ASX: The local share market is expected to rise this morning after overnight.
STRIKE! Public sector workers in Tasmania are set to as they push for better pay and conditions.
Public school teachers will leave work around lunchtime, joining health workers, firefighters, cleaners, child safety officers and others in strike action.
Large rallies are also planned today in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie, with smaller meetings elsewhere.
Bad Santa? The ransomware group behind the Medibank attack has reportedly started .
Hundreds of names, addresses, birthdays and Medicare details were posted under “good-list” and “naughty-list” on a blog. And, no, they haven’t explained the reason for the Christmas-themed lists.
Change of pace: Aussie veterinarians have been pushed to the “absolute brink” with 30 per cent in the next five years.
Vets have been struggling for some time, with research in June showing nearly 70 per cent of vets have lost a colleague or peer to suicide.
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Green-washing: In a major step for the climate, a powerful United Nations panel has revealed a plan to hold companies to their net-zero promises and .
The expert panel warned there was no time left for disingenuous corporate behaviour.
Robodebt update: People who did not respond to debt notices issued under the failed robodebt scheme were , the royal commission was told.
The commission is investigating how the problematic scheme was rolled out despite departmental advice raising significant questions about its legality when it was proposed.
Effects of war: Russia's invasion of Ukraine has from efforts to combat climate change, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told the COP27 climate conference in Egypt.
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