ASX set to jump after Wall Street rebounds, Andrew Forrest takes back top job at Fortescue

Australian shares are set to rise sharply in the morning trade after Apple, Tesla and other mega-cap growth stocks drove a rebound on Wall Street. Key points: Economists are predicting that Australian wages grew by 0.8pc in the March quarter It would mean workers received a pay rise of 2.5pc in the past year The …

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Groom has only ever been held by a man. These female, non-binary candidates stand for change

The nation’s second-safest Coalition seat of Groom has only ever been held by a man. Key points: Four women and a non-binary person are vying for the seat of Groom The seat has been held by National, Liberals or the LNP since 1984 An expert says the only way a woman will win the seat …

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Michael Sukkar says Coalition policies have pushed first home buyers to their highest levels in 15 years. Is that correct?

The claim With interest rates on the rise, housing affordability has cemented its place as a key election issue. Following Labor’s announcement of a shared equity housing scheme for low income earners, Housing Minister Michael Sukkar took to Sydney radio station 2GB to bolster his own party’s housing schemes. “Through the home builder program, through …

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Teams, Round 11, Dane Gagai, Newcastle Knights, Anthony Milford, Dale Finucane, Cronulla Sharks, Selwyn Cobbo, Te Maire Martin, Brisbane Broncos

Rookie Sharks coach Craig Fitzgibbon has made changes after his side’s poor Round 11 performance against the Raiders. The Broncos weren’t forced into a tough decision at fullback, with Te Maire Martin named to play despite being under an injury cloud. The Knights are finally getting their best players on the park and have named …

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Coalition remains non-committal on paid domestic violence leave after Fair Work Commission backs the entitlement for millions

The Coalition is remaining non-committal about legislating 10 days’ paid family and domestic violence leave for all workers, after the industrial umpire backed a union push to grant the entitlement to millions of Australians. Key points: Federal Attorney-General and Industrial Relations Minister Michaelia Cash welcomed the interim decision She previously argued the entity could create …

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Ancient human tooth discovered in Laos cave may be the first Denisovan fossil from South-East Asia

A single ancient tooth found in a Laos cave may be the first physical evidence of an extinct, enigmatic group of humans called Denisovans in South-East Asia. Key points: Denisovans were a group of humans that went extinct around 20,000 years ago Their fossils are incredibly scarce, with just a finger bone, a few teeth, …

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How TikTok is changing the campaign game of Australian politics

As the 2022 federal election heats up and May 21 edges closer, politicians are exhausting all avenues to claim every last vote that counts with debates, photo opportunities and endless posters hung on neighborhood fences. Amidst all the strange campaign momentshowever, there’s one avenue changing the way young voters are viewing Australian politics: the video …

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5 Technology Considerations for an Agile Digital Workplace

PHOTO: Egor Myznik on Unsplash Companies that choose a remote or hybrid workplace as their operating model for the near future need to consider several technology requirements to ensure their workforce remains productive. From communication tools to tracking and monitoring software to host desk tools and more, there is a continuous stream of functionalities that …

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