Wages rise to the sound of one hand clapping

Wages rise to the sound of one hand clapping

Posted November 12, 2017 00:29:37 Photo: The minimum wage decision will push up wages a bit, but unlikely to make the overall picture less gloomy. (ABC News: Michael Barnett) Uncork the champagne, this week’s release of the third quarter wage price index should show our pay packets have all got a bit thicker. This week: Key pieces of the interest rate puzzle age (Wednesday) and jobs (Thursday) data to be released AGMs could spell trouble for News Corporation, CBA and Harvey Norman US tax debate will continue to drive markets’…

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School growing program helping nurture teenage students

School growing program helping nurture teenage students

Posted November 12, 2017 09:17:13 Photo: Students are getting practical experiences in horticulture, with some hoping to eventually work in gardens or on farms. (ABC News: Tom Fedorowytsch) Students at an Adelaide school are getting practical experiences in farming and cooking, with plans to run a self-sustaining kitchen. The Adelaide East Education Centre at Paradise caters for several dozen teenagers with an intellectual disability or other learning difficulties. Completing the horticulture or cookery streams will earn the students VET qualifications, as well as a good shot at starting a career….

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The motorsport legend roaring backing to life

The motorsport legend roaring backing to life

Last year the Italian marque celebrated its 90th anniversary, releasing a giant coffee table book — Stile Ducati — filled with sumptuously photographed bikes and telling the company’s evocative story. On the race track though, that story has its share of disappointing twists. Ducati’s last MotoGP title came in 2007, via Casey Stoner. It has been a long and often frustrating drought. This year however, things have changed. Andrea Dovizioso has chalked up six wins this season, with two other podium finishes. The 31-year-old Italian led the standings at points…

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Kenya's plastic waste to a boat

Kenya's plastic waste to a boat

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Roy Moore: Allegations are 'desperate attempt to stop my political campaign'

Roy Moore: Allegations are 'desperate attempt to stop my political campaign'

Moore, who was speaking at a Veterans Day event at the Mid-Alabama Republican Club in Birmingham, called the allegations surfaced in a Washington Post report “yet another attack on my character and reputation in a desperate attempt to stop my political campaign for the United States Senate.” “My opponent is 11 points behind … This article is a prime example of fake news. An attempt to divert attention from the true issues that effect the country like health care, military readiness, tax reform or national debt,” Moore said. He added…

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