Here is what Australian forces will do in the Solomon Islands amid internal unrest

Here is what Australian forces will do in the Solomon Islands amid internal unrest

More than 100 Australian police and troops are on their way to Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, after violent protests led to the destruction of buildings and the introduction of curfews in the country. The contingent of AFP officers and soldiers will be primarily aimed at curbing unrest in the capital and will … Read more

The unrest in the Solomon Islands gives Australia’s Pacific Step-up ‘an urgent blow

The unrest in the Solomon Islands gives Australia’s Pacific Step-up ‘an urgent blow

The great geopolitical competition of the 21st century is taking place on Australia’s doorstep. A decision by the Solomon Islands in 2019 to formally end diplomatic recognition of Taiwan and move to China is one of many factors blamed for riots in the capital Honiara. Previously, the Solomon Islands had only been among a handful … Read more

Former Labor MP Craig Thomson is charged with several counts of alleged multi-million dollar migration fraud

Former Labor MP Craig Thomson is charged with several counts of alleged multi-million dollar migration fraud

Former Federal Labor MP Craig Thomson was arrested on Wednesday at his home on the NSW Central Coast and charged with several fraud-related offenses. Former Federal Labor MP Craig Thomson has been charged with several fraud-related offenses. Thomson, 57, was arrested on Wednesday by Australian federal police officers at his home in Terrigal on the … Read more

Former Labor MP Craig Thomson accused of multiple offenses for alleged multi-million dollar migration fraud

Former Labor MP Craig Thomson is charged with several counts of alleged multi-million dollar migration fraud

Former Federal Labor MP Craig Thomson was arrested on Wednesday at his home on the NSW Central Coast and charged with several fraud-related offenses. Former Federal Labor MP Craig Thomson has been charged with several fraud-related offenses. Thomson, 57, was arrested on Wednesday by Australian federal police officers at his home in Terrigal on the … Read more

Court hears insult by Bret Anthony Chesworth, caught in Operation Arkstone jack, ‘particularly depraved’

Court hears insult by Bret Anthony Chesworth, caught in Operation Arkstone jack, ‘particularly depraved’

A pedophile from New South Wales, who was a member of a global network for child abuse, should be entitled to some leniency when convicted because he has contracted COVID and has become a basketball in prison, his lawyer says. Key points: Bret Anthony Chesworth has to wear a moon boot while dealing with difficult … Read more

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