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Recycling giant must explain crisis, MP says

Recycling giant SKM needs to explain itself to Victorians whose recyclable waste is now being diverted to landfill after the contractor was shut down over stockpiling safety concerns, the environment minister says. Plants operated by SKM, which collects half of the state’s kerbside recycling, have been temporarily shut down by …

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Firies’ union and MFB finally agree on workplace deal

The Metropolitan Fire Brigade has been at loggerheads with the United Firefighters’ Union for years, with disputes about issues including discrimination against part-time workers. Fair Work Commission Deputy President Val Gostencnik found the deal does not include any discriminatory or objectionable terms and ordered that it come into effect from …

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Girls and their mums learning coding for equality

“Coding is really good because we’ll all have lots of robots in the future and we need to be up to date with the technology.” Run by social enterprise Girl Geek Academy, the workshops feature a talk from Women’s Health East on the under-representation of women in STEM and how …

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Melbourne Express, Monday, February 18, 2019

That’s it for us today. Minor delays hitting the trains on the Cranbourne, Pakenham, Sunbury and Werribee lines. Still delays on Wellington Road in Lysterfield and Toorak Road near Kooyong Road. We’ll be back from 6am tomorrow. Have a fabulous Monday. Here’s a map that shows how close the hot-air …

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