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NSW Coalition scrapes back in as minor parties surge – but delivering on promises will not be easy
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NSW Coalition scrapes back in as minor parties surge – but delivering on promises will not be easy

Written by: Andy Marks, Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Strategy and Policy, Western Sydney University Having been returned to power, the Berejiklian now has to deliver on its big promises. AAP/Lukas Coch“It’s not a game of SimCity,” NSW treasurer, Dominic Perrottet assured viewers...

Surge in airline hiring boosts interest in aspiring pilots
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Surge in airline hiring boosts interest in aspiring pilots

DALLAS (AP) — Major U.S. airlines are hiring pilots at a rate not seen since before 9/11, and that is encouraging more young people to consider a career in the cockpit. Hiring is likely to remain brisk for years. Smaller airlines in the U.S. are struggling with a shortage that will continue as they lose…

US hiring surge last month pulls in flood of new workers
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US hiring surge last month pulls in flood of new workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, amid rising business confidence lifted by the Trump administration's tax cuts and a resilient global economy. The surprisingly robust hiring, reported by the Labor Department on Friday, was the strongest in 1½ years. It was accompanied by the biggest surge…

Democrats see a surge in Texas primaries, but can they win?
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Democrats see a surge in Texas primaries, but can they win?

Democrats saw a massive 87 percent surge in voter turnout compared with 2014 as the 2018 midterm election season kicked off in Texas’s primary Tuesday. The rise was thanks in part to the number of women and non-white voters who turned out, experts said.  Beto O'Rourke secured the Democratic nomination to run against Republican Senator Ted Cruz,…

Ucas warns surge in unconditional university offers means students may take ‘foot off the gas’
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Ucas warns surge in unconditional university offers means students may take ‘foot off the gas’

Education bosses have called for an urgent rethink on universities offering “unconditional offers” to students following a massive surge in the number of places being given out regardless of final exam grades. Clare Marchant, head of the universities and colleges admissions service (Ucas), said the sector needed to have an “open and honest” debate about the…

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