eased restrictions small business

Eased restrictions will provide little relief to small and medium businesses still struggling with overly complex and often unclear COVID-19 workplace rules, which have also been inconsistently applied across the States, according to Employsure, Australia’s largest workplace advisory firm for SMEs. Employsure, which advises more than 27,000 SMEs in AustraliaRead More →

return to work

What are the rights of the employee and then employer to return to the office? By Erin Kidd, Senior Lawyer As Australia commences it’s return to normality, the internet is already abuzz with questions about the return of employees to their workplaces. When will it happen? How will it happen? And,Read More →

$19 flights - Qantas

While Australians are looking forward to the easing of restrictions and wondering what it would be like on the ‘other side’ of COVID-19, there seems to be some very good news for the domestic travellers. Sounding as music to ears, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has said in a marker updateRead More →

COVID-19 vaccine

World leaders, organisations and banks have promised $12.6 billion for research to find a COVID-19 vaccine. The funds, pledged at a video-conference summit hosted by the EU, fell just short of the 7.5b euros ($A12.8b) being sought, but it’s expected more money could flow in coming days. After the mega effort, onRead More →

Arnab Goswami on Palghar lynchings

Ever since Arnab Goswami took up the case of two sadhus’ lynching in Palghar Maharashtra and challenged India’s political leaders to speak, the issue has been dominating his editorials in the programs and tweets. On 16 April near Gadchinchle village in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, there was a horrific incident of lynchin og two sadhusRead More →

kew crash truckie Mohinder Singh Bajwa

The truck involved in the fatal Kew crash on the Eastern Freeway which killed four police officers on the spot was being driven by an Indian Australian – Mohinder Singh Bajwa. The 47-year-old Mohinder has been charged with culpable driving over the crash. The Cranbourne man Mohinder has appeared inRead More →

chinese immigration

Statement by Alan Tudge, MINISTER FOR POPULATION, CITIES AND URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE ACTING MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION, CITIZENSHIP, MIGRANT SERVICES AND MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS Standing by our Multicultural Communities  Like all Australians, I have been appalled by recent acts of racism levelled at some in our community, including against Chinese-Australians.  Sadly, we have seenRead More →

Travelodge Southbank

COVID-19 has turned normal governance duties of our state and federal governments into something quite different, throwing in ‘housekeeping’ as an essential part of it ever since the various state governments decided to force two weeks’ quarantine on all Australians coming back from overseas and putting them in to hotels.Read More →

India extends lockdown

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended the lockdown to May 3. Modi appreciated the discipline Indians have shown during the 21-day lockdown which has enabled the country to place a check on the spread of COVID-19. Modi rated the effort a success as he announced its extension to MayRead More →