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‘Tsunami’ of women seeking legal help and services can’t keep up

‘Tsunami’ of women seeking legal help and services can’t keep up

Women’s legal centres have renewed their call for an extra $25 million a year in federal funding, saying they cannot keep up with the flood of mostly domestic violence victims seeking specialist help.

  • by Katina Curtis

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Aged care sector calls for uncapped home care packages, more staff funding

Aged care sector calls for uncapped home care packages, more staff funding

Two coalitions of aged care peak groups on Monday released their formal responses to the royal commission, urging the government to commit to a total overhaul of the system.

  • by Rachel Clun
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No Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for Australia as sector calls for compensation scheme
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No Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for Australia as sector calls for compensation scheme

Australia will not buy the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine because it is a similar type to the AstraZeneca one being manufactured locally.

  • by Rachel Clun
Warning over political donors as minister rejects claim he favoured gas

Warning over political donors as minister rejects claim he favoured gas

An anti-corruption advocate is warning political donations are undermining public confidence in plans for a gas-fired economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

  • by Mike Foley
‘The right thing to do’: Menulog’s move to employ couriers ups pressure on gig economy

‘The right thing to do’: Menulog’s move to employ couriers ups pressure on gig economy

Critics of the independent contractor model that dominates the gig economy latched onto Menulog’s move, saying it showed any company could employ its workers directly.

  • by Nick Bonyhady and Shane Wright
‘Utterly unaccountable’: Turnbull labels News Corp the most powerful political actor in Australia

‘Utterly unaccountable’: Turnbull labels News Corp the most powerful political actor in Australia

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is a threat to Australian democracy.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Australia Post appoints Paul Graham as chief executive

Australia Post appoints Paul Graham as chief executive

Mr Graham, a Woolworths Group executive, will take the reins in September. Australia Post is still grappling with the fallout from the exit of Christine Holgate, which will be scrutinised by a Senate inquiry this week.

  • by Lisa Visentin