Bulletins are posted publicly after 100 days. Subscribers can sign in to see the latest content.

Tuesday, 5 January 2021

GENERAL

The PM discussed coronavirus/vaccines/border controls/Sydney Test, JobKeeper/JobSeeker, Julian Assange and election timing on 2GB. [ Full text ]

The PM discussed those topics and the Australian Open on 3AW. [ Full text ]

Minister Andrews discussed CRC recycling grants and political issues at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

Minister Littleproud discussed biosecurity/tourism, agriculture/careers and dams policy on 2GB. [ Full text ]

Minister Littleproud discussed dams, backpackers/agriculture workforce and India/trade on Sky. [ Full text ]

Minister Wyatt issued an oped on the national anthem. [ Full text ]

Minister Chester and Shadow Minister Giles discussed political issues, coronavirus/supplement/border controls and bushfire recovery on ABC24. [ Full text ]

Anthony Albanese discussed 'A better recovery' in a speech. [ Full text ]

Mr Albanese and Shadow Minister Burke discussed JobKeeper/JobSeeker/workplace relations, coronavirus/vaccines/border controls/Sydney Test and Liberal MPs/foreign/security at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

Mr Albanese discussed JobKeeper/JobSeeker, coronavirus management, national anthem and Indigenous policy on 5AA. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Leigh discussed political issues, franking credits and foreign investment policy on RN. [ Full text ]

Finance issued 'Flipchart of Commonwealth entities and companies'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / RESEARCH

Minister Hunt announced $10.1m for clinical trials of two 'next generation' vaccines against COVID-19 developed by UniMelb. [ Full text ]

Minister Hunt discussed those projects and coronavirus management at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

Shadow Minister Bowen discussed vaccines/border closures in an interview. [ Full text ]

DHACS is updating its coronavirus infographic. [ Full text ]

DHACS is updating its coronavirus health alert. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / TRADE

The TGA issued guidance on importing personal protective equipment. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / SPORT

The AMA issued a commentary on coronavirus management/Sydney Test. [ Full text ]

AMA president Khorshid discussed coronavirus management/Sydney Test on ABC24. [ Full text ]

AMA vice president Moy was interviewed on Sunrise. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / AVIATION

Minister McCormack said international borders will be opened when international arrivals do not pose a risk to Australians. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / SOCIAL SERVICES

Shadows Gallagher, Burke and O'Connor issued a commentary on JobKeeper/JobSeeker reductions. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS

Shadow Minister Shorten discussed coronavirus/vaccines/border controls/tourism/Australians overseas on Today. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / SOCIAL SERVICES

Shadow Minister Giles discussed coronavirus/long-term sufferers on The Morning Show. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / DEFENCE

Defence issued an update on Operation Coronavirus Assist. [ Full text ]

SPORT / HEALTH / FOREIGN

Minister Colbeck said Perth will host the 2023 World Transplant Games. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

DHACS announced a review of continuous glucose monitoring products. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

CSIRO issued 'Start Strong Diet Quiz'. [ Full text ]

DISABILITY / AGED CARE

DHACS issued a fact sheet on the incoming Disability Support for Older Australians Program. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued a fact sheet for clients of that program. [ Full text ]

AGED CARE

DHACS issued 'Home Care Packages Program Operational Manual: A Guide for Home Care Providers'. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The ESB issued a Post 2025 market design directions paper. [ Full text ]

Minister Taylor welcomed that paper. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Mark Butler held a doorstop. [ Full text ]

The ESB issued 'The Health of the National Electricity Market'. [ Full text ]

The ESB invited submissions on Renewable Energy Zones. [ Full text ]

The AEMC invited comment on proposed reforms to the reserve service. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / CLIMATE

The Grattan issued 'Hang on for a wild climate ride in 2021'. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / JUSTICE

Minister Payne issued a statement on the UK court decision to deny the extradition of Julian Assange to the US. [ Full text ]

Shadow AG Dreyfus welcomed that decision. [ Full text ]

Independent MP Wilkie welcomed that decision. [ Full text ]

FOI / JUSTICE

AGs issued its response to a request for any final report, memo or note prepared by an Advisory Group in relation to submissions on the proposed Commonwealth Integrity Commission. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / SECURITY

Shadows Keneally, Dreyfus and Farrell called on the PM to explain how two Liberal MPs came to be associated with a man deemed a national security risk by ASIO. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / EMPLOYMENT / IMMIGRATION

Ministers Littleproud and Hawke announced measures to encourage temporary visa holders to work on farms. [ Full text ]

MURRAY-DARLING

The MDBA updated its 2020-2021 Outlook. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / BIOTECH / INNOVATION / FOREIGN

CSIRO announced a new approach to rust resistance in wheat. [ Full text ]

METEOROLOGY / AGRICULTURE

The BoM issued an ENSO Outlook. [ Full text ]

FISHERIES

AFMA issued a summary from its November meeting. [ Full text ]

RECYCLING

Ministers Andrews and Ley announced $14.9m for nine CRC Project grants. [ Full text ]

JUSTICE / SOCIAL SERVICES

Minister Ruston issued a National Redress Scheme update. [ Full text ]

NATURAL DISASTERS

Minister Littleproud announced a new Australian Warning System. [ Full text ]

Minister Littleproud was interviewed on 5AA. [ Full text ]

BUSHFIRES / SOCIAL SERVICES

Minister Littleproud announced $5.1m for 15 Victorian Local Economic Recovery grants. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / HISTORY

Minister Chester marked the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Bardia in Libya. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / EDUCATION / FOREIGN

Defence said the Australian Defence College will resume limited international training for foreign military partners in 2021. [ Full text ]

FOI / DEFENCE / VETERANS / MENTAL HEALTH / PUBLIC SERVICE

AGs issued its response to a request for evidence of the Interim National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention position being advertised and the full job description. [ Full text ]

INDIGENOUS

Shadow Minister Burney discussed the national anthem and Indigenous policy on 2GB. [ Full text ]

SHIPPING / WORKPLACE RELATIONS

Shadows Catherine King and Brown said the Government has not joined 45 other nations in designating seafarers as key workers. [ Full text ]

SUPER

Shadow Minister Jones said more than a billion dollars being wrongly withdrawn from retirement accounts shows how the Liberals stuffed up the early access to super scheme. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / FINANCE / COMMERCE

The FIRB announced a website update. [ Full text ]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

APRA issued its November data on temporary loan repayment deferrals. [ Full text ]

APRA issued its November Deposit-taking Institution Statistics. [ Full text ]

NORTHERN AUSTRALIA / FINANCE / COMMERCE / NATURAL DISASTERS

The ACCC issued the final report from its Northern Australia Insurance Inquiry. [ Full text ]

ICT / COMMERCE / FOREIGN

The OAIC and five counterpart regulators updated their expectations of companies providing video teleconferencing. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / RESEARCH

Universities Australia issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION

ACER issued 'Leadership: Sustaining a school culture of high expectations'. [ Full text ]

The AJE issued 'The role of teachers in mitigating student stress to progress learning'. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / HEALTH

ACER issued 'Reducing school teachers' risk of skin cancer'. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / ICT

Save Our Schools issued 'Does Education Technology Improve Learning?' [ Full text ]

STEM

The 2021 National Youth Science Forum Year 12 Program is underway. [ Full text ]

CYBERSECURITY / PUBLIC SERVICE

The DTA issued 'Day in the life of a Cyber Security Specialist'. [ Full text ]

ECONOMY / TRADE

The RBA issued 'Index of Commodity Prices - December 2020'. [ Full text ]

CANBERRA IQ

This Bulletin wasn't planned but is in response to the volume of content churning out already. Our next Bulletin will be sent on Friday. [ Full text ]




Copyright © Canberra IQ. The forwarding, reproduction, publication, or communication of the whole of this email without the necessary licence or other authorisation from Canberra IQ is not permitted and will be regarded as an infringement of copyright. All rights reserved.