Wrong way on Arts funding

The Government’s $250 million package will breathe some life into the ailing arts sector but $90 million is for loans, not grants and government will decide who gets it, not …

Financial end-of-year win-win

Your donation to the Australian Democrats (or any other political party) is tax deductible so you get some of your donation back from the Tax Office and we sure could use …

HomeBuilder dodgy economics

The Government claims its HomeBuilder stimulus package will help home-owner-occupiers and keep tradies in work but is private housing where investment is most needed? And will it just add to household …

IDAHOBIT

We are fed up with politicians, shock jocks and lobbyists having ‘debates’ about the LGBTIQ community and  International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (Sunday 17th May) is a …

The lockdown rules, state-by-state

The Guardian has put together a long and useful explainer on what you can and can’t do in each state right now – a mammoth task. It shows huge variation …