Union boss Kathy Jackson withdrew $50,000 from her union slush fund and gave it to her former husband, a corruption inquiry has heard.
It was a sultry summer evening as Alice Ephraimson-Abt, a bright 23-year-old, waited to board the Asian aeroplane that was to take her to start a new life halfway across the world. She grabbed her father, Hans, for one last hug before jumping on to the plane. Just hours later, the passenger jet was shot down by the Russian military. Two hundred and sixty nine innocent people perished in the attack.Read More >
Joe Hockey has revealed that in the past three months the minerals resource rent tax (MRRT) raised just $600,000.
Tougher controls on costs, lower spending on humanitarian disasters and an increase in income has helped bolster Oxfam's finances.Read More >
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Hard Working Americans singer Todd Snider just wants to keep it real with their audience -- wherever they are. “I try to remind myself that any one venue is not more special than where I’ll be next month," he tells Billboard. "It’s all a microphone to me. You open your heart wherever you go. Sometim…