Shannon Bennett’s staff lost their tips if they broke things or failed tests, ex-employees say

Shannon Bennett’s staff lost their tips if they broke things or failed tests, ex-employees say

Updated May 19, 2018 05:21:18 Photo: Shannon Bennett opened Vue de monde in 2000. (Vue de monde) Related Story: Prestigious restaurant underpaid workers hundreds of dollars a week: some former staff Related Story: Workplace watchdog probes prestigious restaurant pay claims Former employees of celebrity chef Shannon Bennett say their share …

‘Clearly failed’: Pauline Hanson blasts citizenship survey she lost 90% to 10% | Australia news

Pauline Hanson has complained that foreign interference ruined the results of an online survey on One Nation’s proposed changes to the citizenship test, in which 89.8% of respondents were against and 10.2% were in favour. In February Hanson introduced a private member’s bill largely mirroring the Coalition’s failed attempt to …

Logan City councillor failed to declare campaign donations for more than two years

Logan City councillor failed to declare campaign donations for more than two years

Updated May 11, 2018 08:00:21 A prominent Logan City councillor did not declare more than $10,000 in campaign donations for more than two years, including gifts from a planning firm, property developer and a Taiwanese investment corporation, the ABC can reveal. Key points: Councillor Russell Lutton amended his donations declaration …

Child protection services ‘failed’ two-year-old girl allegedly raped in Tennant Creek, report finds

Child protection services ‘failed’ two-year-old girl allegedly raped in Tennant Creek, report finds

Updated May 09, 2018 21:23:05 Photo: The Tennant Creek community was left reeling by the alleged incident (ABC: Bridget Brennan) Child protection services “failed” a two-year-old girl allegedly raped in the outback town of Tennant Creek, and provided “inadequate and ad-hoc” support, an independent report has concluded. The Children’s Commissioner, …

‘Snowball effect’ contributed to failed search for Canberra father found dead

‘Snowball effect’ contributed to failed search for Canberra father found dead

Updated May 04, 2018 16:21:07 Photo: Tahadesse Kahsai left Calvary Hospital in a confused state, the inquest heard. (Facebook: Help Find Tad) Related Story: Email typo impacted search for missing man later found dead Bad luck, coupled with several systemic failures played a role in the 2015 death of Canberra …

Finland’s failed basic income trial exposes timeless welfare reform dilemma

Finland’s failed basic income trial exposes timeless welfare reform dilemma

By Gigi Foster Updated May 01, 2018 05:11:17 Photo: Participants of the basic income trial in Finland could be engaged in any activity, or not engaged in any activity, and still receive cheques. (Reuters: Ints Kalnins) Finland recently cooled on its so-called “universal basic income” experiment of replacing traditional unemployment …

Northern Territory Police deny ‘institutional racism’ to blame for failed murder investigation

Northern Territory Police deny ‘institutional racism’ to blame for failed murder investigation

Posted April 19, 2018 17:39:55 Photo: Louise Rankine and Casper Green are hoping the inquest will get to the bottom of what happened to their daughter. (ABC: Jane Bardon) Related Story: ‘It would be different if she was white’: Police accused of discrimination over Indigenous case Northern Territory Police have …

Israel Folau has failed as a role model with his Instagram comments on gay people

Israel Folau has failed as a role model with his Instagram comments on gay people

By Katharine Gelber Posted April 18, 2018 13:02:09 Photo: Folau has failed to appreciate the special responsibilities he carries as a role model for young people everywhere. (AAP: David Moir) Much has been made of Wallabies star Israel Folau’s comment last week on Instagram that gay people needed to “repent …

Apple says Facebook has failed on privacy, and Mark Zuckerberg has returned serve

Apple says Facebook has failed on privacy, and Mark Zuckerberg has returned serve

Updated April 03, 2018 13:17:05 Facebook has failed to protect its users’ data. Apple only serves rich people. That’s essentially the war of words that’s broken out between tech titans Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal that has seen Facebook’s share price …

Serial’s Adnan Syed granted retrial after court finds lawyer failed to investigate potential witness

Serial’s Adnan Syed granted retrial after court finds lawyer failed to investigate potential witness

Updated March 30, 2018 11:23:19 Photo: The murder trial of Adnan Syed was the subject of the first season of the Serial podcast. (Reuters, file) A US appeals court has ordered a retrial for Adnan Syed, whose 2014 murder conviction was questioned by the popular Serial podcast, concluding his lawyer …