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NSW Labor Shadow Ministry Update


On 11 June 2021, the newly elected Leader of the New South Wales Labor Party, Chris Minns, announced his Shadow Ministry. Minns was elected unanimously as leader last Friday by the Labor caucus. He was first elected as the Member for Kogarah in Sydney’s St George District at the 2015 State Election and has served… Continue reading NSW Labor Shadow Ministry Update

Queensland Budget 2021-22 – Job Creation Plan


This week the Palaszczuk Labor Government committed $3.34 billion to job creation programs ahead of the upcoming state budget. These programs aim to further support Queensland’s COVID-19 economic recovery and increase investment attraction competitiveness by attracting major investment projects, creating ongoing jobs in priority sectors, and further strengthening supply chains. Further announcements about these funds… Continue reading Queensland Budget 2021-22 – Job Creation Plan

2021-22 Victorian Budget


On 20 May 2021 Victorian Treasurer the Hon. Tim Pallas delivered the Andrews Labor Government’s seventh Budget. The 2021-22 Budget is aimed at recovering from to the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic, as well as following through on the commitments made by Labor during the 2018 Victorian State Election. Treasurer Pallas laid out the Victorian… Continue reading 2021-22 Victorian Budget

2021 Federal Budget Reply


On Thursday 13 May 2021 Federal Opposition Leader the Hon Anthony Albanese MP delivered the 2021 Federal Budget in Reply. Albanese characterised Labor’s policy aims in three parts: An economy that delivers for working families. Investing in Australia’s future. No one held back and no one left behind. The reply outlined Labor’s broader economic agenda… Continue reading 2021 Federal Budget Reply

Northern Territory 2021-22 Budget


On 4 May 2021, the Chief Minister and Treasurer Michael Gunner delivered the 2021-22 Northern Territory (NT) Budget. This is the second budget handed down by Mr Gunner and follows the late budget delivered in November 2020. The 2021-22 budget is characterised by the COVID-19 recovery, including major investment in public health, infrastructure and tourism.… Continue reading Northern Territory 2021-22 Budget

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