May 26, 2020
Continue to look for opportunities to improve the aged-care system
This bill introduces a new type of leave that will enable providers to remain eligible for the residential aged-care subsidy in declared emergency situations. This change increases flexibility in aged-care services, which is so important in uncertain times.
May 13, 2020
Government can 'do right' with Beechworth Principles
Petitioners endorse the call for a federal integrity commission
April 24, 2020
Remembering those who served
On Anzac Day 2020, in this International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, I think of the work and dedication of our nursing, medical and hospital staff in war and those who are doing so much to protect us in the coronavirus pandemic. It’s such an extraordinary legacy of service.
April 10, 2020
JobKeeper scheme a giant leap forward
The Government’s $130 billion JobKeeper Payment stimulus package will help Australians through troubled economic times. But it’s important that we don’t leave anyone behind.
March 23, 2020
Stimulus vital but so is consistency
The federal government’s coronavirus stimulus is vital, but let’s make help consistent – and not forget people, bushfire communities and the most vulnerable
March 4, 2020
NDIS must realise our aspiration
The NDIS is something that all Australians should be proud of. Not just a symbol, but a functioning, real-life commitment to the type of nation that we want to be.
March 3, 2020
Indi's 2020-21 Budget priorities
Productive local government partnerships define key funding targets
March 3, 2020
Fires reveal investment opportunities
We need to fund community resilience in disaster’s wake – in agriculture, community energy, mental health, rural health and communications.