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Business 'has firepower' to stop modern slavery
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Business 'has firepower' to stop modern slavery

BCA's chief Jennifer Westacott argues Australian business can take the lead using their economic clout.

  • by Anna Patty

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'People see change is coming': Aussie workers gloomy about the future

'People see change is coming': Aussie workers gloomy about the future

Australia's economy has been slowly improving, but many workers are lacking confidence about the future job market, the research shows.

  • by Anna Patty
Nearly three-quarters of executives pick proteges who look just like them
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Nearly three-quarters of executives pick proteges who look just like them

New research reinforces that people tend to transfer power to others who make them feel comfortable.

  • by Jena McGregor
Laying the foundations for a successful new school
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Laying the foundations for a successful new school

As principal of brand-new North Kellyville Public School, Tom Moth had a lot to oversee before the school opened its doors to students for the first time on January 30.

  • by Kristie Kellahan
Unearthing new ideas for a career in archaeology
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Unearthing new ideas for a career in archaeology

Archaeologists make a living from looking at the past but their careers are constantly adapting to technology and evolving to meet new demands.

  • by Keeli Cambourne
Find out if your job has a gender pay gap
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Find out if your job has a gender pay gap

Type in your job to find out if there is a gap in the amount that full-time men and women are paid.

  • by Craig Butt, Richard Lama and Reginal Sengkey
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A little idea makes a big impact
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A little idea makes a big impact

  • by Sue White
Crown Casino cafe fined $250,000 for 'egregious' underpaying of staff
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Crown Casino cafe fined $250,000 for 'egregious' underpaying of staff

A cafe at Crown Casino has been fined more than a quarter of a million dollars for underpaying 54 workers.

  • by Melissa Iaria
'It's hard and sweaty work': Why Andrew's trade has all but disappeared
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'It's hard and sweaty work': Why Andrew's trade has all but disappeared

It's a dying trade but, as long as people drink alcohol, there is work for the few coppersmiths left in Australia.

  • by Laura Chung
Aurizon staff plan rolling stoppages to disrupt coal rail transport

Aurizon staff plan rolling stoppages to disrupt coal rail transport

Workers at Australia's largest rail freight operator, Aurizon, will walk off the job on Tuesday in the first of a series of 24-hour stoppages this week aimed at disrupting coal transport services.

  • by Anna Patty
A violin maker who puts his heart into an old-fashioned craft
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A violin maker who puts his heart into an old-fashioned craft

An 82-year-old violin maker is not ready for retirement, but thinks it might be time to slow down.

  • by Anna Patty