David Feeney

Type: Person
Name: David Feeney
Title: Private Secretary - Office of the Prime Minister (Ireland)
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Canberra Airport boosts security as Opposition investigates air marshals

Canberra Airport has ramped up its security measures in the past month.A spokeswoman declined to release details of the increased measures but said the tweak was "not in response to anything in particular" and was not expected to slow travellers."People ... [Published Canberra Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Turning Japanese: Australia’s next-gen submarine u-turn

2014 will be a landmark year for Australia's submarine service. Submariners will celebrate 100 years since the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) first submarine entered service during World War One. This year will also see the government make key decisions ... [Published Naval Technology - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Abbott warns of substandard submarines if Australian-made prioritised

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has refused to commit to allowing Australian companies to publicly compete to build the next generation of submarines, saying the last thing the navy wants "is a substandard submarine".Amid signs the government is preparing ... [Published WA Today - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Now Bill must show us what he stands for

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten must start selling himself if he wants to lead the country, writes Ellen Whinnett. Picture: NEWSCORP Source: News Corp Australia ON Monday it will be a year since Bill Shorten was elected over Anthony Albanese to lead the ... [Published Herald Sun - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

CCTV money not pork-barrelling: McCormack

Suggestions that $500,000 worth of federal funding for Wagga's CCTV rollout were delivered as part of a pork-barrelling scheme by the government have been dismissed out of hand by member for Riverina Michael McCormack.SUGGESTIONS that $500,000 worth of ... [Published Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-crime prevention funds mostly allocated to Coalition electorates

The Abbott government has been accused of "rampant pork barrelling" over a $50 million crime prevention program that has so far seen nearly 90 per cent of the money spent in Coalition electorates.The Commonwealth Auditor-General is investigating management ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Australia All Set To Join The U.S Coalition For Air Strikes In Iraq: Cabinet Nod Expected Any Time

AustraliaReutersBishop also said, even though Australia would involve in the strikes against ISIS in Iraq, it will stay out of Syria as the framework is different there. One more hitch is that Australia does not recognise the Syrian government.Preparations ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: Australia, Coalition, Syria, Iraq
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Australian forces prepare for action

Australia's mission in Iraq is ramping up with cabinet expected to sign off on deploying troops and give the go-ahead for air strikes within days.Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says mentoring Iraqi and Kurdish forces remains the focus, but she hasn't ruled ... [Published Sky News Australia - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 4 reports

Julie Bishop says Australia could join air strikes on IS in a matter of days

Australia is poised to join air strikes on Islamic State militants in Iraq in a matter of days, while the nation's attorneys-general and police ministers will meet next week to be briefed by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation and the federal ... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Nationals MP George Christensen calls Green activists 'terrorists'

One of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's MPs has lashed green groups, including Greenpeace, as "terrorists" and in a bizarre speech to Parliament has declared radical green groups as the greatest terror threat to North Queensland.Nationals MP George Christensen ... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Branches close and more to go on Medicare hit list

Medicare branches around Melbourne are on the Federal Government’s hit list. Picture: Kylie Else Source: News Limited MEDICARE branches in shopping centres across Melbourne are being shut down, forcing customers to go to Centrelink office to access services. ... [Published Herald Sun - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Bill Shorten warns against buying ‘home brand’ Japanese submarines

Bill Shorten addresses shipbuilding workers in Adelaide on Tuesday. Photograph: Michael Ramsey/AAPBill Shorten has warned that buying “home brand” Japanese submarines will imperil Australia’s national security and push jobs offshore.The Labor leader ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]

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Canberra Airport boosts security as Opposition ... [Published Canberra Times - 15 hours ago]
Turning Japanese: Australia’s next-gen submarin... [Published Naval Technology - Oct 23 2014]
Tony Abbott warns of substandard submarines if ... [Published WA Today - Oct 16 2014]
Now Bill must show us what he stands for [Published Herald Sun - Oct 09 2014]
CCTV money not pork-barrelling: McCormack [Published Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser - Oct 06 2014]
Local issues looming in the battle for Macedon [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 04 2014]
Anti-crime prevention funds mostly allocated to... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 04 2014]
Don’t abandon SA’s shipbuilding skills [Published Adelaide Now - Oct 01 2014]
Australia All Set To Join The U.S Coalition For... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 30 2014]
Australian forces prepare for action [Published Sky News Australia - Sep 28 2014]
Air strikes agreement imminent (The West Austra... [Published West Australian - Sep 28 2014]
Julie Bishop says Australia could join air stri... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 28 2014]
Iraq deployment decision in days: Bishop [Published WA Today - Sep 28 2014]
Australia could join air strikes in Iraq in a m... [Published Gloucester Advocate - Sep 28 2014]
Australia could join air strikes in Iraq in a m... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 28 2014]
Nationals MP George Christensen calls Green act... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 25 2014]
​Nusra Front ‘kills Lebanese soldier’, promises... [Published Russia Today - Sep 20 2014]
Branches close and more to go on Medicare hit list [Published Herald Sun - Sep 17 2014]
Ceremony marks Australia’s first World War I ba... [Published Herald Sun Leader - Sep 16 2014]
Bill Shorten warns against buying ‘home brand’ ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
We must get value for money on submarines, says... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
Initial preparations for Red Cross Gala eased b... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 26 2014]
Seat of the week: Maribyrnong [Published The Poll Bludger - Jun 27 2014]
Labor frontbenchers back union reform [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 02 2014]
Palmer Township man faces theft charge after st... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Mar 16 2014]
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Seat of the week: Maribyrnong [Published The Poll Bludger - Jun 27 2014]
Red and blue numbers respectively indicate size of two-party majority for Labor. Click for larger image. Map boundaries courtesy of Ben Raue at The Tally Room . Bill Shorten’s electorate of Maribyrnong has covered a shifting area around Essendon in ...
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