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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Good morning, team. 1. Attorney-General Christian Porter identified himself as the Cabinet minister who is facing a historical rape allegation at a press conference yesterday afternoon. He denied the allegation. “I can say categorically that what has been put in various forms in allegations, simply did not happen,” Porter said. […]
10 things you need to know this morning in Australia
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Australian casual staff will lose out on $39 billion in entitlements as part of the Morrison government’s proposed transformation of insecure work

The Morrison government is introducing sweeping reforms to Australia’s casual workforce, redefining casual employment, reducing entitlements, and introducing criminal penalties for wage theft. Casual workers will theoretically be entitled to an offer of a permanent position after 12 months tenure and six months of scheduled hours – but businesses will […]
Australian casual staff will lose out on $39 billion in entitlements as part of the Morrison government’s proposed transformation of insecure work
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Tech companies like Facebook and Twitter could be sued for what users write under tough new Australian defamation laws

Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter will be treated like traditional publishers and broadcasters under a revamp of defamation laws, Attorney-General Christian Porter has revealed. Opening a new front in the government’s battle with technology companies, Mr Porter said the playing field between established media companies and social […]
Tech companies like Facebook and Twitter could be sued for what users write under tough new Australian defamation laws