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Sunday, 29 August 2021

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / JUSTICE

Minister Hunt announced a COVID-19 Vaccine Claims Scheme for TGA approved vaccines. [ Full text ]

The AMA welcomed that scheme. [ Full text ]

The BCA welcomed that scheme. [ Full text ]

The RACGP welcomed that scheme. [ Full text ]

Medicines Australia welcomed that scheme. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

Minister Hunt was interviewed on Sky. [ Full text ]

Deputy CMO Kidd held a press conference. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued a statement from last week's ATAGI meeting. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued 'Coronavirus common operating picture - 26 August 2021'. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued 'COVID-19 vaccination - Geographic vaccination rates - SA3'. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued 'COVID-19 vaccination - vaccination data - 29 August 2021'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / AGED CARE

DHACS issued 'COVID-19 outbreaks in Australian residential aged care facilities - 27 August 2021'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / MENTAL HEALTH

Minister Coleman was interviewed on 2GB. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS

Shadow Minister Mark Butler discussed coronavirus management on Insiders. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Clare discussed coronavirus/Sydney on Sky. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / SOCIAL SERVICES

CMO Kelly extended the declaration for the whole state of NSW as a hotspot for the purposes of Commonwealth support. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / COMMERCE / SOCIAL SERVICES

AiGroup said proposals to identify businesses that were eligible for JobKeeper are misguided and would set dangerous precedents. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / FOREIGN

The Chinese embassy posted a statement by Vice Foreign Minister Ma on a US report on COVID-19 origins. [ Full text ]

IMMIGRATION / AID / DEFENCE

Minister Andrews discussed the Kabul evacuation/settlement at a press conference. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE / IMMIGRATION / AID

Defence is updating imagery of the Kabul evacuation operation. [ Full text ]

Defence is updating its video coverage of the evacuation operation. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / TRADE / DEFENCE

Ministers Payne, Dutton and Tehan and Singaporean counterparts issued a statement from the Singapore-Australia Joint Ministerial Committee meeting. [ Full text ]

TRADE

Minister Tehan and his Indian counterpart issued a statement from a meeting. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / FOREIGN / COUNTER-TERROR

Minister Gee said the Kabul bombing demonstrates why the ADF were fighting in Afghanistan. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE

Greens Senator Steele-John foreshadowed a War Powers Reform Bill. [ Full text ]

VETERANS / NOT-FOR-PROFIT

Minister Gee marked Legacy Week. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Treasurer Frydenberg was interviewed on 3AW (audio). [ Full text ]

Minister Taylor and Labor MP Fitzgibbon have discussed Afghanistan and coronavirus management on 2GB. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

Minister Hunt announced PBS listing of treatments for schizophrenia, liver disease, lymphoma and anaphylaxis. [ Full text ]

The PBS issued summary documents from the May PBAC meeting. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / RESEARCH

DHACS issued information on proposed changes to the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015. [ Full text ]

BIOSECURITY / ENVIRONMENT

Minister Littleproud and the Queensland Minister announced $998k for management of navua sedge and feral pigs in Queensland. [ Full text ]

JUSTICE / ICT

Greens Senator Thorpe issued a commentary on passage of the Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2020. [ Full text ]

PUBLIC SERVICE / JUSTICE

Independent Senator Patrick foreshadowed a move to call for the Senate to end the appointment of government 'mates' to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. [ Full text ]

SKILLS / RESOURCES

The Minerals Council said the minerals industry is focussed on attracting and retaining a skilled workforce. [ Full text ]

STEM

The NCSEHE posted a webinar: 'Moving into, through and beyond STEM degrees: A student equity perspective'. [ Full text ]

ARTS

The Copyright Agency announced $160k for two Writers Fellowships. [ Full text ]

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