Productivity Commission calls for Veterans’ Affairs Department to be shut down

A draft report from the Productivity Commission calls for the formation of the Ministry of Defence Personnel and Veterans to deal with policy, with a Veteran Services Commission providing support in what would be the biggest shake-up to the portfolio since World War II.

Regional economy benefits from refugee resettlement, report says

The community of Karen refugees living in Bendigo Victoria have contributed almost $70m to the local economy, with a new report highlighting the economic potential of regional refugee re-settlement.

‘Rewarding local produce’: International movement encourages sustainable and ethical farming

A powerful alternative to the negatives of fast food is having a positive impact on the people who choose what they eat.