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$620,000 TO SUPPORT IPSWICH FOLLOWING 2020 BUSHFIRES

January 05, 2021

Ipswich will benefit from $620,000 to support bushfire recovery projects, jointly funded by the Queensland and Federal Governments.

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HOMELESSNESS WILL RISE IN GREATER IPSWICH REGION

December 18, 2020

Homelessness across Ipswich, the Somerset Region and Karana Downs is expected to rise by four per cent next year and 14.1 per cent more local families will experience housing stress, according to a new report commissioned by Everybody’s Home.

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KEEPING APPRENTICES ON THE TOOLS

December 16, 2020

Moves by Scott Morrison to remove mandatory on-the-job training from manufacturing apprenticeships could see future apprentices receive a qualification without ever touching a tool.

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LABOR LAUNCHES CHILD CARE CALCULATOR

December 07, 2020

Today Labor has launched the Child Care Calculator so Australian families can find out how much cheaper child care will be under an Albanese Labor Government. Federal Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann said the new website is a useful tool for the over one million families that will be better off under Labor’s Cheaper Child Care for Working Families plan.

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LABOR CALLS FOR DAYS PAID DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE LEAVE

December 07, 2020

Labor has presented a Private Members Bill to introduce for the first time 10 days paid domestic violence into the National Employment Standards (NES).

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WASTE IS UP, RECYCLING DOWN IN LATEST ACCOUNTS

November 20, 2020

This month’s data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics Waste Account shows Australia’s waste and recycling performance has worsened at a time when the Morrison Government claims to be showing national and global leadership.

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