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Wesfarmers admits $24m underpayment

Wesfarmers has slashed its interim payout after admitting to $24 million in staff underpayments - including $9 million at Target - adding to a teetering pile of payment issues blighting Australia's retail landscape.

Vic voluntary assisted dying scheme so far

VOLUNTARY ASSISTED DYING IN VICTORIA - FIRST SIX MONTHS:HOW MANY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED?* 52 deaths under the scheme (between June 19 and December 31), with nine people using medication administered by a practitioner, and 43 administering medication themselves.