Misinformation, outlandish theories and a tragic lack of ‘closure’ followed the March 8 disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines flight.
There are two groups that want the charities regulator and its oversights scuppered: the financial services industry and the Catholic Church. They have a friend in the government.
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Letters & Editorial
Environment cops a caning
Your article (Nick Feik, “Mean green government”, March 22-28) brought to my mind the parallels with the disastrous release of cane toads in 1935. In this instance, science and long-term …
On the eve of a new album and national tour, Architecture in Helsinki bandleader Cameron Bird has his sights set on more than just making music.
A designer’s eye and a clever layout take classic furniture to the next level.
Sportswear brand 2XU’s embrace by the LVMH luxury empire shows Australian design is racing around the world.
After a difficult year, rugby league player Ben Te'o is being tipped as a possible future Rabbitohs captain.
‘‘People do have a right to be bigots you know.’’
The attorney-general explains exactly whose rights will be protected under proposed changes to sections 18C and D of the Racial Discrimination Act.
‘‘The secretary and the minister compared notes on their personal experience in installing batts! ‘not that hard’.’’
An email from the Department of Premier and Cabinet staffer recalls the environment minister Peter Garrett’s view on the difficulties of the pink batts program, now the subject of a royal commission.
‘‘I’m looking forward to working more closely than ever with my father.”
The prodigal son assumes the positions of non-executive co-chairman of his father’s companies, News Corp and 21st Century Fox. Speculation followed of a succession plan in the empire, but a spokesperson swiftly denied 83-year-old Rupert Murdoch was going anywhere.
‘‘We have always conducted our relationship privately, and we hope that as we consciously uncouple and co-parent, we will be able to continue in the same manner.’’
The actress uses her lifestyle newsletter goop to announce she and musician Chris Martin have decided to “consciously uncouple”.
‘‘Cardinal, Corrs weren’t your moral advisers, were they?’’
Counsel assisting the child abuse royal commission tries to understand George Pell’s assertion that lawyers Corrs Chambers Westgarth told him he was “not violating my obligation to truthfulness” when he pursued through four days of cross-examination a victim of abuse whose claim was already upheld.
“Obviously we need to put a stake through the heart.”
The Sydney Water chairman tells then NSW premier Kristina Keneally how to deal with an allegedly forged cabinet minute supporting a proposal from the Obeid-linked Australian Water Holdings.