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Commission Investigating Former Premier Gladys Berejiklian Commences

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has commenced their inquiry into former New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian today. The hearings will investigate whether Ms Berejiklian breached the public trust during her relationship with then NSW member of Parliament, Mr Daryl Maguire. So, what exactly will these hearing involve and what does the former Premier…

End of Lockdown in NSW Sets New Standard

New South Wales will ease restrictions significantly to allow residents greater freedoms this week. Following high rates of vaccination among the eligible population, the state’s Premier has opted to open up the community for vaccinated residents after months of lockdown. NSW’s Premier Dominic Perrottet announced on Saturday the state had reached an important milestone: 80…

Cryptocurrency approaching formal regulation as major Ethereum upgrade advances

A senate inquiry led by Liberal Senator Andrew Bragg is approaching its final stages and prepares to make its recommendations around the regulation of the burgeoning cryptocurrency space in Australia. With some reports suggesting up to 1 in 5 Australians own or intend to own cryptocurrencies, regulation is almost inevitable. Regulation may further accelerate broader…

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Prime Minister’s COP26 Response Surprises Prince Charles, Among Others

As Glasgow prepares to host COP26 commencing on October 31st, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is yet to announce if he will be in attendance. COP26 is said to be the most important climate change meeting since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015. Addressing concerns over the Prime Minister’s potential involvement, Foreign Minister Marise Payne…

India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue Marks Relationship Shift

After previously agreeing to elevate their relationship, the inaugural India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue held in September was a promising start for the two nations. Following a meeting between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi (India) and Scott Morrison (Australia), both countries committed to enhanced collaboration across a broad range of areas. This came to fruition in September…