LNP promise to duplicate part of M1, while Premier stuck in traffic

LNP promise to duplicate part of M1, while Premier stuck in traffic

Updated November 04, 2017 15:49:13 Video: Labor’s campaign bus gets stuck on busy arterial road on way to campaign announcement (ABC News) Related Story: M1, Gateway Motorway funding deal finally reached Related Story: LNP not committing to its own M1 congestion buster At the same time the Liberal National Party promised a new alternative for south east Queensland’s often gridlocked M1 motorway, the Premier and her campaign bus were stuck on the busy arterial road. LNP Leader Tim Nicholls has promised $500 million for a four-lane motorway between Stapylton and…

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Netflix boots Kevin Spacey from House of Cards

Netflix boots Kevin Spacey from House of Cards

Updated November 04, 2017 16:14:22 Video: Kevin Spacey has been the star of House of Cards since it debuted in 2013. (Photo: Netflix/House of Cards) (ABC News) Netflix says it is cutting all ties with Kevin Spacey after a series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault. In a statement, the streaming service said it would not be involved with any further production of House of Cards that includes him. A spokesperson for the network said Netflix would work with the show’s production company Media Rights Capital to evaluate whether…

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Aboriginal artist uses Australia Post mailbags to push land rights message

Aboriginal artist uses Australia Post mailbags to push land rights message

Posted November 05, 2017 09:26:55 Photo: The work of Mumu Mike Williams is a powerful statement about Indigenous land ownership. (ABC RN: Georgia Moodie) An Indigenous artist from the remote APY Lands in South Australia is using his fame to push his political message about land rights to a wider audience. Mumu Mike Williams has gained notoriety in the art world for his subversive use of Australia Post canvas mailbags. Mr Williams’ work contains images and words, both in English and his native Pitjantjatjara to make powerful statements about Indigenous…

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Trump's bogus Clinton allegations assault rule of law

Trump's bogus Clinton allegations assault rule of law

Like Trump’s recent calls for an investigation of Uranium One, this demand is nonsense — and his push for criminal investigations of his adversaries is a shocking violation of our democratic norms. Let’s begin with the “Tweeter-in-Chief’s” response on Thursday to the claim that Clinton used a joint fundraising committee to control the DNC during the presidential primaries: “This is real collusion and dishonesty. Major violation of Campaign Finance Laws and Money Laundering – where is our Justice Department?” The reality is that there was no violation of campaign finance…

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Bishop fits the bill

Bishop fits the bill

JULIE Bishop may not have said so, in so many words, but her message was undeniably clear: I am able, and ready to lead. From the moment Bishop landed in Perth a week ago, agreeing to my request to be photographed and interviewed regarding her four-day stint as Acting Prime Minister, the Curtin MHR had a not so subtle message for her political colleagues — and the public. “I am, in order of precedence, the most senior Coalition member after the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister and there is…

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