April 2015

Published a story 24th Apr 2015 5:48 PM

ONE of the five Australian teens allegedly involved in a terrorism plot planned for Anzac Day in Melbourne will seek bail during court hearings next week.

Anzac Day terror teen aims for bail

ONE of the five Australian teens allegedly involved in a terrorism plot planned for Anzac Day in Melbourne will seek bail during court hearings next week.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2015 5:36 PM

PENSIONERS and retirees have urged the Federal Government to start a major review of all retirement income issues.

Council of Ageing calls for retirement income review

PENSIONERS and retirees have urged the Federal Government to start a major review of all retirement income issues.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2015 5:32 PM

A STUDY has revealed up to one in four Australians older than 50 have experienced age discrimination at work in the past two years.

Quarter of workers aged 50+ face age discrimination

A STUDY has revealed up to one in four Australians older than 50 have experienced age discrimination at work in the past two years.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2015 9:14 AM

THE nation’s health system is set for a wide shake-up, with Sussan Ley opening the door to a wide review of all Medicare-subsidised tests and treatments.

Taskforce to review Medicare-subsidised tests and treatments

THE nation’s health system is set for a wide shake-up, with Sussan Ley opening the door to a wide review of all Medicare-subsidised tests and treatments.

Published a story 20th Apr 2015 8:38 PM

TONY Abbott will urge Turkish leaders to address the nation’s porous borders in an effort to stop Australians fighting with Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

Abbott to raise Turkey border issue during Gallipoli talks

TONY Abbott will urge Turkish leaders to address the nation’s porous borders in an effort to stop Australians fighting with Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

Published a story 8th Apr 2015 10:51 AM

TREASURER Joe Hockey has approved the takeover of one of Australia’s biggest engineering firms, John Holland, by a Chinese construction company.

Joe Hockey approves Chinese takeover of John Holland

TREASURER Joe Hockey has approved the takeover of one of Australia’s biggest engineering firms, John Holland, by a Chinese construction company.

Published a story 8th Apr 2015 8:48 AM

FEDERAL Labor has backed a national taskforce on ice, but warned health and education must be a key part of the Abbott government strategy.

Tony Abbott launches taskforce to fight ice epidemic

FEDERAL Labor has backed a national taskforce on ice, but warned health and education must be a key part of the Abbott government strategy.

March 2015

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 5:36 PM

UNIONS are pushing for the minimum wage to be increased by $27 a week, while business wants only a $5-a-week raise in submissions to the annual wage review.

Minimum pay battle heats up between unions and business

UNIONS are pushing for the minimum wage to be increased by $27 a week, while business wants only a $5-a-week raise in submissions to the annual wage review.

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 4:33 PM

A SENATE inquiry has called on a remodel of the Crime and Corruption Commission and a series of reviews of Newman government-era decisions.

PUP inquiry finds review needed into Newman govt decisions

A SENATE inquiry has called on a remodel of the Crime and Corruption Commission and a series of reviews of Newman government-era decisions.

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 7:55 AM

THE Abbott Government, Labor and Palmer United Party combined their votes to pass the controversial data retention bill in parliament last night.

Labor helps LNP and Palmer United pass surveillance laws

THE Abbott Government, Labor and Palmer United Party combined their votes to pass the controversial data retention bill in parliament last night.

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