Mintabie locals to fight permanent eviction

A frontier opal mining town in remote South Australia prepares to fight the State Government over moves to permanently evict its residents.

Brandis says office changed handling of correspondence after Lindt Cafe siege inquiry

Federal Attorney-General George Brandis argues his department has already changed its handling of correspondence in the wake of the Lindt Cafe siege, despite fiery criticism from Labor senators saying he had failed to deliver on Senate recommendations from 2015 over the handling of a letter from gunman Man Haron Monis before the siege.