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University of Auckland

Space start-up wins entrepreneurship $100k challenge

23-Oct-2018 8:45 AM
New satellite software being developed by University of Auckland students will simplify the process of sending satellites into space – and the space start-up has just received a $25,000 boost from the University’s entrepreneurship competition.

Queensland University of Technology

3D printing shakes up intellectual property rights

23-Oct-2018 8:42 AM
The emerging trend in 3D printing of products has resulted in a massive spike in patents being classified, according to QUT researchers.

Queensland University of Technology

QUT News & Events Wrap – October 22 edition

22-Oct-2018 3:01 PM
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Maurice Blackburn

Cash Converters class action trial begins with $16.4m settlement

22-Oct-2018 12:28 PM
Day one of the class action trial alleging payday lending giant Cash Converters acted unconscionably and unlawfully in imposing astronomical interest rates on short term loans on Queensland borrowers, has begun with Cash Converters agreeing to a $16.4 million settlement of one part of the claim.

Queensland University of Technology

Journalism study evaluates emotions on the job

22-Oct-2018 10:59 AM
A QUT journalism academic says the current freelancer-heavy market for media professionals could be preventing photographers and video journalists who report on traumatic news events from accessing the support they need.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Court penalises IGA supermarket operator

22-Oct-2018 10:00 AM
Media release 22 October 2018

Shine Lawyers Pty Ltd

SHINE LAWYERS FILES CLASS ACTION AGAINST REDLAND CITY COUNCIL

18-Oct-2018 6:00 PM
Shine Lawyers has today, filed a class action against Redland City Council (RCC), following Shine Lawyers’ investigation into council’s actions. The class action is funded by Augusta Ventures Limited.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Restaurant faces pregnancy discrimination allegations

18-Oct-2018 8:00 AM
Media release 18 October 2018

Bliss Early Learning - Connect

Win Free Child Care for A Year!

17-Oct-2018 5:17 PM
It's legit, and it's outstanding! For the first time in Australia, premium child care brand Bliss Early Learning is set to give away a year's free child care at any Bliss centre to one lucky family.

Shine Lawyers Pty Ltd

86% OF NSW RESIDENTS IN THE DARK ABOUT LOSS OF LEGAL RIGHTS UNDER NEW CTP LEGISLATION

17-Oct-2018 3:30 AM
Leading national law firm, Shine Lawyers have commissioned new research with survey group ReachTEL.

Les Mills

RESEARCH SHOWS THAT GROUP FITNESS IS THE BEST EXERCISE FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

16-Oct-2018 9:30 AM
Recent studies show that certain factors such as group-based fitness and exercising in moderation contribute to achieving optimal brain and mental health and wellbeing benefits, proving that high intensity, interval training style group fitness workouts are best exercises for mental wellbeing.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Lycamobile penalised $25,000

15-Oct-2018 10:00 AM
Media release 15 October 2018

University of Auckland

Celebrating New Zealand’s young entrepreneurs

15-Oct-2018 9:58 AM
A new generation of entrepreneurs are emerging from the University of Auckland. Many of them are migrants, many started their first businesses while studying, and many are leading innovative, international companies before they celebrate their 40th birthday.

Les Mills

PACK YOUR BAGS - REEBOK LES MILLS LIVE IS BACK FOR 2019

12-Oct-2018 2:37 PM
Reebok Les Mills Live is back in Singapore for 2019! The annual event—held for the first time in Singapore in 2018—is a spectacle not to miss, with upwards of 1000 participants working out at the iconic Marina Bay Sands hotel alongside some of the best Les Mills Instructors in the world and other Les Mills lovers.

Maurice Blackburn

Victorian call for national silicosis register welcome

12-Oct-2018 12:54 PM
Lawyers for silicosis sufferers have today welcomed reports the Victorian Government will push for the urgent establishment of a national silicosis register to keep workers safe.

Queensland University of Technology

Real world problems need to be part of architects’ training, says QUT academic

11-Oct-2018 10:38 AM
The images are terrifying. Homes have been washed away, flooded, burnt or torn apart.

University of Auckland

Nothing artificial about the intelligence of kiwi students

11-Oct-2018 6:58 AM
Three University of Auckland students have had their advice for the New Zealand Government on artificial intelligence (AI) published in The New York Times international edition.

Shine Lawyers Pty Ltd

“WHAT’S THE PRICE YOU CAN PUT ON YOUR HEALTH BEING DESTROYED? SAYS SHINE LAWYERS MESH CLASS ACTION CLIENT, GAI THOMPSON. “APOLOGY ON MESH IS NOT ENOUGH FROM THE HEALTH MINISTER.”

10-Oct-2018 12:49 PM
“Leading National law class-action law firm Shine lawyers are keen to work with government in establishing a register to identify women impacted by pelvic mesh devices, and the acknowledgment of the devastating pain and suffering these women have endured over many years,” said Special Counsel, Class Actions, Rebecca Jancauskas.

Fair Work Ombudsman

FWO audits popular Sydney dining spot

10-Oct-2018 12:00 PM
Media release 10 October 2018

Fair Work Ombudsman

Former Cairns restaurant operators penalised $168,000

10-Oct-2018 9:00 AM
Media release 10 October 2018