He says this ongoing fiasco, highlights the need for well thought out policies, to make the government sector work more effectively and reduce the likelihood of such situations recurring. We will implement these structural changes and significantly improve accountability measures to restore public faith in the government sector. Sadly if their recent record is any indication, it will simply be another poor band aid measure," says Mr Dunne. We are building on our offering with new In-depth Engaged Journalism platform - thedig. The bill already includes a cap on the total cost of borrowing, which means people taking out high-cost loans will never have to pay back more than twice the amount they originally borrowed, including interest and fees. This includes ensuring that the Act works better for certain groups, such as complainants and witnesses in sexual violence and family violence cases.
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Judge Michael Wigney found in April that The Daily Telegraph publisher, Nationwide News, and journalist Jonathon Moran were reckless in their reporting that Rush had been accused of inappropriate behaviour during a Sydney theatre production of King Lear. The judge ruled that a poster and two articles contained several defamatory meanings, including that the actor was a sexual predator. He also ruled that the publisher failed to prove that there was any truth to these accusations. New Zealand Herald. Subscribe to Premium. Sign In Register. On the go and no time to finish that story right now?
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That has prompted some concern that families of the 50 killed , or the survivors still in serious condition, might not be eligible for financial help from their insurers. But insurers said, even if the victims had policies that contained the exclusion, they would not use it. Gail Costa, chief executive of Cigna, which bought ANZ's insurance business, said her company would honour all claims from customers who were affected by the mosque attack. Where they exist we would not decline a claim for victims of a terrorist attack. Naomi Ballantyne, managing director of Partners Life, said the exclusion was only in her company's medical policy.
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