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What's in a name? How recruitment discriminates against 'foreign' applicants

Since moving from Pakistan to Australia, Mariam Mohammed has gained a bachelor’s and a master’s degree, co-founded a social enterprise (teaching financial literacy to women) and made the Australian Financial Review&rsq...

Other Australians earn nothing like what you think. If you're on $59,538, you're typical

Mattz90/ShutterstockI’m guessing you earn less than A$200,000. And I’m guessing you think you’re missing out. People keep telling you so.On one side of politics Labor leader Anthony Albanese says anyone earning $...

What would sustainable tourism really mean for New Zealand? Let’s ask the river

The Whanganui River.www.shutterstock.comExcitement among Cook Islands tourism operators and officials at the opening of quarantine-free travel with Aotearoa New Zealand was understandable. The impact of the pandemic on the island ...

Weekend Times

Parrtjima opens in Australia’s Red Centre

Free event in Alice Springs will lift spirits every night until 20 September Parrtjima – A Festival in Light launched last night with an incredible display of lighting installations and ...

Prime Minister Interview with Peta Credlin, Sky News Live

PETA CREDLIN: Well, tonight, 26 year old Sarah Caisip is alone in a hotel quarantine room. Earlier today, as we've told you, she was allowed out of that hotel room to view the body of her d...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison Interviewed by Ray Hadley, 4BC

RAY HADLEY: The Prime Minister has been in contact with me. He's on the line right now. Prime Minister, good morning to you.  PRIME MINISTER: Good morning, Ray. HADLEY: I note, in your...

Car subscription offers part-time workers access to a car during COVID-19

New research commissioned by Carly, Australia’s first flexible car subscription provider, surveyed more than 1200 Australians and found that 48% of part time workers would consider car subs...

Eradicate Sugar To Aid Good Mental Health

It’s R U OK Day tomorrow, Thursday 10 September, the national day of action for people to check in with their peers, family and friends to see if they’re ok.  Twenty per cent of Austr...

Why Car Sharing is dominating Car Renting

Sustainability, budget, urban living, lack of parking – these are just a few of the reasons that many people are choosing not to buy cars in today’s environment. Some want to do somethi...

The modelling behind Melbourne’s extended city-wide lockdown is problematic

I totally support the goal of eliminating the coronavirus from Victoria and at the same time hopefully eliminating it from all of Australia. I’ve written a book making the case this is t...

Strong Australia panel interview with Kieran Gilbert

Kieran Gilbert, chief news anchor Sky News: The Business Council of Australia continued its Strong Australia series today. This time the spotlight on the city of Wagga. How are regional ci...

Lifestyle

Can Bitcoin become a real currency? Here's what's wrong with El Salvador's crypto plan

Salvador Melendez/APNayib Bukele, president of El Salvador, has got himself a pair of laser eyes – on his Twitter profile at least. Laser eyes are something social media users give themselves to show they love cryptocurrency...

It's not the Reserve Bank's job to worry about housing prices

Once again folks are pointing to the potential danger of Australia’s low interest rates.This week a poll of so-called “market economists” by ratings agency Fitch had only 12% of respondents in favour of the Reser...

World

Can Bitcoin become a real currency? Here's what's wrong with El Salvador's crypto plan

Salvador Melendez/APNayib Bukele, president of El Salvador, has got himself a pair of laser eyes – on his Twitter profile at least. Laser eyes are something social media users give themselv...

It's not the Reserve Bank's job to worry about housing prices

Once again folks are pointing to the potential danger of Australia’s low interest rates.This week a poll of so-called “market economists” by ratings agency Fitch had only 12% of...

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Politics

Republicans have used a ‘law and order’ message to win elections before. This is why Trump could do it again

In 1991, Donald Trump’s mother, Mary, was mugged on a New York street. As Trump’s niece recounts in her new book, the young assailant slammed Mary’s head into her Rolls Royce so hard...

Ensuring a consistent Australian foreign policy - Scott Morrison

The Morrison Government will introduce new legislation to ensure the arrangements states, territories, councils and universities have with foreign governments are consistent with Australian...

Prime Minister Press Conference Australian Parliament House

PRIME MINISTER: Good afternoon everyone. Today's meeting of the National Cabinet came during a week of what I'd describe of increased hope. This was a week of hope. We were able to speak of...



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