Sunday, 24 January 2021

CORONAVIRUS

The PM invited nominations for an Australian National Honour for service and achievement during the COVID-19 response and recovery. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / TOURISM

Shadows Wong and Bowen called on the Government to establish dedicated quarantine facilities. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / FOREIGN

The TGA issued a statement from the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities on regulation of COVID-19 vaccines. [ Full text ]

The TGA issued 'COVID-19 vaccine: International collaboration'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

Minister Hunt said childhood immunisation rates reached record levels in Q4 2020. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued 'National immunisation coverage rates for all children'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / EDUCATION

Ministers Hunt, Tudge and Robert said parents should to check their children's immunisations are up to date. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The AMA issued its submission to DHACS on Aspirations for the Food Regulatory System. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / FINANCE / PUBLIC SERVICE

Comcare issued four guidance publications to assist claims managers. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / DROUGHT / CLIMATE / RESEARCH

Minister Littleproud announced $10m for a Climate Services for Agriculture program. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Minister Taylor and Labor MP Fitzgibbon discussed coronavirus management, Margaret Court, First Fleet on 2GB. [ Full text ]

Anthony Albanese discussed political issues, employment, workplace relations, super and climate policy on Sky. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Bowen discussed coronavirus/vaccines/quarantine, Margaret Court and climate policy at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Burney and Liberal MP Falinski discussed Australia Day/cricket, First Fleet and Australia Day honours on ABC24. [ Full text ]

The ABC issued 'Australia Day? Invasion Day? Or just 26 January?' [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE / NUCLEAR

Anthony Albanese and Shadow Minister Wong welcomed the entering into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / FOREIGN

IPCC chair Lee addressed a Science for Adaptation Action: Nobel Laureate High-Level Dialogue. [ Full text ]

INDIGENOUS / SPORT

Shadow Minister Burney discussed Australia Day/cricket on 2GB. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The AER said it will investigate why wholesale electricity spot prices in SA exceeded $5000 per megawatt on Friday. [ Full text ]

ICT / JUSTICE

The AFP said it has executed search warrants in Brisbane and the Gold Coast in connection to the shutdown of the world's largest illegal marketplace on the dark web. [ Full text ]

DISABILITY / CHILDREN

The NDIS invited comment on proposed changes to its approach to early childhood intervention. [ Full text ]

AGED CARE

DHACS issued 'Wellness and reablement resources'. [ Full text ]

ENVIRONMENT

DAWE invited comment on listing Silver Perch as endangered. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / TAX

The IHEA issued a submission to Treasury on deductions for education and training expenses. [ Full text ]

FOI / FOREIGN

DFAT issued its response to a request for documents regarding the appointment of the former PM Abbott AC as an adviser to the British Board of Trade and of former Minister Downer as a consultant to the Government of Gibraltar. [ Full text ]

DFAT issued its response to a request for documents regarding Mr Downer's visit to Gibraltar in December 2017. [ Full text ]

DFAT issued its response to a request for guidance issued to decision makers in relation to the assessment of 'identity' for the purposes of the Australian Passports Act 2005. [ Full text ]

DFAT issued its response to a request for correspondence between Ambassador to Japan Court or his staff and Kerry Stokes, staff or Seven Group Holdings from April 2017. [ Full text ]




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