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Stop working and go home: Why long hours at the office don’t pay off

But there are reasons to believe this was no fluke. A similar experiment at a New Zealand company in 2018 produced similar results. And research by Stanford University economist John Pencavel on British munitions plant workers during World War 1 has found that past a certain point, working more decreases …

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Longmire coy on another bid for Daniher

He went onto say about Daniher’s failed move: “[I had conversations with Daniher] late in the process. I didn’t need to sit down and get to know Joe, I got to know Joe before he made the decision to go to Essendon, when he had a chance to come to Sydney …

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Ex-cricket executive lands North CEO job

North Melbourne will soon announce that Ben Amarfio, a former senior executive at Cricket Australia, is the club’s new chief executive. Amarfio has won the position and is expected to begin at the helm of the Kangaroos in the coming weeks. He replaces Carl Dilena, who was a victim of …

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Victorian Liberals at war over early preselection plans

Those wanting the timeline delayed also warn of another looming redistribution of federal electoral boundaries and potentially an additional seat, which would not likely be finalised until the end of next year. Senior factional figures are also discussing withdrawing support for Mr Clark in the role unless he “wises up” …

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‘Be angry on behalf of the people we represent’: Chris Bowen’s call to Labor

“The answer to reconnecting with working people is not to walk away from a robust policy agenda, it’s to better connect our policies with their hopes and fears about the state of the world, the state of the economy and their future. “I don’t think the lesson from the election …

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Past Antarctic ice melt reveals potential for ‘extreme sea-level rise’

“We don’t predict the future, but we show what nature can do even without human interference in the climate,” Eelco Rohling, the paper’s lead author and a professor at ANU’s College of Science, said. “Nature knows how to go much quicker than we thought.” Loading Fiona Hibbert, the paper’s second …

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Total fire ban for Sydney with strong winds, hot temperatures forecast

“It’s that combination of warm temperatures, low humidity and very strong winds that’s driving up the fire danger.” Sydney, Richmond and Terrey Hills could experience wind gusts of 50km/h, while Katoomba could reach 80km/h. “It is likely that because of such strong winds we could see small areas pop into …

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Yes, there is a climate emergency. Politicians need to do more than talk about it

When Labor, along with the Greens and crossbenchers, recently tried to declare a climate emergency, the Morrison government rejected and ridiculed it as a “grand symbolic gesture”. “Labor is making a huge song and dance about declaring a climate emergency, but refuses to commit to a single policy in this …

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Phil Inn for two more years please

‘‘We’ve seen some really positive signs from Brayden over the past couple of years and as he continues to grow and develop, he can play an important role in our midfield going forward,’’ said Magpies list manager Ned Guy. Sier was recovering from a calf muscle injury, one of a …

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