ABC News - Australia
ABC's acting MD discussed redundancy before being given top job
Posted 10h ago
Senator Eric Abetz accuses David Anderson, who is acting in the role left by Michelle Guthrie, of "gaming the system" after he reveals in a Senate Estimates hearing he had spoken with the former managing director about a redundancy.
Australia imposes sanctions on top Myanmar military generals over Rohingya
Posted 11h ago
The sanctions come after the United Nations fact-finding mission to Myanmar recommended that top military brass be investigated and prosecuted for crimes against humanity and genocide.
Invictus competitor comforted by playing partner after helicopter triggers his PTSD
Posted 11h ago
After the sound of a helicopter triggers wheelchair tennis competitor Paul Guest's PTSD, his playing partner Edwin Vermetten instantly moves to comfort him, the pair sharing a raw a moment of kinship and understanding that sums up the event's ethos.
So how did Queensland's schools become the best in the country?
Posted 12h ago
In 10 short years, Queensland's education system went from bottom of the pile to top of the class, write Julie Sonnemann and Peter Goss. So how did they do it, and what can other states learn from them?
Australian super funds controlling $1.3 trillion stub out tobacco ties
Posted 13h ago
A campaign to cut off the financial lifeline to big tobacco has seen $3 billion in divestments by Australian superannuation funds so far, but it doesn't include the major tobacco retailers — the supermarkets.