Wednesday, 27 April 2022

GENERAL

Anthony Albanese discussed corona infection, aged care, China/Solomons, Pacific relations, climate and political issues on Studio 10. [ Full text ]

The PM discussed economy, Budget, local projects, climate/regional, tax, CPI/wages, fuel excise, housing finance, China/Solomons and Ukraine war at a Rockhampton doorstop. [ Full text ]

Mr Albanese discussed corona infection, gender, aged care/workforce and political issues on 2Day FM. [ Full text ]

The PM addressed the Capricornia Chamber of Commerce. [ Full text ]

Minister Joyce and Shadow Minister Plibersek discussed candidate safety/Warringah Liberal candidate, andborder security on Sunrise. [ Full text ]

Minister Andrews discussed China/Solomons, ASIO recruitment and political issues on 4BC. [ Full text ]

TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / REGIONAL

Ministers Joyce, Littleproud and Landry committed $400m to seal more than 450km of Queensland roads for the transport of cattle and beef. [ Full text ]

REGIONAL

The BCA welcomed the Government's regional economic plan (see First Edition). [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / REGIONAL

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Regional and remote higher education: a quick guide'. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION

ALIA said a Library Design Trend research project is underway. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / ARTS

The AJE issued 'Turning stage fright into stage might: Pre-service drama teachers developing ideas about pedagogy, authenticity and relationships'. [ Full text ]

STEM / ACADEMIES

ATSE foreshadowed its inaugural ACTIVATE Symposium in October. [ Full text ]

TAX / COMMERCE / FOREIGN

Shadows Chalmers, Jones and Leigh committed to join international efforts to ensure multinational companies pay a fairer share of tax. [ Full text ]

COMMERCE / JUSTICE

COSBOA called for competition policy reforms to better protect small businesses from being exploited by big businesses. [ Full text ]

COMMERCE / ECONOMY

AiGroup issued a commentary on the March CPI (see Second Edition). [ Full text ]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / COUNTER-TERROR / JUSTICE

AUSTRAC announced an updated MoU with the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission. [ Full text ]

NATURAL DISASTERS / SOCIAL SERVICES / NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

Minister McKenzie and the Queensland Minister announced disaster assistance for the Northern Peninsula, Torres Shire Council and Torres Strait Island Regional Councils. [ Full text ]

PUBLIC SERVICE

Shadow Minister Gallagher issued a public service policy. [ Full text ]

ARTS / MEDIA

Greens Senator Hanson-Young committed to establish a $1b Australian Stories Fund and impose local content quotas on streaming services. [ Full text ]

TRANSPORT / TAX

Independent Senator Patrick called on the Government and Labor to commit to a six month extension of the fuel excise cut. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / CLIMATE

Independent MP Haines announced a plan for 200 agricultural extension officers to work with farms on emissions reduction strategies. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE

Rabobank issued information from 'Australian Dairy 2022/23 Seasonal Outlook'. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE

ASPI issued 'The good news about cutting methane emissions'. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / PACIFIC

The Climate Council said the Government's failure to take stronger action on climate change is taking a toll on Australia's standing in the Pacific. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

AEMO said it is leading the development of a 'NEM Regulatory and IT Implementation Roadmap'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / WORKFORCE

The APHA issued a commentary on Labor's health workforce policy. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

The Pharmacy Guild called on the Government to relieve pressure on household budgets. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The TGA updated its approvals to import medicines to address shortages [ Full text ]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY / BIOTECH

FSANZ invited comment on an application to allow a new processing aid from a GM fungus. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / COMMERCE

The TGA issued 'Advertising Code FAQs'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / RESEARCH / ACADEMIES

The AAHMS issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

DHACS issued a vaccine rollout update. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its vaccination daily jurisdictional breakdown. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its coronavirus common operating picture. [ Full text ]

The TGA updated its list of approved COVID-19 tests. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / INDIGENOUS

DHACS issued 'COVID-19 vaccination - Local Government Area - Indigenous population - 20 April 2022'. [ Full text ]

MENTAL HEALTH

The AIHW updated its Suicide and Self-harm Monitoring data. [ Full text ]

WAGES

The ACTU said the March CPI shows the average worker will receive a pay cut of nearly $2k. [ Full text ]

SOCIAL SERVICES

Vinnies issued a commentary on the March CPI (see Second Edition). [ Full text ]

BIOSECURITY / NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

The Invasive Species Council welcomed a Labor commitment to $9.8m for jobs tackling gamba grass. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

ASPI issued 'Ukraine's ambassador: Give us the heavy weapons we need to defend us all'. [ Full text ]

PACIFIC / AID

ACFID welcomed Labor's plan to boost aid spending in the Pacific. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Treasurer Frydenberg was interviewed on 2GB (audio). [ Full text ]

Treasurer Frydenberg was interviewed on Sky (video). [ Full text ]

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

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

Anthony Albanese discussed corona infection, Hobart Airport, living costs, health, anti-corruption and political issues on Triple M Hobart. [ Full text ]

Minister McKenzie will address the National Press Club from 1230 AEST, televised on ABC and Sky. [ Full text ]

Independent Senator Patrick announced plans for political donation transparency reform. [ Full text ]

BIOSECURITY / JUSTICE

Minister Littleproud said a Singaporean tourist was refused entry for attempting to bring in 38 live fish hidden in cushions. [ Full text ]

SUPER / JUSTICE

ASIC said Maritime Super has paid $26,640 to comply with two infringement notices for alleged misleading statements about its partnership with Host-Plus. [ Full text ]

SUPER / DATA / JUSTICE

Super Consumers issued a submission to APRA on Superannuation Data Transformation -

Publications and Confidentiality. [ Full text ]

SUPER

The AIST has announced the appointment of Wayne Swan and Sarah Adams to its board. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / RESOURCES / INDUSTRY / CLIMATE

The Minerals Council welcomed funding for CCS projects (see yesterday's Second Edition). [ Full text ]

TAI said the Net Zero by 2050 plan is a fraud while it continues funding CCS projects. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The AER invited comment on an SA Power Networks cost pass through application. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE

The ACF said the Government is divided and out of touch with the majority of Australians on climate action. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / COMMERCE

CEDA issued 'The market struggles to find direction with green initiatives'. [ Full text ]

SCIENCE / INDUSTRY / ACADEMIES

ATSE issued an election statement. [ Full text ]

DISABILITY

Every Australian Counts foreshadowed Defend Our NDIS events tomorrow. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'Timor-Leste: The new president needs to tune in'. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / JUSTICE

ASPI issued 'Middle East security framework must include Palestinians and Iranians'. [ Full text ]

TRADE

The ABS issued its 2019-20 'Characteristics of Australian Exporters'. [ Full text ]

ECONOMY

The ABS issued 'Consumer Price Index, Australia, March 2022'. [ Full text ]

STATISTICS / ICT / RESEARCH

The ABS issued 'Raising Survey Response Rates by Using Machine Learning to Predict Gold Providers'. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Anthony Albanese discussed corona infection, aged care, immigration, China/Solomons, anti-corruption and former Senator Kitching on 2GB. [ Full text ]

The PM and a candidate discussed veterans/mental health, energy/hydrogen projects, South China Sea, climate, China/Pacific, Macron, anti-corruption, cybersecurity and political issues at a Townsville doorstop. [ Full text ]

Shadows Wong, O'Connor and Conroy discussed aid/Pacific/Timor, Defence, China/Solomons, climate/coal, Darwin Port, AgVisa and political issues at a Darwin doorstop. [ Full text ]

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

Treasurer Frydenberg was interviewed on Sky (video). [ Full text ]

Treasurer Frydenberg was interviewed on Today (video). [ Full text ]

Treasurer Frydenberg was interviewed on Sunrise (video). [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE / AID

The PM and Minister Dutton announced the gifting of six towed howitzers and ammunition to Ukraine. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

ASPI issued 'Ukraine war will force China to reconsider its Taiwan policy'. [ Full text ]

PACIFIC / FOREIGN

The Chinese embassy posted Foreign Ministry comments on the Solomons agreement. [ Full text ]

EMPLOYMENT / REGIONAL

The PM, Treasurer Frydenberg and Ministers Joyce, McKenzie and Robert pledged to create 450,000 jobs in regional Australia over five years. [ Full text ]

WORKFORCE / IMMIGRATION / AGRICULTURE

Minister Littleproud said Labor would will scrap the AgVisa. [ Full text ]

AUSVEG said Labor's AgVisa plan does not go far enough. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE

AUSVEG issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / CHILDREN / RESEARCH

Minister Hunt announced $21.6m for 11 research projects into juvenile arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

Medicines Australia said patient voice and experience must be part of the Government's decision-making when funding medicines. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / STANDARDS

The ACSQHC issued 'Opioid Analgesic Stewardship in Acute Pain Clinical Care Standard'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The TGA issued 'Good Clinical Practice inspection program'. [ Full text ]

The TGA issued a public assessment of Venetoclax. [ Full text ]

MEDIA / ARTS / JUSTICE

Minister Fletcher committed to screen and computer game classification changes. [ Full text ]

HOUSING / REGIONAL / TAX

Greens MP Bandt said out-of-town property investors in the Northern Rivers seat of Richmond push locals out of affordable homes. [ Full text ]

SOCIAL SERVICES / HOUSING

ACOSS said 64 peaks called on all parties and candidates to lift income support payments and invest in 25,000 social housing units each year. [ Full text ]

ELECTIONS / MEDIA

The ABC issued a statement: 'ABC Vote Compass and criteria for political parties'. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The AER has approved Evoenergy's 2022-23 gas tariff variation notice. [ Full text ]

The CER updated its registers of solar water heaters. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / INDUSTRY

The GCCSI issued 'CCS in the latest IPCC report "Mitigation of Climate Change"'. [ Full text ]

FUEL SECURITY

The Lowy issued 'When the tank's empty: Australia's impoverished energy security'. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / PRODUCTIVITY

Universities Australia CEO Jackson was interviewed on ABC Canberra. [ Full text ]

Ms Jackson was interviewed on News Radio. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / MATHEMATICS

AMSI said Year 12 enrolments in mathematics have dropped to a new low. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION

The NCSEHE issued 'The costs of and economies of scale in supporting university students from low SES backgrounds'. [ Full text ]

ACER issued 'Supporting students with additional needs - using study planners' (video). [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / AID / CORONAVIRUS

ACER issued 'COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa: Monitoring Impacts on Learning Outcomes'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

DHACS updated its coronavirus infographic. [ Full text ]

WORK SAFETY

The ACTU issued 'Morrison Missing in Action on Work Health and Safety'. [ Full text ]

RESOURCES / TRADE

KPMG issued 'Global Mining Outlook 2022'. [ Full text ]

IP

IP Australia issued '2022 Australian IP Report'. [ Full text ]

ECONOMY / TRADE / FOREIGN

The World Bank issued a Commodity Markets Outlook. [ Full text ]

The IMF's Western Hemisphere Department hoisted a press briefing. [ Full text ]

The IMF's Asia and Pacific Department hoisted a press briefing. [ Full text ]

FOI / INDIGENOUS / HEALTH / REGIONAL

DHACS issued its response to a request for documents relating to Katungul audits and complaints in 2008-2012. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued its response to a request for documents relating to the Medical Services Advisory Committee evaluation of the 1678 - Integrating practice pharmacists into Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services. [ Full text ]

FOI / CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

DHACS issued its response to a request for documents regarding ATAGI advice on COVID-19 vaccinations. [ Full text ]

FOI / CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / ICT

DHACS issued its response to a request for correspondence with Apple in relation to contact tracing and/or exposure notifications. [ Full text ]

FOI / CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / INDUSTRY

DHACS issued its response to a request for documents regarding Pfizer meetings. [ Full text ]

FOI / HEALTH

DHACS issued its response to a request for documents relating to Lenvima lenvatinib medicine rebates. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued its response to a request for information on the National Immunisation Program Schedule. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued its response to a request for documents on food regulation public consultations. [ Full text ]

FOI / RESOURCES / MARINE

DISER issued its response to a request for documents relating to the suspension and extension of exploration permits for Bight Petroleum. [ Full text ]

FOI / DISABILITY

The NDIS issued its response to a request for the number of participants who have "Preparation & Delivery Of Meals" in their plan. [ Full text ]

The NDIS issued its response to a request for information on complaints received about Model Litigant Obligations. [ Full text ]

The NDIS issued its response to a request for information related to 'Risky Hires' and Non-Australia Citizens (Executive Positions). [ Full text ]

FOI / CLIMATE

CSIRO issued its response to a request for internal communications over 13-19/2/22 regarding the 'Exploring Climate Risk in Australia' report (16Mb). [ Full text ]




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