The Victorian Auditor General's Office says government services in the state are failing to keep up with the evolving needs of migrant and refugee demographics.
In Thailand a radical concept is giving prisoners the chance to fight for their freedom.
Australian South Sea Islanders are meeting in Queensland to decide on how they should be recognised in the national Census and then access government funding.
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Two decades after all South Africans became eligible to vote for the first time, how is South Africa tracking?