28 Jun 2023

Australia: Working permit cost soars, support for the Voice slumps, no Swiftie scalpers

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 28 June 2023

Australia correspondent Annika Smethurst joins Kathryn to talk about how the cost of a working holiday maker visa will jump by $130 on Saturday to $640 - with the potential it could be cut to one year. There are concerns about the effect it could have on regional Australia. Support for the Voice to Parliament has slumped in the latest poll, along with Albanese's ratings. And ticket scalpers beware - the Victorian government has declared Taylor Swift's concert next year a "major event", meaning ticket scalping laws will apply to protect fans from being ripped off. Annika Smethurst is political editor at The Age