Monday, 20 January 2014

Making migrants settle in regional areas and other front pages from the Australian papers

20-01-2014 cm

The Courier-Mail can reveal the Newman and Abbott governments are discussing a quota system to funnel arrivals into cities such as Cairns, Townsville and Rockhampton to promote growth.”
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20-01-2014 aus“WATER will be sold back to farmers on the Murray-Darling river system in a controversial decision to sacrifice some of the federal government’s vast reserves after a $3 billion spending splurge on irrigation rights. Setting up a new flashpoint in environmental policy, the Abbott government has backed the sale of millions of litres to farmers and irrigators in a tender to be unveiled today to raise cash.”
20-01-2014 dt“THEY are the men and women entrusted to uphold the law but 437 NSW police officers have criminal convictions to their name. Among them are 14 inspectors, five senior sergeants, 80 sergeants, 236 senior constables, 20 probationary constables and 13 student officers. Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione (pictured) said he had no tolerance for officers who committed serious offences. However, one officer has twice been arrested; once for assaulting an off-duty officer and the second time for crashing a car while trying to elude a breath test. He has since been promoted and is now the acting crime manager in one of the state’s alcohol-fuelled violence hotspots — Kings Cross.”
20-01-2014 smh“The state’s largest and most violent venues face paying tens of thousands of dollars a year to keep their liquor licences, under a proposal being taken to cabinet on Monday… Under the scheme, a version of which Hospitality Minister George Souris will take to cabinet, venues would pay a periodic fee based on factors such as trading hours, capacity and licence type. The higher the risk, the higher the fee.”
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