Top Stories – Friday 30 October, 2015

ShutterstockEXCLUSIVE: Older job-seekers let down by failed govt plan

Figures obtained by The New Daily show the inadequacy of the ‘Restart’ plan to encourage businesses to employ mature-age workers. Read more.


New Greens Senator Robert Simms makes his first speech in the Senate.This ‘discriminatory’ ban is ‘robbing’ Australia of blood donors

Opponents say this policy is unnecessary and stigmatises gay and bi-sexual men as a ‘threat to public health’. And they want it changed … now. Read more.


unlockd appClever Aussies invent a new way to slash your phone bill

Free data? That’s right. It sounds too good to be true, but it’s the real deal. There’s just one catch. Read more.


Mad-Max-Fury-Road-final-trailerShock and delight your friends with these topical Halloween costumes

These headline-makers are far more terrifying than ghosts. Show you’re informed with these fabulous – and somewhat tasteless – outfits. Read more.


derby-dayCheck out all the best bets on Derby Day

The best day of Australian racing is upon us and The Trial Files team are here to help you find a winner. Read more.


campfireThe real reason we butcher the English language

One bloke reckons it’s ‘cause our ancestors were drunks. Another says we’re the ultimate Cockneys. This language guru says they’re both wrong. Read more.


Screen Shot 2015-10-29 at 5.08.34 pmEight reasons you should see this new Australian film

Kate Winslet’s Aussie accent, Liam Hemsworth in his element and a dark, unexpected twist. This unusual movie is a must-see. Read more.


Increasing diversity on boards could be ushering in generational change.Middle-aged men still rule our top 100 companies

New data, released this morning, shows diversity on boards is occurring at a ‘painfully slow’ pace, with women still largely underrepresented. Read more.


New Zealand v Australia - The Rugby ChampionshipAustralia vs New Zealand: the greatest moments in sport’s biggest rivalry

Whet your appetite for the highly anticipated Rugby World Cup final with 10 of the greatest trans-Tasman clashes of all time. Read more.


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