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Residents to have say on nuke sites: Jay

The Advertiser - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The consultation will start in mid-July after the findings of the first Citizens' Jury discussing the Nuclear Royal Commission recommendations about increasing SA's role in the nuclear fuel cycle. The Royal Commission, headed by former governor Kevin ...
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Royal commission: Jury behaviour study raises possibilities of major reform

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Royal commission chairman Peter McClellan said the question of holding joint trials - as opposed to separate hearings, where juries are not made aware of similar allegations against the same defendant - is one of the issues that has "troubled our ...
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Vic backs disability royal commission

Yahoo7 News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Victorian disability carers ignored rape allegations and didn't tell police about staff who attacked patients, according to a report that backs calls for a royal commission into the sector. "There were some very traumatic stories and they covered every ...

Banking royal commission is popular, not populist

Eureka Street (registration) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Demands for royal commissions usually bark for a while and die with a whimper, the potential targets yawning all along. The Labor Party demand for a royal commission into the banking and financial industries, however, has caused the government and ...
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The banks hate Labor's royal commission idea because it might work

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The banks are leery about Labor's plan for a royal commission into misconduct in the banking and financial services industry, but if the commission gets the right brief, it could work.

Incest survivors call for a second child abuse royal commission

The Age - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Some are angry a royal commission was established to investigate institutional responses to child sexual abuse, without investigating incest, when incest accounts for nearly half of all sexual abuse cases involving girls and one-fifth involving boys ...

Sex abuse royal commission fails test of fairness

The Australian - ‎May 20, 2016‎
At the time, it was known that the royal commission appeared to be taking a special interest in George Pell relating to his time as a priest in the Catholic diocese of Ballarat in the 1970s and early 80s, as auxiliary bishop in Melbourne in the late ...
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Kit Siang wants Royal Commission set up on MA63

Free Malaysia Today - ‎May 29, 2016‎
KUALA LUMPUR: DAP Parliamentary Leader Lim Kit Siang has urged Prime Minister Najib Razak to push for the establishment of a Joint Royal Commission (JRC), chaired by a Sabahan and a Sarawakian, to work with the Federal Government and the two ...

Inquiry into Australian Defence Force abuse will hear survivors recount harrowing tales

NEWS.com.au - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse announced on Monday it would hold a hearing next month.

FSU calls for banking royal commission to focus on staff remuneration

Banking Day - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The Finance Sector Union yesterday took a stand on how to shape the royal commission into banking and finance proposed by the Labor Party.

Community tribute to John Hennessey

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎8 hours ago‎
John Hennessey holds a picture of his mother after giving evidence to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Perth.

Shorten socks it to the banks

The Australian - ‎8 hours ago‎
The ALP, he noted, would have a royal commission into banking and the government was giving banks $7.4bn in “handouts”.
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Jamie Clements to face court, accused of misusing electoral roll

The Australian - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Mr Hudson appeared as a witness at the trade union royal commission, which investigated the relationship between Mr Belan's National Union of Workers and Mr Hudson's gym, the Ultimate Training Centre at St Marys.
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Malcolm Turnbull used the debate to reintroduce himself to voters. Picture: Tracey Nearmy

Herald Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
“Malcolm wants to give the banks a $7 billion tax cut, I want to give them a royal commission,” said Mr Shorten. These sharp lines are ammunition for Shorten but he still needs an economic framework to hang it on.
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One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has called for a Royal Commission into Islam

Courier Mail - ‎May 24, 2016‎
In a series of Donald Trump-inspired policies, Ms Hanson wants a royal commission into whether Islam is “a religion or a political ideology”, a ban on new Islamic schools and CCTV cameras installed in existing mosques.

Breaking the silence

Ballarat Courier - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ms Hatcher said a black cloud was hanging Ballarat during the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse hearings as a years of pain were brought to the surface.

How not to reduce government spending

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
We could cut the funding and staff of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (until the opposition demands a royal commission into bank misbehaviour) and the Tax Office (until the punters get wind of how little tax the big multinationals ...
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Mortgage broker salad days are numbered

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The salad days when top-performing mortgage brokers could enjoy holidays in exotic places paid out of the commission income earned from writing home loans would appear to be numbered.

CFMEU robs from other workers

The Australian Financial Review - ‎22 hours ago‎
In the real world, the monopoly supplier of labour for the construction industry whose business model of intimidation and thuggery was exposed by the royal commission into trade union corruption has demanded more money from building companies at a time ...

Turnbull's philosophy is bamboozling the media

The Australian - ‎22 hours ago‎
The erudite John Kidd (Letters, 28/5) asks why the Coalition is silent on the issue of union thuggery and the recommendations of the Heydon royal commission. I suspect there is a simple answer - leave the most powerful arguments until closer to ...
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