‘Sleep with me … or I rape you’: Backpackers speak out ahead of working visa change

Australia's working holiday visa will be extended to a third year from July 1, but experts and former backpackers are warning there could be an increased risk of exploitation and abuse.

Do airlines price gouge passengers for regional flights? Senate investigation says no

A committee that spent more than 18 months investigating air services in regional Australia put the exorbitant airfares down to genuine market forces and economies of scale, noting that such a finding "may frustrate residents".