Atlassian co-founders Scott Farquhar (left) and Mike Cannon-Brookes with their families Posted On
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Government ‘on the wrong side of history’ says Atlassian founder

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

  Is Australian politics driving you mad? You’re certainly not alone. The Government’s eagerness to rebuke Labor’s policy for a 50 per cent target of electric vehicles on new car sales by 2030 highlights partisanship is king when it comes to politics. While the Coalition makes noises about saving the tradie’s ute and preserving the […]

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Driverless cars’ surprising problem

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

There is a lack of public trust in autonomous cars.Source:Supplied An accident involving a driverless car and a motorcyclist has provided an insight into a major factor holding back the burgeoning technology. The car, one of the Waymo fleet — which is owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet — was undergoing testing in the US […]

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Halloween 2018: What’s on in Brisbane?

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

From haunted tours to monster-themed parties, Brisbane has a Halloween event for everyone this year.Source:News Corp Australia BOO! It’s Halloween time once again. This year Brisbane is pulling out the big guns to provide a multitude of spooky events for you to enjoy. From ghostly tours of the city to all-night long monster bashes, there’s […]

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Lifestyle

How to survive your in-laws this Christmas

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

If Christmas with your mother-in-law (or your daughter-in-law) features more tension than tinsel, you’re not alone. “A family unit is like a world with its own culture and rules,” says Melbourne psychologist Dr Mandy Deeks. “At Christmas, these cultures are literally clashing. There could be differing views on everything from giving presents and time spent […]

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Lifestyle

‘Fearless’ Gerri’s love of words and family

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

Gerri Hartigan died on September 30 following a long illness.Source:News Corp Australia GERRI HARTIGAN (Nee Sutton) Geraldine Sutton was born on March 9, 1947, to Barbara, an artist, and Ian Sutton, a Sydney newspaper production manager from Lane Cove, Sydney, who worked at John Fairfax Sons before moving to Rupert Murdoch’s News Limited where he […]

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Europe

Russia arrests American citizen accused of spying

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

Russian security services have detained a US citizen in Moscow accused of spying, the latest in a series of espionage cases between the Kremlin and the West. The FSB domestic security service said on Monday that the American was arrested on Friday “while carrying out an act of espionage”. A criminal case had been opened, […]

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Europe

Pope sledges mafia in Sicily

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

POPE Francis denounced the mafia’s “blasphemous” existence on Saturday during a brief trip to Sicily to honour a priest murdered by the mob 25 years ago while trying to save youngsters in poor neighbourhoods from falling into their hands. The one-day visit was part of a wider campaign the 81-year-old has been waging against organised […]

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Lifestyle

Planning a child’s birthday party is a full-time job

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

This time last year I was in full first birthday planning mode. It was still two months away but it was a combined birthday party and baptism so it was going to be massive. And it was. More than 90 adult and kids, an entire restaurant to ourselves, belly dancers, Samoan dancers and a balloon […]

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Queensland

Staff far from McHappy about breaks

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

SOME McDonald’s workers are far from McHappy about being denied their legal right to a work break. Retail and Fast Food Workers Union gathered on Friday in front of the Myer2 McDonald’s on Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, to protest the fast food giant which is allegedly denying workers their legal right to a 10-minute shift break. […]

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Big issue with controversial 40km/h road rule for NSW drivers

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

A NEW road rule forcing NSW drivers to slow down to 40km/h around stopped emergency vehicles has been met with safety concerns, but the state’s Roads Minister has told drivers to just use “common sense”. The new law came into effect on September 1 and requires motorists to slow down to 40km/h when passing a […]

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