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18 Feb HRC continues on prideful and mean-spirited course

Hedley Thomas -- The Australian -- 18 February, 2017 Gillian Triggs and her staff have had many opportunities to admit their big mistakes and say sorry in the year since Queensland University of Technology students gained the advantage of aggressive lawyers, which resulted in the lamentable conduct of...

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09 Feb Australia Post asked to justify pay

Lucy Battersby and Tom McIlroy -- The Age -- 9 February, 2017 Australia Post chairman John Stanhope has been asked to justify the high salaries at Australia Post to a Senate estimates committee in two weeks’ time. It comes two days after the Communications and Environment Committee released...

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08 Feb Australia Post boss on $5.6m for year

Sam Buckingham-Jones -- The Australian -- 8 February, 2017 The chief executive of Australia Post was the nation’s highest paid public servant last year, taking home more than $5.6 million — a figure the organisation tried to keep secret. Former National Australia Bank boss Ahmed Fahour, who was...

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07 Feb Ban on nicotine e-cigarettes to remain

Belinda Merhab -- Australian Associated Press -- 2 February 2017 Doctors warn more smokers will die and suffer preventable diseases after the medicines regulator decided to maintain a ban on nicotine e-cigarettes. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has rejected an application to exempt nicotine from the Schedule 7...

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