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Wednesday, 21 April 2021

ENERGY / INDUSTRY / CLIMATE / INNOVATION

The PM and Minister Taylor announced $539m for hydrogen and CCS projects. [ Full text ]

Minister Taylor discussed that announcement on Sky. [ Full text ]

Minister Taylor was interviewed on 2CC. [ Full text ]

Minister Taylor was interviewed on ABC Capricornia. [ Full text ]

APPEA welcomed that announcement. [ Full text ]

The GCCSI welcomed that announcement. [ Full text ]

ENA welcomed that announcement. [ Full text ]

The CEC welcomed funding for hydrogen hubs. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INNOVATION / TRADE

ASPI issued 'Export possibilities mean Australia's clean-energy future can also be the world's'. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Minister Andrews discussed coronavirus/vaccines/NZ/tourism/Anzac Day on 2GB. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Mark Butler discussed coronavirus/vaccines/Olympics/manufacturing and CCS at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

CYBERSECURITY / FOREIGN

Minister Payne issued an International Cyber and Critical Technology Engagement Strategy and announced three Australia-India Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership grants. [ Full text ]

ASPI issued 'Australia needs to get ready now for the quantum future'. [ Full text ]

ICT / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

ACMA issued Q4 2020 telco complaints-handling data. [ Full text ]

ICT / PUBLIC SERVICE

DTA issued guidance on Google Analytics 4. [ Full text ]

ROAD SAFETY

Ministers McCormack and Buchholz foreshadowed Driver Fatigue Awareness Day. [ Full text ]

AGED CARE

Shadow Minister O'Neil discussed 'The economic case for aged care reform' in a speech. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated the Commonwealth Home Support Program Manual. [ Full text ]

BORDER SECURITY / IMMIGRATION

Shadow Minister Keneally discussed border security/detainees and parent and partner visa on ABC Darwin. [ Full text ]

Senator Keneally was interviewed on ABC Capricornia. [ Full text ]

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Shadow Minister McAllister held a doorstop in Cairns. [ Full text ]

CITIES

Shadow Minister Giles discussed 'The national government's role in the development of cities' in a speech. [ Full text ]

CITIES / HERITAGE / ENVIRONMENT / PUBLIC SERVICE

DAWE invited nominations for appointment to the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / DISABILITY

Greens Senator Steele-John called on the Government to prioritise disabled people and support workers in the vaccine rollout. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / BIOTECH / RESEARCH

The OGTR invited comment on an application from Avance for a clinical trial of a GM human adenovirus COVID-19 vaccine. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / BIOTECH / RESEARCH / INDUSTRY

AAMRI welcomed the Victorian Government's commitment of $50m for an mRNA vaccine and therapeutic manufacturing site. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / RESEARCH

The MJA issued 'Australia must act to prevent airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / AGED CARE

DHACS updated 'Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

The AMA called on National Cabinet to adopt clear changes to 'reset' the vaccination program. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its vaccine rollout infographic. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its total vaccine doses infographic. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - Cumulative doses administered by channel'. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - International comparisons at equivalent stages of rollout'. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - Commonwealth primary care doses administered'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / COMMERCE

PHA CEO David discussed cost-shifting on 5AA. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The TGA issued a public assessment report for Dapagliflozin. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / JUSTICE

AHPRA said the Victorian tribunal suspended the registration of an enrolled nurse who was guilty of sexual assault. [ Full text ]

MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health Australia issued its submission to the draft National Preventive Health Strategy. [ Full text ]

INDIGENOUS / JUSTICE

Greens Senator Thorpe marked the George Floyd verdict and called on the Government to implement the recommendations of the Aboriginal Deaths in Custody RC. [ Full text ]

COMMERCE / WAGES / JUSTICE

COSBOA said it noted disappointing comments by the employer IR club in regard to wage underpayment. [ Full text ]

COMMERCE / POSTAL

SME Ombudsman Billson called on Australia Post to defer its plans to stop delivering perishable goods. [ Full text ]

HOUSING / CONSTRUCTION / FINANCE

The Insurance Council said the Building Stronger Homes Roundtable has recommended reforms to the way codes, standards and land use planning systems promote the resilience of houses. [ Full text ]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

The FSC welcomed the Government's announcement that a review of the quality of financial advice will include s review of the life insurance framework. [ Full text ]

CAANZ and the CPA issued a submission to the International Accounting Standards Board on draft: Lease Liability in a Sale and Leaseback amendments. [ Full text ]

SUPER / TAX

The SMSFA said there has been confusion about the ATO's view on in-specie downsizer contributions. [ Full text ]

RESEARCH / INDUSTRY

The Go8 issued its submission on commercialisation of university research. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION

ISA issued 'Independent Schools at a Glance 2021'. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / TRADE

Austrade launched a Nation Brand resource for the international education sector. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / ICT

OES said Swinburne Online has been awarded a 2021 iTnews Benchmark Award for the use of real time classroom simulation experiences in online delivery. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / AGRICULTURE

PIEFA issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

MLA welcomed an Australian Sheep Sustainability Framework. [ Full text ]

SPORT / GENDER

The AIS launched a Female Performance and Health Initiative. [ Full text ]

NUCLEAR / INDUSTRY / HEALTH / RESEARCH

ANSTO said its Waste Management Services is using a new automated storage and retrieval system. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / JUSTICE

The Lowy issued 'Indonesia gambles on special ASEAN summit on Myanmar'. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

ASPI issued 'Leaving Afghanistan and why America doesn't win wars'. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / SOCIAL MEDIA

The Lowy issued 'China's Twitter trolls make bid for vacant Trump property'. [ Full text ]

CHEMICAL REGULATION

The AICIS issued 'Chemicals added to the Inventory following issue of assessment certificate'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

Minister Hunt was interviewed on RN. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

Medicare issued its March statistics. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'British American Tobacco Australia - cigarette ingredients'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The TGA issued a public assessment report for Guselkumab. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / SPACE

ARPANSA issued 'Cosmic Radiation Exposure to the Australian Public'. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / HEALTH / CHEMICAL REGULATION

APVMA issued 'Infringement Notice Guideline'. [ Full text ]

ICT / COMMERCE / PUBLIC SERVICE

Treasurer Frydenberg and Minister Morton foreshadowed Treasury legislation reform to make them technology neutral. [ Full text ]

ICT / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

auDA warned of a phishing scam targeting .au domain name registrants via email. [ Full text ]

SUPER / DEMOGRAPHY

The ABS issued 'Household financial resources, September 2020'. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / ENERGY / INNOVATION

Minister Taylor discussed climate/coal on 2GB. [ Full text ]

Minister Taylor was interviewed on 4BC. [ Full text ]

KAP MP Katter dismissed the PM's statement that net zero emissions will be won in remote, regional, rural and industrial Australia. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / VETERANS / MENTAL HEALTH

Minister Chester invited input for the Terms of Reference for the Defence Suicide RC. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

ASPI issued 'Will China be the Middle East's next hegemon?' [ Full text ]

POSTAL

Anthony Albanese discussed Australia Post on 5AA. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Shadow Minister Plibersek discussed employment/TAFE, housing/gender and Tasmanian issues on 97.1FM. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Leigh issued an oped: 'Reply to Laura Tingle's Quarterly Essay, 'The High Road: What Australia Can Learn from New Zealand'. [ Full text ]

TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / CITIES

Shadows Catherine King and Giles said the Government's Commuter Carpark Fund is in chaos. [ Full text ]

BIOSECURITY

DAWE said biosecurity officers have intercepted petri dishes which were carrying unknown bacteria or fungi. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION

The Grattan issued 'How best to help struggling students catch-up after COVID'. [ Full text ]

ARTS

The Copyright Agency announced partnerships with art institutions to support commissions worth $80k for mid-career and established visual artists. [ Full text ]

AGED CARE

DHACS issued 'AN-ACC Shadow assessments - Information for Residents'. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'AN-ACC Shadow assessments - Frequently asked questions for providers'. [ Full text ]

ECONOMY / COMMERCE

The ABS issued 'Retail Trade, Australia, Preliminary, March 2021'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

Minister Hunt discussed coronavirus/NZ/vaccines on Sky. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Gallagher was interviewed on ABC Canberra. [ Full text ]

Senator Gallagher was interviewed on News Radio. [ Full text ]

DHACS is updating its coronavirus infographic. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

The AIHW issued 'Patterns of intensive alcohol and other drug treatment service use in Australia, 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2019'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / COMMERCE

The IHPA issued 'National Hospital Cost Data Collection, Private Hospital Report, Round 23 (Financial year 2018-19)'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / STANDARDS

The ACSQHC issued 'Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard'. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / WATER / INFRASTRUCTURE

Minister Pitt said farmers impacted by drought have another 12 months to apply for funding from the On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE

AUSVEG issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

FISHERIES / DATA / ICT / DEREGULATION

The Commonwealth Fisheries Association and Seafood Industry Australia welcomed $20m to reduce the regulatory burden on Commonwealth fishers (see yesterday's Fourth Edition). [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Minister Littleproud discussed coronavirus/vaccines and climate/energy/coal on Sky. [ Full text ]

Anthony Albanese discussed climate/energy/coal and coronavirus/vaccines on ABC Melbourne. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Bowen discussed climate/coal and coronavirus/vaccines at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Plibersek discussed TAFE, consent education and Tasmanian issues on Tasmania Talks. [ Full text ]

Shadows Burke and Watt discussed workplace relations/casual/mining, energy/climate and political issues at a Yeppoon doorstop. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Jones and Nationals MP Joyce discussed climate/coal/trade, consent education, coronavirus/vaccines and super policy on ABC24. [ Full text ]

BCA CEO Westacott discussed energy/industry/climate and deregulation policy on Sky. [ Full text ]

TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / PUBLIC SERVICE

Ministers McCormack and Birmingham announced the reappointment of Warren Truss as ARTC chair. [ Full text ]

EMPLOYMENT

Minister Howarth discussed the Perth Jobs Fair on 6PR. [ Full text ]

POSTAL

Anthony Albanese and Shadow Minister Rowland discussed Australia Post at a media stop. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / VETERANS / MENTAL HEALTH

Shadow Minister Neumann discussed the Defence Suicide RC and SAS/medals/Roberts-Smith on Sky. [ Full text ]

BORDER SECURITY

Shadow Minister Keneally discussed her visit to Christmas Island on Sunrise. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / ENERGY

The CEC said Australia must take a commitment to net-zero emissions. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / FOREIGN

The Lowy issued '"America's back" in the Paris Agreement. For how long?' [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / FINANCE / FOREIGN

The IGCC announced 14 new signatories to its Net Zero Asset Managers initiative. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION

ACER issued 'TIMSS 2019 Australia Volume II: School and classroom contexts for learning'. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / GENDER / JUSTICE

ISA said it would be a shame if media controversy was to result in useful resources on The Good Society website being overlooked. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / REGIONAL / MENTAL HEALTH

The NCSEHE issued 'On the radar: Supporting the mental wellbeing of mature-aged students in regional and remote Australia'. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / DIVERSITY

ACER issued 'Diversity and inclusion in senior English texts'. [ Full text ]

HOUSING FINANCE

The HIA said the number of residential land sales in Q4 2020 was 42.7% up from the 2019 quarter. [ Full text ]

ANTARCTICA / AVIATION

ASPI issued 'All-weather aerodrome in Antarctica would be a gamechanger for Australia'. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'India's failure to include enough women in politics'. [ Full text ]

INDIGENOUS / COMMERCE / REGIONAL

The ORIC extended the special administration of the Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association. [ Full text ]

COMMERCE / FOREIGN

The ACCC and its UK and German counterparts issued a statement on merger enforcement. [ Full text ]

ECONOMY / COMMERCE

KPMG issued results from its pre-Budget survey of businesses. [ Full text ]

DATA / JUSTICE

A Hansard proof is online of yesterday's hearing for a Senate inquiry into the Data Availability and Transparency Bill 2020 [Provisions] and a related Bill. [ Full text ]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

A Hansard proof is online of 15/4 evidence from CBA and Westpac to a House committee. [ Full text ]

FOI / PARLIAMENT

Finance issued information on printing expenses for Minister Robert. [ Full text ]

FOI / DEFENCE

Defence issued its response to a request for information about Pilatus PC-9 aircraft. [ Full text ]

Defence issued the released information. [ Full text ]




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