Morrison Reopens Christmas Island Amid Medevac Legislation Passing Senate

Scott Morrison will step up Australia’s border protection to prevent asylum seekers from getting on boats to the nation, as the Senate backed new laws fast-tracking evacuations for critically ill asylum seekers. The Prime Minister has expressed his concern that the laws will reignite the people-smuggling trade as the laws narrowly passed the Senate 36…

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Casual Workers Given Opportunity For Permanent Work Under New Legislation

Casual workers will get the opportunity to move to permanent employment, following legislation in Parliament proposing the shift. The Bill was introduced to the Lower House on Wednesday, which if passed will allow all eligible casual workers to ask to move to permanent work. Industrial Relations Minister Kelly O’Dwyer said it created a balanced approach.…

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Stay On Top Of Your Finances In The Wake Of Banking Royal Commission

Financial misconduct, transparency, and penalties for fees with no service have all come to light through the banking royal commission, with consumers now more aware of what banks can be capable of. Financial experts explained how this will affect young people, and what can be done to stay on top of your finances. Director of…

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NAB Chairman and CEO resign: expert comment

After a whirlwind week following the implications of the banking royal commission, both NAB Chairman Ken Henry, and Chief Executive Andrew Thorburn have resigned after being criticised for financial misconduct, including million dollars worth of fees for customers with no service in return. We spoke with financial planner and Curtin University Lecturer, Elson Goh, about…

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