People wearing masks in crowd

Pandemic ‘amnesia’ in public health response

Australia remains unprepared for the next pandemic following this week’s Federal Budget, according to the Public Health Association of Australia. Association CEO Terry
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Federal Australian Treasurer Jim Chalmers

The Federal Budget – Newsreel style

By Steve Zeppa Treasurer Jim Chalmers delivered the Federal Budget last night. Here is what you need to know. “This is a Budget for the here and now and it’s a
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Workers looking over housing plans

Housing commitments a ‘down payment’ on pressing need

More needs to be done to accelerate the response to the housing crisis, despite industry groups acknowledging some promising initiatives in last night’s Federal
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Workers installing solar panels. | Newsreel

Roadmap to a renewable future welcome

The energy and environment sectors today welcomed the Federal Government’s budget, as it charts a course to power past fossil fuels and heads towards
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Blocks of units. | Newsreel

Budget billions for nation’s social housing needs

A multi-billion-dollar boost to social and crisis housing will be announced in Tuesday’s Federal Budget. A meeting of National Cabinet last week agreed on a
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Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. | Newsreel

$250m boost to Brisbane 2032 pathway

The pathway for athletes hoping to compete at the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been strengthened with a quarter of a billion-dollar makeover planned
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Vocational students in classroom. | Newsreel

Fee-free TAFE pledge for construction sector

An extra 20,000 fee-free vocational training places will be offered next year to boost the workforce in the construction and housing industries. Next week’s Federal
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Doctor and patient in consultation. | Newsreel

Bulk billing needs extra Budget boost

Australian doctors are calling for 20 percent increases in Medicare rebates across a number of services to maintain improved bulk billing numbers. As the Federal
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