National News

Fair Work wage rise comes in above 5pct

FAIR WORK COMMISSION MINIMUM WAGE DECISIONKEY DETAILS:* The national minimum wage will rise by 5.2 per cent, or $40 a week, to help Australia's lowest-paid workers keep up with rising living costs.

Indigenous group vies to halt nuclear dump

Traditional owners will proceed with legal action to block construction of a nuclear waste dump in South Australia amid federal government plans to begin earthworks at the proposed site.

Qld govt to probe Star's casino licence

Casino operator Star Entertainment will be scrutinised by another independent probe after the Queensland government announced a review into its suitability to hold a licence.