The 2020 lockdowns in Victoria led to a pay rise of $1,500 for the average public servant while the average private sector worker lost $1,200 in wages, according to analysis released today by think tank the Institute of Public Affairs.
According to the most recent data, just 29% of Australians believe today’s children will be better off financially than their parents.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is adamant the Tokyo Olympics will begin as scheduled on July 23, followed by the Paralympic Games on August 24. Polls indicate the Japanese public is equally adamant that neither event should go ahead.
In response to Gary Humphries' most recent column, 'ACT sidelined in the euthanasia debate', a reader poses the question: what is the right kind of euthanasia?
The official cash rate should remain at a historic low of 0.1% for at least one year, according to The Australian National University’s RBA Shadow Board.
What’s the ‘Indian’ variant responsible for Victoria’s outbreak and how effective are vaccines against it?
Victoria’s seven day lockdown, which began last night, is an attempt to stop transmission of the quick-spreading COVID-19 B.1.617.1 variant.
While the financial well-being of everyday Australians has been hit hard by COVID-19, it’s quite the opposite at the top end of town.
Australia’s vaccine rollout has attracted significant criticism for its slow pace.
National capability — you might also say, national character — can be revealed in a crisis. So, what has COVID-19 taught us about Australia?
The 2021-22 budget includes funding for 15 hours per week of free preschool education for all children in the year before school, but the details are hazy argues Associate Professor Lennie Barblett of Edith Cowan University.
The 2021 federal budget has largely ignored the plight of Australian universities.
The Positive Parenting Program is encouraging people to keep parenting realistic and focusing on spending time together this Mother’s Day.
There is a growing public and political outcry over the federal government’s sudden travel ban on Australians from coming home from India.
Hindus worldwide have condemned Australia’s announcement of ban on Australian citizens returning home from India; with which failure to comply could incur a civil penalty of $66,600, five years’ imprisonment, or both.
The Australian people do not want to go to war with China and politicians pushing Australia are not doing so in the interests of the Australian people, argues Annette Brownlie, chair of the Independent and Peaceful Australian Network.