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Campaign seeks to scrap ‘bloody annoying’ tampon tax

It’s been roughly two decades since the GST consumption tax was introduced, and the non-exemption of sanitary products, as they remain classified under the… “luxury” bracket, is still being debated. …

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Sky News head Angelo Frangopoulos cancels program that featured far-right extremist

Sky News faced a week of major outrage, after The Adam Giles Show featured an interview with far-right extremist Blaire Cottrell, who shared his opinions on immigration. The former leader …

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Taxi drivers accuse the government of throwing a lifetime of labour in the bin

Not many of us are sitting around the table when the meeting takes place, but the room is heavy with rage, disappointment, frustration for an “unprecedented injustice” that hasn’t happened …

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Rallying to raise awareness and funds for Kidney disease

One in three Australians is at an increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease, and George Papadopoulos is that ‘one’. “My dad has stage four kidney disease and is waiting …

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My Health Record: Should you stay in, or opt-out?

There have been mounting concerns from the public and privacy advocates surrounding the introduction of My Health Record, a digital database, which contains the medical record of every Australian citizen, …

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Is Melbourne really facing a crime epidemic?

In upcoming months, Melbourne criminal defence lawyer George Defteros will be celebrating a milestone in his professional life; 40 years on the job. An accomplishment of this magnitude is of …

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Greek Australian amongst team of experts sent to Greece

A friend in need is a friend indeed, and Australia has proven once again its strong and withstanding friendship with Greece. In a joint statement, the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm …

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Australia 108 opens its doors to the public

Last weekend 28-29 July, people were able to take a tour of the Australia 108 building for the first time ever, as part of the Open House Melbourne event. The …

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Greek is on at La Trobe Open Day

La Trobe University in Melbourne will be holding an Open Day this Sunday 5 August for prospective students. It will provide an opportunity for students and their parents to explore …

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Australia to assist Greece with fire recovery efforts

Australia has committed to provide disaster assistance to Greece following the devastating fires that struck the east of Athens on Monday 23 July. In a joint media release from Australian …