Labor Party

Housing Stoush on knife edge

The Federal government have been working to put forward a $10 billion Housing Australia Future Fund, or HAFF. Just earlier today in parliament, a key concession to the policy proposal was made, with Federal Housing Minister, Julie Collins, offering to guarantee yearly spending in return for Senate crossbench support. $500 million was guaranteed as a …

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Modernising the Hawke-Keating Legacy: Jim Chalmers new economic approach

Recently, Treasurer Jim Chalmers has outlined his philosophy for a new economic model under the Albanese government. In a 6000-word essay entitled “Capitalism after Crises,”  Dr Chalmers urges businesses to co-invest with the government to deliver ‘value-based capitalism’. A stark contrast to the economic approach of his predecessors, the Treasurer’s visions for the future leaves …

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Major Medicare Overhaul

Medicare is set to change under new funding in the Labor government’s May budget. To relieve the public hospital system General Practitioners will be better equipped to handle a wider variety of cases including light trauma treatment, mental health and physiotherapy. To achieve this goal the Medicare system has to take inspiration from general health …

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Labor secures third term in Victorian election

After weeks of campaigning marred by controversy, the Labor Party has emerged victorious following Victoria’s state election. Labor, led by the divisive Premier, Daniel Andrews, looks set to govern the state in majority- avoiding a predicted minority government or hung parliament. The win marks the beginning of Labor Government’s third consecutive term in Victoria.   …

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