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Victoria slams federal pressure on schools

Victoria is standing firm against pressure to have its schoolchildren ready to return to face-to-face learning within a month, as another person dies from the...

Human rights left out in virus moves

The rules around who can get the coronavirus wage subsidies and extra welfare are discriminatory and may breach human rights, a coalition-led committee has found.

'Disgust' at Defence foam settlement

A man involved in a class action against the federal government over contamination from toxic firefighting chemicals used on Defence sites says he won't be...

Latest government action on coronavirus

LATEST ON THE COVID-19 RESPONSEGOVERNMENT ACTION* 2.8 million COVIDSafe app downloads so far but more are needed* More than 800,000 JobSeeker claims have been processed*...

NT alcohol law curtails booze-related harm

Alcohol-related harm, ambulance call outs and car crashes have all dramatically declined in the Northern Territory since the introduction of a minimum price on the...