Posted November 21, 2018 09:05:43 The radical idea of offering every person a government-funded job is finding new supporters in Australia as proponents claim it could eliminate unemployment overnight. Key points US economist touring Australia to promote “jobs guarantee” Based on controversial modern monetary theory (MMT) school of thought Expert says MMT is gaining traction
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Updated November 21, 2018 09:15:33 Photo: Kakadu Plum is a native fruit that grows almost exclusively on Aboriginal land in the Top End. (Supplied: Indigenous Land Corporation) Related Story: Indigenous community celebrates record Kakadu plum harvest Map: Darwin 0800 Skin products and health drinks may soon be ripe with a quintessentially Northern Territory ingredient if
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Posted November 21, 2018 08:31:50 Photo: Renae Lawrence with other prisoners inside Bali’s Bangli Prison. (ABC News: Ambros Boli) Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency says Bali Nine member Renae Lawrence — who is set to be released from a Bali prison today after a 12-year stint — was treated the same way as any other drug
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Posted November 21, 2018 08:16:43 Photo: Geraldton mother Chelsea Cocking says watching her eight-month-old daughter Tahlea battle meningococcal has been a nightmare. (ABC Mid West and Wheatbelt: Jessica Hayes) Map: Australia One day she was the picture of health, the next she was fighting for her life. Diagnosed with the deadly meningococcal disease last month,
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Posted November 21, 2018 08:04:39 Politicians, activists and lawyers are calling for the establishment of a new international crime-fighting body as speculation mounts that Interpol’s next president will be a senior Kremlin figure. Key points: Critics want a “plan B” after evidence the Interpol arrest warrant program has been abused by Russia US-born British financier
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Updated November 21, 2018 08:04:39 Photo: Leslie Du Preez smiled as the geese that caused mayhem on her Queensland farm were taken away. (ABC Southern Qld: Peter Gunders) Map: Stanthorpe 4380 All Leslie Du Preez wanted was to add a little tranquillity to her small southern Queensland farm. “We got these beautiful geese and thought
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Posted November 21, 2018 07:46:37 Photo: Researchers removed more than 1,000 pieces of assorted plastic from the whale. (AP/AKKP Wakatobi: Muhammad Irpan Sejati Tassakka) A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups and thongs, a park official said, causing concern among
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Updated November 21, 2018 08:39:28 A Darwin gynaecologist who called a patient a “pretty girl”, told her he enjoyed sex and invited her to his home for dinner has kept his job — and will instead be fined $5,000 for unprofessional conduct. Key points: Dr Bhupendra Khara has been a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist for
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