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MORRISON GOVERNMENT FAILING YOUNG PEOPLE ON JOBS

March 05, 2020

The Government has revealed in Senate Estimates today the extent to which their flagship Youth Jobs PaTH program is a monumental failure.

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GOVERNMENT INVOLVEMENT IN CSIRO BUSHFIRE DOCUMENT CHANGES

March 04, 2020

The Morrison government must explain to the Australian public its involvement in changes to a CSIRO report on the causes of Australia’s bushfires.

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GOVERNMENT TO CLOSE BUSHFIRE RESEARCH CENTRE

March 04, 2020

Scott Morrison has once again failed bushfire victims, with Senate Estimates confirming today that his Government will axe funding for the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).

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WAGE ASSISTANCE SUPPORT FOR BUSHFIRE AFFECTED SMALL BUSINESS

March 02, 2020

Federal Labor calls on the Morrison Government to do more for struggling small businesses in bushfire affected areas by offering a targeted program of wage assistance for employers.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA MONDAY, 2 MARCH 2020

March 02, 2020

SUBJECTS: Labor’s calls for assistance to small businesses in bushfire-affected areas; bushfire recovery; Mardi Gras.

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NSW NATS SAY SMALL BUSINESS BUSHFIRE FUNDING A TOTAL FLOP

February 29, 2020

The wheels are falling off the Morrison Government’s bushfire recovery effort, with thousands of Australians still stranded without support.

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