Telstra fined $10 million after customers charged for ‘premium’ content they didn’t sign up for

Telstra fined $10 million after customers charged for ‘premium’ content they didn’t sign up for

Posted April 26, 2018 17:33:41 Telstra has been fined $10 million in the Federal Court for signing its mobile customers up to be charged directly for third-party online content without their knowledge or agreement. Up to 100,000 Telstra customers were signed up to its Premium Direct Billing (PDB) service by …

Tasmanian Government urged to sign up to National Redress Scheme for child sex assault survivors

Tasmanian Government urged to sign up to National Redress Scheme for child sex assault survivors

Posted April 25, 2018 06:08:51 Pressure is growing on the Tasmanian Government to announce its intention in relation to the National Redress Scheme for the state’s survivors of child sexual abuse. The Catholic and Anglican churches are waiting for the Government to clarify its position and have urged it to …

Traditional Aboriginal sign language from Central Australia highlighted in Hobart Language Day

Traditional Aboriginal sign language from Central Australia highlighted in Hobart Language Day

Posted April 22, 2018 14:36:38 Photo: Anmatyerr women April Campbell (l) and elder Clarrie Nagamara say sharing traditional language is important. (ABC News: Rhiannon Shine) Related Story: Indigenous languages all come from same 12,000-year-old root, researchers say Related Story: Gurrumul’s posthumous album makes history topping the ARIA charts Indigenous women …

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 …

Hungry pets a sign of tough times in Perth as demand for pet food bank increases

Hungry pets a sign of tough times in Perth as demand for pet food bank increases

Posted April 12, 2018 15:01:02 Photo: Kathleen Byrne is the founder of Perth’s pet food bank. (ABC Radio Perth: Lucie Bell) Would you sell your household furniture or even your car in order to feed your four-legged family members? Kathleen Byrne founded Perth’s very first pet food bank 12 months …