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

Western Australian will introduce tough new laws to crack down on knife violence, giving the police “anywhere, anytime” powers to conduct searches for weapons. The laws would give officers the power to “wand”, or use handheld metal detectors to scan people in a designated Knife Wanding Area such as entertainmentContinue Reading

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has condemned the application by the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor to seek arrest warrants for Israeli leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, alongside senior Hamas figures, branding the move “appalling”. The comments echo similar calls made by US President Joe Biden, who swiftly condemned theContinue Reading