How to read the census data and learn more about how the census is used to inform the local economy

There are more than 2.5 million people in New Zealand who identify as Indigenous, with the Indigenous population increasing by more than one-third in the last 10 years.But the census provides a useful tool for local government to better understand how the data is used and what communities need to do to improve their services.Indigenous …

How to help with Marvin’s Education Services’ crisis

More than 2,300 families in southern Queensland are now facing a shortage of essential services such as food and water, after a massive fire ripped through a remote community.Key points:Marvin’s Education Service (MES) has been operating for four years with no staff for over three yearsIt was shut down in August, but has since reopened …

Secret Service: Why it’s a ‘super-secret service’

The Secret Service has been called the “super-security force of the United States” by the US Congress and its “special agent in charge” is the nation’s top cop.And the service has been on top of the world for decades.Its “top secret” status means it can’t be shared with the public and its mission is only …