Chris Williamson said it would be better to facilitate talks between President Maduro and the opposition.
Australia’s financial intelligence agency suing bank for 53,700 breaches of laws, which it accuses of failing to report properly on $77m worth of suspicious transactions
Commonwealth Bank allegedly failed to act on suspicions that its network of “intelligent” deposit machines was being used by drug syndicates to launder tens of millions of dollars.
The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac), the financial intelligence agency, announced on Thursday it is suing Commonwealth bank for 53,700 breaches of money laundering and counter-terrorism-financing laws.
President Trump signed a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia on August 2.
Channel Nine political editor and three-time Walkley Award-winner Laurie Oakes will retire later this month after more that 50 years in journalism.
Australians who paid a premium for Nurofen’s targeted pain relief pills can apply for compensation after the manufacturer agreed to settle a class action lawsuit.
Police are searching for a US professor and an Oxford University worker suspected of stabbing a man.
We’re now living on credit. Humanity has used the amount of resources the Earth is capable of re-generating in a calendar year. This is the earliest ever Earth Overshoot Day.
Minister asks MPs to keep comments to party room and calls on Andrew Broad to stay in the fold following his threat to resign if plebiscite promise broken
Peter Dutton has acknowledged members have “strong feelings” on same-sex marriage but urged them to keep comments to the party room as the Coalition government tries to contain the divisive issue.
The immigration minister also called on Andrew Broad to weigh up his important part in the Coalition after reports that the National party MP was considering resigning from the party to sit on the crossbenches if the government broke its promise to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality.
Treasurer appears to have moved on from position which saw him brandish a lump of coal in parliament last February
Treasurer Scott Morrison has flagged further support from the Turnbull frontbench for bipartisan energy policy, acknowledging that politics as usual has driven up power prices, and calling for both parties to “meet in the middle”.
The remarks, reported in Rockhampton’s Morning Bulletin, follow a speech Morrison delivered in Adelaide last week where he admitted building new coal power plants would not bring down power prices.