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COALITION SECRETLY SCRAPS INDEPENDENT AID EVALUATION BODY

September 17, 2020

Australians can no longer be confident that their aid dollars are being spent effectively after the Morrison Government secretly abolished a key independent aid evaluation body last month.

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FOUR YEARS OF PACIFIC STEP UP DELIVERS ONLY MISMANAGEMENT AND MISSED OPPORTUNITIES

September 09, 2020

with SENATOR PENNY WONG LEADER OF THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY IN THE SENATE SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS LABOR SENATOR FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA Today marks four years since the Coalition Government announced its Pacific Step Up policy - an announcement that has failed to deliver anything but cuts and mismanagement.

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BISHOP ADMITS LIBERAL AID CUTS DAMAGE AUSTRALIA’S NATIONAL INTEREST

September 08, 2020

The Morrison Government needs to reverse its cuts to Australia’s aid budget with even former Foreign Minister Julie Bishop admitting that the cuts have damaged Australia’s national interests.

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COVAX FUNDING WELCOMED AS GOVERNMENT PLAYS CATCH UP

August 26, 2020

with SENATOR PENNY WONG LEADER OF THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY IN THE SENATE SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS LABOR SENATOR FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA and CHRIS BOWEN MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HEALTH MEMBER FOR MCMAHON Labor welcomes the Government’s support for the COVAX Facility Advance Market Commitment but calls on Scott Morrison to make clear what existing lifesaving programs he plans to cut in order to fund the 80 million dollar investm...

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GOVERNMENT BACKS SLOWER MAIL FOR THE HUNTER AND CENTRAL COAST

August 26, 2020

People living in the Hunter and Central Coast will see the end of daily letter deliveries and letters sent within NSW delivery times pushed out to at least a full seven days because of Scott Morrison’s Australia Post cuts.

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SCOTT MORRISON PUNISHES PENSIONERS

August 19, 2020

22,594 age pensioners in the Shortland electorate will be worse off under the Morrison Government after they admitted the Pension will not be indexed until at least March 2021.

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