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Doubts over progress of 12-year national family violence plan

An audit of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children has cast doubt over its effectiveness, highlighting issues around monitoring and reporting.
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Trust in the media is falling while fake news anxiety rises, report finds

The Digital News Report 2019 lead author, Professor Caroline Fisher, told The World Today that concern about fake news was highly dependent on demographics, which was cause for concern.
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Gun lobby dictates policy in New Zealand: Philip Alpers

Adjunct associate professor Philip Alpers is the director of a global project comparing gun laws in 350 jurisdictions worldwide. Alpers tells The World Today that New Zealand is the only developed country other than the US and Canada without universal gun registration.
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Australians 'slightly worse off' after ACCC approves Nine-Fairfax merger

Nine Entertainment's takeover of the Fairfax Media empire looks set to be consummated after the competition regulator said it would not oppose the $4 billion deal.
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Senior business correspondent Peter Ryan analyses ABC chairman's decision to resign

Media commentators and business people are dismayed that the ABC has been embroiled itself in a crisis. Even though Justin Milne has now resigned as chairman, the journalists' union still believes the leadership crisis at the ABC can only be resolved with a comprehensive public...