Budget: Health

New funding for mental health and suicide prevention, women’s health – including long-sought-after investment in endometriosis research and treatment – is welcome in this budget but falls short across the …

Budget: Climate

Action on climate change and reducing Australia’s emissions continues to treated without the sense of urgency that the crisis demands. That’s the main takeaway from last night’s federal budget. Instead …

Budget: Defence

The Defence budget climbed to $44.6 billion in this budget. Most of the new acquisition money is going into platforms that are arguably obsolete now and certainly will be by …

Budget: Universities

The budget has done nothing to address the crisis in university funding. The Age newspaper reported that the budget contained $19 billion dollars for universities. Was this an increase in …

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Aged care platform released

The Royal Commission into Aged Care has found significant fault in the aged care system as a whole and uncovered neglect, abuse, indifference, and poor leadership. It says one third …