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This program is live captioned by Ericsson Access Services. Welcome to 7.30. Tonight, is rape culture a problem on university campuses?

campuses?This video is absolutely disgusting. It shows attitudes that are denigrating to women and it has lyrics that glorify acts of rape. And administrator's report damns Clive Palmer's use of his company as a piggy bank.There's reputational issues here. But personal
there's also issues of potential personal liability.And has Donald Trump overplayed his hand?He is pretty much doing everything he can victory
to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory at this point.Also tonight, the Deputy Prime Minister Perth.
Barnaby Joyce will join us from Perth. But first, a video of a group of university students on a night out in Sydney has uncovered a disturbing campus culture denigrating women. The recording captured a large group of male students chanting a hideous song. The video emerged yesterday. The University of NSW has launched an immediate investigation and students on campus called a snap protest today. Tracey Bowden reports - and a warning, this story contains offensive language.

It was a boys' night out for a group of students from Baxter College at the University of NSW. The evening included a visit to a strip club.

James Dunn was there with fellow students last Friday night.Boys' night and girls' night are one of the big traditional events that he have woo' had for many years and I've enjoyed them for the last two years.

The video depicted a sort of chant that is used in I really think not just one college at this university, it is endemic to a lot is
of the colleges here, and the chant is - it starts with the phrase, "I wish that all the ladies" and ends with a variety of different gruesome metaphors that objectify women and glorify acts of rape.

The video emerged late yesterday and on campus today, furious students called a snap protest.We can't change a culture, we can't get better and do better, unless powerful people, powerful individuals see something and say, "This is not good enough".We don't tolerate glorifying rape, we do not tolerate being sexist and objectifying women in this campus. The video is absolutely disgusting. It shows attitudes that are denigrating to women. It shows - there are lyrics that glorify acts of rape. It's completely revolting that this kind of behaviour has been allowed to take place in the colleges and it's something that women in the women's collective outraged
have strongly showed they are outraged by.Were you part of this chant that night?That night? Yes. Can you just explain why you would do that?So, I came from a rural country town, very impressionable, two years ago when I began UNSW and Baxter College so I walked into the culture that is Baxter and was taught these chants as part of the culture that we have here and something we do as a night out. As a whole college, both males and females.Baxter College is a co-Ed recurrently facilities on the university's grounds. The boys' night out was an approved university event but the Dean of the college was appalled by what went on. What do you think of the video?It's absolutely abhorrent. I think it's unacceptable and I think that kind of behaviour goes against everything that the university stands for and the college stands for, as well.Some students told 7.30 that the chant is well-known and is an accepted tradition - even the girls are known to take part. It makes me feel uncomfortable that a culture exists like that at the place that I live. But in the same, it's something that both genders have participated in. I'm not ashamed to say I've participated in it as well.This has been going on for years, the students tell us. You can't be doing a very good job? Right, well, disagree because this is a space in college where we have a lot of things going on that the students can work within and the space that we provide them for running events and running initiatives that they run, we see successes every year.

When you look back on it and you think about the words that you are saying, it is really appalling, for me, saying those things and for everyone for condoning them as the norm. I think, uhm... I think many people don't think about why they're saying it or what they're saying.The student who filmed the chant didn't want to speak to us on camera, but says his motivation was to bring light to the issue and make sure it doesn't happen again. He also wants the university to take appropriate action. Students at the university are concerned the sentiments expressed in the video are part of an alarming misogynistic culture on campuses around Australia. A national union of students survey published in February in year found that 73% of women had experienced some form of sexual harassment during their time at uni. 27% had experienced sexual assault.We do not tolerate sexism on our campus. We do not tolerate sexual violence and sexual harassment and sexual assault. That we need to keep seeing happen but it's so important we continue to keep fighting to open a really inclusive dialogue about these issues and not let them get swept under the carpet.The University of NSW says it has zero tolerance for the offensive behaviour. What might happen to these young men?There is a range of consequences. Now, the student code of conduct at the university - that the university has, there's a number of consequences, including expulsion to suspension and a range of other punishments.I do regret that the fact that the video was filmed and brought to light in the way it was, but I don't regret that this issue was brought up to our attention and now we get the chance to fix it in the future and make a better culture within the university. There have definitely been a lot of cases that have been kept under wraps, a lot of times that these issues have been shoved under the institutions.
carpet for the reputation of institutions. It's very serious and we want the university to take this very seriously.

Tracey Bowden there. A damning report into the collapse of the Queensland Nickel plant today ruled the company had been treated like Clive Palmer's piggy bank. The administrators have recommended the operating company be wound up and they found a litany of questionable transactions and dodgy management practices. The report has increased pressure on Mr Palmer and on the Federal Government, which is being asked to help the out of pocket workers. But the collapse has fallen hardest on the people of Townsville, as Mark Solomons reports.

I've seen fully grown men down on their knees crying. And... Most of us don't know how to cope with a fully grown man.What Clive Palmer has done for us - I'm ashamed that I've done something to help him rob some of my workmates.I've got food for you.This is some of the fallout from the collapse of Clive Palmer's Queensland Nickel refinery near Townsville. OfYou are absolutely awesome.Oh, that's great.Sacked worker Joe has turned his house into a food distribution point for hundreds of fellow workers now struggling to make ends meet. workers now struggling to make ends
meet.We started off with a small food drop and it has just grown and grown and grown from there. Probably two weeks ago we started this and it's just growing and growing and growing every day. Every day's a different proposition.She wanted your number so she has got that.Trish Stevens is the partner of another sacked worker. She has become part of a grassroots support network helping increasingly desperate workers feed their families.Well I've got to keep going, I've got heaps to do. We'll probably be doing this for the next 12-18 months I reckon.If they get food they can save money and that money can be spent on mortgages or mortgages or cars or anything like that.Today, administrators delivered a scathing report on the way the plant has been managed, accusing Clive Palmer and his nephew, the company's managing director, of acting recklessly.Now I do absolutely not excuse the conduct of Clive Palmer.I would say, assuming he re-nominates, I think the electors of Fairfax will cast a very stern judgement on him. Administrators have even raised the possibility of a criminal breach of carries
director's duties by both men that carries a jail term of up to five years. When the plant went into Palmer
administration in January, Clive Palmer denied any involvement in the company.I have been busy on electorate business. I'm employed by the people of Australia to make sure I do a good job for them and that is what I have been doing.But the administrators today said Mr Palmer appeared to have acted as a shadow director at Queensland Nickel at all times since 2012, causing significant detriment to the company and failing to avoid conflicts of interest.There's some very big issues for Clive Palmer. There reputational issues here, but there's also issues of potential personal liability dependent upon litigation.(APPLAUSE) That's because hundreds of millions of dollars were shifted out of Queensland Nickel and into the tycoon's other enterprises, including his political party. Today, the administrators called the plant, "The Palmer empire's piggy bank".Effectively Queensland Nickel paid more than $21 million in political donations to the Palmer United Party and what the report essentially says is that that was an extraordinary percentage of all donations made to all political parties in 2014 and 2015. Was that in the best interests of Queensland Nickel?It puts Clive Palmer and his companies under even more scrutiny.What we're looking at at the moment in relation to relation to Queensland Nickel is the
the issue of corporate donations, the issue of shadow directors and finally the issue in relation to corporate reporting.We could be talking about many, many millions of dollars being reclaimed by Queensland Nickel from Clive Palmer-related entities for the benefit of the unsecured creditors of Queensland Nickel. benefit of the unsecured creditors
of Queensland Nickel.Among those unsecured creditors are the sacked workers who want their entitlements paid and the plant restarted. But there's little comfort to be had on either front. The administrators say that after taking over the plant from mining giant BHP in 2009, Clive Palmer halved spending parts
on maintenance, leaving some key parts of the plant at risk of parts of the plant at risk of
collapse. What sort of state is it in, the plant, now?Dire straits. Dire straits. There's that much rust in the place, they have been putting lids of plastic buckets to patch holes, bits of plastic, just to patch holes and keep the plant going.The administrators also warned that unsecured creditors, including workers owed redundancy payments, can only expect to see half of what they're owed - at half of what they're owed - at
best.Please believe that someone cares.That's increasing calls for the Federal Government to provide some kind of financial safety blanket through its fair entitlements guarantee scheme.What I would like to see now is the Federal Government take that on board and get the processes in place to pay out the entitlements guarantee to all those employees. Certainly the government has a strong interest in the strong interest in the report released today, because although the fair entitlements guarantee scheme, quite understandably in the first instance, is there to financially assist the employees, that's not the end of the story, if you like, because the government then looks to see whether money that it has paid to employees can be claimed back from any of those who might be who might be in breach of the law. Clive Palmer declined an invitation to appear on ABC 7.30, but he took this pre-emptive swipe at the way the story is being reported.Let's get Clive Palmer off the political budget,
scene because he stopped the 2014 budget, he saved this country from obliteration by the Abbott Government. That's all - it's about politics, it's not about countless people who have lost their jobs. Creditors will meet on April 22 to vote on whether to follow the administrator's recommendation and liquidate Queensland Nickel. The Federal Government today said it would consider releasing support money sooner than that - but it's all leaving a bad taste in Townsville.I worked for Clive Palmer and I will never believe promises like that because the spirit of me is broken from Palmer telling all these lies and I distrust everyone now.Mark Solomons with that report. The Federal Opposition is keeping up pressure for a royal commission into the banks with several Coalition MPs breaking ranks to support the idea or at least say that the option should not be ruled out. Some of the strongest advices are National Party MPs and senators. The leader of the Nationals and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce joins me now from Perth. Welcome to the program.It's great to be on.Just on that last story, are is Clive Palmer still a parliament?
fit and proper person to be in parliament?Really, that is a question for his electorate and I'm certain they will have a very harsh view on how things have transpired. I hope Mr Palmer is being straight with everybody about how he acted. My thoughts are with the 550 employees - they're the people we need to look after. If it goes beyond the sort of unnecessary colour of Mr Palmer to the lives and futures of those people, we're considering now the guarantee, their entitlements guarantee. If that is paid out, it will be the biggest payout in Australian we
history so let's try and make sure we try and treat these people with respect. Mr Palmer can speak for himself, I think.Those workers are owed something like $74 million - if the company is liquidated, they would be very lucky to get half so the Federal Government is going to make up the difference?I'm not going to make the call for another minister. Mind you, we are and
considering that report right now and we are very aware of the issues of North Queensland, very aware of the concerns that are happening throughout the Bowen basin and throughout the mining industry and Mr Palmer, unfortunately, was a very unnecessary add active to the hurt that was happening there. We have to make sure we look after are
their jobs and their future and we are considering the report now.OK. The government has decided to push ahead next week with the abolition of the road safety tribunal when parliament is recalled. Have you got the numbers?Yeah, the road safety tribunal, that's a given. What this is is a mechanism to put mum and dad operators in the trucking industry, whether they are furniture removalists, cattle operators - I was talking to one the other day, Maggie Welsh from Katingle, these people need to be treated with respect and this is another catastrophe the previous Labour Government that came forward with this policy that is driving these mum and dad operators out of the industry. They are going broke under this legislation and we must do everything in our power to fix it. It is the...The government has made that point several times over recent days and, in fact, only 48 hours ago the government said it would push to freeze this pay deal and then it would seek a mandate to push ahead with the abolition of the tribunal if it was re-elected but now there has been a change of heart to get rid of it heart?
straightaway. Why the change of heart?Because we listen to the people who come into our office. We listen to the people who have been contacting us. We listen to Lorry's transport of Manila and other small operators and they are saying clearly to us, we need to do something about it and we need to do it as quickly as possible. So as soon as we get back to parliament we will be immediately going about the process of trying to make sure that these people stay in a job. Have you got the numbers?Now, that is a question really for the Labor Party, for the Greens, who brought this in in the first place and the independents who brought this in in the first place.But you are the government and you have to get the definitely get
numbers to get it through.We will definitely get it through the lower house, don't worry about that. Where we worry about it is where we run into Labor, the Greens and other independents, and the people who brought this in in the first place and we have to have our discussion with Senator Nick Xenophon, who was part of this when it first came in and say, look, really and truly, this is a and
catastrophe and it's - you can go and see the hurt on these people's faces and we know that we must act immediately. I'm doing everything in my power to make sure that we bring this as quickly as possible to a conclusion, so that these people can get back to work. It's just mad - they did it with the live cattle trade, they've done it with mum and dad owner-operators and the next iteration is whatever their - their housing policy, which is the rental version of the Hindenburg waiting for a match.It has been said a royal commission into the banks is reckless, by association are your Nationals reckless?Well, you have to get proper discovery. But we have APRA and ASIC. They have greater powers actually than a royal commission because a royal commission can only discover the evidence and then prosecution.
present it to another body for prosecution.Sure but the question I asked - are your colleagues reckless by saying this is a good idea, or should the option still be available?If you want something to happen immediately I wouldn't be going to a roims. The only people who are the beneficiaries of that are the solicitors where it goes on for years. If there are issues that need to be dealt with and dealt with immediately, ASIC and APRA have the powers of discovery and is
the powers of prosecution and that is vastly more than a royal commission has. That is why we want to get the ABCC back into the building trade so we can get the - better
the building site so we can get better oversight there. That is why we fight for these things. So where there are areas where the bodies can do the job, we don't need a royal commission. In areas where another
that has been removed, that's another question.On your point about ASIC, the ASIC chief, Greg Medcraft, today seemed to be pleading for more money and he indicated that the ASIC's proactive investigations had really been curbed given the funding cut it copped in 2014. Are you looking to boost its funding again?Well, if we were, that would be something that goes through the expenditure review committee, which I'm on. Which met todayThat's right, I'm on it. And that would be disclosing by omission or confirmation what is happening in the expenditure review committee and I don't intend to do that. Quite clearly, though - and he is correct in the point that this.
ASIC has the powers to deal with this. ASIC hats both the investigatory powers and the -- has both the investigatory powers and the powers to prosecute and you can do it right now. You don't need to have a whole sort of rolling royal commission because we already have a body that can deal with this.OK. The Prime Minister is off to China tomorrow, meaning you are acting Prime Minister from tomorrow night. What stance will the Prime Minister need to take in China to encourage more Chinese investment in property, while not wanting to stoke sort of sensitivities back investment?
home about increased foreign investment?Well, it is a culmination of a week where we encourage investment between our two countries. They're worth about $150 billion to us, so it's incredibly important. They are a large Australian partner. In the agricultural sector alone, it is $9 they
billion. This is nearly double what they were in 2010. We have the free trade agreement through with China. We are doing everything within our power to make sure we get more business. There's about 1 million tourists that year that come from China. And this money is what helps underpin our economy and keeps our people in work. Now, I want to make sure that we do that. We want to do the
it always on our terms, always on the terms of making sure we look after our people and our people's interests. But we must trade. We must trade to survive because we just don't have the population ourselves to sustain the standard of living that we all expect in our hospitals and our schools. There has got to be somebody somewhere else buying our product and China is the largest country that does this.Deputy Prime Minister, thank you for joining us from Perth tonight.You're welcome. Establishment Republicans in the United States are finally seeing a chink in the armour of the once-invincible Donald Trump. After a series of gaffes and a bad loss last week in the Wisconsin primary, the brash businessman is no longer guaranteed to win the Republican nomination. Those leading the various anti-Trump campaigns are ramping up their efforts to take advantage of what looks like a moment of weakness ahead of next week's crucial New York primary. But as Washington correspondent Zoe off
Daniel reports, he has been written off before, only to rise again. (CHEERING) Donald Trump is suddenly on the defensive.The new thing is, how do we stop Trump, everyone is trying to figure out how to stop Trump.He remains the clear frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination but he doesn't look invincible anymore. His racially charged and sexist rhetoric has sparked anger and lately he has also tripped himself up with inconsistent, inaccurate and controversial statements.Do you believe in punishment for abortion, yes or no, as a principle?The answer is that... There has to be woman?
some form of punishment.For the woman?Yeah,

They are late to the fray but now a range of forces are arrayed against him, from grassroots activists to establishment Republicans and big money lobby groups and they're all hoping to exploit this late moment of weakness. Even the media is getting involved - this kroergs front page from the Boston Globe parodies a future Trump presidency. I hope Donald Trump is on a downward slide, but I've hoped that been
for the past six months and I have been wrong but I hope at least at this point he has peaked.He has been able to control his destiny in this race, he is someone positioned to win the nomination and he is doing pretty much everything he can to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory at this point.Tommy Dimassimo is a habitual protester. Today he is joining Ohio's students, who want more say in the running of their university. Meanwhile, he is facing charges for this - rushing the stage at a Trump rally last month.So, my goal was to sort of shake up the narrative that Trump is just this tough, you know, unshakeable, unmovable man who can say whatever, do whatever, and no-one will test him. And obviously we saw from his reaction, as soon as someone jumped the fence, the mask fell off and he was a scared man. His power only exists if we don't challenge it.Tommy is part of a growing anti-Trump movement of disparate groups who oppose his policies on things like the deportation of Mexicans and the temporary banning of Muslims.Trump picks on workers and widows.But there's a more structured campaign behind
going on, too. Both publicly and behind the scenes. The Club for Growth is a conservative-free enterprise super-pack, or political action committee, with 100,000 members. Its funds come mostly from wealthy Republican donors and so far it has spent around $9 million on ads to try to sway voters who There
want something new in Washington. There is a sense right now of, we will stick with Trump, and this notion of sort of burning it all down at any cost, even if it's taking the controls of the plane and nosing it into the ground at this point, there seems to be a willingness to send Washington that kind of message, no matter how loud or disruptive it is.Is it now too late to stop Donald Trump?We don't think so but we really feel like a against
lot of the view that has been against Trump, a lot of the groups and organisations that are now speaking up, we wish they had come in earlier and not just let his lines repeated over and over again and getting tons of our media stand as the rule on who he is.Ryan Williams is one of those framing the establishment strategy. A former adviser to 2012 Republican candidate Mitt Romney, he collects political licence plates - but he can't predict whose will be the next one on this wall.The top one, that's the plate that was on Reagan's limo when he was inaugurated in 18991.His name has been coming up a Laytonly?It has. I think Trump said before he could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and not face charges and I think that might have been accurate at one point but now the shine is off and Trump is mortal and people will continue to keep pounding him.One of those doing just that is legendary Republican commentators Bill KristolIt's a breath of fresh once.
air, it's exciting to hear him once. The second time you think he has good points. The third and fourth time you realise there's no depth at all.But people have hesitate?
written him off before, do you hesitate?I totally hesitate to do him, I'm one of the ones who said, how can you insult veterans and disabled people and women? And it turned out it was all water off a duck's back.A part of the problem for the Republican establishment is that some of what Trump says resonates, even with progressives and, after all, he is in the lead process.
as the result of a democratic process.Trump has crossed from decency towards facism with a lot of his violent, racist and sexist rhetoric. That's unacceptable in our politics. Conservatives Republicans should reject that. At the same time we reach out to those who are drawn and support Trump because he is speaking some truth when he talks about the corruption in the political system and how the economy is rigged against everyday people.Democracy Spring represents a coalition of groups marching on Washington this week calling for reform to the political system. So having Donald Trump and Bernie conversation
Sanders, has that sparked that conversation in a way?Certainly, yeah. It had already started but it has gotten a lot more people involved in the conversation, I think.So productive in some ways? Yes, yeah, definitely, and scary in others.Donald Trump will end up with the most delegates from the primary process - but he can still be thwarted if he doesn't get the 1,237 delegates he needs to be guaranteed the nomination. Back room deals mean many of the delegates will be supporters of rival candidate Ted Cruz and in a contested convention, that may knock Donald Trump out. How great is the danger of a perception that democracy has been thwarted by the establishment in the Republican party?Well, democracy is about getting a majority of the vote and if Trump does not get the 1,237 nomination,
delegates needed to secure the nomination, he failed to do that. There's concern that riots might break out if Republicans manipulate the system to prevent Trump from winning. But a victory may cause its own form of upheaval.As a citizen, I'm allowed to contest that, just on the basis of incompetence. You have no political experience and I have a right to say that you are not qualified.Get him out of here! Boy, oh boy. Donald Trump is still ejecting protesters from his rallies, as he campaigns in New York ahead of next week's crucial primary.We're supposed to be - you vote and the vote means something, alright? Today, winning votes doesn't mean anything.But even though he heads into it the favourite, it's clear he has got a fight on his hands, to
with those determined and mobilised to stop him. Zoe Daniel reporting there from Washington. That's all we have time for tonight. Thanks for your company. I hope you can join me again tomorrow. But for now, goodnight. Captions by Ericsson Access Services

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