“This budget is a surplus of scatter gun approaches and tinkering around the edges. “This is a budget that continues the ongoing disdain this Government has for people who have been doing it tough for a long time and for whom things have only got worse due to the global pandemic and recession: people on income … Continue reading “Not enough to fix broken aged care and mental health systems, fails to address poverty”
The Australian Government is investing $800.3 million to improve the health of Australians in regional, rural, and remote areas, ensuring all Australians have access to quality health care services. Federal Regional Health Minister, Mark Coulton said the 2021-22 Federal Budget supports bold, new rural workforce and training measures designed to further deliver the Government’s ten-year … Continue reading “Budget injects more health investment into the bush”
The Morrison Government has strengthened its investment in sport as part of the 2021–22 Budget. Minister for Sport Richard Colbeck said the Budget commitment spanned school sport through to high performance programs ensuring the health and wellbeing of Australians at every level. The Australian Government’s $245.8 million investment in sport includes: $40.8 million to extend … Continue reading “Investment to strengthen sport across Australia”
The Australian Government has secured 25 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to further diversify our vaccine portfolio as well as provide access to a booster or variant vaccine should this be required in the future. As confirmed in the 2021-22 Budget, the Government will commence an approach to market for mRNA manufacturing capacity … Continue reading “Australia Secures Moderna Vaccines”
Two new metro stations have been confirmed at Pyrmont and Hunter Street for the Sydney Metro West project, which will connect Parramatta to the CBD in around 20 minutes. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the Hunter Street station will have one entrance on the corner of Hunter and George Streets, and another on the corner of … Continue reading “SYDNEY’S NEWEST METRO STATIONS ANNOUNCED”
A man has been charged after he allegedly stabbed a woman at a café near Newcastle today. About 2.35pm (Wednesday 12 May 2021), emergency services were called to a café on Maitland Road, Mayfield, after reports a 27-year-old woman had been stabbed to the chest region. Officers from Newcastle City Police District established a crime … Continue reading “Man charged after allegedly stabbing woman – Mayfield”
Elon Musk has shocked cryptocurrency bulls by abandoning plans for his automaker Tesla to accept Bitcoin as payment, citing environmental concerns.
When the borders closed in March 2021, immigrants who were cut off from their families never imagined they’d still be waiting to be reunited more than a year later. Now many are at their breaking point, they tell Branko Marcetic.Despite all the worries that had driven Johan and Sumari Steyn to leave South Africa, neither […]
Australians are not expected to be able to travel overseas until next year, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison still refusing to confirm any timeline.
India health authorities are pleading with the public not to cover themselves in cow poo, under the false belief it will protect from coronavirus.
Media release – Tasmanian Electoral Commission, 13 May 2021 All counting to be completed today The distribution of preferences for Clark was completed last night. Distribution of preferences for Bass, Braddon, Franklin and Lyons are continuing and are expected to be completed later today. Declarations of the poll Declaration of the poll ceremonies will be held tomorrow, Friday […]
Australia’s liquified natural gas (LNG) industry may be the next export hit by Chinese trade sanctions, reports say.