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Strictly Embargoed until 1am Friday Aug 16 - AIHW REPORT: MORE THAN 1200 CONTEMPORARY FORMER AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE MEMBERS USED HOMELESSNESS SERVICES OVER 6 YEAR PERIOD
More than 1,200 contemporary ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members used specialist homelessness services between 2011–17, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
 

THE END-OF-SCHOOL TEEN CAR DILEMMA - SHOULD PARENTS BUY THE BEST CAR FOR THEIR KIDS … OR MAKE THEM EARN IT?
Across Australia many households are currently caught in a dilemma as parents, and their school-leaving teens, debate what option represents the best ‘first’ car for the novice driver.  Should the parents fork out for a safer new machine, or let their offspring earn their own second-hand wheels … and the associated lessons that come with such a commitment?
 
 



NOW THAT’S ART’ - CLASSIC CAR OFFICIALLY RECOGNISED AS A WORK OF ART
In a decision that could have significant implications for motoring fans and manufacturers alike, an Italian court has ruled that a classic Ferrari model is an 'entirely original” piece of art, effectively blocking other companies from cashing in on the booming replica trade.
 
 
 
 
TICKING TIME-BOMB CONTINUES ON FAULTY TAKATA AIRBAGS - MORE THAN HALF-A-MILLION AUSSIES STILL AT RISK
More than half-a-million Australians remain at risk from potentially fatal faulty airbags in their cars, as authorities move to ramp up their warnings.  Leading consumer site WhichCar has established that between 500,000 to 700,000 drivers remain ‘at risk’ despite a year-long campaign to have the faulty Takata airbags replaced at no cost to the car owner.
 
 
 



Strictly Embargoed until 1am Friday Aug 16 - AIHW REPORT: MORE THAN 1200 CONTEMPORARY FORMER AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE MEMBERS USED HOMELESSNESS SERVICES OVER 6 YEAR PERIOD
More than 1,200 contemporary ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members used specialist homelessness services between 2011–17, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
 

THE END-OF-SCHOOL TEEN CAR DILEMMA - SHOULD PARENTS BUY THE BEST CAR FOR THEIR KIDS … OR MAKE THEM EARN IT?
Across Australia many households are currently caught in a dilemma as parents, and their school-leaving teens, debate what option represents the best ‘first’ car for the novice driver.  Should the parents fork out for a safer new machine, or let their offspring earn their own second-hand wheels … and the associated lessons that come with such a commitment?