Politicians are using burner phones or their staff members’ devices to access TikTok, as pressure mounts on the government to enact a total ban of the Chinese-owned app on all government devices. The Opposition’s spokesman for cybersecurity and foreign interference, James Paterson, said the government should not only ban theContinue Reading

Australia’s banks remain “unquestionably strong” and local financial markets are “still functioning” despite being volatile amid growing global strain. Reserve Bank of Australia assistant governor Chris Kent has sought to allay domestic fears of global economic meltdown after a $4bn rescue plan was announced for Swiss bank Credit Suisse overnight.Continue Reading

A NSW couple have slammed their council for overcharging them for their rubbish bins and have warned other ratepayers to check their bills to make sure they are also not being overcharged. Geoff and Kim Oppert made the decision to downsize their bin after their daughter moved out of home,Continue Reading

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has revealed his government will fly the transgender flag outside its offices in response to rallies against members of the LGBTQIA+ community. An anti-transgender rally held in Melbourne on the weekend has sparked fierce criticism after members of neo-Nazi group performed the Nazi salute. Counter protestersContinue Reading

Credit card spending has reached record levels as the cost of living crisis hits Australian pockets, with warnings about how people could fall into a debt spiral if they keep using their plastic. Monthly purchases on credit cards reached a record high of $33.5 billion in January according to dataContinue Reading