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Indigenous Politics

Nationals to oppose Indigenous Voice to Parliament

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s hopes of securing bipartisan support for a constitutionally enshrined Indigenous Voice to Parliament have been dashed after the Nationals said they would oppose the proposal in

Politics Social Justice

Victoria could ‘move first’ to raise age of criminal responsibility

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has signalled his willingness to raise the age of criminal responsibility if national action is lacking, as the Greens use their newfound influence to pressure Labor

Family Violence Politics

Labor considered using quarantine facilities as domestic violence shelters

The Federal Government has considered transforming quarantine facilities built during the pandemic into emergency shelters for people fleeing domestic violence, according to documents obtained under freedom of information laws. Source:

First Nations Politics

Albanese says ‘misinformation’ blocking progress of Voice to Parliament

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has taken aim at opposition to the Voice to Parliament, saying “misinformation” was blocking its progress. Source: The Australian.

First Nations Politics

Albanese open to concessions on Voice to Parliament

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has flagged changing the draft constitutional amendment for a Voice to Parliament so it cannot make representations to executive government. Source: The Australian.

Disability Politics

Former NDIS minister says two changes can ‘save’ scheme

The Albanese Government must wrestle back control of the levers that can contain the surging costs of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in order to “save” it, a former Liberal

First Nations Politics

Labor and Coalition strike deal on management of Voice referendum

The Albanese Government has struck a deal with the Coalition on legislation setting out how this year’s planned referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be managed. Source: ABC

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