Young workers will be tens of thousands of dollars better off come retirement as legislated annual superannuation increases come into effect from Saturday. Part of a suite of new laws coming into effect from Saturday, July 1, during the 2023-24 financial year, Australian employers will now have to pay workers
More students need to study key maths and science subjects or else South Australia will face significant issues in creating a workforce capable of developing nuclear-powered submarines, experts say. Andrew Norton, a professor in higher education policy at the Australian National University, said he had held a “long-term concern” over
Both major parties are trying to win over NSW motorists by rewarding safe drivers with either cash or restored demerit points. With the state election just over two months away, the battle for the good driver vote stepped up today when the government unveiled its “cost of living” measures a
Graduating high school raises a number of existential questions about the future that are often contemplated while celebrating at Schoolies. “What are we doing tonight? Where are we doing pres? Will you get sloshed?” one particularly pragmatic girl asks her friends as they forage for alcohol and enough packets of
Schoolies caught misbehaving at airports could be looking at a flight ban or even face a recorded conviction, Australian Federal Police warn. With thousands of school leavers flying to and from their end-of-year celebration destinations, AFP Airport Police Commander Josh Kinghorn reaffirmed that travellers acting inappropriately would be heavily penalised.
A disturbing Schoolies “checklist” has emerged online featuring a number of sexually explicit and drug-based ‘challenges’ for school leavers. End of Year 12 celebrations kicked off in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast on Saturday, with some attendees already causing controversy over their “feral” antics. Now, one teenager has taken