One final act of bastardry

Showing just how much the Coalition despises the public sector, $3.3 billion is to be cut from the Australian Public Service. That means about 5,000 people will go and their …

Health

Our health care agenda maps 6 critical areas to improve health for all Australians, leading to better health and well-being, greater health equity, and greater prosperity. 1. Health equity The …

Environment

Report after report shows that Australia is failing to arrest the decline of its natural ecosystems.  Climate change is worsening the risk for severe bushfires, floods, droughts, and heatwaves. As …

Income support

Many current income support payments are less than half the poverty level. One in 200 people are homeless in Australia and many more are struggling with sky-high rents. The statistics …

Aged care

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

Transport

Australia needs a national plan to shift from an outdated, fossil fuel-based transport system that clogs up roads and is our second-largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. Australia ranks 1/3rd …