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Australian businesses have posted their gender pay gaps for the first time
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The gender pay gap at Australia’s biggest companies

Australian companies have posted their gender pay gaps for the first time ever. Here’s what we found.

Helen Haines has introduced laws to stamp out pork barrelling in politics
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What is pork barrelling?

Federal Independent MP Helen Haines has introduced laws that would shed more light on how public money is spent by politicians

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Police find bodies of Jesse Baird and Luke Davies

NSW Police say they are “very confident” they have located the bodies of Jesse Baird and Luke Davies, who were allegedly murdered by a NSW police officer last week.

HECS overhaul
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HECS needs an overhaul, says expert panel

An independent review of Australia’s higher education system has called for an overhaul of the national student debt system, HECS.

placement poverty
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An expert panel says it’s time to end ‘placement poverty’

Students who complete placements as part of their degree shouldn’t suffer ‘placement poverty’, according to an expert panel.

fee-free prep courses
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Could fee-free prep courses help more people get to uni?

An independent review has called for better access to higher education for students who didn’t complete high school. This includes more fee-free places in uni prep courses.

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Donald Trump has won the South Carolina Republican primary vote

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has won the Republican primary in the state of South Carolina.

Customers with delayed or cancelled flights in and out of Sydney airport will receive a reason from their airline
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Airlines will need to explain why they cancelled your Sydney flight

Airlines will need to tell customers why they cancel flights in and out of Sydney airport, as an audit into slot hoarding gets underway.

A man is in custody over missing Sydney couple
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Man hands himself in over missing Sydney couple

Police are speaking with a man over missing Sydney couple Jesse Baird and Luke Davies, who haven’t been seen since Monday.

BetStop uptake
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Gambling warning ahead of season launch

BetStop uptake has risen to over 18,000 users in the six months since the gambling self-exclusion register was launched.

national student ombudsman
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What is the new national student ombudsman?

western australia new gun laws
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The WA Government is proposing the “toughest” gun laws in Australia

Premier Roger Cook said the laws would make WA the first state to impose a limit on the number of firearms someone can legally possess.

Julian Assange faces extradition to the U.S.
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Why is Julian Assange facing extradition to the U.S?

Australian Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is facing extradition to the U.S. where he could receive a 175-year jail sentence.

gender pay gap feb 2024
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The gender pay gap has fallen to its lowest level on record (again)

Australia’s gender pay gap has dropped to 12%, its lowest level on record, according to the latest data from the ABS.

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Frozen embryos now have the same rights as children in Alabama

A court in the U.S. state of Alabama has ruled that frozen embryos have the same legal rights as children.

Money laundering in Australia
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Students used as ‘money mules’: AFP

Money laundering in Australia has been put into focus by the AFP, who are concerned about university students being recruited as mules.

AFL player Joel Smith investigated for alleged cocaine trafficking and possession.
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AFL player investigated for alleged cocaine drug trafficking

Suspended AFL Melbourne Demons player Joel Smith is being investigated over cocaine trafficking allegations.

Yang Hengjun chooses not to appeal
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Yang Hengjun won’t appeal death sentence

Yang Hengjun has chosen not to appeal the suspended death sentence handed to him by a Beijing court earlier this month. Here’s why.

Taekwondo instructor murders
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Taekwondo instructor arrested for three alleged murders

Investigators alleged the taekwondo instructor was responsible for their murders, but said a motive has not yet been established.

Woolworths ceo Brad Banducci resigns
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The Woolworths CEO has resigned

Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci has announced he is retiring in September this year.

Asbestos sites in Sydney
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Sydney asbestos sites climb to 47

Asbestos sites in Sydney have risen to 47, following tests across Australia’s largest city in recent days.

Papua New Guinea tribal fights
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At least 49 dead in Papua New Guinea tribal fights

At least 49 people are dead in Papua New Guinea due to tribal fights. It’s been described as one of the biggest massacres in recent years.

breath test politicians in Parliament
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There’s a push to breath test politicians in Parliament

There is a push to breath test politicians in Parliament House after two recent incidents involving parliamentarians and alcohol.

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Explained: Donald Trump has been found to have exaggerated his wealth.

A New York judge has ruled that Donald Trump inflated his net worth to obtain better loans. It won’t impact his ability to run for President.

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What we know about a boat arrival of asylum seekers in Western Australia

A boat that arrived in Western Australia on Friday has sparked a new political furore between Anthony Albanese and Peter Dutton.

UN human rights agency has been expelled from Venezuela
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A UN agency has been expelled from Venezuela

Staff working at a UN human rights agency have been ordered to leave Venezuela after the UN expressed concerns about a detained activist.

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Putin’s biggest critic is dead. What was Alexei Navalny’s cause of death?

Russia’s Opposition leader Alexei Navalny died in jail at 47. Russia’s prison service said his cause of death is “being established.”

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CommBank has been fined $10 million for underpaying over 7,000 workers

The Commonwealth Bank has been ordered to pay a $10 million fine for underpaying thousands of its staff.

Same-sex marriage is now legal in Greece
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Same-sex marriage is now legal in Greece

Greece has become the first Orthodox Christian nation to pass laws to allow marriage between same-sex couples.

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