How the ‘only African in Port Fairy’ became the small town’s local hero

Tanzanian Seif Sakate stood out in the small, Australian coastal town he called home but it helped him get noticed by the locals who eventually followed him to Africa to build a school and a kindergarten.

Labor pledges $1.75b in plan to ‘reimagine childcare into early childhood education’

Families will be able to access free or subsidised preschool for children as young as three for 15 hours a week, under a $1.75 billion pledge promising access to early education for all children if Labor wins the next federal election.

Abbott’s envoy visit to NT ‘a photo opportunity’, NT minister says

NT Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ken Vowles is "offended and disgusted" after former PM Tony Abbott fails to meet with him on his first trip to the Territory as Indigenous affairs envoy, labelling the visit an excuse to "get around kissing some black kids".