Many fear no plan to reduce budget deficit

Fewer than one in five Australians believe the Morrison government has a clear plan to reduce the budget deficit.The latest Guardian Essential poll found only 16 per cent of respondents felt the government had a clear deficit-reduction…

Qld protestors urge free euthanasia vote

Protestors are urging the Queensland premier to give Labor MPs a "real" conscience vote on proposed voluntary assisted dying laws.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will introduce a bill to legalise euthanasia to state parliament on Tuesday.She…

Shake-up of Sydney cemetery industry

A critical shortage of space in Sydney cemeteries, as well as financial woes, has forced the NSW government to announce a shake-up of the industry.Property Minister Melinda Pavey said the five existing cemetery operators on Crown land in…