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Former Sirtex boss released after insider trading conviction

Mr Wong sold the shares one day after the company reaffirmed its 2017 financial year forecast for “double-digit dose sales” growth to investors at its October annual meeting. In December that year, Sirtex lowered its guidance to predict growth of 5 to 11 per cent, which triggered a share price …

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How 8:46 became the silent symbol of the George Floyd protests

ViacomCBS, owner of MTV and Nickelodeon, stopped its programming earlier this week to air a silent, sombre video honouring Floyd for eight minutes, 46 seconds. [embedded content] Google asked employees to pause Wednesday for the nearly nine minutes of silence “as a visceral reminder of the injustice inflicted on Mr …

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KordaMentha called in to recheck the pulse of regional media

The federal communications department spent more than $99,000 seeking a second opinion on the state of Australia’s struggling regional broadcasting sector after an initial report proposed regulatory reform. Advisory firm KordaMentha was hired by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communication last November to conduct ‘independent research or …

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Black Lives Matter rally carries real health risks, Sutton warns

“I know there are many people wanting to protest in person this week and show their support. Unfortunately now is not the time for thousands of people to gather together, putting your and others’ health at risk.” He said vulnerable people were most likely to fall seriously ill if infected …

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Hazardous surf conditions give way to clear weekend

Sydney’s hazardous surf conditions will calm down by Friday afternoon, giving way to a dry and mostly sunny weekend. “These large waves, we’ve probably got the last of them tomorrow morning – they’ll start to abate on Friday afternoon, and there’ll be no hazardous surf warnings on Saturday,” said the …

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‘I’m all in’: Graham brushes off Blocker jibe over retirement

If he was, he didn’t get one. When you get past besieged Dragons coach Paul McGregor, his million-dollar halfback Ben Hunt, the too-cool-for-school Corey Norman and even the types who don’t let those nasty banners in, St George Illawarra fans turn their fire to 34-year-old Graham. James Graham is not …

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Foran’s recovery from ‘monstrous injury’ stuns surgeon

“Not only did he have a positive attitude throughout, no matter how he felt after five or six months he was making a comeback. “He loves the game so much he doesn’t care if his shoulder is not the same as it was when he was 20. Nothing was going …

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Melbourne Uni says COVID-19 will cost $1b, urges staff to take pay cut

“If you choose to do this, it would be a real contribution that you would be making to your colleagues, and to the future of the university,” Professor Maskell wrote. The National Tertiary Education Union has urged staff to vote no to the proposal. The union’s national president, Alison Barnes, …

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Race-by-race tips and preview for Taree on Friday

Odds and Evens: Split Kim Waugh’s Mo The Great will be among the favourites in the main event, the Wingham Cup.Credit:AAP Race 2 – MAIDEN PLATE (1000m) There will be nothing left in the tank here over the short course and that suits debutant filly 11. Trojan Angel (Time For …

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