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VETERANS’ HEALTH WEEK FUNDING AVAILABLE

August 31, 2021

Veterans and their families are being encouraged to get moving and increase their physical activity, with $200,000 in funding available nationally to assist community groups and ex-service organisations with planning and hosting Veterans' Health Week events in October 2021.

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MORRISON’S SHOCKER WEEK OF BAGGING QUEENSLAND - from the Qld Federal Labor Team

August 27, 2021

Queensland’s Labor Senators and MPs call on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to apologise to all Queenslanders after he spent the week bagging our state for his own failures.

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HAVE YOUR SAY ON LOCAL GP SHORTAGES

August 26, 2021

The acute GP shortage across Ipswich, the Somerset Region and Karana Downs area will now be subject to a Senate Inquiry.

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ADDRESS TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: AFGHANISTAN

August 24, 2021

At the outset, Labor commends the 39,000 dedicated members of the Australian Defence Force, along with officers in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Australian Federal Police and other agencies, for their service in Afghanistan, often in difficult and dangerous conditions.

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NATIONAL SKILLS WEEK HIGHTLIGHTS SKILLS CRISIS

August 23, 2021

While National Skills Week (23-29 August) aims to raise the profile and status of vocational education, in 2021 it is a stark reminder of the looming skills crisis facing Australia.

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VIETNAM VETERANS’ DAY 2021

August 18, 2021

Today marks Vietnam Veterans’ Day, when we remember and pay tribute to the brave men and women who fought in the Vietnam War and the Battle of Long Tan.

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