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Melbourne private school cut fees after receiving nearly $20m in jobkeeper

Exclusive: Wesley College offered parents discounts of 20%, waived other costs and made a $5m transfer to its scholarship fund last yearAn elite Melbourne private school offered parents fee discounts of 20% last year after it received nearly $20m in jobkeeper subsidies.Wesley College in Melbourne, which charges some of the highest private school fees in Victoria, gave its parents fee rebates, waived other costs and made a $5m transfer to its scholarship fund after it received $18.2m in jobkeeper...
Tags: Business, Australia news, Welfare, Victoria, Melbourne, Australian education, Australian economy, Wesley College


BHP Iron Ore Worker Charged With Rape in Western Australia

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Global miner BHP Group said on Wednesday that it had terminated the employment of a Western Australian worker after a rape...
Tags: Melbourne, Western Australia, Reuters Global, BHP Group


Australian Aboriginal Opposition Mounts to New State Heritage Laws

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Opposition is mounting from Australian Indigenous groups to draft Western Australian heritage legislation as groups say there...
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Australian fintech Zeller lands $50M AUD led by Spark Capital at a $400M AUD valuation

Zeller, a Melbourne-based fintech founded by former Square executives to serve small- to mid-sized businesses, has raised $50 million AUD (about $37.5 million USD) led by Spark Capital, the investment firm whose portfolio also includes Twitter, Slack and Coinbase. Zeller’s valuation is now $400 million AUD (about $301 million USD). The funding included participation from returning investors Square Peg, Apex Capital Partners and Addition, and brings Zeller’s total raised in under a year to $81 mi...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Australia, Tech, Asia Pacific, Square, Melbourne, Fintech, Spark Capital, Ben, SMEs, Zeller, Eftpos, Twitter Slack, Business Bank


‘Significant corruption risks’ in Victoria’s prison system amid surging inmate numbers, Ibac finds

Special report details instances of excessive force, inappropriate strip-searches, smuggled contraband and guards accepting bribesThe rapid growth of the Victorian prison population and poor workplace culture in prisons has led to “significant corruption risks”, a damning report into Victoria’s corrective services has found.A special report released by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (Ibac) on Tuesday detailed accounts of excessive use of force by prison guards, inappropri...
Tags: Prisons, Australia news, Australian police and policing, Victoria, Melbourne, IBAC, Anti corruption Commission IBAC, Independent Broad


Covid Victoria restrictions explained: new coronavirus rules for Melbourne and regional Vic

Victorian Covid-19 restrictions are easing further as the Melbourne coronavirus outbreak comes under control. Is the 25km travel limit being lifted? How many visitors are allowed? Is mask-wearing compulsory? Are schools closed? Here are the new rulesFollow LIVE Australia Covid news for updates from NSW, Vic, Qld and moreCovid travel restrictions: where you can and can’t go in AustraliaVic exposure sites; NSW hotspots and restrictions; Qld Covid hotspots listCovid vaccine rollout numbers: trackin...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Vic, Victoria Continue, Coronavirus, Covid Victoria, NSW Vic Qld


Melbourne police chased car at high speed because it looked ‘dodgy’, death in custody inquest told

Raymond Noel Lindsay Thomas, an Aboriginal man, was killed in a crash just a minute after officers spotted his vehicleAn inquest into a death in custody has heard that police drove at more than 130km/h on a residential Melbourne street to follow a car driven by an Aboriginal man because they thought his car looked “dodgy”.Raymond Noel Lindsay Thomas was killed in a crash on Victoria Street in Thornbury on 25 June 2017 after he crossed to the wrong side of the road and accelerated heavily to get ...
Tags: Australia news, Australian police and policing, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria Street, Deaths in custody, Thornbury, Raymond Noel Lindsay Thomas


Jeff & Sig’s Elegant Melbourne Pub Wedding

When Jeff and Sig were forced to postpone their original wedding date thanks to COVID-19, they made the pledge to […] The post Jeff & Sig’s Elegant Melbourne Pub Wedding appeared first on Polka Dot Wedding.
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Top 8 Well Known Animated Video Companies to Hire in 2021

What is a Business Animation Business animation, or animation for business, are animations created to promote a business. Whether it is a product, a service, a technical platform or just basically to promote the business itself.  Animation is a great digital marketing tool for businesses. It is a medium that can help you connect with your viewers in a unique way, and it can be customized according to your branding so your viewers can identify your brand right away when they watch the anima...
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Australian Police Arrest Man Over Alleged Islamic State Membership

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A Sydney man who posted extremist rhetoric and possessed recipes for explosives has been arrested for allegedly being a...
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‘I’m living proof’: how Melbourne’s drug-injecting room has changed – and saved – lives

Despite established benefits, a proposed second facility in the city is facing fierce oppositionAt the lowest point of her 25-year addiction, Lisa Townsend had nothing left. Not her children, whom she had had to give up, nor a roof over her head. For three and a half years, she slept rough in the streets of the Melbourne CBD, scraping together whatever money she could to score heroin in the city, or along Victoria Street and Lennox Street in the nearby suburb of North Richmond.“My depression and...
Tags: Health, Drugs, Society, Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria Street, North Richmond, Lennox Street, Lisa Townsend


Taste of freedom: a Kurdish winemaker’s journey from Manus Island to the Yarra Valley

Farhad Bandesh made wine in Iran before he was forced to flee, now he is bringing that ancient tradition to the place he hopes to call homeOn his first day as a free man, Farhad Bandesh poured himself a glass of wine. It was 11 December 2020, his 40th birthday, and after seven-and-a-half years spent in detention between Christmas Island, Manus Island and the Mantra Hotel in Melbourne, he was ready to try Australian shiraz for the first time.It was softer than the reds he drank in Iran. This tast...
Tags: Food, Australia, Iran, Australian immigration and asylum, Wine, Melbourne, Manus Island, Yarra Valley, Christmas Island Manus Island, Australian lifestyle, Farhad Bandesh


Heineken 0.0: Heineken Zer0.0 Contact Bar

Heineken planned to conduct a mass sampling of their alcohol-free beer Heineken 0.0 among the crowds at the F1 GP in Melbourne. But just 3 days before the event, the F1 was cancelled due to Covid. As we quickly prepared to sample the product in bars and pubs across Sydney and Melbourne. But then they too 
were suddenly closed n in a lockdown, so we needed to urgently develop a way to get the product into the 
hands of consumers, with zero contact. Partnering with the Universit...
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Perth Scorchers sign Marizanne Kapp, Chamari Athapaththu for upcoming WBBL season

Kapp has moved from the Sydney Sixers while Athapaththu has previous experience in the WBBL with Melbourne Renegades
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Australia news live: third of WA aged care workers would quit rather than take Covid vaccine; masks compulsory on Sydney public transport

Police have fined Melbourne couple who travelled to Queensland during Victoria’s lockdown for providing false information. Follow updates liveCovid travel restrictions: where you can and can’t travel within AustraliaNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites 9.14am BST One for the Senate estimates fans. It’ll be on between 6 and 8pm AEST.The Therapeutic Goods Administration, the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation and Health Department officials will give evidence to...
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Australia news live update: masks compulsory on Sydney public transport after new NSW Covid case, Melbourne couple who travelled to Qld fined

Police have fined Melbourne couple who travelled to Queensland during Victoria’s lockdown for providing false information. Follow updates liveCovid travel restrictions: where you can and can’t travel within AustraliaSydney’s eastern suburbs cluster growsNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sitesAstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over 6.27am BST Universities Australia has congratulated the South Australian government for becoming the first state to welcome i...
Tags: Labor, Australia, Foxtel, Australian politics, Queensland, Sydney, Adelaide, Victoria, Melbourne, Morrison, Greens Continue, Parafield Airport, Coronavirus, BST Universities Australia


Australia news live update: Canberra Covid alert after Sydney case visits ACT, Victoria records one new case

Exposure sites in Canberra after Sydney man who tested positive to coronavirus visits gallery. Follow updates live Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster growsNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sitesAstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over 12.29am BST The NSW press conference will be held at 11am 12.25am BST Melbourne, we hope the ease in restrictions you woke up to this morning have helped soothe some of that covid fatigue you must be feeling.Two visitors (...
Tags: Australia, Australian politics, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Canberra, Coronavirus, Canberra Covid


Online outages as major banks go down; NSW cases rise to four – as it happened

AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for over-60s; Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows. This blog is now closed. AstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over in blow to Covid vaccine rollout 9.42am BST That is where we will leave the live blog for Thursday evening.In case you missed it, here’s what made the news: 9.30am BST The Human Rights Law Centre has welcomed the Senate report on Uyghur forced labour. Human Rights Law Centre senior lawyer Freya Dinshaw says:Th...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Xinjiang, Anthony Albanese, Michael McCormack, Human Rights Law Centre, Coronavirus


Aboriginal Groups Reject Bill to Protect Cultural Heritage in Western Australia Mining State

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Indigenous Australians say a bill to protect cultural heritage in the mining state of Western Australia is flawed and should...
Tags: Melbourne, Western Australia, Western Australia Mining State, Reuters Indigenous Australians


Australia politics live: online banking outages as major banks go down; NSW Covid cases rise to four

AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for over-60s; Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows; Victoria records no new local cases. Follow the latest updates liveSydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows as Queensland asks residents to reconsider travelNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listAstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over in blow to Covid vaccine rollout 7.32am BST The outage affecting a large number of Australian banks, Australia Post...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Michael McCormack, Patricia Karvelas, Dan Tehan, Coronavirus


Australia politics live: Coalition grilled in question time on changed AstraZeneca advice; NSW Covid cases rise to four

AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for over-60s; Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows; Victoria records no new local cases. Follow the latest updates liveSydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows as Queensland asks residents to reconsider travelNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listAstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over in blow to Covid vaccine rollout 6.18am BST It’s important to repeat that the severe and rare clotting associated w...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, University of Sydney, Michael McCormack, Coronavirus, ATAGI


Australia politics live: Coalition grilled on changed AstraZeneca advice as NSW Covid cases rise to four – question time

AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for over-60s; Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows; Victoria records no new local cases. Follow the latest updates liveSydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows as Queensland asks residents to reconsider travelNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listAstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over in blow to Covid vaccine rollout 5.29am BST The Australian Medical Association says the changes to the Atagi advice...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Ama, Josh Frydenberg, Michael McCormack


Australia politics live: NSW on alert after Sydney Covid cases increase to four, Atagi recommends raising age for AstraZeneca vaccine to 60

NSW Health names new hotspots after more people in eastern suburbs test positive; Victoria records no new local infections. Follow the latest updates liveNew Sydney Covid case visited Bondi venues while potentially contagiousNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots list 4.35am BST Greg Hunt on vaccine hesitancy:Let me just get the latest figures, the latest figures that we have seen is at least 70% of Australians are intending to have a vaccine, I did there was anoth...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, World Health Organisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Bondi, NSW


Australia politics live: NSW on alert after four Sydney Covid cases, Atagi recommends raising age for AstraZeneca vaccine to 60

NSW Health names new hotspots after more people in eastern suburbs test positive; Victoria records no new local infections. Follow the latest updates liveNew Sydney Covid case visited Bondi venues while potentially contagiousNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots list 2.28am BST NSW’s chief health officer, Dr Kerry Chant, says the first time the driver received saliva testing was June 15. 2.27am BST It also needs to be stressed that NSW police have not complete...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Bondi, NSW, Michael McCormack, NSW Health, Coronavirus


Australia politics live: NSW on alert after two Sydney Covid cases, Victoria records no new local infections

NSW Health names new hotspots after two people in eastern suburbs test positive. Follow the latest updates liveNew Sydney Covid case visited Bondi venues while potentially contagiousNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots list 12.13am BST Oh, and as Graham Readfearn reports, Australia’s great future in coal includes using Australian coal to make plastic. Related: Adani blasted over ‘toxic’ $4bn plan to use Australian coal to make plastic in India 12.11am BST ...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, India, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Bondi, NSW, Adani, Michael McCormack


Australian politics live: Sydney on alert after two Covid cases, Labor defends gas industry

NSW Health names new hotspots after two people in eastern suburbs test positive New Sydney Covid case visited Bondi venues while potentially contagiousNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots list 11.18pm BST Anthony Albanese spoke to Melbourne radio Triple M yesterday afternoon and didn’t take the bait to criticise Scott Morrison for photos of him at an English pub:Host: OK, let’s get to the G7, if you don’t mind. There seems to be some reasonable stuff going on in ...
Tags: Labor, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Bondi, Parliament House, Michael McCormack, NSW Health, Coronavirus, New Sydney, Bernard Collaery Rex Patrick


Victoria Covid update: Melbourne restrictions will ease despite five more cases

The 25km travel limit and outdoor mask mandate will be lifted from Friday while rules in regional Victoria will also be relaxedFollow all the developments liveVictoria Covid-19 exposure sitesCovid restrictions in Victoria explainedRestrictions across Victoria will ease significantly from Friday, despite the state recording five new locally acquired Covid-19 cases overnight, including a “concerning” infection of a vaccinated nurse at a private hospital.Acting premier James Merlino has announced t...
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NSW reports positive Covid case visited Bondi; Melbourne travel limit scrapped as Victoria eases restrictions – as it happened

A Sydney man in his 60s who works as a driver, including transporting international flight crew, tests positive. This blog is now closed.New Sydney Covid case visited Bondi venues while potentially contagious 9.49am BST That’s where we will leave the live blog for Wednesday.Here’s what made the news for the day: 9.46am BST Scott Morrison was asked whether Australia would put up more candidates for international posts after former finance minister Mathias Cormann secured the top job at t...
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Pricey Metals Lure Australian Thieves to Strip Cars of Catalytic Converters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Police in South Australia urged drivers on Wednesday to step up efforts to protect their cars, as thieves target the...
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Australia live update: NSW reports positive Covid case visited Bondi; Melbourne travel limit scrapped as Victoria eases restrictions

A Sydney man in his 60s who works as a driver, including transporting international flight crew, tests positive. Follow latest updatesVictoria’s Covid restrictions explainedNSW Covid hotspots; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listResources minister attacks ‘green activists’Nurses choosing better-paid shifts at vaccination hubs adding to crisisVictoria halts Pfizer bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block 7.21am BST Penny Wong is asked about Karen Andrews comments from earlier today ...
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