Tag Archives: ALP

DRUGS IN SPORT RESPONSE ‘HYSTERICAL’ – Thursday May 30

– The Gillard Government has been accused of prematurely tarring thousands of sports people, as the high-profile drugs-in-sport operation is revealed to be at a much earlier stage than first suggested. Three months after the “blackest day in sport” media … Continue reading

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THOMSON HAS 100,000 FOOD REASONS TO BE SMILING – Friday May 17 2013

– Craig Thomson stands to pocket more than $100,000 from the Australian taxpayer by running as an independent. The scandal-plagued NSW MP has backed away from his explosive claim that Labor offered him a deal not to contest his NSW … Continue reading

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ARREST HORROR START TO LABOR CAMPAIGN – Friday February 1 2013

– Julia Gillard’s high-stakes election strategy was rocked when ex-Labor MP Craig Thomson was arrested on 149 fraud charges – including allegedly using union funds to pay for prostitutes. In a horrid start to the political year for the Prime … Continue reading

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PROBE URGED ON MP ‘OFFER’ – Sunday November 4 2012

– Tony Abbott faces calls for a police investigation into allegations he offered a posting to Queensland Liberal MP Alex Somlyay if he quit politics. Warning the alleged offer in 2010 could be in breach of the Commonwealth Electoral Act, … Continue reading

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THOMSON LAWYER SLAMS ABBOTT ‘INNUENDO’ – Thursday October 25 2012

– Craig Thomson’s lawyer, Chris McArdle, has lashed out at Tony Abbott, challenging him to produce evidence if he is making allegations of criminal wrongdoing by the MP or “shut his mouth”. Speaking after police raided Mr Thomson’s house and … Continue reading

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AGE HITS BACK AT DETECTIVES – Sunday January 1 2012

– “The Age” has issued a writ against Victoria Police investigators who raided its offices last month as part of an illegal hacking probe. In the writ lodged with the Supreme Court last month, lawyers for the newspaper accused investigators … Continue reading

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POLICE SWOOP ON AGE – Friday December 16 2011

– The hacking scandal engulfing “The Age” took a dramatic twist yesterday when detectives raided the newspaper’s headquarters and tried to seize equipment including computers. Police spent more than eight hours in the newspaper’s offices quizzing “The Age’s” editor-in-chief, Paul … Continue reading

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