The Pickering Post
Thursday, 18th October 2018

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Clive Palmer's casino project in doubt

Mining magnate Clive Palmer has failed to get Queensland government support for his Sunshine Coast casino and hotel development.

Abbott queries 2013 election timing

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says the federal election must be called by August 2013 or voters will think the government is "cheating".

PNG MP to stop Manus Island centre

A prominent Papua New Guinea politician says he will take legal action to stop Manus Island detention centre being reopened, calling it unlawful.

Is the Prime Minister a crook? PART IV

Julia Gillard was in tears when she called Bruce Wilson to tell him she had been sacked from Slater & Gordon

Govt backs Houston panel's asylum plan

The government has endorsed an expert panel's recommendations on asylum seeker policy.

Expert panel recommends Nauru and Malaysia

Angus Houston's expert panel on asylum seeker policy has recommended offshore processing in Malaysia, Nauru and PNG's Manus Island.

Boats arrive as politicians await experts

Politicians of all stripes are sticking to their positions ahead of the release of an expert panel's report on asylum-seeker policy.

Is the Prime Minister a crook? PART III

It was a warm Sunday morning in Fitzroy in late 1992...

Hey Dad! star bailed for hearing

Hey Dad! TV star Robert Hughes has been granted bail by a London court while he awaits an extradition hearing on child sex allegations.

211 on latest asylum-seeker boat

Two navy patrol boats have gone to an area northeast of Christmas Island to assist an asylum-seeker vessel carrying 211 people.

Green-tape cuts on parliament's agenda

The federal parliament should deal with laws to cut green tape and protect whistleblowers in the public service before the end of the year.