Close

Debt raising against income support recipients during a recession is a disgrace

The Greens have called the Government’s decision to recommence ‘debt raising’ against income support recipients a disgrace. We are in a recession and a pandemic and instead of giving Australians certainty about their future and ensuring they won’t be living on $40 a day come December this Government is choosing to create more anxiety and … Continue reading “Debt raising against income support recipients during a recession is a disgrace”

Minister confirms in Estimates that an extension to Jobseeker supplement will be in place by January

The Minister for Social Services has confirmed today during an Estimates hearing that the Government plans to extend the Jobseeker coronavirus supplement past December but would not confirm the amount and when we will see the legislation. The Government needs to be clear about what they have planned for the Jobseeker payment and supplement. It’s … Continue reading “Minister confirms in Estimates that an extension to Jobseeker supplement will be in place by January”

Construction underway on first leg of City Centre to Merewether cycleway

City of Newcastle has started construction on the first stage of a cycleway linking the City Centre to Merewether Beach. The first stage is the Merewether to The Junction project, which is a 2.5m-wide, bi-directional path along the eastern side of Watkins Street and northern side of Coane Street, between Watkins and John Parade, which will include new and upgraded raised-crossings for pedestrians and cyclists and associated intersection improvements. This 1.1-kilometre, $3.1 million project will also significantly improve stormwater drainage systems and capture water for re-use in new garden beds. Construction of this … Continue reading “Construction underway on first leg of City Centre to Merewether cycleway”

$1 BILLION NEPEAN HOSPITAL REDEVELOPMENT FAST-TRACKED

The $1 billion Nepean Hospital redevelopment has marked a major milestone, as the NSW Government announced Stage 2 of the project will be brought forward by two years. The fast-tracking of the project was announced at a topping out ceremony of Nepean Hospital’s 14-storey tower, which reached its highest point of construction today. Premier Gladys … Continue reading “$1 BILLION NEPEAN HOSPITAL REDEVELOPMENT FAST-TRACKED”

© 2020 Breaking News Today |