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JOBKEEPER CUT WILL HURT STRUGGLING SHORTLAND RESIDENTS

January 04, 2021

The Morrison Government’s heartless decision to cut JobKeeper from $1,200 per fortnight to $1,000 per fortnight will impact thousands of local residents who are already struggling in this recession.

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CORONAVIRUS SUPPLEMENT CUT WILL IMPACT SHORTLAND’S MOST VULNERABLE

January 01, 2021

The Morrison Government is wishing vulnerable Australians a Happy New Year by cutting the Coronavirus Supplement from $250 per fortnight to $150 per fortnight on 1 January 2021.

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MORRISON GOVERNMENT MUST DELIVER GUARANTEES ON DARU

December 23, 2020

with SENATOR PENNY WONG, SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND SENATOR NITA GREEN, LABOR SENATOR FOR QUEENSLAND Scott Morrison must guarantee a massive Belt and Road Initiative project on our doorstep does not threaten Australia’s security interests or fisheries.

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RECORD CLIMATE-RELATED DISASTERS IN ASIA-PACIFIC, STILL NO ACTION FROM MORRISON

December 17, 2020

The Asia-Pacific has been hit by a record number of climate-related disasters this year yet Scott Morrison continues to bury his head in the sand when it comes to taking real action on climate change.

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JCPAA CONFIRMS GOVERNMENT AND DEFENCE MISMANAGEMENT OF HELICOPTER ACQUISITIONS

December 07, 2020

with JULIAN HILL MP DEPUTY CHAIR OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS AND AUDITS A unanimous recommendation from the Government-dominated Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit (JCPAA) highlights the Government’s continuing mismanagement of helicopter acquisition projects which have been plagued by capability shortfalls, delays, and budget overruns.

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DEFENCE MAJOR PROJECTS NOW RUNNING 42 YEARS LATE

December 02, 2020

The latest Major Projects Report from the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has revealed an additional 68 extra months of in-year delays to 25 major Defence projects during 2019-20.   This means that these projects are now running a cumulative 42 years late, with each project that is delayed running on average three years behind schedule

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