Queenslanders miss out on discounted flights to local tourist towns

Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick has criticised the Commonwealth stimulus package to halve the price of flights, saying Queenslanders will not be supported to travel within…

Aged Care

Is the government considering a new tax to fund aged care?

Who'll fund the aged care fix? In some way shape or form, it will be the taxpayer, who foots the bill, and it may be as soon as May that we find that out.


Government reveals details of unit established to bust vaccine myths

As the vaccine rollout prepares to hit top gear, health minister Greg Hunt has revealed that an agency has been established to tackle myths and misinformation.

Aged Care

Government releases five-year road map to fix a 'national disgrace'

The federal government has delivered its 'initial' response to the aged care royal commission's findings, with a renewed focus 'not on the provider and on money, but on the individual'.

Aged Care

Australians expect high quality aged care. Why can’t they get it?

A research paper, published in the lead-up to the aged care royal commission’s final report to be handed down on 26 February, highlights the need…

Federal Government

‘Trumpism’ in Australia has been overstated

Will Australia ever fall victim to a Trump-style politician? If you enjoy our content, don’t keep it to yourself. Share our free eNews with your…

Aged Care

Aged care sector unites to target marginal seats at next election

The final report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will land on 26 February, and Australia’s aged care sector is getting…


The AstraZeneca vaccine won’t deliver Australia herd immunity

Do you think the government should bite the bullet and change its vaccine strategy? If you enjoy our content, don’t keep it to yourself. Share…


Government unconcerned by reports vaccine may be ineffective

AstraZeneca vaccine may not offer protection from mild and moderate COVID mutations.

Federal Budget

Retirees welcome government's Federal Budget plans

The government has indicated that self-funded retirees and older Australians will be a focus of the May 2021 Federal Budget. So what's in store for you?

Aged Care

Home care package waiting lists slammed as a 'critical failure'

There are almost 100,000 elderly Australians who are waiting for funding to access their approved level of home care package.


Prime minister commits to COVID vaccination date despite setbacks

Scott Morrison expects Australia's vaccination rollout to be completed by October this year.

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