Oxfam urges Australia to take in more Syrian refugees

The Australian Government should take in more refugees from Syria after it was announced that 12,000 visas were successfully provided to Syrian and Iraqi refugees in a resettlement programme, refugees advocacy group, Oxfam, said on Tuesday. “Oxfam welcomes the Australian government’s announcement that visas have been provided to all of the 12,000 Syrian and Iraqi……

Australia’s consumer watchdog drags Apple to court

Apple was Thursday taken to court by Australia’s consumer watchdog for violating laws by allegedly refusing to look at or repair some iPads and iPhones previously serviced by a third party. The tech giant “made false, misleading, or deceptive representations about consumers’ rights under the Australian Consumer Law,” the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)…

More than one third of Australian doctors don’t want to retire

Researchers have found that one third of Australian doctors over 55 have no plans to stop practising medicine at the retirement age of 65, a survey revealed on Monday. The survey from Flinders University, the University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney, asked 1,048 doctors questions relating to retirement. The findings suggested……