Category: Government

How to beat Centrelink’s system; you can do it too

Tom Wade used the Commonwealth government directory to contact senior executives in the Department of Human Service when he couldn’t get through to Centrelink using the official channels. Uni student Tom Wade was one of hundreds of thousands of Australians driven to despair by Centrelink’s customer service performance. But instead of getting mad, Mr Wade […]

China warns Australia: “It would be shame if a plane fell from the sky”

A Chinese state-owned newspaper has issued a strongly worded warning to Australia about a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) surveillance plane carrying out “freedom of navigation” exercises over the South China Sea. The editorial in the Chinese language edition of The Global Times appears to warn Australia its planes could be shot down if such […]