Monday, 12 April 2021

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

Minister Hunt discussed coronavirus/vaccines on 2GB. [ Full text ]

CMO Kelly was interviewed on Today. [ Full text ]

CMO Kelly was interviewed on Sunrise. [ Full text ]

CMO Kelly was interviewed on ABC24. [ Full text ]

CMO Kelly was interviewed on RN. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its infographic on the number of people vaccinated. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its vaccine rollout infographic. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / DISABILITY

DHACS updated its communiques from the Advisory Committee on Health Emergency Response to Coronavirus for People with Disability. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / COMMERCE / TOURISM

The Tourism Industry Council issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Ministers Littleproud and McCormack discussed a Wagga Drought Innovation Hub, LNP MP Laming, coronavirus/vaccines/tourism, energy/gas and Roberts-Smith/Nine at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

Anthony Albanese discussed WA issues, Cyclone Seroja, gas/climate, coronavirus/vaccines, Mr Laming and Roberts-Smith/Nine at a Karratha doorstop. [ Full text ]

Shadow Treasurer Chalmers discussed coronavirus/vaccines/economy/wages on Sky. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Mark Butler discussed coronavirus/vaccines and submarine sustainment at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

David Gonski discussed a new BCA awards scheme and gender/justice/employment on 2GB. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / CLIMATE / ENVIRONMENT / INNOVATION

Minister Littleproud invited applications for farmers to participate in the Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / BIOSECURITY

Minister Littleproud said Australia has been declared officially free from citrus canker. [ Full text ]

The NFF said traces of foot and mouth disease and African swine fever found in intercepted parcels have exposed how easily a devastating disease could enter Australia (see last Tuesday's Fourth Edition). [ Full text ]

NATURAL DISASTERS / DEFENCE

Ministers Littleproud and Price said the ADF will support WA communities affected by Cyclone Seroja. [ Full text ]

ASPI issued 'Defence needs to rethink its disaster-relief strategy'. [ Full text ]

NATURAL DISASTERS / FINANCE / COMMERCE

The ARPC issued 'Exclusion Zones and ARPC's Interaction with First Responders'. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / INDUSTRY / SKILLS / SHIPPING

Minister Price launched a shipbuilding industry work placement scheme. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / PUBLIC SERVICE

The ANAO issued a performance audit: 'Implementation of ANAO and Parliamentary Committee Recommendations - Department of Defence'. [ Full text ]

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE / SOCIAL SERVICES

Minister Ruston has launched the third phase of the Stop it at the Start campaign. [ Full text ]

HOUSING / SOCIAL SERVICES

Shadow Minister Clare held a media stop. [ Full text ]

POSTAL / PUBLIC SERVICE

Shadow Minister Rowland issued a commentary on the appointment of Paul Graham as CEO and MD of Australia Post (see Second Edition). [ Full text ]

INDUSTRY

KAP MP Katter called on the Government to intervene and safeguard OneSteel from sinking. [ Full text ]

RESEARCH / INDUSTRY / SOCIAL SCIENCES / ACADEMIES

CHASS issued its submission to the University Research Commercialisation Scheme. [ Full text ]

RESEARCH / INDUSTRY

AiGroup issued its submission to that consultation. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / RESEARCH

The ATN universities announced the appointment of Professor Iain Martin as chair. [ Full text ]

The ATN universities acknowledged outgoing chair Brungs. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / CYBERSECURITY / JUSTICE

TEQSA said 'edu.au' sites appear to have been compromised by companies working on behalf of commercial cheating operators. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / EDUCATION

The Medical Board issued a medical student newsletter. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

DHACS updated the final report from the MBS Review taskforce. [ Full text ]

DISABILITY

The NDIS issued an update on automatic plan extensions. [ Full text ]

AGED CARE

DHACS issued a communique from the March meeting of the Aged Care Sector Committee. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / JUSTICE

ASPI issued 'Myanmar's youth demand their future'. [ Full text ]

The Law Council and Bar Association condemned intimidation of lawyers and judges by Myanmar's military. [ Full text ]

MEDIA / FOREIGN / JUSTICE

The ABC said the Global Task Force for public media is concerned by recent developments in the Czech Republic which risk undermining the independence of Czech TV. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

AEMO launched a register of Distributed Energy Resources in southwest WA. [ Full text ]

FISHERIES / ENVIRONMENT / TRADE

DAWE invited comment on an application to renew export approval for the Queensland Coral Fishery. [ Full text ]

ANTI-DUMPING

The ADC issued its March report. [ Full text ]

POSTAL / PUBLIC SERVICE

Ministers Birmingham and Fletcher welcomed the appointment of Paul Graham as CEO and MD of Australia Post (see Second Edition). [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Minister Sukkar discussed Animals Australia/not-for-profit, coronavirus/vaccines, housing finance and Budget policy on Sky. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / ECONOMY

Deloitte issued information from a Business Outlook report. [ Full text ]

Shadow Treasurer Chalmers issued a commentary on that report. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / ECONOMY / FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'Covid recovery, in Australia and the world'. [ Full text ]

ASPI issued 'Europe's complacency trap'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

The AMA said Australians should trust the advice of the experts when deciding on their COVID-19 vaccination. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / RESEARCH / SECURITY

Research Australia issued its submission to the critical technologies consultation. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION

The Grattan issued 'Four ways to improve Australian school students' results'. [ Full text ]

SUPER

The Grattan issued 'Superannuation is much more than one man's legacy'. [ Full text ]

SUPER / HOUSING FINANCE

The Grattan issued 'Housing affordability is a problem, but superannuation isn't the solution'. [ Full text ]

WORKPLACE RELATIONS

The FWC issued timeliness benchmarks for approval of enterprise agreements. [ Full text ]

AGED CARE

The Aged Care Collaboration issued a response to the Aged Care RC report. [ Full text ]

ICT / COMMERCE

auDA launched its new Licensing Framework. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / INNOVATION / TRADE

AgriFutures welcomed an online showcase of Australian agricultural innovation (see Second Edition). [ Full text ]

INNOVATION / INDUSTRY / PUBLIC SERVICE

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Industry, Innovation and Science Australia'. [ Full text ]

NATURAL DISASTERS / CORONAVIRUS / AID

Ministers Payne and Seselja announced $7m for assistance to Timor-Leste. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / TOURISM / COMMERCE

AFTA welcomed $130m for COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Grants (see Weekend Wrap). [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

DHACS is updating its coronavirus infographic. [ Full text ]

Victoria U has issued 'What is thrombocytopenia, the rare blood condition possibly linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine?' [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / ECONOMY

The McKell Institute issued 'Counting the cost of Australia's delayed vaccine roll-out'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / EDUCATION

ACER issued 'The impact of COVID on teacher morale'. [ Full text ]

DROUGHT / AGRICULTURE / INNOVATION

Ministers Littleproud and McCormack said CSU will host a Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub in Wagga. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / INNOVATION / TRADE

Minister Littleproud launched an online showcase of Australian agricultural innovation. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / INDUSTRY / INNOVATION

Minister Price announced $3.6m for 12 Industry Competitive Evaluation Research Agreement grants. [ Full text ]

PACIFIC / SECURITY

ASPI issued 'The Gulliver dilemma: Australia and South Pacific security'. [ Full text ]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / PUBLIC SERVICE

Minister Hume announced the reappointment of Catherine Walter as FASEA chair. [ Full text ]

POSTAL / PUBLIC SERVICE

Australia Post announced the appointment of Paul Graham as CEO and MD [ Full text ]

DIVERSITY / PUBLIC SERVICE

The Lowy issued 'Chinese-Australians in the Australian Public Service'. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Shadow Minister Catherine King and LNP MP Wallace discussed coronavirus/vaccines, domestic violence and China relations policy on Sky. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / INDUSTRY / AGRICULTURE

The CER said the 12th Emissions Reduction Fund auction is underway. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / INDUSTRY / INNOVATION

The CO2CRC issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY / CLIMATE

The Grattan issued 'Go for net zero: A practical plan for reliable, affordable, low-emissions electricity'. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The AER issued its 2019-20 assessment of Demand Management Incentive Scheme costs for Ergon Energy, Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy and United Energy. [ Full text ]

The AER issued its 2019-20 assessment of Demand Management Innovation Allowance expenditures by Ergon Energy, Energex and SA Power. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / RESEARCH

The MJA issued 'The influence of travelling to hospital by ambulance on reperfusion time and outcomes for patients with STEMI'. [ Full text ]

The MJA issued 'Medico-legal implications of audiovisual recordings of telehealth encounters. [ Full text ]

AGED CARE

COTA and other peaks issued a response to the Aged Care RC report. [ Full text ]

DISABILITY

The NDIS issued information on independent assessments. [ Full text ]

RESEARCH / INDUSTRY

Universities Australia issued its submission to the consultation on research commercialisation. [ Full text ]

VET

TAFE Directors issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / AID

ACER issued 'Monitoring progress towards SDG 4 in Southeast Asia'. [ Full text ]

TRANSPORT / TAX

AiGroup said new taxes on e-vehicles should not be implemented until e-vehicles are better established and the taxes better designed. [ Full text ]

INFRASTRUCTURE / ENVIRONMENT

Infrastructure Australia issued guiding principles to promote sustainability. [ Full text ]

ROYALS / ENVIRONMENT

The ACF marked the passing of Prince Philip. [ Full text ]

SUPER

A Hansard proof is online of an 8/4 hearing for a Senate inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (Your Future, Your Super) Bill 2021. [ Full text ]

FOI / CORONAVIRUS / ICT

DHACS issued its response to a request for documents used to inform the drafting of a Ministerial brief on the COVIDSafe app. [ Full text ]

FOI / RESOURCES / ENVIRONMENT / AGRICULTURE

DAWE issued its response to a request for attachments to a decision brief on the Narrabri Gas Project (3.9Mb). [ Full text ]

FOI / RESOURCES / NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

DISER issued its response to a request for communications with Empire Energy. [ Full text ]

FOI / COMMERCE / WAGES / TAX / JUSTICE

AGs issued its response to a request for documents regarding the Fair Entitlements Guarantee Recovery Program (4Mb) [ Full text ]

FOI / FINANCE / COMMERCE

ASIC issued its response to a request for correspondence with Louise Macaulay, Kate Metz, Joanna Bird, Tupicoffs and/or Neil Kendall between January 2016 and February 2021. [ Full text ]

FOI / MEDIA

The ABC issued its response to a request for information on FOI requests submitted to the ABC in the last 3 years. [ Full text ]




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