Newly appointed Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) secretary Sally McManus told the ABC’s 7:30 program last week that she did not have a problem with workers breaking the law when those laws are unjust.
Criticism of the comments was swift from the business sector, conservative politicians, and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten later distancing himself and the Labor party from McManus’ words.
2017 marks 106 years of International Women’s Day, with this year's theme tailor-made for 2017: #BeBoldForChange
Celebrated since the early 1900's, the global event is a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender equality.
While considerable advances have been made over the past century, the World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won't close entirely for almost another 200 years.
Events have been planned across the globe, while Brisbane residents can enjoy a Movie Night and Luncheon, featuring the Academy and Golden Globe Award nominated movie, ‘Hidden Figures’ at the Caribbean Cinemas in St Lucia.
Half of Queenslanders have agreed closing night clubs early to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence makes sense according to a poll conducted by Fairfax.
Queensland Attorney General Yvette D’ath says by stopping drinks at 2am and 3am the government has implemented the most effective tool for reducing alcohol-fuelled violence.
This comes a few days after lockout laws were scrapped as a part of the Liquor and Other Legislation Amendment Bill, allowing service until 3am and requiring all venues trading past midnight to have ID scanners.
Global specialists join Queensland child protection team