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One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson, federal leader Pauline Hanson, and one of the party’s Queensland election candidates, Tracey Bell-Henselin. Facebook

FactCheck: are ‘up to 21 fathers’ dying by suicide every week?

One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson said 'up to 21 fathers' are taking their lives in Australia every week. Is that accurate?
This pamphlet, authorised by the Australian Conservatives, was received in a letter box in a Victorian suburb in September. Supplied

FactCheck: will Safe Schools be ‘mandatory’ if same-sex marriage is legalised?

'Vote No' campaign material distributed by the Australian Conservatives claims that if same-sex marriage is legalised, the Safe Schools program will be 'mandatory in schools'. We looked at the facts.
Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs Zed Seselja discusses faith in media on Q&A with fellow panellist Claire Wardle from First Draft, which targets misinformation. Q&A

FactCheck Q&A: Has confidence in the media in Australia dropped lower than in the United States?

On Q&A, government minister Zed Seselja remarked that surveys showed confidence in media has fallen globally. In Australia, he said, it has dropped lower than in the US. Is he right?
Facebook has said being a signatory to Poynter’s code of principles is a condition for being accepted as a third-party fact-checker on its network. Flickr/Esther Vargas

The Conversation’s FactCheck granted accreditation by International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter

The Conversation's FactCheck has become the first fact-checking team in Australia and one of only two worldwide accredited by the International Fact-Checking Network at the US-based Poynter Institute.

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