CA's financial situation is strong enough to ride out the current off-season without too much change, but things could rapidly deteriorate if scheduled home fixtures, starting with the men's Twenty20 World Cup in October and November, start to be pushed back. As such, the governing body and the Australian Cricketers Association are working on a range of plans for different possibilities, with the revenue-sharing model that is at the heart of player contracts one of several key financial deals being examined - annual grants to state associations are another major issue. … [Read more...] about Cricket Australia contracts delayed by coronavirus planning
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Australian players were due this week to conclude a series of matches in New Zealand and, for some, to join the Indian Premier League. But it wasn’t clear Sunday if the IPL will take place this year and when international matches will resume. Australia’s scheduled mid-year tours to England and Bangladesh are in doubt. … [Read more...] about Steve Smith again eligible to captain Australia
India until recently only tested those who had been in touch with an infected person or travelled to a high-risk country, after concerns the rate of testing in the country had been woefully inadequate. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus restrictions in India saw two Australians forced into quarantine. This was their experience
What the experts are saying about coronavirus:There are significant transmission risks when getting your hair cut, both for you and your hairdresser'Hundreds of thousands' of Australians could be left without life insurance during coronavirus pandemic … [Read more...] about India’s coronavirus measures prompt beatings and forced push-ups. Travellers say they’re scared to leave hotel rooms
On this day in 2011, India beat arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-finals of the ICC World Cup to reach the final of the quadrennial event. It was a game where Sachin Tendulkar played a match-winning knock, but only because Pakistan gave him four lives. It was a match where Wahab Riaz threatened to knock over India's batting lineup. But eventually, India registered their fifth win over Pakistan in World Cup history, maintaining their perfect record. … [Read more...] about On This Day In 2011, Sachin Tendulkar Helped India Beat Pakistan In World Cup Semi-Finals
The speculations around Dhoni’s future are at an all-time high considering he hasn’t spoken anything on his international career having not played any competitive cricket since ICC Cricket World Cup last year. IPL was to be the tournament where he would make his return to the field and a good show would have opened the doors for his international comeback. … [Read more...] about It’s For BCCI to Answer Whether MS Dhoni Should Play For India Again, Says Irfan Pathan
The principal scientific adviser said on the frontline are the ministry of health and family welfare, Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), State Disaster Management Authorities and state health ministries. … [Read more...] about Protecting, empowering frontline workers to fight Covid-19: Centre’s science adviser
A bit more detail about casual employeesA 2018 Parliamentary statistical snapshot of casual workers identified the occupation groups with the highest prevalence of casual employees to be hospitality workers (79 per cent of all workers) and food preparation assistants (75 per cent). … [Read more...] about Fact check: Has the rate of casualisation in the workforce remained steady for the last 20 years?
SourcesScott Morrison, Press conference, January 21, 2018Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour Force Survey, December 2017ABS, Time series analysis: the basics, March 2017ABS, Feature article - Labour force participation: international comparison, January 2003ABS, Australian labour market statistics, employment measures, July 2013 Topics: economic-trends, work, liberals, scott-morrison, australia … [Read more...] about Fact check: Was 2017 a record calendar year for jobs growth?
The claim: Tony Abbott says over 100,000 new jobs have been created since the end of last year. The verdict: According to the July ABS Labour Force survey, the number of people employed full-time and part-time between December 2013 and July 2014 rose by 109,300. … [Read more...] about Fact check: Have 100,000 new jobs been created this year?