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Be shark smart on the NSW North Coast

July 30, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

Echo NetDaily, 28 July 2016:Surfers and swimmers are being urged to be extra vigilant following numerous shark detections along north coast beaches this week.The listening station at Evans Head buoy, off Main Beach, has pinged 15 times since Sunday, with alerts associated with tagged great whites. Sharks have also been detected at Sharpes Beach near Ballina, where two surfers were knocked off their boards this week, C

Shop at Woolworths on the NSW North Coast? You need to read this

July 29, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

Fair Work OmbudsmanTrolley collection services procurement by Woolworths Limited,  media release date June 2016: In June 2014 we commenced an Inquiry into Woolworths’ procurement of trolley collection services.For nearly a decade before this, we'd been investigating allegations of serious non-compliance with workplace laws involvi

Fatal Extraction: how Australian mining companies exploit Africa

July 27, 2016 - 00:16 -- Admin

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists:Australia is a giant in African mining, but its vast, sometimes deadly footprint has never been examined – until now….Number of Australian-listed mining companies active in Africa:more than 150* Market capitalization:about $133 billion*One of the earliest recorded mentions of an Australian mine worker in Africa:1902Number of countries in Africa where Australian mining companies are active:33*Number o