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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN OUR SCHOOLS

October 28, 2019

Studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects at school will be crucial to finding solutions to some of our greatest challenges such as climate change. Member for Shortland and Shadow Minister Assisting for Climate Change Pat Conroy will take part in the CSIRO Stem in Schools program this week, visiting Charlestown East Public School on Wednesday.

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HALF A BILLION DOLLAR BLOWOUT TO MILITARY EQUIPMENT SUSTAINMENT BUDGET

October 23, 2019

The cost of sustaining Australian Defence Force ships, planes and weapons has blown out by half a billion dollars in the past year.

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$3.7 BILLION ‘TYPO’ ADDS TO DEFENCE BUNGLING OF SUBMARINES

October 22, 2019

A $3.7 billion “typo” in an appendix to the Defence annual report is further evidence of the Morrison Government’s bungling of the $50 billion Future Submarine Project.

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MORRISON’S AID CUTS HIT GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST HEALTH EPIDEMICS

October 14, 2019

The Morrison Government’s aid cuts are continuing to hurt some of the poorest people in the world, this time in tackling the health scourges of tuberculosis, AIDS and malaria.

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GOVERNMENT FAILING AUSTRALIA-PNG RELATIONSHIP

October 08, 2019

The Morrison Government must do more to foster Australia’s economic, social, political and strategic ties with our closest northern neighbour Papua New Guinea.

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LIBERALS PRESIDE OVER BLOWOUTS IN CRITICAL DEFENCE PROJECTS

September 27, 2019

More than a dozen critical Australian Defence Force capability acquisition projects are running years behind schedule under the Morrison Government’s revolving door of Defence Ministers. Documents obtained under Freedom of Information have revealed schedule blowouts across multi-billion dollar projects which could have a real impact on the ground for Australian Defence Force personnel.

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