against ‘star chamber’ claims – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney silk Geoffrey Watson defends ICAC against ‘star chamber’ claims
Sydney Morning Herald
ICAC under threat of being silenced · More NSW news. The Sydney silk who led historic corruption inquiries into crooked former Labor kingpin Eddie Obeid has hit back at claims the anti-corruption commission is a “star chamber” that results in few …
ICAC barrister Geoffrey Watson SC defends prosecution rate and says The Daily Telegraph

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Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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