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New plans for First Nations home ownership welcomed

The Federal government has announced a plan to increase First Nations home ownership in remote Indigenous communities. The National Rural Health Alliance has welcomed the decision, and believes this plan is a key step towards improving the overall health and wellbeing of First Nations peoples. Image: Photo by Joshua Leong on Unsplash Produced By: Joelle …

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Federal government unveils new migration strategy

The Federal Government has announced a new strategy for Australia’s migration system that seeks to solve national issues with skilled individuals. According to Settlement Services International, recognition of skill and experience has been insufficient. The Wire’s Calvin Lee asked SSI’s Head of Research and Policy, Dr Tadgh McMahon what this strategy means for migrant roles …

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Australian call for stronger climate action gains momentum among faith groups

Climate action is one of the biggest challenges we’re facing, and in Australia, the community wants a better plan to tackle the issue. A grassroots group called the Faith Ecology Network has written to the Federal Environment Minister, Tania Plibersek, urging greater protection of the environment. Environmental protest is gaining momentum across faith groups and …

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Heightened climate change concerns amongst young people: survey

In a new youth survey by Mission Australia, Young people are deeply concerned about environmental issues. Almost a quarter of respondents express significant personal concern about climate change. The survey reveals that after the environment, equity and discrimination  and economic matters are also high-priority issues. The challenges faced by young people, including mental health, and …

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PwC hit by massive Cyber breach

PricewaterhouseCoopers the huge accounting, legal and consulting conglomerate who was already reeling from multiple Government confidentiality breaches, suffered another setback with a massive cybersecurity breach. The firm, who specialises in cyber security consulting, was itself the target of Russian-linked criminal group CLOP – which broke into their file transfer system MOVEit .  Once there, they …

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