Hungry pets a sign of tough times in Perth as demand for pet food bank increases

Hungry pets a sign of tough times in Perth as demand for pet food bank increases

Posted April 12, 2018 15:01:02 Photo: Kathleen Byrne is the founder of Perth’s pet food bank. (ABC Radio Perth: Lucie Bell) Would you sell your household furniture or even your car in order to feed your four-legged family members? Kathleen Byrne founded Perth’s very first pet food bank 12 months …

Commonwealth Bank offered credit card increases to problem gambler | Australia news

The Commonwealth Bank has admitted to offering repeated credit card limit increases to a customer who was begging them to stop because he had a gambling addiction and a $30,000 debt. Michael Harris, a qualified roof tiler, broke down in tears on Thursday at the financial services royal commission when …

Banking royal commission: Commonwealth Bank offered gambler credit card limit increases

Banking royal commission: Commonwealth Bank offered gambler credit card limit increases

Updated March 22, 2018 18:57:46 Video: Gambling addict says CommBank offered him credit limit increases (ABC News) The Commonwealth Bank continued to offer card limit increases to a young man deep in credit card debt after he told them he had a gambling problem. Key points: David Harris racked up …

Australia’s population increases by one person every 86 seconds as it exceeds 25 million

Australia’s population increases by one person every 86 seconds as it exceeds 25 million

Posted March 22, 2018 12:29:25 Photo: Migration accounted for more than 60 per cent of Australia’s population growth in the 12 months to September 2017. (ABC News: Michael Barnett) Australia’s population grew by another 1.6 per cent to 24.7 million in the 12 months to the end of September 2017, …