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Insurance premiums rise faster than Australia’s inflation, spurred by frequent extreme weather

Insurance prices are up 16.2% over 12 months as experts warn of ‘fundamental change’ in marketFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastInsurance premiums are rising faster than inflation, squeezing homeowners, drivers and private health customers, as the rising cost...

Mon Feb 5, 2024 16:13
Australia’s immigration spike not necessarily driving up housing prices, experts say

Net migration was set to return to ‘normal’ levels, even without the latest overhaul of temporary visa rules, researchers sayFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails,free app or daily news podcastThe Australian government will change the rules on some visas to curb temporary migration numbers and...

Mon Dec 11, 2023 16:04
How the Indigenous voice referendum could have passed with bipartisan support – in charts

Support among Coalition voters dropped after the Liberal party came out in opposition to the referendum in April, data revealsFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe Indigenous voice to parliament referendum likely would have passed if there had been bipartisan...

Tue Nov 28, 2023 16:12
Younger Australians buck entrenched political trend as ‘new kind of adulthood’ bites

Political scientists say there has been a fundamental shift as the experiences of younger voters are so much different from previous generationsFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastIt’s often said that people tend to become more politically conservative as they...

Wed Nov 22, 2023 16:35
How big are the fires burning in Australia’s north? Interactive map shows they’ve burned an area larger than Spain

La Niña, invasive grass and land management practices are all factors in the larger-than-average bushfires that have burned an area bigger than Spain. This interactive map shows the total area burned, overlaid on different capital citiesHuge bushfires have burned a significant amount of northern Australia in recent months, with the collective area burned...

Wed Nov 15, 2023 21:41
‘Silent killer’: more than half of heatwave deaths are in disadvantaged areas – now Australian councils are fighting back

With a hot and dry summer on the way, advocates are raising awareness of the dangers of high temperatures that threaten the most vulnerableFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastExtreme heat is one of the deadliest natural forces in Australia, but more than half...

Sun Oct 29, 2023 02:05

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