Tabatha Badger says
Almost 90 years ago during the Great Depression, begging was made illegal in Tasmania. It still is
News article by the ABC
Since the Great Depression, begging for money has been illegal in Tasmania but now there is a push to, as one expert says, "tackle social issues in a rational, mature and modern way".
Almost 90 years ago during the Great Depression, begging was made illegal in Tasmania. It still is
Erosion on the clifftops north of Wollongong is getting worse with each successive storm (Justin Huntsdale: ABC Illawarra)
Coastal property owners warned of growing extreme weather risks as insurance costs soar
News article by the ABC
Extreme weather linked to climate change risks negatively affecting coastal property market values, as storm-related damage and erosion takes its toll and insurance premiums soar.
Coastal property owners warned of growing extreme weather risks as insurance costs soar
Treasure Jim Chalmers is speaking on Q+A. (ABC)
Treasurer Jim Chalmers faces voters on Q+A a week after delivering budget — as it happened
News article by the ABC
Six days after delivering his make-or-break budget, treasurer Jim Chalmers faced his own constituents in a special Q+A from Logan, south of Brisbane. 
Treasurer Jim Chalmers faces voters on Q+A a week after delivering budget — as it happened
Pastor Dion Sternberg's budget was thrown in disarray after he found out he had been put on a different power tariff without warning. (ABC News: Marco Catalano)
Energy retailers exploit legal ‘loophole’ to change power prices without warning
News article by the ABC
Power companies are skirting their obligations to warn households about major changes to the way they are charged for electricity courtesy of a "loophole" in Australia's energy rules.
Energy retailers exploit legal ‘loophole’ to change power prices without warning
Soaring rents and mortgage payments. A cost of living crisis. But a new report says banks are failing to meeting what the law says they must do to help customers in trouble. (ABC News: Xavier La Canna)
Rising rent? Mega mortgage? Cozzielivs? ‘Hardship’ help hard to get, as banks fail to help those who need it
News article by the ABC
A new ASIC report says banks aren't doing what the law says they must do to help customers in trouble, as the proportion of borrowers in strife rises due to high interest rates, rocketing rents and increases in the cost of living. 
Rising rent? Mega mortgage? Cozzielivs? ‘Hardship’ help hard to get, as banks fail to help those who need it
The annual increase in consumer prices fell sharply, helped by a big slide in fuel prices. (ABC News: Sharon Gordon)
Government claims credit for lower-than-forecast inflation but living costs still worse than expected
News article by the ABC
The outlook for Australia's economic growth is worsening and inflation forecasts remain uncertain as the federal government battles to simultaneously spur growth and rein in rising costs.
Government claims credit for lower-than-forecast inflation but living costs still worse than expected
Jim Chalmers will deliver his third budget on Tuesday — and the public's expectations are high. (ABC News: David Sciasci)
We’ve been told to expect a cautious budget, but will it satisfy an impatient public?
News article by the ABC
With a federal election fast approaching and Australians struggling with the cost of living, Treasurer Jim Chalmers will have to walk a fine line between caution and courage when he delivers tomorrow's budget.
We’ve been told to expect a cautious budget, but will it satisfy an impatient public?
Mornington Neighbourhood House in the Hobart suburb of Warrane hosts a cooking class every fortnight on preparing affordable and healthy meals. (ABC News: Maren Preuss)
Community cooking classes help make healthy meals more affordable and teach how to beat rising food prices
News article by the ABC
As household budgets are tightened due to increased costs of living, these community-run cooking classes show how it's possible to eat healthily without spending a fortune.
Community cooking classes help make healthy meals more affordable and teach how to beat rising food prices
Are you a winner or a loser after today's WA Budget? (ABC News: Lewi Hirvela)
WA Budget 2024: Winners and losers from Rita Saffioti’s first effort as treasurer
News article by the ABC
A lower-than-forecast surplus, a Metronet blowout and electricity credits all mark the WA budget. What's in it for you?
WA Budget 2024: Winners and losers from Rita Saffioti’s first effort as treasurer
The future of gas in Australia depends on whether we can keep enough for use on home soil. (ABC News: Andrew Seabourne)
The federal government’s Future Gas Strategy first must ensure Australia’s future gas needs
News article by the ABC
In unveiling its Future Gas Strategy, the federal government delivered a political sideshow away from the real conflict that has plagued Australia's economy for years: can we keep enough of the natural gas we already produce on home soil? 
The federal government’s Future Gas Strategy first must ensure Australia’s future gas needs
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Almost 90 years ago during the Great Depression, begging was made illegal in Tasmania. It still is

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Erosion on the clifftops north of Wollongong is getting worse with each successive storm (Justin Huntsdale: ABC Illawarra)

Coastal property owners warned of growing extreme weather risks as insurance costs soar

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Extreme weather linked to climate change risks negatively affecting coastal property market values, as storm-related damage and ...

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Treasure Jim Chalmers is speaking on Q+A. (ABC)

Treasurer Jim Chalmers faces voters on Q+A a week after delivering budget — as it happened

News article by the ABC
Six days after delivering his make-or-break budget, treasurer Jim Chalmers faced his own constituents in a special Q+A from Log ...

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Pastor Dion Sternberg's budget was thrown in disarray after he found out he had been put on a different power tariff without warning. (ABC News: Marco Catalano)

Energy retailers exploit legal ‘loophole’ to change power prices without warning

News article by the ABC
Power companies are skirting their obligations to warn households about major changes to the way they are charged for electrici ...

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Soaring rents and mortgage payments. A cost of living crisis. But a new report says banks are failing to meeting what the law says they must do to help customers in trouble. (ABC News: Xavier La Canna)

Rising rent? Mega mortgage? Cozzielivs? ‘Hardship’ help hard to get, as banks fail to help those who need it

News article by the ABC
A new ASIC report says banks aren’t doing what the law says they must do to help customers in trouble, as the proportion ...

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The annual increase in consumer prices fell sharply, helped by a big slide in fuel prices. (ABC News: Sharon Gordon)

Government claims credit for lower-than-forecast inflation but living costs still worse than expected

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