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TCG Process expands international presence into ANZ market

TCG Process expands international presence into ANZ market

TCG Process announces the selection of Frank Volckmar to lead the sales, marketing, professional services and customer support operations Australia and New Zealand. As its customer base and opportunities have grown, TCG Process made a strategic decision to expand global operations in Australia and New Zealand with Volckmar at the helm. With subsidiaries in Germany, Poland, Portugal, Chile, Brazil,...

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Millennials get little satisfaction from democracy: Cambridge study

Millennials get little satisfaction from democracy: Cambridge study

Young people are less satisfied with democracy and more disillusioned than at any other time in the past century, especially in Europe, North America, Africa and Australia, a study by the University of Cambridge has found. Millennials, or those born between 1981 and 1996, are more disillusioned than Generation X, those born between 1965 and...

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Airport deal may have defrauded taxpayers

Airport deal may have defrauded taxpayers

A federal police investigation into a controversial government land deal is focusing on a potential fraud after the auditor-general’s unprecedented referral. The infrastructure department in 2018 paid $30 million for land worth $3 million near the Western Sydney Airport. Auditor-General Grant Hehir referred the deal to federal police earlier this year, more than two months...

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Aussies’ cash use drop during pandemic. But why the concern for a ‘cashless society’?

Aussies’ cash use drop during pandemic. But why the concern for a ‘cashless society’?

The number of Australians using physical cash to pay for goods and services plummeted during the COVID-19 pandemic, but experts believe the country is not quite ready for a completely cashless society. Alan Shields, Chief Operating Officer at business intelligence firm RFi Group, said they had seen a crash in the rate of cash usage...

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Tasmania premier announces when NSW residents can visit

Tasmania premier announces when NSW residents can visit

Tasmania Premier Peter Gutwein is hopeful Tasmania will reopen to NSW residents from early November but will continue to monitor that state’s coronavirus status for the rest of the week. Gutwein said the COVID-19 situation in NSW was pleasing, but added he needed more time before easing restrictions from November 2. “It’s pleasing that state,...

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Pregnant Ashley Tisdale reveals sex of baby with a cake

Pregnant Ashley Tisdale reveals sex of baby with a cake

Ashley Tisdale and husband Christopher French are expecting a baby girl. The former High School Musical star on Friday shared several snapshots of the couple cutting into a cake. While fans couldn’t tell what the inside looked like from the photo, later shots showed an unmistakably pink cake and Tisdale used the hashtag, “SheSoFrench.” In...

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Tens of thousands protest across Thailand in defiance of ban

Tens of thousands protest across Thailand in defiance of ban

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in a wave of protests across Bangkok and other Thai cities on Saturday in defiance of a government crackdown following three months of demonstrations aimed at the prime minister and monarchy. Many protesters said they had been stirred into action by the police’s use of water...

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Australian casino operator faces laundering probe

Australian casino operator faces laundering probe

Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has revealed it is being investigated for possible breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws. The company told the Australian Stock Exchange it had been contacted by the country’s financial crime regulator. Crown has casinos in Melbourne and Perth, and is building one in Sydney. If breaches are proven,...