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Tragic end to annual trip as mother drowns while swimming with daughter
The Thorpe family's annual holiday to Coolum took a tragic turn on Monday, when Natasha Thorpe drowned while swimming with her eight-year-old daughter, who was rescued by the victim's sister. Natasha Thorpe, also known as Tash, drowned at Coolum...

Fair Work pursues illegal Lovely Banks dump operators
OPERATORS of an illegal Lovely Banks dump are being pursued by the Fair Work Ombudsman for allegedly failing to correctly pay an employee. The action, being pursued in the Federal Circuit Court, is the latest in a string of legal issues faced by...

$18.34 million package to build defence manufacturing workforce
Package to help build a pipeline of skilled workers to support upcoming defence projects and enhance WA's capacity to secure future defence work; $8.5 million towards $20,000 incentives for defence manufacturing industry employers to train apprentices in...

UberEats, Deliveroo, Menulog: Survey finds drivers earning $10 an hour, only half have access to PPE
Food delivery drivers – dubbed the “heroes of the pandemic” – are pleading for better pay from platforms like UberEats and Deliveroo so they can afford “to eat good food like our customers”. A new survey conducted by the Transport Workers' Union has found...