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Online ‘no longer a side project’: Camping, fitness boost Super Retail

Mr Heraghty said the sales trends were an “encouraging sign” given concerns about consumer spending, but acknowledged the group’s brands have been well-matched to the interests of Australians facing COVID lockdown. While sales of outdoor goods had been affected in early 2020 due to the bushfires, camping equipment had since …

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‘Highly problematic for public trust’: Australian political donations revealed

The centre, a non-profit group that includes corruption investigators and former judges, says the findings show the need to overhaul election funding laws to cap donations and force greater disclosure. The results come two weeks before the Australian Electoral Commission reveals the next annual disclosures from the parties and their …

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Kremlin critic Navalny defies Putin and returns to Russia

Moscow: Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was bound for Russia on Sunday to return home for the first time since he was poisoned last summer despite Russian authorities threatening to arrest him upon arrival. Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent domestic critics, was flown to Berlin in August last …

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Target Time and superquiz, Monday, January 18

TARGET TIME Find words of four letters or more. Every word must include the centre letter and each letter is used once only. Find at least one nine-letter word. No colloquial or foreign words, capitalised nouns, apostrophes or hyphens. No verbs or plural words ending in “s”. Solution list is …

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Virgin eyes ‘former glory’ after major C-suite appointments

“There’s an industry here that needs to be rebuilt,” she said. “So I put quite a lot of priority on people coming in who were full of energy and passion, who don’t mind change and can handle navigating uncertainty without difficulty.” “It’s just fantastic to have a great team, a …

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Social media platforms are harming our health

While the Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognises freedom of speech, it is a qualified freedom, one that can be limited by law to meet “the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society”. And this is why social media must be subjected to …

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‘We’re not shy of the battle’: Webjet to take on Expedia, Booking.com in online hotel market

“We made a decision early on to raise a significant amount of capital – we knew that there’d be an uneven recovery and that it was never going to be as simple as a first wave,” says Guscic via a Zoom call from Tunis, where he has waited out the …

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What is the price of a second division in Australian soccer?

Loading Although they are not advocating promotion and relegation to the top-tier of the game (the A-League) as one of the immediate goals of the fledgling men’s NSD, they have outlined a vision which could see it introduced in 2028. The Progress Report – Reshaping Australian Football’s National Second Tier, …

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‘Queenslanders deserve to have a spring in their step’ with economy on track for a healthy year

Mr Richardson noted that Queensland’s “superb success against the virus” had put “the state’s economic recovery several steps in front of some other parts of the country”. “But the border closures that were part and parcel of virus success came at a notable cost to jobs, given the state’s dependency …

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The chosen one: Slater receives four-star endorsement for Maroons job

Hatcher has publicly conceded Green’s preference to return to an NRL club within a year, the Sharks being a possibility. While Hatcher has endorsed the return of some of the brilliant players – Johnathan Thurston, Cooper Cronk, Slater and Smith – who led Queensland to dominate Origin for a decade, …

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