Wednesday, February 29, 2012

NSW:Main stories in ABC radio's 7.45 am news


AAP General News (Australia)
04-13-2011
NSW:Main stories in ABC radio's 7.45 am news

SYDNEY, April 13 AAP - Main stories in ABC radio's 7.45am news on Wednesday:

- The federal government will today promise that millions of households will be better
off under its carbon scheme.

- Barry O'Farrell says he can't rule out electricity price rises but he can rule out
shooting in national parks.

- Defence Minister Stephen Smith has been threatened by e-mail in the wake of the defence
force academy sex scandal.

- The defence department says its continuing to investigate links between serving members
and an anti-gay social media campaign.

- Religious and military figures in Afghanistan have strongly criticised Australia's
move to allow women in combat roles.

- Clubs Australia says it's outraged at suggestions it may be involved in a death threat
against anti-gambling MP Andrew Wilkie.

- The United States says NATO is achieving its goals in Libya, despite criticism from
European countries.

- Despite pleas by the new Ivory Coast president, reports are emerging of reprisal
killings in the capital Abidjan.

- Dozens of people have been injured in clashes with security forces in Syria.

- The ex-naval ship HMAS Adelaide will today be scuttled off the Central Coast to create
an artificial dive reef.

- South Sydney is stepping up its search for a new NRL coach after missing out on the
services of Wayne Bennett.

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