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Brutal letter Andrews can’t hide from

18 minutes 31 seconds ago
Victoria’s barristers have written to Premier Daniel Andrews warning his government’s plan to lockup high-risk coronavirus spreaders could be illegal by breaching the state’s human rights charter.

Calls for Morrison to sack ‘disgraceful’ MP

18 minutes 31 seconds ago
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is under pressure to sack a senior minister after the Federal Court found he had engaged in unlawful conduct to keep a refugee imprisoned in a manner “which can only be described as criminal”.

Serious risk inside motorway tunnels

18 minutes 31 seconds ago
The risk of exposure to dangerous silica dust for workers inside two of Sydney’s motorway tunnels was so high that construction was halted for four days, it can be revealed.

Health insurance rises are coming

1 hour 19 minutes ago
The COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to health insurance premiums rising back in April this year, but now the delay is soon to be over as private health funds plan to increase their premiums from October 1.

ASX bounces back in broad-based rally

1 hour 19 minutes ago
The Australian share market staged a massive recovery after four straight trading days of losses dragged the bourse to a three-month low, with tech and industrial companies among the winners.

JobSeeker leaving pub desperate for workers

2 hours 19 minutes ago
Given the current unemployment rate, a Perth pub manager is perplexed at the lack of applications he’s receiving for six vacancies he has – and claims it’s because government handouts are too high.

Change to Woolies meat packaging

2 hours 19 minutes ago
In an effort to shift towards more sustainable packaging options, Woolworths has launched new recyclable paper meat trays across some of its own brand of beef cuts.

MCG in very different spring spotlight

2 hours 19 minutes ago
The MCG’s Great Southern Stand and Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade Visitor Centre are among a host of Victorian buildings short-listed for the nation’s top architectural prizes.

Big win for pubs and clubs

3 hours 20 minutes ago
Takeaway booze rules will be relaxed until at least the start of next year, allowing a multitude of hospitality venues to still operate while coronavirus restrictions stifle normal trading.

Nufarm books massive loss

3 hours 20 minutes ago
Seeds and crop protection company Nufarm has booked a massive full-year net loss after demand in Australia fell as drought reduced summer crop planting and poor seasonal conditions hit Europe.

Tech expert warns of ‘digital divide’

4 hours 21 minutes ago
A tech expert has warned that Australia is staring down the barrel of a new “digital divide” after the Federal Government announced that access to “ultra fast” internet would only be for people requesting high-speed plans.

Quick sale breaks suburb record

4 hours 21 minutes ago
A grand Roseville estate that wouldn’t be out of place on the set of Downton Abbey has been snapped up by a local family just seven days after it came to market.

Westpac tips budget day rate cut

5 hours 21 minutes ago
Westpac has placed its bets that the Reserve Bank of Australia will cut interest rates in October to stimulate the economy while financial pressures from the pandemic persist.

Myer trims board after shareholder revolt

5 hours 21 minutes ago
Myer has slimmed down its board and trimmed wages for those who remain after a veteran fund manager called for major changes to reflect the ailing department store chain’s tanking market value.
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