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At least 50 ICAC findings in doubt following High Court Cunneen ruling


At least 50 findings made by the Independent Commission Against Corruption over the past decade have been thrown into doubt by a High Court ruling on the watchdog’s powers, including findings against a barrister and a solicitor who misled courts in criminal cases. Premier Mike Baird will meet ICAC Commissioner Megan Latham this week amid the fallout from the High ...

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as there another Ivan Milat crime?


Notorious backpacker killer Ivan Milat was behind the shooting of a taxi driver in western Sydney in the 1960s when he was just 17 years old, Channel Seven’s Sunday Night has alleged.Milat became notorious in the 1990s after he killed seven backpackers and dumped their bodies in the Belanglo State Forest.In a joint investigation between Sunday Night and The West ...

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Talks toward Iran deal end positively


Sydney, 25 April 2015:Diplomats say the first round of Iran nuclear talks aimed at turning a tentative agreement into a final deal has been positive and indicates an agreement can be reached by the June 30 deadline.The United States and five other powers want Tehran to agree to long-term curbs on programs that can make nuclear arms. Iran denies wanting ...

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Houston says Aussies owe Anzacs great debt


Sydney, 25 April 2015: Sir Angus Houston hopes Australians take time to learn more about the ‘Anzac experience’ as the nation pauses for centenary commemorations.Six months after visiting Albany for the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first Anzacs, Sir Angus returned to the coastal WA town to honour their sacrifices.The retired Air Chief Marshall gave the keynote address ...

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Baird remembers flood victims and veterans

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Sydney, 25 April 2015: New South Wales Premier Mike Baird has acknowledged soldiers past and present – including two who lost their lives in the recent floods – at an Anzac ceremony in Sydney’s Hyde Park.Diggers Colin Webb, 79 and Brian Wilson, 72, had plans to march with their fellow war veterans on Anzac Day, when flash floods ripped through ...

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