Tom Iggulden,

Tom Iggulden

Canberra, ACT, Australia

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Past articles by Tom:

Department of Veterans Affairs pays allied health workers less than NDIS professionals

A bureaucratic wrinkle is forcing many health workers into a heartbreaking choice between caring for clients who've served their country and taking higher pay to care for other needy Australians. → Read More

Blood of allegedly recovered coronavirus patients being offered on dark web as a passive vaccine

Marketplaces on the dark web are selling a range of coronavirus-related products including personal protective equipment thought to be stolen from factories, reputed cures and the blood of allegedly recovered coronavirus patients. → Read More

Dairy farmers say draft code of conduct meant to protect them gives power to milk processors instead

Family-run dairy farms are fuming after regulations they were told would protect them from unscrupulous milk processors appear set to do the opposite. → Read More

Taxpayers could face $200m bill if buyer cannot be found for rust-riddled oil platform

If an administrator cannot find a new owner for the Northern Endeavour oil platform, oilfields in the Timor Sea may have to be decommissioned at an estimated cost of $200 million. → Read More

Councillor calls for $1m drought support funding to be redirected away from his area

Moyne Shire councillor Colin Ryan says his region doesn't need drought support granted by the Federal Government because his area isn't drought affected. → Read More

Australia's biggest companies asked to put themselves on Foreign Influence Transparency Register

More than 500 of Australia's biggest companies and not-for-profits have been asked to put themselves on the Foreign Influence Transparency Register, the ABC can reveal. → Read More

Qantas, Virgin bosses say lack of monopoly regulation on airports squeezing consumers and airlines dry

The chief executives of Qantas and Virgin will meet with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg to urge airports to stop charging excessive landing fees, but an airport boss says the airlines are likely to keep any savings as profit. → Read More

Gladys Liu says she 'cannot recall' being on China Overseas Exchange Association councils

Liberal backbencher Gladys Liu is being urged to address Parliament about multiple claims of her association with China's foreign influence operations. → Read More

Questions raised about Liberal MP amid claims of links to Chinese political influence operations

New claims connecting Liberal MP Gladys Liu to the highest echelons of China's covert political influence operations are raising questions about her eligibility to sit in Parliament. → Read More

Gus Kuster's first interview after bungled deportation from Australia to Papua New Guinea

The man at the centre of Wednesday's bungled deportation operation has spoken of being rejected by two countries in one day, describing farcical scenes on the runway in Port Moresby. → Read More

One Nation kills off Taylor grasslands inquiry

Environment Minister Angus Taylor is looking likely to avoid having to front an investigation into his dealings with the Environment Department over an investigation into his family farm. → Read More

Calls for women, children to be shielded from new security laws

The lawyer representing 18 Australian women and children trapped in a Syrian refugee camp is urging the Senate to knock back new national security laws aimed at preventing their return home for two years. → Read More

$200 million in drought money coming next year

More drought relief is on the way for stricken rural communities, but the $200 million won't start flowing until next year. Legislation to establish the Drought Future Fund passed the lower house with bipartisan support. → Read More

Scott Morrison's Future Drought Fund on the way from 2020

The Coalition's Future Drought Fund passes the Lower House, clearing the way for farmers to access $100 million for drought preparations and response from next year. → Read More

Labor backs tax cuts leaving Anthony Albanese to explain why

Labor ended up backing the tax cuts in full despite criticising them leaving the opposition leader Anthony Albanese with some explaining to do. → Read More

The Coalition's tax cut plan passed, what's next?

With the tax cuts passed, the Government's delivered on the centrepiece of its re-election pitch during the first week of the new parliament. → Read More

Debate underway as Senate prepares to vote on tax cut plan

A fiery debate's underway in the Federal Senate which is expected to vote later today on the government's tax cut legislation. → Read More

Government set to pass $158 billion tax cut plan

Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie was the last on the senate cross bench to lock in behind the governments tax plan and deliver it a significant legislative victory. → Read More

Showdown on tax plan looms as voting deadline nears

Key cross bench senator Jacqui Lambie is sounding sympathetic to Labor's concerns about stage 3 of the government's tax plan as tomorrow's all important senate vote looms. → Read More

Julie Bishop accused of breaching standards with new aid job

As foreign minister, Julie Bishop increasingly outsourced foreign aid projects to private contractors. Now she has joined the board of one of the largest of them, Palladium. Labor says her appointment is a breach of ministerial standards. → Read More