The National Defence Strategy & Integrated Investment Program

On Wednesday the 17th of April, the Hon Richard Marles MP, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, addressed the National Press Club to launch the National Defence Strategy (NDS) and the Integrated Investment Program (IIP). Marles emphasised the strategic focus on Australia’s amphibious force, funding re-prioritisation and the historic level of funding increase… Continue reading The National Defence Strategy & Integrated Investment Program

Cabinet Reshuffle: South Australia

16 April 2024 On Monday 15 April, Premier of South Australia Peter Malinauskas announced a Cabinet reshuffle ahead of the 2026 state election. Minister Nick Champion will take on an expanded role in charge of a new housing super portfolio that will cover all aspects of housing, housing infrastructure, urban development and planning, including the… Continue reading Cabinet Reshuffle: South Australia

Australian Universities Accord

Australian Universities Accord Final Report  On the 25th of February 2024, Minister for Education Jason Clare released the Australian Universities Accords final report, billing it as the map to invest in Australia’s higher education system for decades to come.   Following the release of the interim report in July 2023, 47 recommendations are contained in the report… Continue reading Australian Universities Accord

Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023

colourful reflection of Canberra's new parliament building in a fontain pond at sunset.

7 December 2023 On Thursday morning, the Minister for Industrial Relations, the Hon. Tony Burke MP, announced that the Closing Loopholes Bill is scheduled to be passed in the Senate during the final sitting day of the year. The Albanese Labor Government is poised to usher in a series of transformative measures aimed at fortifying… Continue reading Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023

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