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Thanasi Kokkinakis left stunned after being routed by Novak Djokovic

Thanasi Kokkinakis left stunned after being routed by Novak Djokovic

Six-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has left Thanasi Kokkinakis stunned by the Serbian’s sublime display on Centre Court in the 6-1 6-4 6-2 second-round win on Wednesday night. Described by tennis great John McEnroe as ‘‘a rout’’, the match that the 26-year-old Australian described as a dream soon turned into

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Consumer group Choice warns about buying dud heaters

Consumer group Choice warns about buying dud heaters

Consumer advocates are warning Australians to be wary of dud electric heaters this winter, as many fail safety tests. A Choice review of 15 electric heaters found six weren’t up to its standards. The consumer group hasn’t seen such a high rate of failure before, Choice heating expert Chris Barnes

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Thanasi Kokkinakis left stunned after being routed by Novak Djokovic

Thanasi Kokkinakis left stunned after being routed by Novak Djokovic

Six-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has left Thanasi Kokkinakis stunned by the Serbian’s sublime display on Centre Court in the 6-1 6-4 6-2 second-round win on Wednesday night. Described by tennis great John McEnroe as ‘‘a rout’’, the match that the 26-year-old Australian described as a dream soon turned into

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Consumer group Choice warns about buying dud heaters

Consumer group Choice warns about buying dud heaters

Consumer advocates are warning Australians to be wary of dud electric heaters this winter, as many fail safety tests. A Choice review of 15 electric heaters found six weren’t up to its standards. The consumer group hasn’t seen such a high rate of failure before, Choice heating expert Chris Barnes

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NATO describes Russia as direct threat to security and stability

NATO describes Russia as direct threat to security and stability

NATO has agreed a new strategic concept that describes Russia as “the most significant and direct threat to allies’ security and stability”, reflecting a grave deterioration in the alliance’s relations with Moscow over the past decade. In 2010, when leaders agreed the alliance’s last master document setting out its vision

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NATO labels China ‘malicious’

NATO labels China ‘malicious’

NATO has declared China a “malicious” risk to its members and allies, warning the country’s government is rapidly expanding its nuclear capability. The post NATO labels China ‘malicious’ appeared first

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Call for clear carbon signal to boardrooms

Call for clear carbon signal to boardrooms

Australia’s emissions are tipped to grow without changes to the ‘carrot and stick’ scheme developed by the previous government to shrink industrial pollution. The post Call for clear carbon signal

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World must act with ‘urgency’: PM

World must act with ‘urgency’: PM

Australia’s commitment to defending global security will be reaffirmed by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in an address to the OECD in Paris. The post World must act with ‘urgency’: PM

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What’s driving Uber’s historic agreement with the TWU on gig work

What’s driving Uber’s historic agreement with the TWU on gig work

Uber Australia has struck a historic agreement with the Transport Workers’ Union – a statement of principles that re-regulate work in the Australian rideshare and food delivery industry. This is a major shift to industrial relations in the gig economy. Uber and its rival platforms have largely treated

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Is America about to break apart?

Is America about to break apart?

Here’s a fun fact: almost half of Americans believe that there will be a civil war in their lifetimes. Less fun fact: they could be right. To observe the United States today is to watch a country that cannot get on with itself. Some people say that it has always

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The night that David Cameron sealed Britain’s Brexit fate

The night that David Cameron sealed Britain’s Brexit fate

Friday 29 June 2012 isn’t a famous date in British history, but it deserves at least a footnote. Because I reckon it’s the day the Brexit referendum became inevitable – largely thanks to David Cameron’s inability to stop talking. What follows is my argument, based on personal involvement, that Cameron

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What’s driving Uber’s historic agreement with the TWU on gig work

Overruling Roe v Wade: The International Dimension

American exceptionalism can be a dreary thing, and no more so than each time a US president promotes the country’s imperial credentials and continued prowess. But in matters of literacy, shared wealth, and health care, the US has been outpaced by other states less inclined towards remorseless social Darwinism.  The

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Boris and Macron’s ‘bromance’ is rooted in despair

Boris and Macron’s ‘bromance’ is rooted in despair

Is ‘Le Bromance’ really back on? Boris Johnson suggested as much at the G7 summit in Bavaria this week, where he strolled arm-in-arm with Emmanuel Macron. Yet when one considers the breadth of subjects the two avoided in their discussions – no Northern Ireland Protocol, cross-Channel migration, or Aukus – it is hard

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Writing Racism into the Constitution

Writing Racism into the Constitution

Anthony Albanese’s first act as Prime Minister was to significantly replace two of the three Australian flags in Parliament’s House media Blue Room and replace them with the Aboriginal Flag and Torres Strait Islander ensign. Significantly, the Aboriginal Flag was in the center, with the Australian flag off to

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Rules appointing parliamentary staffers need a shake up

Rules appointing parliamentary staffers need a shake up

The question of how many staff members independents and minor party parliamentarians need should be determined by independent analysis, not a prime minister. The post Rules appointing parliamentary staffers need a shake up appeared first on The Mandarin.

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Rules appointing parliamentary staffers need a shake up

How an asteroid near-miss shocked the UN

In 2013, an unforeseen asteroid exploded 30 kms above Chelyabinsk, Russia. The shockwave knocked down walls, blew out windows and injured 1,600 people. The post How an asteroid near-miss shocked the UN appeared first on The Mandarin.

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UK public rejects Yassmin after nasty remarks about flag

UK public rejects Yassmin after nasty remarks about flag

It’s happened again. Left-wing activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied has insulted her host country on Twitter, triggering an angry response from citizens. After making tasteless and widely criticised comments in 2017 about Anzac Day in Australia, Yassmin ‘fled’ to the ‘safety’ of England. Now, one English woman has sent her a furious

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What’s driving Uber’s historic agreement with the TWU on gig work

Our children still going hungry in Australia

So, as we all party at the removal of our very own theocratic government, what has the last month ushered in? Lots of lovely symbolic gestures, lots of baby steps to restoring Australia’s reputation as a great place to live, a great place to bring up children. Over a hundred

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1970s-style stagflation now playing on central bankers’ minds

1970s-style stagflation now playing on central bankers’ minds

Shutterstock“Stagflation” is an ugly word for an ugly situation – the unpleasant combination of economic stagnation and inflation. The last time the world experienced it was the early 1970s, when oil-exporting countries in the Middle East cut supplies to the United States and other supporters of Israel.

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Thanasi Kokkinakis left stunned after being routed by Novak Djokovic

Thanasi Kokkinakis left stunned after being routed by Novak Djokovic

Six-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has left Thanasi Kokkinakis stunned by the Serbian’s sublime display on Centre Court in the 6-1 6-4 6-2 second-round win on Wednesday night. Described by tennis great John McEnroe as ‘‘a rout’’, the match that the 26-year-old Australian described as a dream soon turned into

read more
Consumer group Choice warns about buying dud heaters

Consumer group Choice warns about buying dud heaters

Consumer advocates are warning Australians to be wary of dud electric heaters this winter, as many fail safety tests. A Choice review of 15 electric heaters found six weren’t up to its standards. The consumer group hasn’t seen such a high rate of failure before, Choice heating expert Chris Barnes

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US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

The state can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native, the United States Supreme Court rules.The US Supreme Court has ruled that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American. The five-to-four decision on

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‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

Sumayyah Waheed describes her current mindset as one of “grim determination”.That is a change from the sense of devastation that Waheed, senior policy counsel at US civil rights group Muslim Advocates, says she felt when the United States Supreme Court last week ended the constitutionally-protected right to abortion in the

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US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

The state can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native, the United States Supreme Court rules.The US Supreme Court has ruled that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American. The five-to-four decision on

read more
‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

Sumayyah Waheed describes her current mindset as one of “grim determination”.That is a change from the sense of devastation that Waheed, senior policy counsel at US civil rights group Muslim Advocates, says she felt when the United States Supreme Court last week ended the constitutionally-protected right to abortion in the

read more
US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

The state can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native, the United States Supreme Court rules.The US Supreme Court has ruled that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American. The five-to-four decision on

read more
‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

Sumayyah Waheed describes her current mindset as one of “grim determination”.That is a change from the sense of devastation that Waheed, senior policy counsel at US civil rights group Muslim Advocates, says she felt when the United States Supreme Court last week ended the constitutionally-protected right to abortion in the

read more
US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

The state can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native, the United States Supreme Court rules.The US Supreme Court has ruled that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American. The five-to-four decision on

read more
‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

Sumayyah Waheed describes her current mindset as one of “grim determination”.That is a change from the sense of devastation that Waheed, senior policy counsel at US civil rights group Muslim Advocates, says she felt when the United States Supreme Court last week ended the constitutionally-protected right to abortion in the

read more
US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

The state can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native, the United States Supreme Court rules.The US Supreme Court has ruled that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American. The five-to-four decision on

read more
‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

Sumayyah Waheed describes her current mindset as one of “grim determination”.That is a change from the sense of devastation that Waheed, senior policy counsel at US civil rights group Muslim Advocates, says she felt when the United States Supreme Court last week ended the constitutionally-protected right to abortion in the

read more

World News

US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

The state can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native, the United States Supreme Court rules.The US Supreme Court has ruled that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American. The five-to-four decision on

read more
‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

‘Dangerous times’: US Muslims mull implications after fall of Roe

Sumayyah Waheed describes her current mindset as one of “grim determination”.That is a change from the sense of devastation that Waheed, senior policy counsel at US civil rights group Muslim Advocates, says she felt when the United States Supreme Court last week ended the constitutionally-protected right to abortion in the

read more

Business & The Economy

Tech and data part of Qld govt’s accountability problems

Tech and data part of Qld govt’s accountability problems

Missing data sharing policies, a government digital strategy not publicly updated since 2017, and a damaging reliance on consultants have been highlighted in a damning review of accountability within the Queensland public sector. Conducted by Professor Peter Coaldrake, the review was released on Tuesday and found the state’s public

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Digital platform regulators set priorities for the next year

Digital platform regulators set priorities for the next year

Digital transparency, the examination of algorithms and their impact, and increased collaboration between agencies have been identified as 2022-23 priorities for the Digital Platform Regulators Forum, a collective of Australia’s online, privacy, media, and competition and consumer regulators . The Forum members, which are the Australian Competition and Consumer

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‘Time to get on with it’: Climate bill set for first sitting week

‘Time to get on with it’: Climate bill set for first sitting week

Labor will introduce a landmark climate change bill to enshrine emission reduction targets in legislation and will reduce the price of electric vehicles through tax cuts when Parliament sits for the first time under the new government next month. The climate change bill will legislate the new government’s 2030

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ACS launches program to get Canberra women into tech sector jobs

ACS launches program to get Canberra women into tech sector jobs

The Canberra branch of the Australian Computer Society will launch its Supporting Women Transitioning to an ICT Career initiative on Thursday morning, providing an online curriculum and access to an industry mentor to women who may have had no prior background in the tech industry. Participating women will have

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Corporate volunteering: the untapped wellbeing goldmine

Corporate volunteering: the untapped wellbeing goldmine

Over the past two years we’ve seen a distinct change in how corporations view their employees’ well-being. The pandemic and its economic ramifications have been linked to higher rates of stress, anxiety and depression, which in turn affect how we operate in the...

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