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It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

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Tue, 18 May 2021 00:10:00 +1000
Closed borders affect us all but some get special access
Australians need to keep an open mind, and an open heart, about keeping the border closed as the vaccination program gains pace.
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Tue, 18 May 2021 00:01:00 +1000
Language used to describe culture risks being ‘too sanitised’
A new study has recommended a standardised approach to counting cultural diversity in the workplace.
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Tue, 18 May 2021 00:00:00 +1000
From the Archives, 1961: ‘It can blow a child’s hand off’
The Herald met Mr Welch of the Explosives Department, who had been busy testing potentially lethal fireworks from around the world in preparation for cracker night.
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Tue, 18 May 2021 00:00:00 +1000
In the Herald: May 18, 1923
Captain Cook’s diary, horse ferry sunk, and impossible to save.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 23:59:00 +1000
Target Time and Superquiz, Tuesday, May 18
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today’s interactive superquiz and target.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 23:59:00 +1000
McClintock calls time on his legal career, almost
Bruce McClintock reckons it’s best to quit while he is still enjoying himself, rather than being the drunk guy at the end of the night who needs help into a cab
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Mon, 17 May 2021 23:59:00 +1000
Fears for future of Preston Market as apartment plan looms
Preston Market could be redeveloped to make room for 2200 apartments under draft planning rules that Darebin council says could wreck the 50-year-old “heartbeat of the local community”.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 23:55:00 +1000
Tourism sector suffers collapse of casual employee workforce
Lack of casual staff is hampering the recovery for many regional tourism businesses.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 23:30:00 +1000
Rex takes fight to Virgin, Qantas with launch of Melbourne-Canberra flights
Country airline Regional Express will begin flying between Melbourne and Canberra as it targets capital city routes in a bid to take market share off the two major airlines.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 23:00:00 +1000
Where Queensland’s secondary schools of the future are heading
It had a politically challenged delivery, but the birth of Brisbane South State Secondary College gives Queenslanders a hint at the future of secondary education.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 21:01:47 +1000
‘Bizarre’ court fight kicks off with bombshell offer
A man who claims his reputation was ruined by an ex-girlfriend who accused him of being a sex addict and cheat offered to settle on the opening day of their defamation trial for $5000.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 21:00:00 +1000
Is the deputy doubling up?
Or are we being taken for a ride?
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Mon, 17 May 2021 20:08:58 +1000
‘Something was wrong’ on day of crash, truck driver’s daughter tells court
The daughter of the truck driver who took the lives of four police officers believed her father was going to kill someone if he drove, but he went to work on the day of the crash because he thought he was going to get fired, a court has heard.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 19:47:59 +1000
Untidy, obstructive advertising signs in Brisbane council’s sights
Complaints about advertising on footpaths, retail strips and in Queen Street Mall have triggered proposed changes to the city’s advertising bylaws.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 19:34:10 +1000
Morrison government pulls $50m promised for station car parks
The government has pulled the pin on parking project funding it had promised in largely Liberal marginal seats ahead of the last federal election after underestimating the cost of some of the upgrades.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 19:30:00 +1000
Premier reveals magic number needed to reopen international borders
Premier Gladys Berejiklian warns more than 9 million COVID vaccine doses need to be taken before the state government will consider restarting international travel.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 19:30:00 +1000
Dean, who suffers from Crohn’s disease, lost his life savings. But his council said he still needed to pay his rates
The Victorian Ombudsman says banks often have better hardship policies than local councils, who have rigid policies for dealing with people unable to pay rates.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 19:30:00 +1000
‘Last chance highs’ face funding cut as students fail to return from lockdown
Schools that educate the most challenging students say COVID-19 has undone a year’s progress and that some kids have become so disengaged they might never return.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 19:03:04 +1000
Monty the ram shrugs off ba-ba-backyard frost on chilly Queensland morning
The wind-chill factor saw the mercury fall by up to four degrees on Monday, with another chilly morning on the way.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 18:18:19 +1000
Tudge tells universities to get more students back on campus
Federal Education Minister Alan Tudge has also flagged some international students returning in “small-scale pilot [programs]” later this year.
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