Tag Archives: Scott Morrison

Australia news live: Morrison stirs debate over international travel, Google may appeal against location data ruling

This is the first ruling of its type in the world in relation to these location data issues, it is also the first result we have had of a series of cases in relation to digital platforms, and so we are very happy to have come out with a very positive court result. What the […]

Australia to withdraw last 80 troops from Afghanistan

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia will complete its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan in September in line with the United States and other allies By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press April 15, 2021, 9:30 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CANBERRA, Australia — Australia would complete its troop withdrawal from […]

Australia news live: NSW Aboriginal deaths in custody inquiry recommends sweeping reforms; dance squad blasts ABC over navy twerking coverage

The statement you make when you intend to continue locking up 10-year-old Aboriginal children, when you’re happy to take mothers away from their families when you are happy to continue the never-ending cycle of incarceration … The government hide behind treaty talks and the Yoo-rrook Justice Commission. These processes are important, but they’re no excuse […]

Australia news live: mass coronavirus vaccine hubs planned; Scott Morrison to meet Brittany Higgins

A little earlier this afternoon the Australian federal police appeared at a spillover estimates hearing. Fair to say things became … a little circular. Bear with me as we enter the vortex. The Labor senator Kristina Keneally wanted the AFP commissioner Reece Kershaw to explain why, during a previous appearance before a Senate committee, he […]

Australia news live: Christine Holgate says she was ‘bullied’ and Australia Post chairman fabricated evidence

I know you will appreciate this and I apologise that I was never able to speak up before, because I do appreciate you’ve asked me many times. But we are silenced. We are told very clearly that we are not allowed to speak in it. I think even at the last Senate hearing on March […]

Australia news live: Turnbull says Murdoch campaigned against him for 2022 Abbott return; cyclone leaves WA town ‘flattened’

Former PM appears before a media diversity inquiry; Ben Roberts-Smith says allegations against him are ‘baseless’ and Seven Network confirms it will continue to employ the Australian soldier as a senior executive. Follow updates live • Morrison admits all Australians may not be vaccinated by end of year • Kevin Rudd: Australia’s vaccination rollout strategy […]

Coronavirus Australia live update: Covid vaccine rollout suffers major setback as under-50s told to avoid AstraZeneca

Sydney Zoo has been turning visitors away after an animal has reportedly escaped. Visitors have either been locked inside buildings or told to remain in their cars. Earlier reports incorrectly named Taronga Zoo as the site of the apparent jailbreak. A spokesperson for the Zoo could not be immediately reached for comment and details are […]

Australia news live: authorities to consider EU advice on AstraZeneca Covid vaccine and blood clots; changes to Sex Discrimination Act to cover MPs

I think we need to maintain a perspective on these issues and that’s what I’m sure Atagi will do over the course of today. I mean, you will have already been aware through other experts that have been in the media today putting in context the type of risk that needs to be managed here. […]

Australia news live: EU rejects Scott Morrison’s claim about missing 3.1m AstraZeneca Covid vaccine doses

European Union says it hasn’t blocked further shipments of AstraZeneca earmarked for Australia. Follow the latest updates, live EU denies blocking 3.1m Covid vaccine doses from reaching Australia Trans-Tasman travel bubble to start from 19 April Six key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rollout Disability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ amid […]

Two Australian cabinet ministers demoted after dual rape scandals – Times of India

SYDNEY: Two Australian ministers were demoted from top cabinet posts Monday as the ruling conservative party tried to draw a line under dual rape scandals that have convulsed national politics. Linda Reynolds was removed as defence minister and Christian Porter as attorney-general, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison bowed to weeks of mounting public pressure. Porter […]