Australia’s “highly competitive” telecommunications sector is under “dynamic strain”, Communications Minister Michelle Rowland has warned, after the country’s largest telco Telstra revealed it would slash 2800 direct jobs before year’s end. Announced by Telstra boss Vicki Brady on Tuesday, the telecommunications giant swung the axe in what is largest redundancyContinue Reading

Australia’s peak social equality advocacy body says the federal budget handed down on Tuesday fails to address the needs of the poorest people. The Australian Council of Social Services, after analysing the financial impact of the budget’s cost of living supports on various family types, argued it unfairly targeted theContinue Reading