ARLC Chairman Peter V’landys will lobby the NSW Treasurer to extend Dine and Discover vouchers to rugby league games. The vouchers have been extended until July 31 but, as of now, they can’t be used at NRL games. A Ben Fordham Live listener has asked if Mr V’landys can negotiate a change. Mr V’landys told […]
New Zealand Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has endorsed teenage superstar Reece Walsh for a shock State of Origin debut this year. The 18-year-old Walsh has been a revelation in six First Grade games for the Warriors this season after a mid-season switch from the Broncos. Queensland legends Wally Lewis and Billy Moore have backed Walsh for […]
A $1.2 billion settlement between victims of the bungled Robodebt scheme and the federal government has been approved in court this morning. The scheme saw Centrelink wrongfully pursue 443,000 Australians for $1.7 billion in welfare debts they didn’t owe, when the government switched to an automated income averaging system in 2016. Federal Liberal MP Angus […]
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has arrived in the UK for the G7 Leaders Summit. The arrival didn’t go quite to plan. A heavy fog blanketing the summit site has prevented several world leaders from landing where intended. Luke Grant spoke to The Age and Sydney Morning Herald‘s Europe Correspondent, Bevan Shields, reporting live from Cornwall. […]
The economic impact of a COVID-19 scare in regional NSW caused by two Victorian travellers is set to top $150 million. More than 20 locations in Moree, Forbes, Dubbo, Gillenbah and Coonabarabran are listed as potential exposure sites. Moree Mayor Katrina Humphries told Jim Wilson the streets of her town are virtually deserted. “Friday, in […]
Luke Grant spoke to Ronnie Benbow, Founder the Carers Foundation about the issues facing Australia’s more than 2.6 million carers. She says more needs to be done to ensure those looking after loved ones have adequate support. Listen to the interview.