Petrol prices vary by up to 10c a litre yet drivers don’t shop around, ACCC says

Petrol prices vary by up to 10c a litre yet drivers don’t shop around, ACCC says

Updated May 13, 2018 16:25:26 Photo: The ACCC said comparing prices could help make the market more competitive. (ABC News) Motorists are missing out on cheaper fuel prices and could save up to 10 cents a litre if they make more of an effort to shop around, according to the …

Driver – Anglicare Shop Villawood

Driver – Anglicare Shop Villawood

Driver Position – Anglicare Shop Villawood Fixed Term Full Time opportunity | 12 Months Based at Villawood Work with a great team of people dedicated to serving the community About us: As a Christian organisation with a heritage of service spanning 160 years, we exist to serve our community, enrich …

‘Upcycling’ push from Hobart tip shop workers leading the charge against landfill

‘Upcycling’ push from Hobart tip shop workers leading the charge against landfill

By Georgie Burgess Updated April 21, 2018 10:45:36 Photo: Tip shop worker Jason Richards shows off some platform shoes that were dropped off at the tip shop (ABC News: Georgie Burgess) With the future of recycling around Australia under a cloud, a team of tip shop workers in Hobart call …

Racist ‘no curries here’ sign in bottle shop sparks outrage in regional Victorian community

Racist ‘no curries here’ sign in bottle shop sparks outrage in regional Victorian community

Posted April 20, 2018 16:42:13 Photo: Cellarbrations Horsham owners (L-R) Sukoon Bedi, Mukesh Putani and his wife Pooja. (ABC News: Jess Black) Related Story: Shire votes against formal complaint over racist sign Related Story: Racist symbol or harmless toy — should Golliwog dolls exist in 2018? An outraged community has …

Aged care safety commission a ‘one-stop shop’ to tackle elder abuse following Oakden scandal

Aged care safety commission a ‘one-stop shop’ to tackle elder abuse following Oakden scandal

Posted April 18, 2018 09:02:48 Australia’s aged care sector will soon have to answer to a single watchdog under Federal Government reforms in the wake of the Oakden elder abuse scandal in South Australia. Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt has announced plans to combine three separate agencies which handle quality …

Synthetic cannabis drug kingpin David Piccinato jailed over sex shop syndicate

Synthetic cannabis drug kingpin David Piccinato jailed over sex shop syndicate

By Rhea Abraham Posted April 12, 2018 16:08:12 A drug kingpin who used adult shops as a front for a deadly synthetic cannabis syndicate has been jailed for six years, but could be released after spending less than 18 months behind bars. Two men died and 35 people were hospitalised …

How stores will use your location data to change the way you shop

How stores will use your location data to change the way you shop

By Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer Posted April 11, 2018 18:42:40 Photo: Many customers already have Google Home, Siri or Alexa in their homes. (ABC RN: Teresa Tan) Related Story: Your fridge still can’t order you milk? Blame Aussie retailers for that Related Story: Siri and you: it’s a matter …

Clothing and textile manufacturing’s environmental impact and how to shop more ethically – Science News

Clothing and textile manufacturing’s environmental impact and how to shop more ethically – Science News

The shirt you’re wearing right now: what’s it made from? In its rawest form, was it once growing in a field, on a sheep’s back or sloshing at the bottom of an oil well? We wear clothes literally every day, but few of us spend much time reflecting on what …

Tasmania University Union review recommends shutting up shop over transparency, relevance issues

Tasmania University Union review recommends shutting up shop over transparency, relevance issues

Posted March 29, 2018 06:38:59 A damning report into the Tasmania University Union (TUU) has found it is “increasingly irrelevant”, has “flawed” communication with students and a “complex and cumbersome” organisational structure. The TUU commissioned the review into its operations in 2017, at a cost of about $120,000. One recommendation …

NT Labor row erupts over scrutiny of new laws around police patrolling bottle shop

NT Labor row erupts over scrutiny of new laws around police patrolling bottle shop

Posted March 22, 2018 13:18:58 Photo: The NT Government will not refer several pieces of new legislation, including ones allowing police auxiliaries to patrol bottle shops, to a scrutiny committee. (ABC News: Claire Campbell) Related Story: NT to increase bottle shop patrols amid spike in alcohol-fuelled violence Related Story: NT …