May 26 2017

TigerAir to launch Canberra to Brisbane flights

TigerAir is getting ready to launch cheap flights from Canberra to Brisbane this year.

Regular flights will begin in September, and it's expected they'll cost around $109 each.

The company is also adding a Friday return flight to its roster from the capital to Melbourne....

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May 26 2017

Mass staff resignations at APVMA ahead of Armidale move

The latest figures show staff resignations at the Australian Pesticides Authority have shot up as the department makes its slow move from Canberra to Armidale.

Employee resignations hit 19% for the 2015-16 period, just after the decision was announced, dramatically slowing down the chemical regulator's rate of on-time product approvals.

This last...

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May 26 2017

2 found, 30 asylum seekers still unaccounted for in Canberra

LegalAid ACT says two asylum seekers who went off the grid have gotten in contact this week, but there are still 30 unaccounted for.

There are fears with the new October deadline for visa applications, those who've moved interstate and failed to update their details could face deportation.

Cultural Liaison Officer Engy Abdelsalam says there are a...

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May 25 2017

APVMA Staff Resignations Double Following Armidale Announcement

 
Staff resignations at the APVMA have doubled since the announcement of the agency's move to Armidale. 
 
 
Today's Senate estimates hearing was told the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority struggled through May with a 15 percent job vacancy rate.  
 
The Chemical Regulator is being forced to move from...
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