Monthly Archives: May 2014

Tens of thousands of low-paid restaurant and cafe staff will lose part of their penalty rates for working on Sundays after a decision by the industrial tribunal. The decision means loading for working on Sundays will drop from 75 per … Continue reading

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A report by Amnesty International has described gross human rights violations on Manus Island. The report, ‘This Is Still Breaking People’, says that the living conditions on Manus Island breach international standards, with asylum seekers living in cramped and dirty … Continue reading

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Security firm G4S warned the Immigration Department before the deadly Manus Island riots that Papua New Guinean police were dangerously unpredictable and could start shooting in an emergency. The firm pleaded with the department to defuse the tensions in the … Continue reading

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