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Fiscal policy to be 'recalibrated' as government sets growth plan

Fiscal policy to be 'recalibrated' as government sets growth plan

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would be "extremely cautious" with spending as it embarked upon a five-year plan to boost growth. Read full article: Fiscal policy to be 'recalibrated' as go...→

Industry Development in the Territory a government policy vacuum

Since Self-Government, the Territory has relied on the Government to employ a high proportion of its workforce. Around 40% of total employment in the Territory [...] Read full article: Industry Development in the Territory a ...→

Calls for government robodebt apology growing

Calls for government robodebt apology growing

The government announced it would refund robo-debts, now people want them to apologise for the scheme. Read full article: Calls for government robodebt apology gr...→

Government rules out burning rubbish in new waste-to-energy policy | The RiotACT

Burning waste to generate electricity has been banned in the ACT under the government's new waste-to-energy policy that was released... Read full article: Government rules out burning rubbish in ...→

Vic State government antics indicative of a 'flawed political system' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Chris Smith says the political hypocrisy and shunting of responsibility in the state of Victoria demonstrates Australia “definitely has one layer [...] Read full article: Vic State government antics indicative o...→

The 'catalyst' for Virgin's collapse certainly was government shutdown policy | Sky News Australia

Just as the federal government "ditched ideology in its 'whatever it takes' response to the coronavirus … it can't suddenly plead free market virtue" as Virgin [...] Read full article: The 'catalyst' for Virgin's collapse cer...→

Parliamentarians should continue sitting to 'scrutinise government' policy | Sky News Australia

Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick has called for an increase in the limited time parliament will sit during the COVID-19 pandemic arguing Australian politici [...] Read full article: Parliamentarians should continue sitting...→

Government prepares $550m robodebt refund

Government prepares $550m robodebt refund

The federal government expects to lose an upcoming class action against the robodebt scheme and be forced to refund more than 400,000 welfare debts, according [...] Read full article: Government prepares $550m robodebt refun...→

'Government broke the system': Labor calls for robodebt royal commission | Sky News Australia

Anthony Albanese and Bill Shorten have reiterated Labor’s demands for a royal commission into the robodebt scheme saying the government “broke the system”. The [...] Read full article: 'Government broke the system': Labor cal...→

Government loses sight of the real goal on childcare — and stuffs the politics as well

The Coalition bungled its child care stimulus announcement and it looks like it'll bungle any chance of reforming the sector too. Read full article: Government loses sight of the real goal ...→

If only the HomeBuilder policy lived up to the politics

If only the HomeBuilder policy lived up to the politics

The new scheme is only a small part of a wider stimulus and its announcement this week shows the government is biding its time before embarking on its next big [...] Read full article: If only the HomeBuilder policy lived up ...→

Albanese calls on government to apologise for 'illegal' robodebt scheme

Albanese calls on government to apologise for 'illegal' robodebt scheme

Labor is calling for an apology to thousands of Australians who suffered distress because the failed scheme, after the government announced it would refund $72 [...] Read full article: Albanese calls on government to apologis...→

Government to contact potential robodebt recipients over class action

Government to contact potential robodebt recipients over class action

The letters will arrive in MyGov inboxes this week ahead of mediation between the government and Gordon Legal next month. Read full article: Government to contact potential robodebt...→

People trust TV journalists and want them to scrutinise government coronavirus policy: new research

People trust TV journalists and want them to scrutinise government coronavirus policy: new research

Calls for journalists to rally round the UK government's efforts to fight the pandemic are out of touch with public opinion, an in-depth study of news audience [...] Read full article: People trust TV journalists and want the...→

Politics is now more about personality than policy

Politics is now more about personality than policy

When parties are too ideologically close to call, parties often let the popularity of their leaders do the heavy electoral lifting. Read full article: Politics is now more about personality t...→

New Northern Regional Prison – Bad Policy in Action

If we fixed poor policy settings that are driving the crime and recidivism rate up, we wouldn't need a Northern Prison, argues barrister Cameron Scott.... Labo [...] Read full article: New Northern Regional Prison – Bad Polic...→

'Football needs a home': FFA to lobby government for new base

'Football needs a home': FFA to lobby government for new base

FFA will lobby the state government to build a permanent Socceroos, Matildas base in Sydney with the money saved from the ANZ Stadium redevelopment. Read full article: 'Football needs a home': FFA to lobby go...→

Government to refund over $700m raised through robodebt scheme | Sky News Australia

The federal government will refund $721 million worth of debt raised by the controversial "robodebt" scheme. Debt which had been raised by 470,000 Australians, [...] Read full article: Government to refund over $700m raised t...→

Politics of plenty gives way to policy for the virus age

Politics of plenty gives way to policy for the virus age

For 30 years politicians fought to divide the spoils of prosperity. Now the whole game of governing has to be invented again. Read full article: Politics of plenty gives way to policy f...→

COVID-19 is ‘nowhere near as bad’ as the government has ‘been peddling’ | Sky News Australia

Social commentator Prue MacSween says the people who are “getting into a lather” over the new COVID Trace app are the very people who engage with the governmen [...] Read full article: COVID-19 is ‘nowhere near as bad’ as the...→

3 Queensland government – state, local and federal politics | The Courier Mail

Clarity As picnic areas, swimming holes, walking trails, look outs and more become off-limits in escalating closures, the Palaszczuk Government has backflipped [...] Read full article: 3 Queensland government – state, local a...→

New Northern Regional Prison – Bad Policy in Action

If we fixed poor policy settings that are driving the crime and recidivism rate up, we wouldn't need a Northern Prison, argues barrister Cameron Scott.... Labo [...] Read full article: New Northern Regional Prison – Bad Polic...→

Government loses sight of the real goal on childcare — and stuffs the politics as well

The Coalition bungled its child care stimulus announcement and it looks like it'll bungle any chance of reforming the sector too. Read full article: Government loses sight of the real goal ...→

Industry Development in the Territory a government policy vacuum

Since Self-Government, the Territory has relied on the Government to employ a high proportion of its workforce. Around 40% of total employment in the Territory [...] Read full article: Industry Development in the Territory a ...→

Albanese calls on government to apologise for 'illegal' robodebt scheme

Albanese calls on government to apologise for 'illegal' robodebt scheme

Labor is calling for an apology to thousands of Australians who suffered distress because the failed scheme, after the government announced it would refund $72 [...] Read full article: Albanese calls on government to apologis...→

Government rules out burning rubbish in new waste-to-energy policy | The RiotACT

Burning waste to generate electricity has been banned in the ACT under the government's new waste-to-energy policy that was released... Read full article: Government rules out burning rubbish in ...→

Politics of plenty gives way to policy for the virus age

Politics of plenty gives way to policy for the virus age

For 30 years politicians fought to divide the spoils of prosperity. Now the whole game of governing has to be invented again. Read full article: Politics of plenty gives way to policy f...→

People trust TV journalists and want them to scrutinise government coronavirus policy: new research

People trust TV journalists and want them to scrutinise government coronavirus policy: new research

Calls for journalists to rally round the UK government's efforts to fight the pandemic are out of touch with public opinion, an in-depth study of news audience [...] Read full article: People trust TV journalists and want the...→

The 'catalyst' for Virgin's collapse certainly was government shutdown policy | Sky News Australia

Just as the federal government "ditched ideology in its 'whatever it takes' response to the coronavirus … it can't suddenly plead free market virtue" as Virgin [...] Read full article: The 'catalyst' for Virgin's collapse cer...→

Government prepares $550m robodebt refund

Government prepares $550m robodebt refund

The federal government expects to lose an upcoming class action against the robodebt scheme and be forced to refund more than 400,000 welfare debts, according [...] Read full article: Government prepares $550m robodebt refun...→

'Government broke the system': Labor calls for robodebt royal commission | Sky News Australia

Anthony Albanese and Bill Shorten have reiterated Labor’s demands for a royal commission into the robodebt scheme saying the government “broke the system”. The [...] Read full article: 'Government broke the system': Labor cal...→

Fiscal policy to be 'recalibrated' as government sets growth plan

Fiscal policy to be 'recalibrated' as government sets growth plan

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would be "extremely cautious" with spending as it embarked upon a five-year plan to boost growth. Read full article: Fiscal policy to be 'recalibrated' as go...→

'Football needs a home': FFA to lobby government for new base

'Football needs a home': FFA to lobby government for new base

FFA will lobby the state government to build a permanent Socceroos, Matildas base in Sydney with the money saved from the ANZ Stadium redevelopment. Read full article: 'Football needs a home': FFA to lobby go...→

If only the HomeBuilder policy lived up to the politics

If only the HomeBuilder policy lived up to the politics

The new scheme is only a small part of a wider stimulus and its announcement this week shows the government is biding its time before embarking on its next big [...] Read full article: If only the HomeBuilder policy lived up ...→

Calls for government robodebt apology growing

Calls for government robodebt apology growing

The government announced it would refund robo-debts, now people want them to apologise for the scheme. Read full article: Calls for government robodebt apology gr...→

Government to refund over $700m raised through robodebt scheme | Sky News Australia

The federal government will refund $721 million worth of debt raised by the controversial "robodebt" scheme. Debt which had been raised by 470,000 Australians, [...] Read full article: Government to refund over $700m raised t...→

Government to contact potential robodebt recipients over class action

Government to contact potential robodebt recipients over class action

The letters will arrive in MyGov inboxes this week ahead of mediation between the government and Gordon Legal next month. Read full article: Government to contact potential robodebt...→

Vic State government antics indicative of a 'flawed political system' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Chris Smith says the political hypocrisy and shunting of responsibility in the state of Victoria demonstrates Australia “definitely has one layer [...] Read full article: Vic State government antics indicative o...→

COVID-19 is ‘nowhere near as bad’ as the government has ‘been peddling’ | Sky News Australia

Social commentator Prue MacSween says the people who are “getting into a lather” over the new COVID Trace app are the very people who engage with the governmen [...] Read full article: COVID-19 is ‘nowhere near as bad’ as the...→

Politics is now more about personality than policy

Politics is now more about personality than policy

When parties are too ideologically close to call, parties often let the popularity of their leaders do the heavy electoral lifting. Read full article: Politics is now more about personality t...→

Parliamentarians should continue sitting to 'scrutinise government' policy | Sky News Australia

Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick has called for an increase in the limited time parliament will sit during the COVID-19 pandemic arguing Australian politici [...] Read full article: Parliamentarians should continue sitting...→

3 Queensland government – state, local and federal politics | The Courier Mail

Clarity As picnic areas, swimming holes, walking trails, look outs and more become off-limits in escalating closures, the Palaszczuk Government has backflipped [...] Read full article: 3 Queensland government – state, local a...→

'Government broke the system': Labor calls for robodebt royal commission | Sky News Australia

Anthony Albanese and Bill Shorten have reiterated Labor’s demands for a royal commission into the robodebt scheme saying the government “broke the system”. The [...] Read full article: 'Government broke the system': Labor cal...→

New Northern Regional Prison – Bad Policy in Action

If we fixed poor policy settings that are driving the crime and recidivism rate up, we wouldn't need a Northern Prison, argues barrister Cameron Scott.... Labo [...] Read full article: New Northern Regional Prison – Bad Polic...→

Fiscal policy to be 'recalibrated' as government sets growth plan

Fiscal policy to be 'recalibrated' as government sets growth plan

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would be "extremely cautious" with spending as it embarked upon a five-year plan to boost growth. Read full article: Fiscal policy to be 'recalibrated' as go...→

Government loses sight of the real goal on childcare — and stuffs the politics as well

The Coalition bungled its child care stimulus announcement and it looks like it'll bungle any chance of reforming the sector too. Read full article: Government loses sight of the real goal ...→

'Football needs a home': FFA to lobby government for new base

'Football needs a home': FFA to lobby government for new base

FFA will lobby the state government to build a permanent Socceroos, Matildas base in Sydney with the money saved from the ANZ Stadium redevelopment. Read full article: 'Football needs a home': FFA to lobby go...→

Industry Development in the Territory a government policy vacuum

Since Self-Government, the Territory has relied on the Government to employ a high proportion of its workforce. Around 40% of total employment in the Territory [...] Read full article: Industry Development in the Territory a ...→

If only the HomeBuilder policy lived up to the politics

If only the HomeBuilder policy lived up to the politics

The new scheme is only a small part of a wider stimulus and its announcement this week shows the government is biding its time before embarking on its next big [...] Read full article: If only the HomeBuilder policy lived up ...→

Calls for government robodebt apology growing

Calls for government robodebt apology growing

The government announced it would refund robo-debts, now people want them to apologise for the scheme. Read full article: Calls for government robodebt apology gr...→

Albanese calls on government to apologise for 'illegal' robodebt scheme

Albanese calls on government to apologise for 'illegal' robodebt scheme

Labor is calling for an apology to thousands of Australians who suffered distress because the failed scheme, after the government announced it would refund $72 [...] Read full article: Albanese calls on government to apologis...→

Government to refund over $700m raised through robodebt scheme | Sky News Australia

The federal government will refund $721 million worth of debt raised by the controversial "robodebt" scheme. Debt which had been raised by 470,000 Australians, [...] Read full article: Government to refund over $700m raised t...→

Government rules out burning rubbish in new waste-to-energy policy | The RiotACT

Burning waste to generate electricity has been banned in the ACT under the government's new waste-to-energy policy that was released... Read full article: Government rules out burning rubbish in ...→

Government to contact potential robodebt recipients over class action

Government to contact potential robodebt recipients over class action

The letters will arrive in MyGov inboxes this week ahead of mediation between the government and Gordon Legal next month. Read full article: Government to contact potential robodebt...→

Politics of plenty gives way to policy for the virus age

Politics of plenty gives way to policy for the virus age

For 30 years politicians fought to divide the spoils of prosperity. Now the whole game of governing has to be invented again. Read full article: Politics of plenty gives way to policy f...→

Vic State government antics indicative of a 'flawed political system' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Chris Smith says the political hypocrisy and shunting of responsibility in the state of Victoria demonstrates Australia “definitely has one layer [...] Read full article: Vic State government antics indicative o...→

People trust TV journalists and want them to scrutinise government coronavirus policy: new research

People trust TV journalists and want them to scrutinise government coronavirus policy: new research

Calls for journalists to rally round the UK government's efforts to fight the pandemic are out of touch with public opinion, an in-depth study of news audience [...] Read full article: People trust TV journalists and want the...→

COVID-19 is ‘nowhere near as bad’ as the government has ‘been peddling’ | Sky News Australia

Social commentator Prue MacSween says the people who are “getting into a lather” over the new COVID Trace app are the very people who engage with the governmen [...] Read full article: COVID-19 is ‘nowhere near as bad’ as the...→

The 'catalyst' for Virgin's collapse certainly was government shutdown policy | Sky News Australia

Just as the federal government "ditched ideology in its 'whatever it takes' response to the coronavirus … it can't suddenly plead free market virtue" as Virgin [...] Read full article: The 'catalyst' for Virgin's collapse cer...→

Politics is now more about personality than policy

Politics is now more about personality than policy

When parties are too ideologically close to call, parties often let the popularity of their leaders do the heavy electoral lifting. Read full article: Politics is now more about personality t...→

Parliamentarians should continue sitting to 'scrutinise government' policy | Sky News Australia

Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick has called for an increase in the limited time parliament will sit during the COVID-19 pandemic arguing Australian politici [...] Read full article: Parliamentarians should continue sitting...→

3 Queensland government – state, local and federal politics | The Courier Mail

Clarity As picnic areas, swimming holes, walking trails, look outs and more become off-limits in escalating closures, the Palaszczuk Government has backflipped [...] Read full article: 3 Queensland government – state, local a...→

Government prepares $550m robodebt refund

Government prepares $550m robodebt refund

The federal government expects to lose an upcoming class action against the robodebt scheme and be forced to refund more than 400,000 welfare debts, according [...] Read full article: Government prepares $550m robodebt refun...→