Bob Hawke has been remembered as a leader who loved Australians at a state memorial service in Sydney and a man stopped at Sydney airport trying to travel to Islamic State territories has been handed a five-year good behaviour bond.
The late Bob Hawke has been farewelled at a Sydney Opera House memorial, the Australian man accused of the Christchurch mosque shootings has pleaded not guilty to all charges, and a senior NT police officer committed to stand trial on rape charges.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Thousands of people gathered at Australia’s Sydney Opera House on Friday as a state memorial honored former prime minister Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker, who died last month aged 89. Hawke, who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, enjoyed extraordinary popularity throughout and after
Bob Hawke was farewelled with laughter and tears as thousands gathered at Sydney’s Opera House for his memorial.
June 14, 2019. Arrivals at the state memorial service at the Sydney Opera House for former prime minister Bob Hawke, who died on May 16. Those to arrive at the service include Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Kerry Stokes, Labor figures Tanya Plibersek, Penny Wong, Bill Shorten, Governor of WA and former Labor leader Kim Beazley, former Prime Minister
The man accused of the Christchurch mosque attacks has pleaded not guilty to all charges, the Adani coal mine has been given the green light, and a state memorial service for former prime minister Bob Hawke is being held in Sydney.
Watch live as Bob Hawke is remembered at his memorial service.
Scott Morrison will also be at the memorial service. In fact, we are expecting quite a few former prime ministers. It will make for quite the pic. Over at the Opera House, I’m told it is quite packed, with some of the labour movement’s biggest names queuing politely to enter. Preparations for the public memorial for Bob Hawke at The Sydney Opera House