Archive for October 3rd, 2017

Families hit by mutant flu epidemic desperate for help

Families hit by mutant flu epidemic desperate for help

THE flu epidemic sweeping the country with record-breaking ferocity is leaving children in comas and their families desperate. THESE are the young faces of the deadly flu epidemic sweeping Australia, leaving their families broke and desperate for help. Brock Gilbert’s mother Tegan-Lee took her son to casualty after he began to exhibit flu-like symptoms, including […]

Las Vegas Shooting ‘worst’ in US history

Las Vegas Shooting ‘worst’ in US history

LAS Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had a stockpile of 10 weapons in his hotel room before carrying out America’s deadliest mass shooting, as the first victims of the tragedy were revealed. The heavily-armed 64-year-old killed at least 58 and injured 515 as he unleashed thousands of bullets from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay […]

NSW workers’ compensation cuts start today

NSW workers’ compensation cuts start today

The first of 4,500 people will have their workers’ compensation cut today under changes to the New South Wales scheme. Those considered to have less than 20 per cent impairment as a result of a work injury now have a limited time on benefits. Unions argue that injured workers will be forced into poverty, but […]

Jonathan Moore is new Fiji Roads Authority CEO

Jonathan Moore is new Fiji Roads Authority CEO

Jonathan Moore has been appointed the new CEO of the Fiji Roads Authority. Chairman of FRA Dinesh Patel says Moore is a British national and a professional engineer with 35 years of experience in the infrastructure sector. Moore has worked in England, India, Dubai, Qatar and Abu Dhabi. He last worked in Malaysia’s Ministry of […]

End of road for Toyota Oz manufacturing

End of road for Toyota Oz manufacturing

Toyota will role the last car off its Altona production line in less than 24 hours, signalling the end of the road for more than 2700 Melbourne plant workers. After more than half a century making cars in Australia, Toyota is due to roll the last vehicle off its Melbourne production line. The final model […]

Storm fans beg Billy Slater for ‘one more year’

Storm fans beg Billy Slater for ‘one more year’

Even the chant of “one more year” by more than 1,000 adoring Storm fans at Melbourne’s Federation Square wasn’t enough to get new dual premiership winner Billy Slater to declare he will play on in 2018. Slater and the Storm players were given a heroes’ welcome home after NRL Grand Final win in Sydney. The […]