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Premier meets with community leaders following Sydney siege

By at December 17, 2014 | 9:24 pm | 0 Comment

Premier meets with community leaders following Sydney siege

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello have today met with religious leaders to discuss measures being taken to maintain community harmony following the siege at the Lindt cafe in Sydney’s CBD. The meeting was attended by faith leaders representing the diverse religious communities of NSW as well as Deputy Police more...

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Remembering the victims of the Lindt Cafe siege

By at December 16, 2014 | 10:04 pm | 0 Comment

Remembering the victims of the Lindt Cafe siege

NSW Premier Mike Baird has announced flags on all NSW Government buildings will fly at half-mast today to honour those who tragically lost their lives in the siege at the Lindt café in Sydney's CBD. The Premier is also inviting people who wish to lay a floral tribute to the victims to do so at Martin Place. Condolence books will also be provided later today near the more...

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NSW Police , agencies have shown great professionalism in Martin Place incident : Abbott

By at December 15, 2014 | 8:27 pm | 0 Comment

NSW Police , agencies have shown great professionalism in Martin Place incident : Abbott

Reacting to today’s incidence at Martin Place .“I want to give you a brief update on the siege in Sydney. I have just chaired a meeting of the National Security Committee of the Cabinet, which was briefed by Premier Baird and Andrew Scipione, the New South Wales Police Commissioner, on the unfolding situation”, stated Tony Abbott. “This is a very disturbing more...

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‘We don’t know if it is a politically motivated incidence’: Abbott

By at December 15, 2014 | 7:51 pm | 0 Comment

‘We don’t know if it is a politically motivated incidence’: Abbott

A man is holding several people hostage at Martin Place cafe. Speaking about the incidence , Prime Minister , Tony Abbott stated, “I just want to make a short statement on the hostage incident in Martin Place in Sydney. New South Wales Police are responding. They are being strongly supported by Commonwealth agencies”. “We don't yet know the motivation of the more...

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