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Horwath HTL Market Report: Australian Hotel Market Recovery from Covid-19

Despite Australia’s relative success in controlling the spread of COVID-19, the Australian hotel industry was hit hard by the onset of the global pandemic. However, its success in controlling the virus, together with a strong and large domestic travel market, has allowed for a positive return to growth in 2021.
Tags: Travel, Australia, COVID


21 famous athletes who retired earlier than expected

Calvin Johnson still seemed to have plenty of good years left when he retired in 2016. Stephen Brashear/Getty Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was the most recent NFL star to retire before 30 years old.Throughout sports history, there have been professional athletes who have retired earlier than expected, often because of injuries.Check out some examples of athletes who have called it quits relatively early.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. 1. Luke Kuech...
Tags: Australia, Retirement, China, Sports, New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders, NFL, Trends, Features, Gm, Nba, Mlb, Detroit Lions, Roy, Jordan, NHL


US leaders say China and Russia's military ties are 'phony,' but there still isn't much they can do about them

Chinese President Xi Jinping with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in China's Fujian Province, September 4, 2017. REUTERS/Wu Hong/Pool Russia and China's growing ties and military cooperation have worried Western leaders. Those ties may not be as deep and durable as they appear, but they won't be easy to undermine either. See more stories on Insider's business page. The NATO summit last week focused on the challenges posed by Russia and China but made scant ment...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, UK, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Australia, Navy, Senate, China, Politico, Russia, US, International, Trends, Ukraine, Ap


Australia’s Largest State Pours Money Into Culture

“A funding bonanza of more than $1.3 billion” — roughly $980 million US — “will create jobs and will place New South Wales as a cultural heart of Australia, with a raft of high-profile projects in the pipeline funded, including two new museums and a blockbuster fund to bring attractions to NSW.” – ArtsHub (Australia)
Tags: Art, Australia, US, New South Wales, Issues, 06.22.21


USWNT Announces Olympic Roster For Tokyo Games

(CBS Chicago)- The United States Soccer Federation and head coach Vlatko Andonovski announced the 18-player USWNT roster for this summer’s Olympic tournament on Wednesday. The defending World Cup Champions will look to retake the Olympic gold after a disappointing quarterfinals exit at the 2016 Rio Games. The 18-player roster consists of 17 members of the 2019 World Cup winning squad, with Kristie Mewis joining her sister Samantha as the newcomer to the group. “It’s been a long process to get to...
Tags: Japan, Sweden, Australia, Mexico, Sports, Connecticut, New Zealand, Samantha, Carli Lloyd, Lloyd, Heath, USWNT, Kristie Mewis, Tobin Heath, Christie Rampone, Rampone


Buying Silence With a Bluff: How NDAs Exploit Litigants, With and Without Counsel

The ever-growing use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) prevents those who sign from being able to “disclose” their experiences of reprehensible workplace discrimination. NDAs routinely silence the victims of sexual harassment, racism, bullying, and discrimination (among many other examples: for being pregnant, or requiring mental health leave, etc.). Of questionable legality, NDAs are routinely demanded by defence lawyers in settlement negotiations. A gag on the victim is an obvious, albeit im...
Tags: UK, Law, Australia, California, Ireland, Bill, NDA, Justice Issues, Parliamentary Select Committee, NSRLP, Zelda Perkins, Ifeoma Ozoma, Ifeoma, Lynn Ruane, UK Ifeoma Ozoma, Sal Dennis


Australia plans to shelve AstraZeneca Covid vaccine by October

Controversial vaccine to be given only by request later this year when Moderna and Pfizer will dominateThe federal government has announced it will shelve the controversial AstraZeneca vaccine by October, suggesting it will have enough supplies of other vaccines to meet “allocation horizons” for vaccinating the population by the end of the year.The government released a revised planning document on Wednesday outlining how it intended to direct supplies over the rest of the year. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Coronavirus


Top Stories this AM: Yang's out of the NYC mayoral race; Darrell Hammond is in - with Trump; Australia's mouse plague continues

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: RIP Yang Gang. Andrew Yang concedes mayoral primary: "I am not going to be the next Mayor of New York City." Unofficial results showed Yang in fourth place, with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams holding a commanding lead. Twitter trips up the White House. White House officials were duped into following a...
Tags: News, Australia, New York City, US, Newsletter, Trends, Gop, New South Wales, Biden, Doj, Alec Baldwin, Trump, Eric Adams, Yang, Manchin, FEC


Banksy trademarks two of his best known artworks in Australia

Successful legal bid to trademark Love is in the Air and Girl with Balloon comes after a similar move in Europe failedThe street artist Banksy has successfully trademarked two of his most famous artworks in Australia, in an attempt to stop them being copied and sold.The secretive artist applied for the trademarks via a law firm based in Perth, and although the tactic ultimately failed in Europe, the Australian applications were successful and will be registered next week. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Law, Australia, Australia news, Art and design, Air, Banksy, Intellectual Property, Perth, Law (Australia


Australia politics live update: Sydney declared a Covid hotspot by commonwealth as new restrictions and border closures announced

NSW urgently investigating four mystery cases overnight as premier Gladys Berejiklian announces Sydney restrictions. Follow all the latest updates, liveNew Zealand suspends travel bubble with NSW as Victoria shuts border to parts of SydneyNSW mask restrictions; NSW and ACT coronavirus hotspotsCovid travel restrictions in Australia; Victoria Covid hotspotsWellington may face lockdown after visit by infected Australian tourist 9.28am BST That’s where we will wrap up the blog for this evening. ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Barnaby Joyce, Wellington, Augusto Pinochet, Gladys Berejiklian


DAB+ radio becomes almost standard in new European cars

In the second half of 2020, over 80% of new cars in key European markets came with DAB+ radio as standard – a dramatic increase on the same period in 2019. This step-change reflects the impact of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC), which, from December 2020, requires all new car radios in the EU to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio. These figures were revealed in WorldDAB’s latest market report, published today to coincide with the organisation’s annual Automotiv...
Tags: Europe, UK, Australia, France, Germany, Eu, World, Radio, Asia Pacific, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, Malta, UK Switzerland, Germany France, Benelux


Australia: Categorising work relationships: a world of ambiguity, inconsistency and contradiction - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

The decision in the Uber Case in Britain highlights the problems with legal systems everywhere.
Tags: News, Australia, Britain, Corrs Chambers Westgarth


Australia: The latest COVID rules relating to New South Wales residents - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Commentary on COVID rules relating to NSW residents.
Tags: News, Australia, New South Wales, Sydney


Australia: Surveillance state laws that enabled the encryption-busting Anom App affect us all - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Author argues that laws aimed at terrorists undermine the rights of regular citizens.
Tags: News, Australia, Sydney, Anom App


Australia: Standard conditions on the way for development consents in NSW - Bartier Perry

NSW government will implement standard conditions & a standard format Notice of Determination for use by consent authorities.
Tags: News, Australia, Bartier Perry




Australia: Impairments, inappropriate behaviour and discrimination in schools – what you need to know - Cooper Grace Ward

Recent case provides insight into the importance of considering the needs and interests of the student, their peers & others.
Tags: News, Australia, Cooper Grace Ward


Australia: Queensland set to introduce the toughest parole laws in the nation - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

The new Qld parole laws could prohibit child and serial killers from being granted parole.
Tags: News, Australia, Queensland, Sydney


Australia: What happens if a school fails to follow the correct processes when dismissing an employee? - Cooper Grace Ward

The correct processes should be followed when dismissing an employee.
Tags: News, Australia, Cooper Grace Ward


Australia: Defamation Legislation Amendment Bill - Bennett & Philp Lawyers

Anticipated amendments to the Defamation Act will cover a number of significant changes to the law of defamation.
Tags: News, Australia, Bill Bennett


Australia: Subpoenas and documents – do schools need to comply? - Cooper Grace Ward

Except in limited circumstances, parties served with subpoenas are expected to comply with their requirements.
Tags: News, Australia, Cooper Grace Ward


Australia: Five top tips for effective notetaking in schools - Cooper Grace Ward

Read these five top tips to understand how you can avoid common deficiencies in notetaking.
Tags: News, Australia, Cooper Grace Ward


Australia: Youth detainees continue to be routinely strip searched in NSW - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Discussion about strip searching in NSW.
Tags: News, Australia, NSW Sydney Criminal Lawyers


Australia politics live update: Sydney declared a Covid hotspot by commonwealth; three members of Biloela family granted bridging visas

NSW urgently investigating four mystery cases overnight as premier Gladys Berejiklian announces Sydney restrictions. Follow all the latest updates, liveNew Zealand suspends travel bubble with NSW as Victoria shuts border to parts of SydneyNSW mask restrictions; NSW and ACT coronavirus hotspotsCovid travel restrictions in Australia; Victoria Covid hotspotsWellington may face lockdown after visit by infected Australian tourist 7.35am BST Patricia Karvelas asks Matt Canavan whether he believes ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Barnaby Joyce, Wellington, Michael McCormack, Patricia Karvelas


Covid: Sydney faces new restrictions as cluster grows

Australia's largest city sees its worst outbreak this year as a cluster infected with the Delta strain grows.
Tags: News, Australia, Delta, Sydney


Alleged drug kingpin argues Australia illegally had him sent to the Netherlands

Lawyers for a Canadian national accused of running a global multibillion-dollar methamphetamine cartel have alleged that he was illegally sent to the Netherlands as part of a scheme to ensure he stays behind bars for as long as possible.
Tags: Europe, News, Australia, Netherlands


As Predicted, Smaller Media Outlets Are Getting Screwed By Australia's Link Tax (techdirt)

Ever since the giant news organizations, led by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., began pushing the ridiculous idea of forcing Google and Facebook (and often just Google and Facebook) to pay a "link tax," we've been pointing out that while this might be a windfall of free money for the news giants, small news organizations (like, um, us) would likely get totally screwed over. With Australia leading the charge of silliness and passing its link tax, we're discovering that our predictions were exactly c...
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Australia, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Mike Masnick, Guardian Australia, Seven West Media, Nine Entertainment Co News Corp Australia


Australia politics live update: new Sydney Covid restrictions and WA closes border to NSW after 16 cases; Victoria to ease rules

NSW urgently investigating four mystery cases overnight as premier Gladys Berejiklian announces Sydney restrictions. Follow all the latest updates, liveNew Zealand suspends travel bubble with NSW as Victoria shuts border to parts of SydneyNSW mask restrictions; NSW and ACT coronavirus hotspotsCovid travel restrictions in Australia; Victoria Covid hotspotsWellington may face lockdown after visit by infected Australian tourist 5.31am BST The head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,...
Tags: Health, Australia, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, New South Wales politics, Great Barrier Reef, Victoria, Labor party, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Barnaby Joyce


Australia's Cenbank Calls Full Employment a Key National Priority

By Swati PandeySYDNEY (Reuters) - Absorbing spare labour market capacity and achieving full employment are important national priorities, a senior...
Tags: Australia, Cenbank Calls Full Employment, Reuters Absorbing


Junk food relief in lockdown

Beware of those snack attacks. A new study in Appetite has confirmed the small luxuries, from sweets and chocolate to salty treats, have helped to lift our spirits - and kilojoule intake - during COVID-19 lockdowns. Researchers in England and Australia have gathered evidence about similar experiences in the UK and Victoria, Australia to warn about the effect of extended pandemic lockdowns on our eating behaviours.
Tags: UK, England, Science, Australia, Victoria Australia