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What we know today, Friday June 11

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AG considering groundbreaking investigation into accused magistrate

Attorney General Vicky Chapman is considering recommending the establishment of the state’s first judicial act committee after complaining about the actions of a justice of the peace with five women sitting.

Ann Vanstone, a state anti-corruption commissioner who serves as a judicial commissioner, announced late yesterday that he had completed a series of complaints about a magistrate who was stranded last month awaiting an investigation.

“I advised the Attorney General today to appoint a Judiciary Action Committee to investigate and report these complaints,” Vanstone said in a statement.

“The complaint is related to a case involving five women who worked in different positions in court. The complaint lasts for about seven years. The security judge denies improperness.”

It will come later every day Last month, Vanstone revealed that it had begun a preliminary investigation into allegations of sexual harassment of a colleague in a district court judge in 2018.

In an interview with every dayAlice Bitmead, now a federal prosecutor, said she was “essentially sexual” and “very unpleasant” after a security judge repeatedly made her “essentially sexual” and “very unpleasant” statements during work dinners and business hours. He claimed that he was made to feel like a “sexual object.”

Chapman said he was considering the recommendations.

“I note the Commissioner’s official statements and recommendations,” she said. “I’m considering her recommendation now. There are no further comments at this stage.”

Walladale crash kills motorcyclist

A man died after a fatal accident in Walladale last night.

Emergency services were called to Morphett Road near Sturm Court after a car and motorcycle collided at around 7:40 pm.

A 19-year-old Elizabeth Downs man, a motorcycle rider, has died on the scene.

A 54-year-old Walladell man, a car driver, was not seriously injured but was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure.

Morphet Road was closed for several hours in both directions while the Major Crash Investigator was present at the scene, but then reopened.

The check revealed that the bike was stolen from Jeps Cross in April.

Brewer wins Top 40 Under 40 Award

Jack Cameron, co-founder and head of marketing for Pirate Life Brewing, received the 4th Annual Award. every day The 40 Under 40 Awards announced last night.

First Among Equals Award, sponsorship every dayPublisher Solstice Media recognizes young leaders who not only succeeded in their business, but also returned to the community.

Cameron, who helped set up a craft beer company with partners Michael’MC’Cameron and Jared’Red’ Proudfoot in 2014, became head of marketing, especially after Anheuser-Busch acquired the craft beer brewery in 2017. Achievements have been recognized.

Jury Chair David Rohrsheim welcomed the 2021 40 Under 40, including seven other award-winning people, and entrepreneur Michael Waite called on young leaders to “continue to evolve” in a keynote speech.

Honorary guests included South Australia Governor Hieu Van LeAC and opposition leader Peter Malinauskas MP.

A complete list of winners can be found here.

Australia and Singapore agree on travel bubble plan

Australia and Singapore initially agreed to undertake a travel bubble program that would allow students to return home.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison made a brief visit to Singapore on Thursday to meet with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

This was the prime minister’s first stop in Cornwall for the G7 summit, trade and security talks in London and Paris.

Morrison said Singapore is doing a “tremendous” job in working on COVID-19, and it’s time to introduce a system that allows both countries to open, similar to the bubble in Australia and New Zealand. Said. The position to do so. “

“It will take some time to reach that milestone, but as we discussed today, what prevents us from getting started on the task of implementing a system that creates such a bubble between Singapore and Australia? No, “he said. ..

“We talked about prioritizing allowing students from Singapore to return to Australia to complete their studies … and because it happens early, not later.”

Lee said at a joint media conference that the world is moving to the “next stage of the fight” in connection with the pandemic.

He said the “safe and calibrated” air travel bubble begins with mutual recognition of vaccine certificates.

“Once you’re ready, you can start with the air travel bubble and build trust between the two,” he said.

Brisbane approaches the 2032 Olympics

Brisbane is one step closer to securing the 2032 Summer Olympics with the official recommendation of the city of Queensland by the board of directors of the International Olympic Committee prior to the July 21 vote.

Brisbane was selected as the preferred host in February, and the Board’s proposal is now being sent to an IOC session ahead of next month’s Tokyo Olympics.

If the vote is successful next month, it will be Australia’s third largest city to host the Olympics after Melbourne (1956) and Sydney (2000).

IOC President Thomas Bach said the decision is now in the hands of IOC members who will vote on 21 July.

In a statement, Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates said, “Months of efforts between the three levels of government to obtain Brisbane 2032 before the IOC members who will make the final decision next month. Cooperation was seen. “

“It is the members who must convince the benefits of our ambition to host the third Summer Olympics.

“We have a fateful date.”

In the headline of the celebration of ideas that Stan Grant has restarted

Journalist Stan Grant, ABC medical correspondent Norman Swan, and a panel of Australia’s “Important Elders” will be performing at the restarted Idea Festival in Adelaide next month.

The last festival in Adelaide in 2018 was revived as part of the July Illuminated Adelaide Winter Festival, with the University of Adelaide hosting a lineup of 27 events.

The list of speakers announced today includes journalist Stan Grant, writer Clementine Ford, body image advocate Taryn Brumfitt, ABC horticultural leader Costa Georgiadis, and artists. Starring Gavin Wanganine, a retired soccer player, and Ben Shewry, a chef.

Held from July 15th to July 18th, the festival focuses on indigenous issues with a “bright future” theme.

Grant will give a Gladys Elphick commemorative speech on the importance of the Aboriginal flag in a copyright controversy 50 years after the Aboriginal flag was first raised on Victoria Square.

The festival is a mix of ticketed and free events.

Read the full text here.

Cats attack late to reduce power

Cat Jeremy Cameron scored five goals as he scored a 21-point victory at Adelaide Oval last night, another blow to Port Adelaide’s AFL Premiership qualification.

Cameron was a game breaker who scored three goals in the previous quarter, with Geelong winning 17.10 (112) to 14.7 (91) Thursday night.

The cat rose from the canvas twice. They recovered from 21 points in the middle of the second semester and created a 10-point lead in three-quarters of the time.

The lead disappeared rapidly at the beginning of the previous quarter when Port kicked three quick goals to steal momentum and a nine-point break.

However, brave Geelong soared again, scoring the next five goals, and Cameron put three of them into the slot.

“Jeremy can do something pretty special … (he) did what most players in the tournament can’t do tonight,” said Cats coach Kristin Scott.

Cats has solidified their grip in 3rd place with their 9th win of the season.

However, the power of 5th place fell to the 4th defeat, and all the defeats were contrary to the fantasy of the final match. West Coast, Brisbane, West Bulldogs, and now Geelong.

“We’re good, but not enough for the best team in the competition. We’re not going to hide from it,” said power coach Ken Hinkley.

Geelong’s Cameron’s output was supported by Tom Hawkins, who kicked 4.4, Gary Rohan kicked three goals and Brandamper Fit scored two goals.

Port forwarding Connor Rosey scored five goals, four of which were in the opening quarter and teammate Charlie Dixon scored four.

– Use AAP and Reuters



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