The Australian Logistics and Transport Industry is characterised by immense diversity in types of businesses and occupations. Unfortunately this diversity currently doesn’t translate to the workforce demographics in Australia and beyond.The Global Transport and Logistics Industry is described as being a ‘non-traditional’ employment pathway for many people.  Diversity Australia’s approach is to embed a sustainable change […]


Three dead in NSW storms 2:30 Play video A woman and two men have died during severe storms in Dungog, north of Newcastle.   Storms and rain continue to lash NSW’s coastline, thousands without power Rainfall since 9am Monday: 258mm at Crawford (near Bulahdelah) Three elderly people from Dungog have died after homes washed away […]

The Real Global Epidemic

By 2031, 3.3 million Australians will have type 2 diabetes. Experts say a national coordinated effort is needed now to stop this health catastrophe. Australians and the World need to change the way they work, play, eat and live or face the consequences of an almost certain diabetes epidemic, the health impacts of which will be […]

Little App Does Big Things for Diabetes

MyDiabetes has been endorsed and co-developed by the Australian Medical Association and is a comprehensive management tool for both Type I and Type II Diabetes as well as Gestational Diabetes and LADA. This App manages your Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure, Food, Exercise, Water intake and Medication all in one simple-to-use application.   All data entered is […]

Hongkongers – Post it Note Revolution Explodes

October 1st is China’s Fourth of July, the day the populous superpower shuts down its factories and turns patriotic. On the mainland, you can’t walk down a street without hearing celebratory booms and seeing sparks. A pyrotechnic spectacle always lights up the waters above Hong Kong, too. Hong Kong is a tiny region that’s overseen […]

Stackable cells allow you to sleep on top of your friends at music festivals

What Splendour in the Grass … Byron Bay should have had…to be safe of course. There may be a much more comfortable and stylish way to stay the night next time you head to a big music festival. Two Belgian design firms have created an efficient new type of campsite that stacks tiny sleeping pods […]

Magistrate highlights Lennons flaws that led to record 1.3 Mill fine

Downing Centre Local Court magistrate Lisa Stapleton found that Zaens Pty Ltd, operating as Lennons Transport, and director Tony Lennon did not have proper anti-speeding policies and procedures or take reasonable steps to prevent drivers speeding. This remained the case despite Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) alerting the company to the problem at one stage. […]

ATA’s push to Scrap National NHVAS Safety System with Stronger COR Laws

The Australian Trucking Association is pushing hard for a national truck inspection and roadworthiness system that will encompass a stronger Chain of Responsibility provision at its core. The proposal from the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) was a submission to government on the review of heavy vehicle roadworthiness and inspection standards that will see the demise […]


  Virgin has done it that much better again.  In an effort to make safety fun and memorable they have created an amazing video to drive safety awareness with a catchy appeal.  Worth a watch….

Roadworker hospitalised after shock

A roadworker has been taken to hospital after receiving an electric shock while water-blasting on a Mt Victoria street. A witness to the incident on hilly McFarlane St this afternoon said he saw the roadworker, who had been waterblasting in a team of trench diggers, sink to his knees and clutch his chest. The fire […]