Bill to ‘crack down on unscrupulous lenders’

OneNews 17 Sept 2013 A Bill to strengthen protections for borrowers and make wide-ranging changes to consumer credit and repossession laws passed its first reading in Parliament today. Consumer Affairs …

Voters cool on same-sex unions

The Australian 14 Sept 2013 Same-sex marriage was a low priority for most Australians when voting last Saturday, with jobs, healthcare, education and border security clearly the top issues. Same-sex …

Sad reality behind Pretty Woman tale

smh.com 12 Sept 2013 Prostitution is destroying relationships, writes Louise O’Neale*. I left my partner a few months ago. He’s having an affair. Emails between them talk of love and …

Kids’ voices ‘absent in CYF complaints’

Stuff.co 13 Sept 2013 Child, Youth and Family has been criticised for not listening to children, with a review calling for stronger scrutiny of the organisation. Former police commissioner Howard …