Australian women enduring outdated and invasive hysterectomies, UQ surgeon says

Australian women enduring outdated and invasive hysterectomies, UQ surgeon says

Updated May 17, 2018 05:55:41 Photo: Professor Andreas Obermair says many surgeons are not trained in laparoscopic surgery. (Pixabay) Australian women are having to suffer through invasive hysterectomies because gynaecologists have not updated their surgical skills, a University of Queensland researcher and gynaecologist says. Professor Andreas Obermair said about 28,000 …

Outdated wedding traditions are tossed aside as couples choose to celebrate their way

Outdated wedding traditions are tossed aside as couples choose to celebrate their way

By Lucy Partington Posted May 17, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: First among equals: some grooms are opting to have a “best woman”. (Supplied: Kerryn Lee Photography) For many couples, marriage is no longer about society, their parents or even their friends. Now, it’s about them and only them. Many couples are …

Employees stuck in ‘outdated’, ‘zombie’ contracts of WorkChoices era

Employees stuck in ‘outdated’, ‘zombie’ contracts of WorkChoices era

Posted April 16, 2018 04:53:38 Photo: WorkChoices era agreements remain common at a host of fast food and beverage outlets, Ms Fitzpatrick said. (unsplash.com) Thousands of Australian employees are still unwittingly trapped in so-called “zombie” workplace contracts written during the WorkChoices era, an investigation by the ABC’s daily news podcast …