Victorian election: Coalition promises hospital car parking relief as Labor pledges Maryborough hospital upgrade

Victorian election: Coalition promises hospital car parking relief as Labor pledges Maryborough hospital upgrade

Posted October 31, 2018 16:56:59 Photo: Mr Guy was joined by Shadow Health Minister Mary Wooldridge (left) and his candidate for Ivanhoe, Monica Clark. (ABC News: Dylan Anderson) Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy has promised to tackle the “skyrocketing” cost of hospital car parking with a $40-million subsidy which he …

Labor promises to end companies and individuals using overseas tax havens

Labor promises to end companies and individuals using overseas tax havens

IT’S one of the sweetest perks in the high-stakes tax minimisation game, and Labor today is promising to end it. The pledge is contained in a raft of measures Labor says would add $4.8 million to tax revenue over 10 years by targeting the practices of multinationals and wealthy individuals. …

Childish Gambino cancels Australian shows, Spilt Milk promises ‘exciting’ replacement

Childish Gambino cancels Australian shows, Spilt Milk promises ‘exciting’ replacement

Posted October 28, 2018 11:30:34 Photo: Childish Gambino was slated to perform in four Australian cities. (Supplied) Childish Gambino has cancelled his Australian tour, including headlining Canberra’s Spilt Milk festival next month. Key points: Childish Gambino injured his foot last month He was due to perform in Canberra, Perth, Melbourne …

Midterm elections: Manufacturing workers say Donald Trump is yet to deliver on promises – Donald Trump’s America

Midterm elections: Manufacturing workers say Donald Trump is yet to deliver on promises – Donald Trump’s America

Posted October 28, 2018 06:13:46 Photo: Laid off from his job in 2017, Tommy Wolikow is waiting for Donald Trump to bring jobs back to Ohio. (ABC News: Adrian Wilson) Tommy Wolikow has a lot of time for his nine-month-old daughter Annabella, but it’s more than he’d like. He was …

Daniel Andrews promises mental health royal commission as system attacked as ‘obsolete’ | Australia news

A renowned psychiatrist has described Victoria’s mental health system as “crumbling, threadbare, overwhelmed and obsolete” as the premier announced Labor would establish Australia’s first royal commission into the issue if re-elected next month. Addressing media while visiting a men’s shed in the Macedon Ranges town of Kyneton, north-west of Melbourne, …

New foster care payment scheme promises $75k salary to help kids with high needs

New foster care payment scheme promises $75k salary to help kids with high needs

Posted October 22, 2018 17:59:27 Photo: The foster care trial will begin this December in NSW. (ABC News) The South Australian Government is considering a move that would offer people a tax-free $75,000 salary to give up their careers and become foster carers for the state’s most troubled children. Key …

In a win for employers, Labor promises ‘biggest change in decades’ for VCE

In a win for employers, Labor promises ‘biggest change in decades’ for VCE

Posted October 22, 2018 08:59:13 Photo: Labor said the program would cost $190 million, but the Opposition said it took the wrong approach. (ABC News: Nicole Chettle) Employers would get a better understanding of graduates’ literacy and numeracy skills under a “massive” overhaul proposed for Victoria’s high school certificate. Victorian …

Donald Trump promises ‘severe punishment’ for Saudi Arabia if it killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump promises ‘severe punishment’ for Saudi Arabia if it killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi – Donald Trump’s America

Updated October 14, 2018 10:25:48 Photo: Mr Trump met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in March. (Reuters: Jonathan Ernst) United States President Donald Trump has promised to inflict “severe punishment” on Saudi Arabia if it is found to have murdered missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Key points: Mr …

Prime Minister Scott Morrison promises to fast track new business tax cuts – Politics

Prime Minister Scott Morrison promises to fast track new business tax cuts – Politics

Posted October 11, 2018 00:24:34 The Morrison Government is promising to fast-track its legislated tax cuts for small and medium-sized businesses, costing $3 billion and setting up a fresh battle with Labor ahead of the next election. The tax rate for companies with a turnover of up to $50 million …

Scott Morrison promises to get Indigenous council input on Tony Abbott’s education overhaul proposal

Scott Morrison promises to get Indigenous council input on Tony Abbott’s education overhaul proposal

Posted October 05, 2018 14:44:39 The Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council has received a commitment from Scott Morrison that Tony Abbott’s proposal to overhaul the Indigenous education system would first be put to the Indigenous council for consultation. Mr Morrison met with his Indigenous Advisory Council for the first time …