Warning issued amid fears of protest clashes in Coburg

Warning issued amid fears of protest clashes in Coburg

Posted May 26, 2016 09:31:31 The Victorian Government is urging people to avoid the Melbourne suburb of Coburg this weekend amid fears there could be clashes between anti-racism and anti-Islam demonstrators. Up to 500 police officers will be brought in to monitor a No to Racism rally and Stop the far left protest amid expectations that radical elements of either movement will turn up. Both rallies are planned to be held at Bridges Reserve on Saturday morning. Police Minister Lisa Neville said violence had erupted at previous encounters between the…

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RSPCA faces independent review

RSPCA faces independent review

RSPCA was criticised after its inspectors failed to identify dying horses in Bulla.RSPCA Victoria will review the way it investigates animal cruelty cases following its response to reports of dead and dying horses in Bulla. Former Victoria Police chief commissioner Neil Comrie will lead the investigation into the organisation’s inspectorate. RSPCA Victoria copped backlash after its inspectors failed to identify several dead and dying horses on Bruce Akers Bulla property last month. Mr Akers has since been charged with 92 animal cruelty offences in relation to the incident. Chief executive…

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Greece wins cash in 'breakthrough' deal, but rocky road ahead (AFP)

Greece wins cash in 'breakthrough' deal, but rocky road ahead (AFP)

AFPon May 25, 2016, 9:59 pm Greece in debt relief ‘breakthrough’ with eurozone, IMF Brussels (AFP) – Eurozone ministers reached Wednesday a vital deal to unlock urgent cash for Greece but analysts warned promises to tackle the country’s debt mountain are sketchy, spelling trouble further down the road. The agreement unlocks 10.3 billion euros ($12 billion) in bailout cash that Greece needs to repay big loans to the European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) in July, having already fallen behind in paying for everyday government payments and…

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Election 2016: Telstra wins contract to manage your health records

Election 2016: Telstra wins contract to manage your health records

EXCLUSIVE Video will begin in 5 seconds. More video Recommended Replay video New poll shows Turnbull losing shine with voters Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s popularity continues to slide putting Labor in an election winning position. PT1M56S620349 The Turnbull government is pushing ahead with plans to place sensitive medical records under corporate management and will announce on Thursday that Telstra Health – a division of Telstra – has been awarded the contract to manage a new national cancer screening register from next year. The lucrative contract, which one industry source estimated…

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Last-minute goal denies Sydney FC Asian Champions League spot

Last-minute goal denies Sydney FC Asian Champions League spot

Posted May 25, 2016 23:38:06 Photo:Substitute Hao Junmin netted in the 89th minute to destroy the Sky Blues’ hopes of a maiden quarter-final berth. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Related Story: Thompson’s Victory career over as Jeonbuk claim ACL tie A late Shandong Luneng goal has denied a 10-man Sydney FC a spot in the last eight of the Asian Champions League, holding them to a 2-2 draw Wednesday night. Substitute Hao Junmin netted in the 89th minute to destroy the Sky Blues’ hopes of a maiden quarter-final berth despite a gutsy…

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