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February

BUSHFIRE ROYAL COMMISSION SET TO SHAKE UP NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE

Morrison appoints Bushfire Royal Commission to acquire national disaster response powers to manage climate change impacts on AustraliaPrime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a “Black Summer” Bushfire Royal Commission which will define a new constitutional role for the Federal Government in bushfire and disaster response,...

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29
January

MORRISON PITCHES ‘CLIMATE ACTION NOW’ STRATEGY TO MIDDLE AUSTRALIA

Scott Morrison today stared down critics of his management of the summer bushfire crisis, betting that Australians don’t want a radical shift on climate policy by outlining an approach that argues that Australia needs to be economically strong to remain resilient in the face of what he acknowledged would...

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14
January

AUSTRALIA’S BUSHFIRE CRISIS: WHAT WILL BE THE POLICY FALLOUT?

Could a Royal Commission pave the way for pragmatic policy solutions on climate change and disaster management, that take into account Australia’s unique environment and strategic economic interests as a major resources trader?In the midst of Australia’s bushfire crisis, there are significant questions being asked about...

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16
December

SOMBRE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK AS GOVT TRIMS GROWTH AND BUDGET SURPLUS

After a rollercoaster political year, the Morrison Government has been brought back to earth ahead of the Christmas break with the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) confirming global and domestic economic headwinds are taking their toll.An extra $4.2 billion will be pumped into national infrastructure projects, including roads, rail...

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19
June

2019-20 NSW State Budget

NSW Budget delivers on election commitments despite gathering headwindsNSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet’s third State Budget has a laser-like focus on meeting election promises, delivering record infrastructure spending and a significant fillip for the drought-ravaged regions. However, it comes in tightening economic circumstances as stamp duty...

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