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Federal Budget: Infrastructure and the environment

The 2021–22 Federal Budget provides millions for Canberra infrastructure - but the Greens say other policies threaten the environment.

Federal Budget: Housing

The Budget promises to help first home owners and single parents buy houses - but social services say it does nothing for the poorest people.

Federal Budget: Tax versus poverty relief

Will the Budget give thousands of Canberrans a tax break - or disadvantage some of Canberra’s most vulnerable people?

Federal Budget: Health, education and social services

The Budget has the highest ever investment in education for the ACT. Also hospitals, childcare, and aged care.

Federal Budget: Canberra-specific measures

Millions for national institutions and an asbestos assistance scheme are some of the ACT boons under the Federal Budget.

Employment post-JobSeeker remains steady according to ANU analysis

Employment and hours worked have remained steady, despite the ongoing pandemic and the scaling back of JobSeeker, a new analysis shows.

Is Australia’s India travel ban legal? A citizenship law expert explains

There is a growing public and political outcry over the federal government’s sudden travel ban on Australians from coming home from India.

Flights from India paused as Australia sends emergency medical supplies

Direct passenger flights between India and Australia have been paused as part of the Australian Government's new measures to protect Australians from the increased risk of the COVID-19 outbreak in India.

$100 million government funding to improve health of Australian oceans

The Federal Government has announced funding of $100 million to improve the health and protection of Australian oceans.

Trees ‘as old as the Memorial’ to be removed for early works

116 trees on the Australian War Memorial grounds are slated for removal as early works for the institution’s $500 million redevelopment.

Half-price flights headline federal tourism support package

The Federal Government is hoping a new $1.2 billion tourism support package will see Australia’s domestic tourism industry flourish.

Opposition politicians criticise JobSeeker changes

Labor and Green politicians have condemned yesterday’s JobSeeker increase of $3.50 a day as inadequate and insulting.
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