10 things you need to know in Australia this morning
Good morning to all of you and have a nice Friday.
At least 60 civilians and a dozen US soldiers were killed overnight in a deadly terrorist attack by IS outside Kabul airport. The attack, with at least two explosions, so many tried to flee Afghanistan when the Taliban regained control of the country. The Australian government announced this morning that it has now stopped evacuation efforts, and early reports suggest that no ADF member was injured in the explosions.
New South Wales will begin to get a taste of the freedoms as it nears its vaccination goals. The state government announced yesterday that residents would be fully vaccinated are allowed to gather in small groups outdoors from September 13th. With the number of daily cases above 1,000 in Australia for the first time, state ministers are reportedly down Think about additional incentives and reopen certain stores to promote both vaccination and constant compliance with health regulations.
Australians are promised international flights from December. National carrier Qantas believes there is still hope that the country will hit its 80% vaccination goal opening the door to residents for the first time in almost two years to travel abroad. The US, UK, Singapore and Japan are high on the airline’s priority list as it reported another $ 1.7 billion loss on Thursday. One more way.
Australian house prices will close the year 20% higher than at the beginningsays the ANZ bank. The updated forecast, borrowed from other big banks, comes as the market maintains momentum, say economists Home buyers are becoming more and more confident when conducting transactions in lockdown.
Menulog has revealed how it will seek to reform the gig-work model. The food delivery service has applied for a new industry award through the Fair Work Commission (FWC). Minimum wage and hourly rate set in stone, with the flexibility to accept additional deliveries. It comes as it comes and competitors are facing increasing pressure to provide better performance from their “contractors” in terms of pay, safety and working conditions. Overseas people are still confused as to why we don’t just call it just eat like in any other country.
The mining industry has shown how it will market itself over the next decade. A new brochure for young job seekers The Minerals Council of Australia boasts of the country’s role in the green revolution. Unsurprisingly, it doesn’t say a word about the carbon footprint of our coal exports.
Logan, Queensland has become the unlikely “Drone Delivery Capital of the World”. Alphabet’s own company, Wing, is celebrating two years there and now wants to exporting its Australian success around the world, fly in everything from roast chooks to hardware to unmanned aircraft.
Almost 4 in 10 Australians rely on credit to make ends meet. Show new data how many Australian households are financially tight, more than a third depend on credit cards, buying now, paying for services later, and paying out payday loans to pay for bare necessities. The new numbers undermine the supposed strength of the economic recovery, which stalled during the lockdown.
OnlyFans’ flip-flop of banning sexually explicit content and then reversing its decision drives away the creators. Sex workers say it was them “wanked around” by the service and are looking for new platforms as their trust wanes.
Tesla wants to sell electricity back into the grid. As part of a new company called Tesla Energy Ventures, the company was owned by Elon Musk applies to sell electricity in Texaswhere Musk is more and more based.
A brilliant excuse for a teacher to throw projectiles at their class.