Daily Archives: February 11, 2017

Fight for Wollongong workers’ backpay ongoing

A two-month Fairfax Media investigation uncovered claims of exploitation in cafes, restaurants and shops across the Illawarra.

A two-month Fairfax Media investigation uncovered claims of exploitation in cafes, restaurants and shops across the Illawarra.

Hundreds of workers, who claim they were ripped off by their employers, have come forward on the back …

State of the nation | Sunday, February 12, 2017

State of the nation

Need a national news snapshot first thing? Well, we have you covered. 

Purr-fect partnership: Andy Campbell helps schnoodle Scout to cool down. Her parents said her relationship with animals was similar to one between "playmates" rather than between an owner and pet. Picture: Marina Neil

Purr-fect partnership: Andy Campbell helps schnoodle Scout to cool down. Her parents said her relationship with animals was similar

How safe are your children in Catholic schools?

The royal commission has uncovered abuse on a staggering scale inside the Catholic church, particularly inside religious orders which ran schools. Can the church be trusted with your children?

Mark Fabbro remembers most vividly the …

Lifeline to trial Australian-first text service

''You can be on a bus and text a crisis service, and the person next to you wouldn’t even know.''

”You can be on a bus and text a crisis service, and the person next to you wouldn’t even know.”

An Australia-first service that will make crisis support available via text message has the potential …

New Sunderland bridge pylon successfully lifted into place

Sunderland’s skyline has a magnificent new addition.

The New Wear Crossing’s stunning 100metre centrepiece pylon has been lifted into position.

The New Wear Crossing pylon in place

The New Wear Crossing pylon in place

Work began at first light yesterday and carried …