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Fugitive wanted by the Australian Federal Police

The AFP is appealing to the public for information on Tony Haddad, who is a person of interest to the Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (FAST). The AFP FAST is seeking any information about Mr Haddad’s current location. His last known location was in the south-western Sydney area, but there is a chance he could be anywhere in Australia. It is

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Assistant Commissioner Bodnar advises of contract awarded for new offshore police patrol vessel 

Assistant Commissioner Specialist Support Adrian Bodnar said that the contract for the 23.9 metre vessel has been awarded to Australian aluminium boat builder, Fine Entry Marine of Western Australia. The new vessel is expected to arrive in Tasmania in early 2024. Fine Entry Marine previously successfully delivered the PV Cape Wickham, which has been patrolling Tasmania’s waters since 2017. “The design and

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A 21-year-old man is expected to face Perth Magistrates Court today charged by the Western Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team with possession of child abuse material. 

The man was charged on 28 April 2022 after officers searched his home in a southern Perth suburb and allegedly found child abuse material on a number of electronic devices. The arrest was the result of an investigation launched after the AFP received a report from the United States’ National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The report identified

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More jump ship at Southern Cross Care

“It has been well reported the turnover at Southern Cross Care SCC from frontline staff, corporate managers and Facility Managers but this is an absolute double whammy” says industry insider. “After losing the Chief People Officer in August 2021, the Acting Executive Manager People and Culture in January and the Exec for Maintenance of extended sick leave – Two Senior

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Report slams Victoria triple-zero service 

Victoria’s ailing triple-zero call service will be rebranded, brought under government control and its board disbanded after the COVID-19 pandemic exposed systemic failings. The long-awaited report into the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority, led by former Victoria Police chief commissioner Graham Ashton, was released by the state government on Thursday. The damning 80-page review, commissioned last year after reports of the

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Disgraceful scum jailed in WA for beating cat to death

A 28-year-old man has been jailed for 12 months after beating a cat to death, becoming the first person in Western Australia to receive an immediate jail term after being convicted of animal cruelty. A second 27-year-old man, who filmed the incident, has also been charged and will face court next month. The Tongan nationals were in Australia fruit picking on

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The potential move by Washington to stop Russia’s debt payments to US investors will not impact the country’s financial reputation, the deputy chairman of Russia’s Security Council and former president, Dmitry Medvedev says

The former president says the country will still be viewed as financially reliable “The Americans are still thinking of preventing Russia from paying off our debt obligations in dollars. Not the worst decision for us. Everyone understands that this is a political default, not a financial one,” Medvedev stated. “Russia is capable of repaying any of its obligations in any

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Russia ranks unfriendly nations – The US and its allies have destabilized global energy and food markets with their sanctions, top official claims

The list is headed by the US, with 1,983 distinct sanctions placed against Russia, according to Volodin’s count. It is followed by Canada, Switzerland, Britain, the EU as a single entity, Australia and Japan. Russian State Duma chairman Vyacheslav Volodin has published on social media a list of “unfriendly nations” ranked by the number of anti-Russian sanctions they have imposed. “They are the

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Half of Russia’s gas buyers agree to pay in rubles – Russia’s deputy prime minister says they have already opened accounts with Gazprombank

Approximately half of Russia’s 54 gas importers have opened ruble accounts with Gazprombank in compliance with Moscow’s newly introduced payment rules, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday. “According to my information, about half [of the buyers] have already opened special accounts in our authorized bank – in foreign currency and rubles – in order to ensure the receipt

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Azov commander boasts about gruesome photos of executed civilians – Ukrainian neo-Nazi gloats over brutally killed opposition activists, wishes their fate on all “traitors”

A Ukrainian officer who at one point commanded the notorious neo-Nazi Azov regiment has gloated on social media over graphic photos of dead members of an opposition party. The activists “disappeared” from the Ukrainian-held city of Severodonetsk in early March and appear to have been extrajudicially executed, with Maksim Zhorin implying such a fate awaits all “traitors.”  “This is what the ‘Patriots for

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Western actions damaged food security – Ukraine-related sanctions made the existing problems worse, an ambassador to Washington claimed

Global food security is currently under threat due to the “incompetent macroeconomic decisions” of the West and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said on Thursday. “The problems arose long before the start of the Russian special operation in Ukraine. They were aggravated by the wave of unilateral, illegitimate, anti-Russian sanctions, which undermined trust in

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