Australia WA’s wild west … Australian Christian Lobby returns … ScoMo’s worst listening face
Reverend Fred Nile to quit NSW politics, names Lyle Shelton as successor
Christian Democratic Party founder Reverend Fred Nile has announced he will retire in November after close to 40 years in politics.Christian Democratic Party founder Reverend Fred Nile will retire from NSW Parliament this year, with former Australian Christian Lobby boss Lyle Shelton slated to replace him.
Way out west The sheer numbers of the WA election continue to boggle the mind. It now looks as though the Legalise Cannabis Party will secure. If you add the , that means the upper house has more single-issue micro-parties than the lower house has Liberals.
This absurdity does double service for emperor Premier Mark McGowan. Firstly and most obviously, it makes the Liberals and the Greens (both completely wiped out — the Greens are now reduced to a single seat) look like total berks. But the prospect of a man who received 98 primary votes and will have to move back from the US to take up his seat to campaign for one issue (as Daylight Savings MP Wilson Tucker will) gives McGowan cover to do one thing he said he: reform the upper house voting system.
Jake Edwards flashes a shaka hand sign following intense workout
Married At First Sight groom Jake Edwards is struggling to find a connection with his bride Rebecca Zemek on the show. And the 32-year-old charity CEO appeared to be sweating out his frustrations during a break from filming the social experiment in Sydney on November 25. In pictures obtained by Daily Mail Australia, Jake was just spotted days before he awkwardly asked his bride if she was into him during their last date before their final vows.
These guys again? Why in the name of both-siderism is Q+A(ACL)? The group was nasty enough during the marriage equality debate, but at least it was defensible as a (another winning element of that winning policy). Since then, the ACL’s chief contribution to recent public debate is calling for Israel Folau’s reinstatement to the NRL. The relevance of this intervention was undermined somewhat when NRL chief Peter V’Landys pointed out that no teams had applied to hire Folau. He added that the ACL might be better off trying to do something about poverty or inequality, a perfect “get a proper job” slam that we can not top.
Women’s cabinet Who says Prime Minister Scott Morrison is a political chancer more adept at announcements and photo ops than addressing substantial political problems? After all, anyone who merely focused on the optics of any event would presumably have considered how it might look that pretty muchof the first meeting of the Women’s cabinet taskforce features Morrison talking, rather than listening.
Despite victory against VfB: Not too early BVB!
© Provided by 90min in the past, the BVB played one or the other good starting position. | Christian Kaspar-Bartke / Getty Images Borussia Dortmund won the top game of the 28th game of the VfB Stuttgart. The joy of the Borussen was huge. But before you break out at BVB in jubilation, you should practice in restraint and caution. Because the victory against the VfB was a costly bought. Mats Hummels had to be from the square with stomach problems. Captain Marco Reus got a blow to the hip.
Video: ALP’s ‘priority’ of Palestinian state will give ‘bad impression’ to Australian people (Sky News Australia)
Regardless, it’s nice that the Morrison government is now aware policy has a gendered dimension beyond whether women use roads — something we’ve beento out for .
ACTing up An intriguing point from theof The Canberra Times over the weekend:
At a public gathering outside the ACT Courts building on March 29 eminent speakers addressed public policy issues involved in the prosecutions of Bernard Collaery and Witness K for disclosure of the illegal bugging of the Timor Leste cabinet room by Australian government officials. Members of the public were shocked when a court official started shouting at them to stop photographing speakers.
Dominic West promises wife Catherine FitzGerald 'never to see, speak or work with' Lily James after scandal
Dominic West has vowed to never speak or work with Lily James again. The Affair star, 51, made the promise to his wife Catherine FitzGerald, 49, following the scandal surrounding her actor husband and James in Rome last year. The Affair star, 51, made the promise to his wife Catherine FitzGerald, 49, following the scandal surrounding her actor husband and James in Rome last year.
One speaker, Sister Susan Connolly, asked the court official to stop interrupting her address. Members of the public were appalled when the court official shouted back, almost drowning out the amplified voice of the speaker. This is not the first occasion when court officials have stopped photography of eminent speakers including members of the Commonwealth parliament … Is it really necessary for court officials to stop photography of eminent speakers at a public gathering outside the court building but well clear of the entrance to the court?
A good question. We asked ACT Courts whether it was standard for employees to involve themselves in public gatherings this way. Principal registrar Amanda Nuttall told us that ACT Courts media policy set out permitted filming locations.
“A clear pathway into and out of the court precinct must be maintained at all times, and persons operating video, photographic or audio recording equipment must not impede the pathway of persons entering or leaving the court precinct,” she said.
“It is usual practice that orderly conduct is maintained immediately in front of the court building to ensure that members of the public, including jurors, can access the building without obstruction.”
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Reverend Fred Nile to retire from NSW politics, names Lyle Shelton as successor .
Christian Democrat Fred Nile announces he will retire from the New South Wales parliament in November, after nearly 40 years in politics, with the head of the Australian Christian Lobby, Lyl Shelton, to take over.The 86-year-old has also chosen his replacement to be Lyle Shelton, who is the managing director of the Australian Christian Lobby.