‘Dangerous’ data breach exposes tens of thousands of NSW driver’s licences online

NSW Transport is yet to alert up to tens of thousands of people whose full driver’s licence details were mistakenly left exposed in an open cloud storage. Key points: Transport for NSW said it is working with Cyber Security NSW to investigate the issue The documents feature scans of licences which reveal information such as …

ادامه مطلب‘Dangerous’ data breach exposes tens of thousands of NSW driver’s licences online

George Town man example of job opportunities for youth in region

In what has been a turbulent year for Tasmania’s job market, 23-year-old George Town resident Michael Blachford has shown that hard work still pays off. Mr Blachford had worked in a number of trades including painting, however he had recently been unemployed for about six months. He undertook at 12-week internship through the PaTH program …

ادامه مطلبGeorge Town man example of job opportunities for youth in region

1. Americans are largely skeptical of the news media, but say there is room for confidence to improve

In general, Americans tend to express more negative than positive views about the news media and feel that that it is beneficial for society to approach the media with some level of skepticism. But the public does not view the media as a lost cause: A vast majority of U.S. adults say it is possible …

ادامه مطلب1. Americans are largely skeptical of the news media, but say there is room for confidence to improve

Secret prisoner Witness J’s claims of mental health neglect rejected

The spy watchdog has cleared an Australian intelligence agency over complaints it failed to provide appropriate mental health support when one of its officers had a career-ending breakdown on an overseas posting. Key points: Witness J, a former intelligence officer, was sentenced and imprisoned in secret He accused his former employer of failing to provide …

ادامه مطلبSecret prisoner Witness J’s claims of mental health neglect rejected

Live events industry on the brink as cancellations flood in

David Kirkwood has started to dread answering his work phone. “Every time I get a phone call, it’s another cancellation,” he said. “We’ve lost so much trade, a lot of money. I haven’t worked in an outdoor or indoor event since March.” Mr Kirkwood’s business, DK Audio in Latrobe, provides audio solutions for events throughout …

ادامه مطلبLive events industry on the brink as cancellations flood in

2. Americans largely see news organizations as opaque, particularly when it comes to finances

The public often feels in the dark about how news organizations produce their news and the potential influences on it. Americans think news outlets are not fully transparent with them in a number of ways, which may also help explain their negative evaluations of the news media. When asked how well news organizations explain six …

ادامه مطلب2. Americans largely see news organizations as opaque, particularly when it comes to finances

Dozens poisoned by carbon monoxide at Norway bunker rave

At least 27 people have been hospitalised after being poisoned by carbon monoxide given off by portable generators at an illegal rave party inside an Oslo bunker Key points: Up to 200 people had gathered at bunker for the illegal rave that was promoted on social media Police discovered it when a patrol found a …

ادامه مطلبDozens poisoned by carbon monoxide at Norway bunker rave

Overdose death concerns

Tasmanian drug overdose data released on Monday highlights the need for regular review of prescription medication, a pharmaceutical leader has said. The report by the Penington Institute showed there were 180 unintentional drug-induced deaths in Tasmania over five years from 2014 to 2018. There were 271 total drug-induced deaths over this period. In other news: …

ادامه مطلبOverdose death concerns

3. Americans who have a closer relationship with their news sources are more supportive of the news media overall

Americans’ relationships with their news sources are strongly linked to their views of the news media more generally. For example, those who feel connected with their news sources are much more positive toward the news media in general – though most say they don’t feel this type of connection. Likewise, those who think something close …

ادامه مطلب3. Americans who have a closer relationship with their news sources are more supportive of the news media overall

Lebanon’s expected new leader Mustapha Adib calls for immediate reforms

Lebanon’s prime minister-designate has called for a new government to be formed “in record time” hours before the French President is due to visit the crisis-hit country. Key points: Mustapha Adib has pledged to speed up the investigation into the Beirut explosion He visited a hard-hit area and chatted with residents, something no other Lebanese …

ادامه مطلبLebanon’s expected new leader Mustapha Adib calls for immediate reforms