Statistics from the Australian Electoral Commission show that 16,809,637 Australians are eligible to vote and only 16,176,487 are actually enrolled. This is a loss of 633,150 and even though it is not too bad compared to previous years, it is still in the ‘quite alarming’ topic of conversations.
A whole does not equal a part, just as a part does not equal a whole. This is an attitude clearly not believed by Australian leaders, who, in the midst of yet another attack on Melbourne streets, seem to be once again taking the actions of one man as gospel when it comes to the Islam religion.
The hard work has not been in vain, with the number of children stuck on the island lowering from 119 to below 30 in a mere number of months. However, there is always more to do.
Over 50 scientists and experts have published an open letter urging the Western Australian Government to permanently ban fracking in the state. The letter states that “Western Australia is already experiencing severe impacts of global warming, which will become far worse if emissions are not decisively reduced.”
Have some political opinions you want heard? This contest is for you! If you’ve turned on a television in the past month, you’ll know our political climate is a little up-and-down at the moment. But imagine if you could make your voice heard on the big stage. Parliament House, to be exact.
Vile stories have surfaced detailing the appalling mistreatment of the children who have been banished to Nauru by the Australian Government, including the sexual assault of children, self-harm and inadequate access to essential medical services.
The Law Council of Australia has released an extensive review detailing the lack of access to justice for those suffering social and economic disadvantage.
Want something different and hilarious to watch? Well here’s something: How about taking a look at Made in Amerika, an online series released early this August on YouTube and Facebook featuring President Barney.
In the absence of a consensus among Australians, negative gearing merely remains in the hands of those who form government. While the discussion has not only raised affordability concerns but accessibility questions too, negative gearing will surely continue to spark a public debate for the foreseeable future.
New statistics show the importance of the $1.5 billion skilling fund for Australia’s construction industry, estimated to support 300,000 workers primarily with traineeships and apprenticeships