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Queensland Government Budget 2021-22


The 2021-22 Budget creates new records for investment in health and education. It continues the strong pipeline of capital works across the State. BUDGET IN FOCUS •At the centrepiece of this budget are four new funds to support a Queensland that is bigger and fairer and backs new jobs: $1 Billion Housing Investment Fund with… Continue reading Queensland Government Budget 2021-22

Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid – June 2021


On Friday June 11 the Brisbane Olympics and Paralympic Games 2032 “IOC Future Host Commission Questionnaire Response” was released publicly for the first time by the Australian Olympics Committee. The document details the bid proposal of the Australian, Queensland and local Governments for the 2032 Olympics and Paralympics. The IOC Executive Board has endorsed this bid… Continue reading Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid – June 2021

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

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