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‘Some of Australia’s largest insurance providers have revised travel insurance policies that have long contained blanket exclusions for mental health conditions. ‘Cover-More Australia and QBE Insurance have recently removed exclusions in their policies that deny cover to people who cancel or change … read more
‘Anyone passing Bligh Street or O’Connell streets in the heart of the Sydney CBD can see an example of how energy users are arguably being made to pay too much for power networks. ‘A huge vacant lot running between the … read more
‘A SYDNEY mother has won a battle to get her school to provide pants for girls, as the education minister has called it “bloody-ridiculous” not to have the gender-neutral option in uniforms. ‘However Rob Stokes stopped short of saying he … read more
‘A federal court decision this week represents a possible end to a two-year battle that will see New South Wales households charged an extra $3bn on their collective energy bill and put upward pressure on bills in other states too.’
‘A federal court has blocked efforts to cut power price rises which will leave households facing a ‘price spike’ that could run into hundreds of dollars a year, one consumer group has warned.’