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stimulous package coronavirus

Many members of the LGBTIQ communities work in small business, hospitality and casual employment. Today’s stimulus package will lessen some of the economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The package will enable many small businesses to remain trading and employing people. It will also see those on Newstart at last able to survive on …

joshua hart brisbane wedding celebrant

Brisbane celebrant Josh Hart specialises in creating memories designing tailor made ceremonies for life events from the cradle to the grave. As a marriage celebrant, Josh ensures a ceremony that reflects the happy couple whether a small intimate gathering or a larger formal ceremony. After all, a wedding day is one of the most memorable …

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Volunteers fighting the current national bushfire crisis around Australia should receive compensation for their time, according to leading industrial advocate Miles Heffernan. His comments come after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced some volunteers would become eligible for payments to compensate them for lost income during time away from their regular employment. The bushfire payments Earlier …

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Pluses4U specialises in providing services for members of the LGBTIQ communities wishing to access services from the NDIS. Cole Naylor from Pluses4U (pictured) said he looks after the needs of people with intellectual, mental health and physical disabilities who look to access the NDIS. As doctors are not well-trained in completing the documentation required, Pluses4U …

delaney and delaney brisbane law firm lawyers

In practice since 1915, Delaney & Delaney enjoy a longstanding reputation as one of the most innovative and results-driven firms in Brisbane. Assisting clients with individual and sometimes complex legal issues, the firm’s key practice areas are family law, wills and estates law, property law and commercial/business law. Fiona Kennedy, Principal Solicitor and Accredited Family …

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I recently visited Fiona of Greenhouse Therapy in the heart of Brisbane’s Annerley Junction. When I left, I felt like a new woman. As I walked down the stairs to meet Fiona, I remembered my last massage in nervous anticipation, an experience that almost made me swear off massage therapy entirely. It took a week …

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Queensland’s first ever LGBTI aged care residence, Arcare Parkwood, will open its doors to community elders next month. Aged care provider Arcare’s new five-star residence at Parkwood in the Gold Coast hinterland will provide 90 suites for LGBTI elders. Arcare Parkwood will provide a mix of both permanent and dementia care. Facilities also include a …

Teach students about sexual harassment and wage theft Student

One of the country’s leading industrial relations experts recently called for schools to teach teenagers about their workplace rights before they enter the workforce. The lessons should include how to deal with wage theft, discrimination and sexual harassment. Miles Heffernan, Litigation Director at Industrial Relations Claims, said it is currently too easy for dodgy employers …

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Magnum has copped backlash for an ad that seemingly compares the “guilty pleasure” of eating their products to gay people being jailed. The ad, which appeared on Spotify in the UK, features a voiceover from a man who can’t hug his partner for fear of prison time. He tells listeners: “A hug for my boyfriend. …

Lawrence Gibbons Saves Star Observer

Lawrence Gibbons, the publisher of Sydney’s City Hub newspaper, announced last night the acquisition of the Star Observer. His new company Out Publications will now publish the Sydney based LGBTIQ newspaper. The Star Observer will now move into the City Hub offices with both publications managed by Lawrence Gibbons as Group Editor. Due to celebrate …

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