Cosmetics chain Lush are the latest company to have mismanaged their employees pay. Yet, their willingness to admit wrongdoing and repay more than 5,000 staff roughly $2 million from 8 years of “serious payroll system errors” suggests it may really have been an honest mistake. General Manager and Co Founder of Food Strategy and Restaurant […]
The Australian Council of Social Services has called on the government to immediately end the trial of the cashless welfare card after a damning report into it found ‘it is difficult to conclude whether there had been a reduction in social harm’ as a result of the card.’ ACOSS Senior Policy Advisor Charmaine Crowe says […]
A constitutional law expert has raised fresh concerns about citizenship issues for Australian politicians, this time at a state level. Lorraine Finlay, from Murdoch University, told Mornings with Gareth Parker, state politicians who hold dual passports may in fact be ineligible to hold office in WA. WA Liberal Senator Linda Reynolds, who chaired the Federal […]
NSW drivers caught using their phone will get Five demerit points from September, up from four demerit points. WA drivers get three and a $400 fine, Steve and Baz agued if WA should follow suit and increase the demerits for phone use while driving or does something else need to be done?
In a move that had 6PR listeners scratching their heads today on Perth LIVE, it’s been revealed parents are being told they need to register for an $80 ‘media pass’ if they want to take pictures of their kids playing junior sport. Western Sydney University children’s safety researcher Dr Joanne Orlando says it’s extreme but […]
Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison is in Perth selling his GST ‘fix’, and joined Gareth Parker in the 6PR studios to unpack the new approach. Mr Morrison took calls from Mornings listeners, touching on company tax, the foreign trade war, and Donald Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin.