The Morrison Government’s big spending budget is sparking concerns over Australia’s debt. With election campaigns looming, will we see Labor take notes from the Coalition’s 2013 election strategy? Continue reading If this isn’t a “budget emergency”, what is?
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
Social distancing has become the norm throughout the country in recent weeks, but is it actually viable for every Australian? Continue reading Social distancing ‘logistically impossible’ for Aboriginal Australians living in overcrowded, remote communities
There is no doubt that COVID-19 is changing the world we’re living in, but it is small businesses that are facing the brunt of it. Continue reading The effect of COVID-19 on small businesses: what can we do to help?
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?
Our closest neighbours have been making a fair few headlines in Australia lately. Given their geographical and political importance to Australia, On The Record has a quick round up to get you up to speed on all things beyond the Torres Strait. Continue reading Australia, Indonesia and Oceania: Tensions in our international neighbourhood
But what’s in store for university students? Continue reading Everything university students need to know about the 2018 Budget