Squiz Shortcuts - The backstory to the big news stories

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12 December 2023

Your guide to the NDIS

Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme, the NDIS, has been operating in some parts of the country for more than a decade now… but what has been a fundamental shift in how we support and care for Aussies living with a disability has not been without its problems.


Friday Lites - 3 things we liked this week

A French thriller, how to spot a fake, and a rice dish to suit all weather…

Push, jump or fall is the central question in French courtroom thriller Anatomy of a Fall after a husband/father is found in the snow outside his alpine chalet.

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S'Quiz Yourself

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Reckon you know what eye-opening news the boss of ASIO disclosed this week? Have a crack at the Squiz Quiz.

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Squiz The Day

2 March 2024

8.00am (AEDT) – Voting opens for the Dunkley By-election – Victoria

6.00pm (AEDT) – Mardi Gras Parade – Sydney 

Dr Seuss Day

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