Flight attendants’ leader says employees at breaking point – ABC News

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  The airline industry is among the most heavily unionized in the U.S. economy, and union members are seeking a bigger share of the airlines’ multibillion profits. Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants, says too many employees — especially at the smaller regional airlines — struggle>>>

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Growing your own food at home can be rewarding, but is it cost-effective? – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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 Growing your own food at home can be rewarding, but is it cost-effective? Posted December 27, 2019 05:00:20 Tomatoes, beans, carrots, corn. When my husband and I lived in regional Victoria, we grew it all. The soil was nutrient-rich and the sun was plentiful. The hardest part was keeping the>>>

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Severe heat due to climate modification might send out cricket’s Boxing Day Test into extinction, researchers state – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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 December 27, 2019 08:04:40 The Boxing Day Test might need to be moved to November or March in the future to prevent severe heat, which is a danger to gamers and cricket fans, a new report has suggested.Key points: Cricket Australia must likewise work to assist grassroots clubs handle extreme>>>

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Kylie Minogue is the face of a new Australian tourism campaign. Here’s five things you might’ve missed – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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  Kylie Minogue is the face of a new Australian tourism campaign. Here’s five things you might’ve missed – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Updated December 26, 2019 12:01:37 Australia has a message for the United Kingdom: “Your besties across the ocean are calling.” It’s part of a new ad>>>

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Christmas meal ‘slop’ prompts outrage after being served to Adelaide nursing home residents – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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 Christmas meal ‘slop’ prompts outrage after being served to Adelaide nursing home residents Posted December 26, 2019 17:45:05 An Adelaide nursing home has admitted there is “room for improvement” in its food service after a photo of a Christmas meal given to a resident sparked an online backlash. Key points:>>>

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison says volunteer firefighters with public sector jobs will get four weeks’ paid leave – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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 Prime Minister Scott Morrison says volunteer firefighters with public sector jobs will get four weeks’ paid leave By political reporter Jack Snape Volunteer firefighters who are also Federal Government employees will be given four weeks’ paid leave in addition to existing entitlements to help contain the nation’s bushfire catastrophe. Key>>>

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Adelaide Hills bushfire destroys more than 70 homes – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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 Updated December 22, 2019 19:20:24 The number of homes destroyed in the Cudlee Creek bushfire in the Adelaide Hills has shot up to 72. Key points: South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has also confirmed that 404 “outbuildings” on properties and 227 vehicles have been destroyed. One house has been destroyed>>>

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