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 …

Centrelink customers promised reduced wait times as Government hires 1,000 extra call centre operators

Centrelink customers promised reduced wait times as Government hires 1,000 extra call centre operators

Updated April 23, 2018 07:11:52 Photo: Centrelink clients say it can take “an hour or two” to get through on the phone line. (AAP) Have you spent untold minutes, or even hours on hold to Centrelink, listening to classical music only to slam down the phone in frustration? If the …

Epping to Chatswood train closure will be before all promised road upgrades, Ryde Mayor says

Epping to Chatswood train closure will be before all promised road upgrades, Ryde Mayor says

Updated April 09, 2018 13:44:26 Photo: For seven months from this September the Macquarie Park station will not see any commuters. (Supplied: Pinterest) Related Story: Sydney train station report warns of ‘sardine-like’ overcrowding The roads are not ready to handle the onslaught of traffic to Sydney’s second biggest business hub …

NBN speeds are close to those promised, first major testing shows

NBN speeds are close to those promised, first major testing shows

Updated March 29, 2018 15:53:55 Fibre-to-the-node connections have dragged down average NBN speeds, the first major testing by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has shown. Key points: New speed testing of 400 services shows the NBN delivers speeds close to those advertised On the major providers, average download speeds …