Charities to receive additional funding for bushfire recovery

Australia will receive new Federal Government funding for the charity sector to aid rapid assistance to people affected by bushfires. The Morrison Government has announced an extra $50 million in funding on Wednesday from the government’s $2 billion recovery fund, for financial assistance, food vouchers and support services to assist in bushfire recovery. Emergency relief…

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Unnecessary risks, alcohol biggest cause of male drowning deaths

Australian men are drowning at five times the rate of women because of unnecessary risks around water, new research has revealed. New Royal Life Saving Society data has revealed 2855 Australians drowned over the past decade, but 80 percent of them were male. Of the deaths that involved men, 32 per cent involved alcohol and…

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Tory win means Australia may re-negotiate UK relations

Boris Johnson has returned to Number Ten Downing Street after a historic landslide victory over Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn last week. Johnson’s Conservative party took government with 365 seats, beating Labour by 165 seats and taking many traditionally Labour voting areas. Boris Johnson ran the campaign on a platform of “getting Brexit done,” committed to leaving…

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Australia reaches all-time low for climate change action, policy

Australia is performing extremely poorly in response to climate change, with claims the nation deserves to be criticised for a perceived lack of action. A new report has ranked Australia at the bottom of nations in relation to climate change response, as environmental advocates state that they are not surprised that the nation is not…

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