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  1. Visas and immigration
    Millions of people in Australia would be ineligible to run for a seat in the next Parliament at the next election because of the constitution ban on citizens from other countries taking office. Now Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has confirmed that he believes that the constitution should be...
  2. Jobs and work
    The election results in Australia are unlikely to affect the jobs outlook, but the decision by the UK to leave the European Union, known as Brexit, could have an effect. The amount of jobs advertised in June saw a dip in the last week of June after the referendum result showed that the UK has...
  3. Education
    Australians are more positive about the benefits of immigration but education and health and the most important issues facing the country today, according to a new poll. Some 885 named education as being a very important issue while 83% names health, 79% domestic violence and 77% the economy...
  4. Visas and immigration
    An artist is currently travelling across Australia sticking up thousands of posters featuring the faces of Australians from different origins and generations to highlight the issue of immigration. They include Monga Khan who was one of thousands of people who applied for exemptions to the White...
  5. General chit-chat and news
    While many people seem to get switched off by the thought of elections, there is certainly a high level of interest in the Australian political scene at the moment. Does the thought of voting in September excite you or bore you?
  6. Visas and immigration
    This morning, Coalition standard-bearer Tony Abbott will be up early to cast his vote after a barbecue breakfast at his local surf club in Sydney. His opponent, the current PM Julia Gillard will cast her vote in Lalor later in the afternoon. The two are a contrast of styles. Gillard had a...
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