Morrison dashes business hopes on energy

Scott Morrison has dashed the hopes of Australian businesses crying out for bipartisan support on energy policy. Business leaders were briefly optimistic about ending the decade-long climate wars in Australia when Labor announced would revive the coalition’s dumped National Energy Guarantee. The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the …

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Vollies keep community wheels going

After an active and varied work life I moved to Denmark with the intention of retiring. Doing nothing didn’t come easily and I found myself at a loose end. One day I was in the local grocery store when I saw a woman in an ambulance uniform, with the word …

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Lifejacket trial gets Libs leader support

The State Opposition leader supports the upcoming man-datory lifejacket trial at sites reputed for their danger. Dr Mike Nahan’s backing of the State Government’s trial, which has not yet begun, gives it cross-Parliament support. The proposed mandatory lifejacket trial was announced by Premier Mark McGowan in April after the death …

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Trump calls troops, congratulates himself

US President Donald Trump has used a Thanksgiving Day call to troops deployed overseas to pat himself on the back and air grievances about the courts, trade and migrants heading to the US-Mexico border. Trump’s call, made on Thursday from his opulent private Mar-a-Lago club, struck an unusually political tone …

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