Ex-flight attendant Fifo worker earns $2,400 a week in Pilbara mine then travels world every month

Thousands of unskilled jobs paying up to $120,000 a year are about to become available – but the catch is a high failure rate for people unprepared for the gruelling lifestyle. Jobs in iron ore and gold mining are being driven by high prices and surging production. Salaries for mining sector graduates in WA jumped …

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Catch up with Episode 541 of the Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast

Catch up with the Two Blokes Talking Tech – Stephen Fenech (Tech Guide editor) and Trevor Long (EFTM) – for Episode 541 of the popular podcast as they discuss the week’s biggest tech stories and product announcements. On this week’s show: LG’s new smart washing machine that can handle the detergent …

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Southern Saints unchanged for VFLW Grand Final

The Southern Saints will go into Sunday’s 2022 rebel VFLW Grand Final against Essendon with an unchanged line-up. Led by coach Dale Robinsonthe red, white and black have marched onto potential Premiership success after three consecutive finals wins over Geelong, Casey and Box Hill. Hannah Stuart and Southern Saints captain Deanna Jolliffewho were both drafted …

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North Korea blames ‘alien things’ near border for COVID outbreak’

Seoul: North Korea claims the country’s first COVID-19 outbreak began with patients touching “alien things” near the border with South Korea, apparently shifting blame to the neighbor for the wave of infections in the isolated country. Announcing results of an investigation on Friday, the North ordered people to “vigilantly deal with alien things coming by …

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Off the boil: Rate rises begin to cool Adelaide’s hot house market

The Adelaide housing market is the nation’s strongest but is showing signs of a slowdown, with more than 50 suburbs decreasing in value in the past three months. Image: Tom Aldahn/InDaily PointData analysis for the three months to June show that 59, or 16 per cent, of the 359 Adelaide suburbs it listed had a …

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M2 MacBook Pro Much Slower Than Previous Model

Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip features a significantly slower SSD compared to the previous model, resulting in poorer performance in some workflows, it has been discovered. Specifically, it has been found that the $1,299 base model with 256GB of storage has significantly slower SSD read and write speeds compared to the …

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Clayton Oliver seven-year contract extension, $7 million, David King and Kane Cornes argue, debate, long-term deals, Melbourne Demons, latest

AFL greats Kane Cornes and David King have debated whether clubs should hand out long-term contracts to players after Clayton Oliver penned a mammoth seven-year extension with Melbourne. The Demons on Thursday confirmed the star midfielder, who turns 25 later this month, had signed on with the club until the end of 2030, with AFL-Media …

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WA extends plastics ban with a light touch

Western Australia’s government is promising an understanding approach as a ban on many single-use plastics comes into effect. WA is the first state or territory to ban thick plastic bags and unlidded containers under changes to be enforced from Friday. The use of plastic plates, bowls, cutlery, drink stirrers, drinking straws, expanded polystyrene food containers …

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Air New Zealand to install world-first economy bunk beds on long-haul flights | New Zealand

Air New Zealand will soon allow economy passengers to lie down and take a nap in communal, bunk bed-style sleeping pods on its planes, as it attempts to entice passengers on to its more than 17-hour ultra-long-haul flights. In what the airline says will be a world first when its new cabins are installed by …

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