He complained the case was primarily handled by a "junior staff member" rather than by the president, Gillian Triggs, or one of her close aides.
Mark Kenny The Wire's arch drug lord Avon Barksdale was philosophical in the face of a long jail sentence: "You only serve two days, the day you go in, and the day you get out". You'd think this mentality could work best for parties consigned to the opposition benches. But no. These days, its governments that feel most hemmed in, constrained at every turn by the crushing weight of febrile politics, internal divisions, anaemic growth, and inevitable disappointment.For Malcolm Turnbull, and indeed most governments recently, Barksdale's advice seems most apposite. Although in Turnbull's case, even the day he won was pretty terrible, marred as it was by something of a hissy-fit.
Sean Nicholls, Jacob Saulwick "That is the biggest issue people raise with me in Sydney," says newly installed Premier Gladys Berejiklian.
Sean Nicholls Mr Gallacher has been sitting on the crossbench since being forced to resign as police minister in 2014.
Isobel Cootes A woman has been hit by a truck, as she got out of her car in Sydney's south on Monday afternoon.
Rachel Olding She was a cocktail-loving, smiling "bright bubble of joy" who was on the up in the insurance industry.
Isobel Cootes A second person has died after two cars crashed head-on in Sydney's west last week.
Esther Han Gladys Berejiklian's day started in the most ordinary of ways – catching a bus to work.
Melanie Kembrey A Sydney massage therapist who allegedly sexually assaulted a female client will claim he thought he had her consent, a court has heard.
Peter Hannam Sydney is heading for its hottest ever January at least for overnight temperatures.
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