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Henry Belot

Henry Belot is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Qantas jobs at Canberra Airport safe for now

Henry Belot Qantas staff at Canberra Airport are likely to keep their jobs despite the airline posting a full-year loss of $646 million before tax and a statutory loss of $2.

Hewatt creditors vote for agreement instead of liquidation

Henry Belot Creditors owed money by Hewatt Earthworks, the construction company contracted to work on the $288 million Majura Parkway project, have voted to enter a Deeds of Company Agreement rather than pursue...

Qantas job losses at Canberra Airport

Qantas: Even pilots have been asked to accept voluntary redundancies.

Henry Belot Qantas management at Canberra Airport has accepted the voluntary redundancy applications of two customer services workers as part of a $2 billion cost reduction strategy.

National Union of Students slams tertiary reforms in federal budget as 'horrifying'

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Henry Belot The national student union has condemned the federal budget’s shake-up of tertiary funding as “horrifying” despite the changes being embraced by Australia’s leading...

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Canberra unemployment increases for first time since September

The budget projects that unemployment will flatten out over the next 12 months.

Henry Belot The unemployment rate in Canberra has increased for the first time since September despite the national unemployment rate remaining steady, figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics...

1980s-style campaign mooted to protect ABC from funding cuts

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Henry Belot With Treasurer Joe Hockey sharpening the blade for cuts to the ABC funding, the tsars at Ultimo may be tempted to dust off a successful late 1980s campaign to save their $1.03-billion allowance.

Qantas staff await redundancy decision at Canberra Airport

Australian Services Union NSW/ACT secretary Sally McManus: Canberra Qantas staff still in limbo.

Henry Belot Qantas workers who applied for voluntary redundancy at Canberra Airport are being held in limbo as the Easter deadline for a decision passes and a union warns of possible compulsory redundancies.

ACT unions lobby PM on Qantas Sale Act

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Henry Belot Prime Minister Tony Abbott met with a delegation of union representatives today as they seek to lobby the government to refrain from amending the Qantas Sale Act and to protest Qantas jobs in...

Canberra Airport to honour black box inventor David Warren

Dr David Warren, inventor of the blackbox flight recorder - and the Canberra Airport.

Henry Belot Canberra airport is set to name a building after the Australian inventor David Warren, creator of the black box flight simulator.

Qantas job cut fears in Canberra, but flights unchanged

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Henry Belot Qantas flights at Canberra Airport to continue but there are concerns about the impact of cost-cutting on local jobs.