Julie Bishop cops grilling over cabinet leaks on ABC

Julie Bishop cops grilling over cabinet leaks on ABC

FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop has been grilled over cabinet leaks after calling for a formal investigation into the issue that is dividing the Turnbull government. Bishop reiterated on ABC’s 7.30 that she had nothing to do with the recent leaks, maintaining that she has never leaked the details of any cabinet meeting during her career. Host Leigh Sales cut straight to the chase, asking Bishop: “Let me ask bluntly, were you the leaker?” Ms Bishop replied: “No, I was not. Absolutely not.” Camera IconJulie Bishop says she has never leaked…

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Woolworths 'ready to battle' Amazon ahead of Australian launch

Woolworths 'ready to battle' Amazon ahead of Australian launch

Posted November 23, 2017 20:09:12 Woolworths says it will step up its online offerings as Amazon launches in Australia amid fears the nation’s retail industry is set for a massive shake-up because of the arrival of the online behemoth. At the Woolworth’s annual general meeting in Melbourne, chairman Gordon Cairn told investors the supermarket chain was ready to battle Amazon and would make shopping more convenient and tailored for customers by ramping up deliveries and click and collect services. “We want to be obsessive about our customers, their needs and…

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Streets workers vote to end public ice-cream boycott

Streets workers vote to end public ice-cream boycott

STREETS factory workers have tonight voted to end a public boycott of the brand’s ice creams after they accepted a wages offer from its multinational owners. A union campaign to boycott Streets ice creams started last month. The workers at the factory at Minto, in Sydney’s south-west, voted to ratify an in-principle agreement during a meeting tonight, the ABC reports. “Christmas has come early for Streets workers and their supporters in the Australian community,” Australian Manufacturing Workers Union NSW secretary Steve Murphy said in a statement. Camera IconStreets employee Troy…

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Streets workers vote to end public ice cream boycott

Streets workers vote to end public ice cream boycott

Posted November 22, 2017 19:52:18 Photo: Streets makes Golden Gaytimes, Paddle Pops and Cornettos. (Facebook: Streets) Related Story: Unions call for boycott of Streets ice cream over pay dispute Summer may have been saved by Streets factory workers, who tonight voted to end to a public boycott of the brand’s ice creams after they accepted a wages offer from its multinational owners. Key points: Streets workers vote to end public boycott of the company’s ice creams Workers accept wage offer from parent company Unilever A union campaign to boycott Streets…

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South Australian Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore quits parliament over British dual citizenship

South Australian Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore quits parliament over British dual citizenship

SOUTH Australian senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore has resigned from the Australian Parliament after she was confirmed as a British dual citizen by descent. Ms Kakoschke-Moore becomes the third Nick Xenophon Team politician to be caught up in the citizenship crisis gripping Federal Parliament. Her mother was born to British parents in Singapore in 1957 before she moved to Australia in 1970 — which made Ms Kakoschke-Moore eligible for a British citizenship. She will quit the Australian Senate immediately, and will be referred to the High Court. Ms Kakoschke-Moore choked back tears…

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