Budget 2018 targets illegal tobacco hawkers, making this a pirate-fightin’ affair

Budget 2018 targets illegal tobacco hawkers, making this a pirate-fightin’ affair

Updated May 08, 2018 20:22:43 Photo: It’s the contestable political centre which is of most interest, and were the biggest winners from this budget. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) If you hadn’t spent the last few weeks having it patiently explained to you by all and sundry that this is indeed …

Skripal poisoning suspects not yet identified, security increased for other targets, UK says

Skripal poisoning suspects not yet identified, security increased for other targets, UK says

Posted May 02, 2018 00:01:52 Photo: British authorities are continuing their investigations into the poisoning of the Skripals. (AP: Ben Birchall/PA) Britain has not identified the suspects who carried out the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal but is stepping up protection for other defectors who might also …

Todd Greenberg’s blunt #TalkTheGameUp crusade targets unfair critics of the NRL

Todd Greenberg’s blunt #TalkTheGameUp crusade targets unfair critics of the NRL

Posted April 27, 2018 05:26:10 Photo: NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg launched the campaign on Twitter on Monday. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) Related Story: NRL penalty outrage is a controversy concocted by the crisis merchants Related Story: ‘Hang your head’: Andrew Johns blasts Todd Greenberg over NRL penalty crackdown The veil …

Set targets for men working part-time to help promote women, gender equality body says

Set targets for men working part-time to help promote women, gender equality body says

Posted April 15, 2018 16:23:55 Video: National Wrap: Men should be encouraged to take on flexible working hours (ABC News) The director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency has urged employers to set targets for men working part-time. Libby Lyons told the ABC’s National Wrap program “it’s not difficult” to …

‘Dismal’ lack of cultural diversity in leadership sparks call for targets

‘Dismal’ lack of cultural diversity in leadership sparks call for targets

Posted April 11, 2018 11:41:57 Photo: Australia’s multicultural credentials have been called into question. (AAP: Julian Smith) There is a “dismal” lack of cultural diversity at the top of Australian companies, institutions and government departments that should spark a discussion around leadership targets, according to new research from the Human …

Biofuel targets could add $1 billion, thousands of jobs for regions if national mandate introduced – ABC Rural

Biofuel targets could add $1 billion, thousands of jobs for regions if national mandate introduced – ABC Rural

Biofuels could deliver more than 8,000 direct and indirect jobs and generate $1 billion a year in revenue if a national mandate was implemented, a new report has claimed. Research by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has outlined how Australia’s energy security could be increased using locally produced biofuels. …

Is Facebook being honest with you about how it targets ads? – Science News

Is Facebook being honest with you about how it targets ads? – Science News

Online ads can feel like they know you better than you know yourself. Ads for baby clothes before a pregnancy is confirmed. Hotel ads when you’re only dreaming about travel. It’s little wonder there’s a rumour Facebook listens to you through your smartphone microphone, even when you’re not using the …

Queensland Rail confident of meeting targets despite low number of new drivers

Queensland Rail confident of meeting targets despite low number of new drivers

Posted March 23, 2018 16:39:39 Only 16 extra full-time train drivers are working for Queensland Rail more than a year on from the mass cancellations and disruptions that brought the network to a halt. The 2016 “rail fail” prompted a major commission of inquiry, which found more drivers were needed …