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RMIT ABC Fact Check


RMIT ABC Fact Check determines the accuracy of claims by politicians, public figures, advocacy groups and institutions engaged in the public debate. It is a partnership between RMIT University and the ABC, combining academic excellence and the best of Australian journalism to inform the public through an independent, non-partisan voice.

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Fact Check: Anthony Albanese says Australia is the largest non-NATO contributor to Ukraine. Is that correct?

Anthony Albanese says Australia is the largest non-NATO contributor to Ukraine. Verdict: doesn't stack up.
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Fact Check: Mark Latham says 13,699 NSW teachers are not allowed to teach because of vaccine mandates. Is that correct?

Mark Latham says 13,699 NSW teachers are not allowed to teach because of vaccine mandates. Verdict: Mr Latham's claim is misleading.
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Fact Check: Scott Morrison says the government's proposed integrity commission would have the powers of a royal commission. Is that correct?

Scott Morrison says the government's proposed integrity commission would have the powers of a royal commission. Is that correct? Verdict: Mr Morrison is cherrypicking.
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Fact Check: Michael Sukkar says Coalition policies have pushed first home buyers to their highest levels in 15 years. Is that correct?

Michael Sukkar says Coalition policies have pushed first home buyers to their highest levels in 15 years. Verdict: Overstated
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Fact Check: Helen Haines says the current government has gagged debate in parliament more than any government in history. Is that correct?

Helen Haines says the current government has gagged debate in parliament more than any government in history. Verdict: Ms Haines's claim is exaggerated.