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Legislation Introduced into Parliament 1-4 August 2022

These Bills were introduced into Parliament by the Government during this sitting week: Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2022 Defence, Veterans and Families Acute Support Package Bill 2022 Treasury Laws Amendment (2022 Measures No.2) Bill 2022 Narcotic Drugs (Licence Charges) Amendment Bill 2022 The following private member’s Bill passed the House [...]

By | 2022-08-08T15:07:14+10:00 August 8th, 2022|Legislation Introduced, Parliament, Regulation|0 Comments

Legislation Introduced into Parliament 26-28 July 2022

The 47th Australian Parliament has commenced operation. These Bills were introduced into the Parliament by the Government in the first week: Jobs and Skills Australia Bill 2022 – the Bill has been referred to the Education and Employment Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 23 September 2022 Jobs and Skills Australia (National Skills Commissioner [...]

By | 2022-08-01T11:41:19+10:00 August 1st, 2022|Legislation Introduced, Parliament|0 Comments

The 47th Parliament Opens

The 47th Australian Parliament opened on 26 July 2022. The day commenced with the Governor General’s speech, which sets out the agenda of the Government over the course of the next three years, as well as a summary of the important actions of the Government prior to the commencement of Parliament. The important outcomes achieved [...]

By | 2022-08-01T11:37:37+10:00 August 1st, 2022|Australian Labor Party, Parliament|0 Comments

The next NSW election shapes up

The NSW Budget was handed down on 21 June 2022, with the Opposition response given a couple of days later. They set the terms of battle for the State election due on 25 March 2023. The Government framed the Budget as providing the opportunity to: give our children the best start to life; reform to [...]

By | 2022-07-11T19:51:54+10:00 July 11th, 2022|NSW|0 Comments

Election 2022 – the Teal Independents

The ‘Teal Independents’ supported by Climate 200 are making a strong showing in this election. The candidates not already in Parliament are all standing in coalition seats. It is becoming increasingly clear there is an electoral cleavage between the ‘material’ voter of the suburbs and regions, who preference economic and personal security, and ‘post materialists’ [...]

By | 2022-05-04T11:24:22+10:00 May 4th, 2022|2022 Election|0 Comments

Election 2022 – What did the Coalition do in government and what will they do next

The last post in this series looked at how well the Coalition delivered on their 2019 election promises. Here is a selection of some of the things they did in government that they would hope to be judged on in this election: Covid management The major challenge of the Government was to manage the Covid-19 [...]

By | 2022-04-20T14:30:19+10:00 April 20th, 2022|2022 Election, Liberal Party, Parliament|0 Comments

Election 2022 – What the Coalition promised in 2019 and how did they go?

The Liberal-National Coalition is seeking a third consecutive term of government at the upcoming election. It was a term book ended by bushfires and floods, with the first worldwide pandemic in a century thrown in together with a deteriorating global security climate. This is how some of the main promises from 2019 fared. Climate The [...]

By | 2022-04-20T13:30:16+10:00 April 20th, 2022|2022 Election, Liberal Party, Parliament, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thoughts on the Aged Care Royal Commission (2)

Governance This second article on the Aged Care Royal Commission[1] discusses the governance structures for the aged care sector canvassed in the Commission’s report. The Commissioners differed on the issue. Commissioner Briggs’ model was a ‘stewardship’ model vesting governance responsibilities with with the Federal Department of Health and Aged Care: One presumes that a ‘stewardship’ [...]

By | 2021-04-07T17:28:42+10:00 April 7th, 2021|Aged Care, Governments, Regulation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thoughts on the Aged Care Royal Commission (1)

The Government has received the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety (the Royal Commission).[1] A Split Royal Commission The Commissioners divided on governance and funding issues. This is an extremely unusual outcome. Royal Commissions tend to provide unanimous recommendations. At the very least, there is usually an odd number of Royal Commissioners to [...]

By | 2021-04-07T15:21:00+10:00 April 7th, 2021|Aged Care, Governments, Regulation|0 Comments