Melissa Coade is a senior journalist at The Mandarin.
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From experts, advocacy groups, minor political parties, to the opposition — here’s a round-up of the main takes from Tuesday’s budget.
The Greens have asked the Department of Parliamentary Services to administer a fund it has established to trial innovative models of democratic participation.
Small and medium businesses will benefit from the changes, which will make government procurement more accessible to SMEs.
Budget money will help the Australian Bureau of Statistics improve regional labour market statistics and update the ANZ Standard Classification of Occupations.
Treasurer for Queensland Cameron Dick claims his state has been ‘written off’ by the commonwealth.
Greens senator Larissa Waters shares her party’s plans to remove unnecessary constitutional shackles on public servants who want to participate in Australian politics.
Australia’s $2.1 billion women’s budget statement was shared across the portfolios overseen by Marise Payne, Anne Ruston, and Jane Hume. Details inside.
As the federal government announces Australia is transitioning to the ‘next phase’ of its post-COVID fiscal strategy, some departments and agencies have lost staff. …
In 2022-23, the government will invest $15.2 million over seven years to establish APS Hubs in regional Australia.
The federal government will extend the home guarantee scheme as part of its 2022-23 federal budget.
EY’s new Oceania chief economist speaks to The Mandarin about the key portfolios that will keep public servants busy once Tuesday’s budget is handed down.
Mental Health Australia wants a 25% reduction target for the national rate of deaths by suicide by 2025.
The government has revealed a breakdown on providers’ daily spend for residential aged care meals has ‘increased significantly’.
A federal Labor member of parliament confirmed in a tweet that a court-sanctioned protection order was made for him last week.
Scott Morrison announced the expanded Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements and Completing Apprenticeship Commencements program at the weekend.
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