Major ‘Moogy’ Sumner to challenge Downer and Sharkie in SA seat of Mayo

Major ‘Moogy’ Sumner to challenge Downer and Sharkie in SA seat of Mayo

Posted May 18, 2018 07:29:49 Photo: Ngarrindjeri elder Major Sumner has long historic ties to the seat of Mayo. (ABC News: Isadora Bogle) The Greens have likened the upcoming by-election in the South Australian seat of Mayo to “groundhog day”, saying it will again be fought over the River Murray, …

Ebola virus: Congo moves to ‘next phase’ as outbreak reaches major city

Ebola virus: Congo moves to ‘next phase’ as outbreak reaches major city

Posted May 17, 2018 18:27:04 The Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has entered “a new phase” after a case of the deadly virus was detected for the first time in the northwest city of Mbandaka, home to a population of about 1 million people, according to the country’s health …

Live export review recommends major reductions in sheep numbers on Middle East-bound ships – Politics

Live export review recommends major reductions in sheep numbers on Middle East-bound ships – Politics

Updated May 17, 2018 09:25:22 A Federal Government-ordered review into live sheep exports has recommended a major reduction in animals on ships bound for the Middle East during the dangerous hot months in the middle of the year. Key points: Major recommendation from review is to increase space for sheep …

Trucking industry blasts underspending on rest stops, fears it will take major accident to spark change – ABC Rural

Trucking industry blasts underspending on rest stops, fears it will take major accident to spark change – ABC Rural

South Australia’s trucking industry has slammed a lack of funding for vehicle rest stops, saying it could take up to 50 years before there are enough stops to meet the Government’s own standards. According to the SA Road Transport Association (SARTA), Federal Government requirements stipulate there must be an available …

Major supermarkets investigating worker claims of ‘slave’ conditions at major flower supplier

Major supermarkets investigating worker claims of ‘slave’ conditions at major flower supplier

Updated May 11, 2018 20:04:49 Photo: Workers say the pressure is so great that they are forced to breach health and safety standards just to meet demand. (ABC News: Tom Joyner) The country’s three biggest supermarket chains have said they will investigate claims made by workers of exploitation and bullying …

Healthcare, roads and biosecurity major regional winners in 2018 Federal Budget – ABC Rural

Healthcare, roads and biosecurity major regional winners in 2018 Federal Budget – ABC Rural

A focus on improving road and rail transport, better access to health services and strengthening agricultural exports are key budget measures targeted at regional Australians. But with poor connectivity in so many rural places, the number one item on many budget wish-lists, better telecommunications access, has gone unanswered. “In addition …

Australian journalist suggests ‘major backer’ promised to help win $344,000 case against Cambodian newspaper

Australian journalist suggests ‘major backer’ promised to help win $344,000 case against Cambodian newspaper

Posted May 02, 2018 18:20:07 An Australian who was awarded $344,000 for wrongful dismissal told the Cambodian newspaper he worked for that he had a “major backer” who would “help me win” the case, according to an email obtained by the ABC. Key points: Chris Dawe fired in 2015 for …

Gun emoji replaced with toy water pistol across all major platforms

Gun emoji replaced with toy water pistol across all major platforms

Updated April 29, 2018 15:49:56 Photo: Major platforms have committed to redesigning the gun emoji. (Facebook: Emojipedia) Related Story: The case for a ‘pregnant male’ emoji Related Story: How emojis won over a ‘purist’ crossword creator Microsoft, Google and Facebook are among the major platforms to join the trend, swapping …

Major Projects and Claims Lawyer – BIG Organisation

Major Projects and Claims Lawyer – BIG Organisation

Major Projects and Claims Lawyer – BIG Organisation – Excellent Prospects Fford & Stone – Melbourne, VIC Permanent Our client is a world leading manufacturing and engineering business. They achieve multi-$billion revenues each year facilitating high-worth projects across multiple industries and applications on a global scale. An exciting position has …

China joins flight club as major aircraft manufacturers hit turbulence – RN

China joins flight club as major aircraft manufacturers hit turbulence – RN

Updated April 28, 2018 08:41:08 Photo: China’s home-grown C919 passenger jet has been in development for more than a decade (Getty: Aly Song) In November last year, a Chinese-built passenger jet touched down in the city of Xi’an after flying more than 1,300 kilometres from Shanghai. The journey marked a …