Q&A: Indigenous Australians are tired of being spoken for, says actress Shareena Clanton

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Updated February 20, 2018 00:30:38 Video: Change coming from Indigenous people after government failure says actor (ABC News) In a passionate speech on Q&A, actress Shareena Clanton says non-Indigenous Australians need to “keep their mouths shut and start engaging” the Indigenous community in the political decision-making process. Key points: Actress Shareena Clanton said non-Indigenous Australians
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ATO urges staff to dob in colleagues who take long lunches, read paper at work

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Updated February 19, 2018 19:54:30 The Australian Tax Office (ATO) is urging staff to report colleagues who are taking long lunches or wasting time by eating breakfast or reading the newspapers at work. Key points: ATO memo urges staff to report time-wasting colleagues Examples include taking long lunches, eating breakfast, reading newspaper Staff warned slacking
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More than 1,200 people complain to ACCC about Bitcoin scams

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Updated February 19, 2018 19:32:19 New figures show more than 1,200 Australians complained to the national consumer watchdog about cryptocurrency scams last year. 7.30 has obtained the latest figures from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Scamwatch, showing it received 1,289 complaints related to Bitcoin in 2017, with reported losses totalling $1,218,206. The corporate
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Alex Blackwell retires from international cricket as Australia’s most capped female player

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Updated February 19, 2018 19:30:13 Photo: Cricket NSW has described Alex Blackwell as one of the greatest cricketers the state and country has produced. (AAP: Paul Miller) Australia’s most-capped female cricketer, Alex Blackwell, says she wanted to leave the game while still at her peak. But although the Australian vice-captain and long-serving New South Wales
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How being a MAMIL saved a cyclist’s life

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Updated February 19, 2018 19:17:27 Photo: Justin Lang believes regular rides with his cycling group helped with his mental health. (ABC News: Tony Hill) Related Story: Rural exercise program aims to get farmers moving Related Story: Older, stronger, happier: Meet the ladies who lift Six years ago Justin Lang was in a very dark place.
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Domain shares jump as chief executive search continues

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Updated February 19, 2018 17:58:14 Shares in real estate listings business Domain have rallied despite the company reporting a half-year loss. In its first result since spinning off from Fairfax Media, Domain posted a statutory net loss of $3.4 million in the first half of the financial year, as restructuring costs weighed on the result.
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John McGrath to reveal new board for embattled real estate business, led by Peter Lewis as chairman

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Updated February 19, 2018 16:55:49 Embattled real estate firm McGrath plans to appoint billionaire Kerry Stokes’s former top executive Peter Lewis as the new chairman to help property millionaire John McGrath overhaul the company he founded. Key points: McGrath to appoint former Seven West chief financial officer and ABC Board director Peter Lewis as chairman
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Missed installation appointments to mean penalties for NBN Co

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Updated February 19, 2018 15:40:55 Waiting for an NBN technician, only for them not to show up, has proven a common frustration for Australians. Key points: ACCC head confirms penalties for NBN Co for missed appointments “some time this year” NBN Co surprised by announcement given inquiry is currently underway Pressure on NBN Co from
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AFLX has finished its first public outing, was it a success — or is it just ‘AFL lite’?

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Posted February 19, 2018 13:17:21 While crowd numbers were comparatively low and the television ratings modest, the Australian Football League is claiming success after the first round of its experimental format, AFLX. The AFL wanted fans to experience the unexpected with AFLX, a fast-paced format played on a rectangular field with seven players on the
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Stan Grant: The ‘wicked problem’ of Barnaby Joyce

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Updated February 19, 2018 10:58:49 Photo: In publicly vilifying Barnaby Joyce, Malcolm Turnbull is not thinking about morality — he is thinking about politics. (ABC News: Jed Cooper) What to do about Barnaby Joyce is a “wicked problem”; that’s what philosophers call a dilemma that is incomplete, contradictory and changing, almost impossible to resolve. Immanuel
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Inside the home of Khaled Sharrouf, Australia’s most notorious Islamic State jihadist

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Updated February 19, 2018 07:44:18 I entered the house through a hole blown in the wall. It was cold and dusty, the chill of Raqqa’s winter hanging in the air. It has been years since Australia’s most notorious jihadist, Khaled Sharrouf, lived here but the place was haunted by his presence. Video: The house where
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Scams, fake news advertised on Bureau of Meteorology website

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Updated February 19, 2018 06:17:52 Photo: BOM says it was “unacceptable” that the scam ads were allowed on their site. Related Story: How to spot a fake image from the real deal Advertisements for scam pages have appeared on the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) website. Key points: The page looks like the CNN tech website
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