Would a job guarantee program help to repair Australia’s economy in a post-COVID-19 world?

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg hates it when it’s pointed out, but Australia’s economy was in poor health well before COVID-19 hit our shores. A former federal Treasury secretary, Martin Parkinson, said it himself last week. “Going into COVID, we’d had very weak productivity growth, very weak income growth, economic growth was quite anaemic,” he said. “If […]

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First Vegan Certification Standard in the World Gains Global Accreditation

BeVeg International — Global Leader in Vegan Certification with Internationally Recognized Global Trademark BeVeg – First Vegan Standard in the World to be Globally Accredited by ISO ISO/IEC 17065:2012 World Accreditation Forum for Certification. NAC is the Accreditation Body for BeVeg International It’s official! BeVeg International is the global leader in vegan certification as the […]

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victoria seeks lower case numbers, NSW and Queensland borders restricted, Australia’s death toll rises to 278

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews expected to speak at 11.30am AEST and you can watch the press conference below. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has just been asked a question about how Health Minister Jenny Mikakos is coping, with the reporter referencing her late-night Twitter thread, in which Ms Mikakos said she was “deeply sorry” if all […]

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Fireside Festival to reinvigorate wineries in Canberra District

Murrumbateman Winery will be offering wine tasting paired with locally smoked cheeses and meats as part of the Fireside Festival. Photo: Supplied. Canberra District wineries crushed by drought, bushfires and COVID-19 are hopeful the upcoming Fireside Festival, from 14-31 August, will deliver a much-needed boost for business. The festival will go ahead despite COVID-19 restrictions, […]

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Australia’s best big things

THE moment to reclaim retro has arrived. Showing our kids affordable future adventures that boost COVID-decimated regional economies is reason enough to find kitschy comfort in Australia’s big things all over again. Man-made monuments and modest truck-stops can keep small communities from becoming tumbleweed towns. Because many Australians remain state-locked or in full lockdown, this […]

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