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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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Did you know recycling is worth $15.5 billion?

New research shows most Australians recycle to reduce landfill or because they believe it’s the right thing to do, yet very few realise recycling contributes $15.5 billion to the Australian economy.

Calls to extend JobMaker subsidy to those over 35

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has joined their federal counterpart, ACOSS, in urging the Federal Government to extend the JobMaker wage subsidy to people over 35 who have been unemployed...

Indigenous artists miss out in Budget

Despite an uncertain art market, the cancellation of the visual art calendar’s major events and the loss of international tourist sales, already struggling Indigenous artists are among those to miss out in...

Pandemic welfare reduces gap between rich and poor

New University of Canberra research has discovered a reduction in income inequity during the pandemic - meaning the gap between the richest and poorest has shrunk - and they have put it down to increased welfare payments.

Half of light rail network to close temporarily

The Flemington Road stretch of Canberra’s light rail network will temporarily cease operations as a stop at Sandford Street, Mitchell is constructed in the next 12 months. That light rail stop is just...

Call for tax reform to bolster COVID-19 economic recovery

To help deal with the economic fallout of COVID-19, Australia urgently needs a national coronavirus taxation summit to help reform our outdated tax system. The call comes from leading tax expert, Professor...