Gambling credit card ban

Credit cards banned for gambling

A credit card ban for online gambling will soon be in effect across Australia, following the passing of new laws this week.

Why did the Government rush detention laws through Parliament?

The Federal Government passed new laws that will introduce a “preventative detention regime” for some detainees recently released into the community. Last month, the High Court ruled indefinite detention unlawful in Australia last month. This led to the release of more than 140 detainees, many of whom had a criminal

Funding for Ukraine

White House makes Ukraine aid plea

Funding for Ukraine has been at the centre of discussions in U.S. Congress this week, amid concerns that aid could run out in 2024.

What is income apportionment? 

Centrelink could waive 100,000 debts

What is income apportionment? The unlawful scheme has created a burdensome administrative task that could trigger a large-scale debt waiver.

henry kissinger

Henry Kissinger has died aged 100

Former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger has died aged 100. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973.

Who is Michael Pezzullo?

Pezzullo sacked as Home Affairs boss

Who is Michael Pezzullo? Claims of political interference were levelled at the Home Affairs boss earlier this year. He’s now been sacked.

Student safety

New plan to stop on-campus violence

Student safety at Australian universities is threatened by widespread reports of sexual violence. A new action plan hopes to confront this.

Is JobSeeker rising

JobSeeker payments have risen

JobSeeker is rising on Wednesday, following a combination of periodic increases and new laws taking effect. Here’s the important details

Opal card shake-up

Opal card shake-up on the way

A shake-up of the Opal card system will begin next month, following a change by the NSW Government. Here’s what it means for you

Four-day work week

Four-day work week suggested for ACT

A four-day work week trial has been recommended by a Parliamentary Committee in the ACT. It follows other successful trials in Australia.

aged care levy

What is an aged care levy?

A taskforce led by Federal Aged Care Minister Anika Wells will consider ways to pay for the growing cost of aged care, including an aged

Who is Peter Dutton

Who is Peter Dutton?

Peter Dutton is the new Leader of the Liberal Party, making him the Opposition Leader. Dutton was elected unopposed by Liberal MPs earlier today. So,

Here's a quick explanation on: how does preferential voting work in Australia?

How does preferential voting work?

It’s pretty common to hear people talk about who they vote for. But here’s something you may not know: you have to vote for everyone.

what is a marginal seat?

Remind me, what is a marginal seat?

Who’s going to win the election? The short answer: we don’t know. Elections are full of surprises, and many voters won’t have made up their

Who is Anthony Albanese?

Who is Anthony Albanese?

In this election, Anthony Albanese is running to become the next Prime Minister. He leads the Labor Party, which has been in Opposition since 2013.

Who is Scott Morrison?

Who is Scott Morrison?

Scott Morrison is running to be re-elected as Prime Minister. He leads the Liberal Party, which has been in Government since 2013, together with the

What's Going to be in the Budget?

What’s going to be in the Budget?

Here’s a summary of what we already know. There’s one more sleep until Budget, but the Government has already given away a few of the

PEP 11 will no longer proceed

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced Petroleum Exploration Permit 11, known as PEP 11, will not go ahead. During a press conference in Terrigal on

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