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It’s happening: Sweden and Finland officially submit for NATO membership

Both countries will have to wait and see if their submission is successful. Source: Shutterstock. On May 18 Finland and Sweden officially submitted their application to join NATO amid the Russian invasion on Ukraine. The Nordic nations made the submission after several weeks of internal meetings and conferences, ultimately deciding to join the treaty because…

Morrison concedes “I don’t hold a hose, mate” quip not helpful

The Prime Minister appeared on A Current Affair to be grilled by host Tracy Grimshaw. Source: Supplied Prime Minister Scott Morrison has today acknowledged his now-infamous quip in response to criticism for taking a holiday whilst bushfires raged throughout Australia “wasn’t helpful”, as he continues to make a late attempt for people to reassess his character. Mr…

Queensland health system in dire straits over staffing shortages and rising flu cases

The current ambulance ramping and health “crisis” is worrying politicians and officials in Queensland. Source: David Crisafulli (Twitter) Queensland Health Minister Yvette D’Ath has today admitted that the state’s hospital system is not adequately coping with the sheer weight of numbers, and there are now fears that the incoming flu season will only make matters…

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Craig McLachlan partner accused of presenting “untrue evidence” according to defence

The couple have denied all allegations against them, including falsifying evidence and indecent assault. Source: Craig McLachlan, Facebook. The actors wife has been accused of falsifying evidence in court to aid her husbands defamation trial against several Australian media outlets. Claims were made by the defence representing the ABC, Nine Entertainment and also Christie Whelan…

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South Australia ICAC slams “corrupt” driver licensing industry

Some examiners allegedly threatened students with failure unless they paid a bribe of over $2000. Source: A Grade Driving School South Australia’s Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) has tabled a shock report of driving test instructors accepting or offering bribes, threatening students with failure and allegedly passing drivers who made critical errors in their practical…