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Waitlists for aged-care home packages continue to grow

Residents of Canberra, Queanbeyan and surrounds continue to face growing waitlists for aged care home-care packages despite a Federal Government funding top-up in July of last year.  Over 1,000 people in Canberra and...

Canberra universities pitch in to beat bushfire recovery deadlines

Staff members from ANU and UC will donate their time to help Queanbeyan residents affected by last summer’s bushfires complete their paperwork in time to gain access to financial aid from the...

Bermagui residents welcome back SBS after a month of dead air

After more than a month without SBS broadcast signals, 1,500 people in the NSW South Coast town of Bermagui have welcomed SBS and NITV programs back to their TV screens this week. Federal...

Bushfire Survivors call for climate action

On the National Memorial Day for fire and emergency services, Prime Minister Scott Morrison read aloud, from Parliament House, the names of 14 responders who lost their lives to bushfire last summer....

‘Gratuitous partisanship’ could overshadow bushfire report

In federal politics’ big-budget week, the Senate Finance Committee quietly released its interim report into the preparation, planning, response, and recovery lessons learnt from the 2019-20 bushfire season. The Committee made 13 recommendations...