Nation of dobbers: What’s wrong with Aussies spying on their neighbours


AUSTRALIA is a nation of increasingly enthusiastic dobbers, with the number of welfare fraud tip-offs skyrocketing to more than 100,000 in 2016-17.

The record number of reports has enabled the Government to raise more than $40 million in debts, which it estimates equates to a $1.4 million fortnightly saving for taxpayers.