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How does Anthony Albanese's international travel stack up against other recent prime ministers?

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been under attack from the Coalition and some sections of the media since he took office for the number of international trips he has taken. But how does he compare to other recent prime ministers?
Anthony Albanese, wearing a suit, stands in front of a Qantas plane, with the logo visible.

CheckMate: Are koalas being clubbed to death to make way for a Queensland wind farm?

Conservative politicians including Keith Pitt and Craig Kelly say killing koalas with blunt force trauma is part of the plan to make way for a Queensland wind farm. But there's more to the story.
A mother koala with her joey on her stomach up in a tree, both looking towards camera

CheckMate: The most pervasive pieces of viral Israel-Gaza misinformation, all in one place

Advocates for both sides of the Israel-Hamas conflict have been using out-of-context images and videos to sway public opinion of the war. Here are the most pervasive myths so far.
Large crater left where homes used to stand after Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip.

We fact checked Jim Chalmers on whether workers are $3,700 better off under Labor. Here's what we found

Treasurer Jim Chalmers says the average full-time worker is $3,700 a year better off under Labor. Is that correct? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.
Jim Chalmers tight headshot wearing a red tie in front of an Australian flag VERDICT: Misleading with a red cross

We fact checked Jacinta Nampijinpa Price on Indigenous disadvantage. Here's what we found

In a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference, No campaigner Jacinta Nampijinpa Price said the gap in outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people was "more about place than race". Is that correct?
jacinta nampijinpa price medium close up speaking in a corridor. VERDICT: Oversimplified with an orange asterisk

Don't do this to your ballot paper if you want your vote to count in the referendum

As the date of the Voice to Parliament referendum nears, misinformation about the voting process has intensified. Here are some of the biggest debunked claims.
A hand placing a ballot in a voting box.

CheckMate: Would a second referendum be needed to make changes to the Voice?

Conjecture continues to circulate online regarding what can be changed about the Voice through legislation in the event of a successful referendum. RMIT ABC Fact Check spoke to experts to clear it up.
A completely empty chamber of the House of Representatives with not a single person in the green seats.

We fact checked Anthony Albanese on young Indigenous men in jail or university. Here's what we found

An oft-repeated claim during the Voice campaign has been that a young Indigenous man is more likely to go to jail than university. Is that correct?
Anthony Albanese wears black glasses and speaks in front of a blurred background. VERIDCT: Fair call

The Voice campaign has generated much misinformation. Here it is, debunked, all in one place

The Voice to Parliament referendum has been a major source of misinformation. As early voting opens next week, here are the key pieces of misinformation.
A black background with various different cards falling. In focus is one card with Parliament House on it
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