Guide To Contractors Insurance

Anybody or any company which is involved in the construction industry will obviously be involved in working at a contractual site at some point or another. This is a type of construction work which ob...

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US-Iran conflict escalates again, raising the threat of another war in the Middle East

The United States' reinstitution of punitive sanctions is causing real hardship to Iranians.AAP/EPA/Abedin TaherkenarehLet’s start with a number. On any given day, more than 17 million barrels o...

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Paladin contract secrecy highlights our broken refugee system

PNG not only wants to end the Paladin security contract on Manus Island, it's demanding Australia find a permanent solution to the refugee crisis.Joel Carrett/AAPNearly six years into the revival of i...

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Turning local libraries, pools and playgroups into sites of surveillance – ParentsNext goes too far

Tomsickova Tatyana/ShutterstockSydney Morning Herald reporter Jacqueline Maley evoked the spectre of the Orwellian surveillance state recently when discussing how library staff had been implicated in ...

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Pinchgut's The Return of Ulysses: a stylish, enjoyable, historically informed opera premiere

Fernando Guimarâes and Brenton Spiteri in The Return of Ulysses.Brett Boardman Review: The return of Ulysses, Pinchgut Opera, Sydney.Claudio Monteverdi entered the 73rd year of his life when he ...

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Why the Australasian Health Star Rating needs major changes to make it work

Most consumers are unaware that the Health Star Rating system is compensatory, and that one negative nutritional attribute, such as high sugar, can be cancelled out by a positive attribute like fibre...

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Below zero is ‘reverse’. How the Reserve Bank would make quantitative easing work

Road tested. Quantitative easing worked in the US, and can work even better here.ShutterstockWith its official cash rate now expected to fall below 1% to a new extraordinarily low close to zero, all ...

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How to answer the argument that Australia's emissions are too small to make a difference

After a recent foray into the debate over Australia’s so-called “climate election”, I received plenty of critical replies to my argument that Australians should take climate action m...

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How advertising can repurpose itself to serve cities in more sustainable ways

Domino’s Paving for Pizza campaign shrewdly combines promotion of its product with meeting a public need to have potholes repaired. Domino's PizzaNoisy, ugly and dirty. Advertising has polluted ...

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Five films not to miss from the 2019 Sydney Film Festival

The French film School's Out is a masterpiece.Avenue B Productions, Canal+, OCSA “top five” list from a major film festival will inevitably annoy many people, because, by necessity, there ...

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An incredible journey: the first people to arrive in Australia came in large numbers, and on purpose

The first people to walk along the shores of northern Australia arrived more than 50,000 years ago.Corey Bradshaw, CC BY-NCThe size of the first population of people needed to arrive, survive, and thr...

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It's time for Australia to commit to the kind of future it wants: CSIRO Australian National Outlook 2019

Australia's future prosperity will require bold action on a number of fronts and a deliberate commitment to careful and considered long-term thinkingHendra Pontomudis / unsplash, CC BYAustralia&rsqu...

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Why the Australasian Health Star Rating needs major changes to make it work

Most consumers are unaware that the Health Star Rating system is compensatory, and that one negative nutritional attribute, such as high sugar, can be cancelled out by a positive attribute like fibre...

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5 Best Attractions of Dubai

Dubai is best known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and attractive nightlife scene where Burj Khalifa is the most famous attraction here, 830m tallest tower in the world. It is the lar...

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