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Aged-care funding package mediocre and misleading


Pre-election $$ giveaway. In September last year, the ABC's Four Corners ran a two-part series examining Australia's aged care sector. The program described it as its biggest-ever crowd-sourced project, with more than 1,000 current and former aged-care workers contacting the broadcaster, among a total of more than 4,000 responses, about the state

Labor commits to Barton Highway Duplication


A SHORTEN LABOR Government would improve road safety and reduce traffic congestion by investing almost $250 million to progress the full duplication of the Barton Highway between Murrumbateman and the NSW/ACT border. This commitment means Federal Labor stands ready to invest $100 million more in this important project than would be

Queanbeyan respite care in Labor sights

Kristina Keneally-Mike Kelly-respite care

Respite care, cancer support for the region. A FEDERAL LABOR Government will build a new state-of-the-art respite care centre for locals suffering from a chronic or terminal illness. Queanbeyan community advocate Yvonne Cuschieri OAM has been campaigning for a long time to deliver a local respite care centre. Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly

Positive vision for climate response from Labor

Labor climate response

Hear it all now in the podcast with Mark Butler The Bulletin is adding some podcasts and here’s our first. With a federal election looming, Federal Shadow Minister for the Climate Change and Energy Mark Butler recently outlined what Australia can and must do to lower emissions and transition away from