Obeid's pension to be stripped: Baird
Obeid's pension to be stripped: Baird
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has fired the chairman of his ruling Conservative Party Sunday over a "serious breach" of the ministerial code.Pressure had been building on Nadhim Zahawi amid allegations he settled a multimillion-dollar unpaid tax bill while he was in charge of the country's Treasury.
A former top cop will head the crackdown on sex traffickers using the migration system to exploit vulnerable foreign workers.Former Victorian police commissioner Christine Nixon will target criminal organisations abusing the system, calling allegations of sex trafficking through migration schemes "concerning".
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The federal opposition leader will meet with the Indigenous voice referendum working group after he called for more details on the plan.Peter Dutton has not yet said whether he would support enshrining an Indigenous voice to parliament in the constitution while his Nationals colleagues have come out against it.
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The Perrottet government has committed $173 million to extend a school tutoring program launched during the pandemic, saying tutoring in schools will become "business as usual" for NSW students.The announcement came the same day NSW Labor announced it would make literacy and numeracy tutoring permanent for the state's students, and spend $400 million creating an Education Future Fund.
Torrential rain has lashed parts of New Zealand destroying homes and claiming four lives. See the devastating trail of destruction.
Former Australian test cricketer Stuart MacGill swore at a woman he has been accused of intimidating and told her he was going to call the police on her, a court has heard.MacGill, 51, is accused of stalking and verbally intimidating Samantha Ford while walking down Sydney's Kent Street and then later at the Captain Cook Hotel around 6pm on February 1, 2022.
The largest intake of junior doctors in Queensland history will form the base of an increase in frontline health workers across the state, the premier says.More than 830 junior doctors are to be deployed across 20 health facilities, aiming to improve access to care in rural, regional and metropolitan hospitals.
Getty ImagesWe’ve built our cities to be vulnerable to – and exacerbate – major weather events such as the one we saw in Auckland on Friday. While almost no city in the world could fully escape the effects of four months’ worth of rain in 24 hours, there are many things that could have been done to avoid some of the worst impacts. Buildings, streets and car parks are all impermeable surfaces. When it rains, the water rushes off these surfaces and into gutters. From the gutters, the water drains
Former NRL star Jarryd Hayne's third trial accused of rape will go ahead, with him seeking to have his accuser give evidence again.During a brief mention on Monday in Sydney's Downing Centre District Court, Judge Warwick Hunt confirmed the trial date of March 6 and noted that Hayne's legal team had put the Crown on notice for the complainant to be recalled.
The specialised police unit that included the five Memphis officers involved in the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols has been disbanded as protests continue across the United States following the release of harrowing video of the attack.The department said in a statement on Saturday it was permanently deactivating the Scorpion unit after the police chief spoke with members of Nichols' family, community leaders and other officers.
New Zealand's death toll from heavy rain has risen to four as flash floods and landslides on the north island continued for a third day.Battered since Friday, Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, remained under a state of emergency.
A chronic shortage of bus drivers across Sydney has left commuters with reduced services across the city's bus network.In the week students return to school, Transport for NSW has cut services saying it is is dealing with "an unprecedented bus driver shortage" and timetables have been reduced "rather than cancelling services ad hoc".
For many, the cloud is an obscure, ethereal place to send files when they run out of space on their phone or laptop.But all of that information goes to a physical site - a data centre where thousands of servers work around the clock to store and manage content.
A visit to the beach took an unexpected turn, leaving the officers red-faced. See what happened.
The 57-year-old says she is stunned by the amount of young men filling her social media inboxes. Read about her story here.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged a "strong, swift and precise" response to a deadly Palestinian shooting attack near a synagogue on Jerusalem's outskirts as its military sends more troops into the occupied West Bank.Seven people were killed in Friday's attack and two others were wounded in another shooting in the city on Saturday.
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