Tax return: Millions set for huge tax cuts, with high earners benefiting most

Huge tax cuts are coming and a group of Australians will be the biggest winners. Here is everything you need to know. Despite a crushing rise in the cost of living, it is well-off Australians who will get the biggest tax break, with Anthony Albanese vowing to press ahead with tax cuts that disproportionately benefit … Read more

What Labour’s election victory means for wages, taxes, property and first-time home buyers

Anthony Albanese has been sworn in as our 31st Prime Minister, but what do the election results really mean for ordinary Australians? It’s official: Australia now has a new prime minister after Scott Morrison’s massive defeat over the weekend. But what does Labor leader Anthony Albanese’s historic victory mean for Australians already feeling the effects … Read more

The Retro Bulleen gem is a tribute to a bygone era as Labor introduces the Help To Buy policy

An old European-style house in leafy East Melbourne fetched a seven-figure sum at auction on Saturday, as housing policy takes hold at the heart of federal elections. The keys to a retro jewel in Bulleen were passed from one Italian family to another over the weekend. The five-bedroom house at 56 Barak St was auctioned … Read more

Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal: Owen Davis shares the story of homelessness and drugs

Owen Davis slept in a handicap bathroom before turning to drugs and crime. Now, he shares his story in an attempt to help others. At age 13, Owen Davis slept on the floor of a handicapped bathroom in a train station. And it wasn’t long before he ended up behind bars. Bullied at school for … Read more

Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal: Owen Davis shares the story of homelessness and drugs

Owen Davis slept in a handicap bathroom before turning to drugs and crime. Now, he shares his story in an attempt to help others. At age 13, Owen Davis slept on the floor of a handicapped bathroom in a train station. And it wasn’t long before he ended up behind bars. Bullied at school for … Read more

Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal: Owen Davis shares the story of homelessness and drugs

Owen Davis slept in a handicap bathroom before turning to drugs and crime. Now, he shares his story in an attempt to help others. At age 13, Owen Davis slept on the floor of a handicapped bathroom in a train station. And it wasn’t long before he ended up behind bars. Bullied at school for … Read more

Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal: Owen Davis shares the story of homelessness and drugs

Owen Davis slept in a handicap bathroom before turning to drugs and crime. Now, he shares his story in an attempt to help others. At age 13, Owen Davis slept on the floor of a handicapped bathroom in a train station. And it wasn’t long before he ended up behind bars. Bullied at school for … Read more

2022 Federal Election: Labor’s $329 million proposal for first-time homebuyers

A bold new plan could help up to 10,000 Australians enter the housing market each year, but there’s a big catch. Anthony Albanese has launched a bold speech for voters excluded from the housing market, adopting a radical policy in which the government would co-purchase a portion of their property. Albanese will unveil the $329 … Read more

Election 2022: Scott Morrison dodges crucial tax hike question

Scott Morrison has sidestepped a crucial question about how much tax low- and middle-income people will have to pay starting next year. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has avoided disclosing how much more millions of Australians will pay in tax when the Low and Middle Income Tax Offset (LMITO) is abolished next year. A report from … Read more

Federal budget 2022: Huge problem with $1500 cash bonus, LIMIT, stage three tax cuts

This week’s pre-election budget contained billions of dollars in sweeteners and cost-of-living measures – but experts say the $1500 handout hides a “cynical” truth. Last week’s pre-election budget contained billions of dollars in sweeteners and cost-of-living measures – but experts say the $1500 handout hides a “cynical” truth. Under the turbocharged low and middle income … Read more