2021 has seen the Liberal-National Coalition called upon by climate activists to do better, so what has our government actually done in regard to Australia’s climate health? Marco Krantis assesses. Continue reading Is the current Coalition government capable of avoiding a climate disaster in Australia?
The government has handed down a jobs-focused budget – with big spending on aged care, women, and mental health services – but what’s in it for young people? Continue reading How does the 2021-22 Budget impact young Australians?
On Tuesday, May 11 Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivered the 2021-22 Federal Budget promising billions for economic recovery, but where is all that money going? OTR journalist Dani Bozoski breaks it down. Continue reading 2021-22 Federal Budget breakdown: What you need to know
Changes to Jobseeker payments and conditions raise concern among students, Chelsea Shepherd reports. Continue reading Changes to jobseeker and how it will affect students
The government has handed down a belated budget designed to steer Australians out of COVID-19, but what’s in it for young people? Continue reading How does the 2020 budget impact young Australians?
By Meika Bottrill | @meikabottrill As Australia begins to relax COVID-19 restrictions, many are concerned that the JobSeeker payments will be the next to go. (Image Source: United States Studies Centre) Advocates for the JobSeeker scheme have spoken out about their disappointment with the speculation of payments returning to the equivalent of $40 a day once the COVID-19 stimulus package ends. On March 30 2020, … Continue reading Pressure mounts on Morrison Government to increase JobSeeker payments post COVID-19
The government has announced that from today it is reinforcing mutual obligations as a requirement for individuals to receive JobSeeker payments. Continue reading JobSeeker to return to mutual obligations from June 9
Australia is currently suffering from some of the most devastating bushfires. In a time of tragedy, we often seek leadership, support and policy changes from our politicians. But is that support actually there? Continue reading Is there a blanket of smoke covering our politicians’ eyes?
Picture this: You’re homeless, but only at night. Continue reading I’m homeless, but I drive a Prius
Confusion surrounding who is eligible under Section 44 is still widespread, with a recent research paper suggesting that more MPs and Senators could be found ineligible. Continue reading Section 44: How a 19th century law is impacting 21st century democracy