Australia’s spy agency warned government Israel embassy move could provoke violent unrest | Australia news

Australia’s spy agency warned ministers that Scott Morrison’s proposed shift in Middle East policy to relocate the embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may “provoke protest, unrest and possibly some violence in Gaza and the West Bank”. Guardian Australia has obtained an Asio bulletin, marked secret, AUSTEO (Australian eyes only), circulated on 15 …

Peter Dutton denies ‘personal contact’ with former police colleague in au pair saga – politics live | Australia news

I am stepping aside from the Wentworth preselection. I believe the Liberal party should preselect a woman and my withdrawal can pave the way. The allegations made by the member for Chisholm genuinely shocked me. Julia Banks is an incredibly impressive woman who has made it in the upper echelons of corporate Australia. Julia Banks’ …

Oh dear! A brief history of politicians who tried to dance

In honour of UK prime minister Theresa May’s brave attempts at dancing in Africa recently, we take a look back at the many times world leaders and other politicians have shaken off the shackles of good judgement and let loose Continue reading… Source Link

Solicitor general says Dutton likely to be eligible but ‘some risk’ high court would disagree – politics live | Australia news

Andy Vesey, the chief executive of AGL Energy, is stepping down. AGL told the stock exchange this morning that Vesey was no longer a member of the board. Just two weeks ago, as rumours swirled about Vesey’s tenure, he declared he had “no intentions of going anywhere.” But now AGL has replaced Vesey with an …