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NAB staff claim ‘dehumanising’ overwork causing physical and mental health problems
‘I drove my car off the road,’ employee claims in report that finds excessive unpaid overtime has become normalised at National Australia Bank

Ben Butler

06, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Sailors left unpaid for three months on live cattle export ships off Indonesia
Crew on Barkly Pearl – which is banned from Australian ports after an alarming safety breach – and the Diamantina left unpaid amid dispute between owners and manager

Ben Butler

04, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Greg Hunt confirms retirement on final sitting day of the year – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Caitlin Cassidy (now) and Amy Remeikis (earlier) and Tory Shepherd (earlier)

02, Dec, 2021 @7:38 AM

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Watchdog to monitor pork industry after Australian producer gobbled up by Brazilian behemoth
ACCC to investigate fears Rivalea’s new owners JBS could halt slaughter of pigs by rival producers at Melbourne abattoir

Ben Butler

02, Dec, 2021 @4:46 AM

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Australia’s biggest privately funded battery under construction at Hazelwood power station site
Engie closed the coal-fired plant in 2017 and expects its new $150m battery to be operating by November 2022

Ben Butler

01, Dec, 2021 @2:47 AM

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Westpac admits it broke law and agrees to pay $113m in penalties
Asic hit bank with six lawsuits over shoddy treatment of customers – including charging fees to dead people

Ben Butler

30, Nov, 2021 @12:17 AM

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‘Right to know’: critics blast Coalition attempt to shield Future Fund from FOI laws
Greens say under proposed law Australians would not have learned fund invested in weapons makers that sold arms to Myanmar military

Ben Doherty and Ben Butler

29, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Australia’s Future Fund invested in weapons manufacturers that have sold arms to Myanmar military
Sovereign wealth fund’s holdings include 14 companies that have done business with military which has killed more than 1,200 since coup

Ben Butler and Ben Doherty

28, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Australian executive pay ‘roars back’ with 70% increase for top 50, analysis finds
Data shows Kogan boss’s pay up 1,400%, while Macquarie Group CEO’s package is highest at $15.97m

Ben Butler

26, Nov, 2021 @4:49 AM

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Brisbane company worth just $8 when awarded $385m Nauru offshore processing contract
Since 2017 the contract – originally for $385m – has been amended seven times without competitive tender

Ben Doherty and Ben Butler

25, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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PM targeted on integrity bill in question time – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Josh Taylor (now) and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

25, Nov, 2021 @8:39 AM

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Shares in Australian-listed buy-now-pay-later companies plummet by up to 96%
Zip’s announcement of $653m loss in August ‘shocked many’, as sector lost $1bn overall in 2021

Ben Butler

25, Nov, 2021 @5:55 AM

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