‘I didn’t know what was going on’: Women share harrowing stories unheard by Canberra maternity inquiry

Sarah Wilson wasn’t aware of the ACT parliamentary inquiry into Canberra’s maternity services until it was too late to make submissions. Now she is sharing her story. Warning: This story contains content that could distress some people.

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Fears government’s draft religious freedom bill overrides Tasmania’s anti-discrimination laws

Human rights advocates fear the Tasmanian Government’s failure to make a submission against the Federal Government’s religious freedom draft bill would severely undermine the state’s anti-discrimination laws.

         October 07, 2019 at 11:31PM https://ift.tt/333M0KC

The Turkish defence ministry has posted a tweet saying all preparations for a possible military operation into northeastern Syria are completed

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‘Crawling further into a big hole’: Plan to close outback jail has locals fearing for the future of their town

Business owners at Ivanhoe in outback NSW are staring down closure if a plan to shut the jail goes ahead, and say the jail inmates make a huge contribution to the community.

         October 07, 2019 at 11:12PM https://ift.tt/30VrYjK

‘Crawling further into a big hole’: Plan to close outback jail has locals fearing for the future of their town

Business owners at Ivanhoe in outback NSW are staring down closure if a plan to shut the jail goes ahead, and say the jail inmates make a huge contribution to the community.

         October 07, 2019 at 11:12PM https://ift.tt/30VrYjK

‘Moron’ protesters criticised for wasting ‘valuable emergency services’, as person hangs from bridge

Police are trying to negotiate with a person hanging on a harness 10 metres from the underside of Brisbane’s Story Bridge as peak hour traffic builds.

         October 07, 2019 at 10:18PM https://ift.tt/2p2lnH2

‘Moron’ protesters criticised for wasting ‘valuable emergency services’, as person hangs from bridge

Police are trying to negotiate with a person hanging on a harness 10 metres from the underside of Brisbane’s Story Bridge as peak hour traffic builds.

         October 07, 2019 at 10:18PM https://ift.tt/2p2lnH2

Trump boasts of ‘great and unmatched wisdom’ in Turkey threat

The US President promises to destroy the Turkish economy after criticism from within his own party for withdrawing from Syria and abandoning US-allied Kurdish forces.

         October 07, 2019 at 10:13PM https://ift.tt/33cJLoq

Trump boasts of ‘great and unmatched wisdom’ in Turkey threat

The US President promises to destroy the Turkish economy after criticism from within his own party for withdrawing from Syria and abandoning US-allied Kurdish forces.

         October 07, 2019 at 10:13PM https://ift.tt/33cJLoq

Keeping power prices low is crippling Synergy and experts warn of a reckoning to come

A massive loss posted by WA power retailer Synergy will likely either lead to electricity price hikes or a taxpayer bailout, but the WA Government is insisting its reforms will save the day.

         October 07, 2019 at 10:10PM https://ift.tt/2Iwr4nI