Entries by Matt McDonald

World Cup boycott not on says Foreign Minister

Update @ 3.30pm: After earlier leaving the door open to a potential boycott of the World Cup in Russia, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop now says it’s not being considered. The Foreign Minister was asked about a possible boycott of the tournament during a media conference about the expulsion of two Russian diplomats. She responded saying […]

Gold Coast Council strike action to go ahead

A planned strike by some City of Gold Coast Council workers will go ahead this week but unions have agreed to suspend industrial action during the Commonwealth Games. Workers including administration and counter staff, planners, librarians, engineers and inspectors will stop work on Thursday over stalled pay negotiations. Council applied to the Queensland Industrial Relations […]