Morrison and Shorten’s leadership lingo reveals some insight into their distinct campaign tactics

Morrison and Shorten’s leadership lingo reveals some insight into their distinct campaign tactics

Posted April 25, 2019 15:08:55 Photo: While Scott Morrison goes for character assassinations, Bill Shorten prefers dismissiveness. (ABC News: Marco Catalano/Nicholas Haggarty) Have you paid much attention to how Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten refer to each other? It's pretty telling when you do. Australian elections have become more and more presidential in their tone…
Live: Bombers, Magpies face off in Anzac Day match

Live: Bombers, Magpies face off in Anzac Day match

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Microsoft (briefly) becomes the world’s third trillion-dollar company

Microsoft (briefly) becomes the world’s third trillion-dollar company

Posted April 25, 2019 13:25:28 Microsoft is (once again) the world's most valuable tech company after its market value climbed past the $US1,000,000,000,000 mark — for about half an hour. Key points: Apple and Amazon were the first companies to be valued at $US1 trillion. Their values have since fallen as global markets entered into…
PM cautions against ‘overstating any link between’ Turkish terror arrest and Gallipoli dawn service

PM cautions against ‘overstating any link between’ Turkish terror arrest and Gallipoli dawn service

Updated April 25, 2019 12:56:42 Photo: Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the arrest was "fairly routine" for Turkish authorities. (ABC News: Andy Kennedy) Related Story: Gallipoli dawn service site evacuated as IS attack plot foiled Prime Minister Scott Morrison has distanced Australia from Turkish authorities' claims to have disrupted a plot to blow up today's…
Indigenous POW recognised at last after discovery of century-old photo

Indigenous POW recognised at last after discovery of century-old photo

Posted April 25, 2019 07:00:48 Photo: The discovery of this photo of Robert George Garner led to recognition of his WWI service. (Supplied: Ian Roofhooft) Until recently, the final resting place of Indigenous soldier and WWI prisoner of war Robert George Garner was an unmarked section of grass, nestled between two concrete slabs in an…
How the conservative faction set up the ultimate test for Morrison

How the conservative faction set up the ultimate test for Morrison

Posted April 25, 2019 06:00:57 Photo: Queensland is the only state home to an officially merged LNP in the Morrison-Shorten showdown. (ABC News: Marco Catalano) The recent flexing of the conservative muscle in Queensland has rarely been more bold than in this tumultuous term in government. Queensland is the only state home to an officially…
‘That land should be sacred’: Bali bombing survivors outraged at proposed blast site development

‘That land should be sacred’: Bali bombing survivors outraged at proposed blast site development

Updated April 25, 2019 01:17:52 Photo: The Sari Club is now effectively a car park, but the landowner wants to build a five-storey commercial complex. (ABC News: Phil Hemingway ) Balinese developers are set to start building a five-storey "restaurant and monument" on the site of the Sari Club, where dozens of Australians were killed…
Palmer looms large on campaign trail as parties seek PUP preferences

Palmer looms large on campaign trail as parties seek PUP preferences

Updated April 24, 2019 23:14:19 Photo: The major parties want Clive Palmer's preferences in the federal election. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Hate turned to love as a Liberal candidate had to confront historical comments about John Howard when the former prime minister arrived in town to help woo marginal voters. The NSW seat of Gilmore…
‘Some women deserve to be raped’: Doctor suspended over professional misconduct

‘Some women deserve to be raped’: Doctor suspended over professional misconduct

Updated April 24, 2019 21:45:28 Photo: Dr Christopher Kwan Chen Lee worked at the Royal Hobart Hospital. (ABC News) A former registrar at the Royal Hobart Hospital has been suspended for six weeks after calling for women to be raped. Key points: Dr Christopher Kwan Chen Lee was found guilty of professional misconduct He said…
Could ‘amateurs’ have pulled off the biggest terror attack since 9/11?

Could ‘amateurs’ have pulled off the biggest terror attack since 9/11?

Updated April 24, 2019 19:40:28 Photo: A woman who lost her husband and two children during the Easter Sunday attacks yells towards their graves. (Reuters: Thomas Peter) It is a sound so heart-wrenching it is almost impossible to bear. A mother, crying out for her husband, her children, blown to pieces as they prayed on…
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‘I thought she was a goner’: Complaints about surgeon date back...

Updated March 28, 2019 09:52:17 Queensland bariatric surgeon William Braun faces accusations of medical negligence and misconduct dating back more than a decade and more recent allegations regarding sexual harassment, bullying and intimidation recorded across three states and territories. Photo: Dr William Braun is a senior bariatric surgeon in Queensland. (Facebook) A Queensland surgeon —…

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