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Australia Labor calls on Prime Minister to act on embattled minister

03:15  07 december  2019
03:15  07 december  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Labor wants transcript of PM's police call over minister investigation

  Labor wants transcript of PM's police call over minister investigation Labor is pressing Scott Morrison for more details about his phone call with NSW's top cop over an investigation involving Energy Minister Angus Taylor. The prime minister rang NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller on Tuesday to discuss the investigation into how Mr Taylor's office came to provide a journalist with fake documents purporting to show Sydney City Council travel expenses.Afterwards, Mr Morrison told parliament that based on what the commissioner told him, he saw no need to stand Mr Taylor down as Labor demanded. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.

An EU mission dispatched to Malta to scrutinise the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia said on Tuesday that the prime minister should step down immediately, ramping up pressure on the island’s embattled government.

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Angus Taylor MP wearing a suit and tie© Elesa Kurtz Angus Taylor As embattled federal minister Angus Taylor prepares to escape attacks over his character while attending an international conference in Spain, politicians back home are still going toe-to-toe over his past.

Mr Taylor, the minister for energy and emissions reduction, is heading to Madrid for next week's United Nations-led climate talks.

He has faced months of interrogation by Labor over past companies he had been involved in, repeated accusations of misleading parliament and there has been a police investigation into documents he used to attack Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore over her travel expenditure.

Paedophile and ex-Labor minister Milton Orkopoulos paroled

  Paedophile and ex-Labor minister Milton Orkopoulos paroled The State Parole Authority announced its decision this morning.The 62-year-old, who served as the Aboriginal affairs minister under then-premier Morris Iemma, plied multiple young, male victims with cannabis, heroin and alcohol before sexually abusing them between 1995 and his arrest in 2006.

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Labor senator Deborah O'Neill Clare accused Mr Taylor of not meeting ministerial standards but says Prime Minister Scott Morrison continues to look the other way.

She said this week Mr Morrison sacked five department heads and dissolved entire departments.

"But he's still backing a minister who has got an absolute reputation for telling porkies," Senator O'Neill told ABC television today.

But Liberal senator Amanda Stoker defended Mr Taylor, saying Labor has spent the last two weeks throwing "mud and muck" at a good person in an effort to distract from the fact it doesn't know what it stands for.

"They are at war with themselves over their future direction and they will do anything to avoid having to reveal what they actually stand for," she said.

Protesters egg Malta’s justice minister as tensions mount over handling of investigation into journalist’s killing .
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said he would resign in January, but protesters want him to step down immediately.He ducked, but the egg struck his upper arm.

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