NATIONAL MEDIA

Labor is encouraged by today’s announcement the Morrison Government will deliver funding to local councils to be invested in local roads and community infrastructure, but more needs to be done to ensure Australia’s economic recovery. With 537 councils around Australia who are all in need of additional funding, this $500 million program is welcome but
Labor welcomes the announcement by the Queensland State Government that it is considering making a bid for a stake in Virgin Australia. The Queensland Government’s proactive response stands in stark contrast to the do-nothing attitude of the Morrison Government. While respecting the independent administration process that is underway, Labor is supportive of any bid that will
The Morrison Government’s response to the Building Up & Moving Out report, a whopping 20 months after it was tabled, shows they have no strategic plan for Australia’s infrastructure.  The Building Up & Moving Out report provided important, bipartisan recommendations, widely supported by stakeholders to building a proper policy framework for developing Australia’s cities. The report contains 37
In Question Time today the Morrison Government was forced to acknowledge that it has not played an even hand when it comes to supporting Australia’s airlines through the Covid-19 crisis. When asked if the Government would assist Virgin through the crisis, the Prime Minister has repeatedly claimed that any Commonwealth support would have to be
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