In Canberra

The Federal Government is sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy to benefit all Australians. This is a budget custom-made for the Sunshine Coast, and focusses on five key measures: Provide tax relief to encourage and reward...

“The Labor Party is planning to rip money from the pockets of pensioners, retirees and low-income earners to pay for its budget black hole,” the Member Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP said. Labor have announced they will abolish tax refunds for...

An announcement from the Prime Minister, 22 March: Australian governments are focused on working together to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) to save lives. Every extra bit of time allows us to better prepare our health system and...

On 22 March, the Prime Minister and Treasurer announced a further $66.1 billion economic support package to support businesses and individuals through the economic impacts of the coronavirus. The Morrison Government has released the second...

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy yesterday called for submissions on the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Amendment (Transparency in Carbon Emissions Accounting) Bill 2020 . The Bill was...

Following the Government’s announcement of a National Royal Commission into the ‘black summer’ bushfires, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy will not proceed further with its Parliamentary inquiry...

***THIS INQUIRY HAS CONCLUDED TO MAKE WAY FOR THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE 'BLACK SUMMER' BUSHFIRES*** The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment has extended the submission deadline for its inquiry into the...

***THIS INQUIRY HAS CONCLUDED TO MAKE WAY FOR THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE 'BLACK SUMMER' BUSHFIRES*** Have your say on the LAND MANAGEMENT inquiry Issue date: 12 December 2019 Local farmers, firies and community members impacted by the...

Issue date: Tuesday, 3 December 2019 The Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee has launched a new inquiry into activating trade and investment between Australia and Pacific island countries. Chair of the Committee’s...

Beach safety was the topic of discussion at the Prime Minister’s sausage sizzle at Parliament House, attended by surf lifesavers and members of parliament yesterday. Marking the start of summer, the Prime Minister acknowledged Surf Life...