Bill comes up short on the detail again

Bill Shorten has shown yet again he is just making it up as he goes along when it comes to his policies. Today the Leader of the Opposition claimed that 140,000 child care workers would benefit from his policy even though there are 195,000 of them across the country. But the 140,000 workers referenced by…

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The answer is $387 billion in higher taxes

In Bill Shorten’s latest attempt to explain the details and cost of his tax policies he’s now passed the buck and told Australians to simply work it out for themselves. “…in terms of taxation policies, you can do the maths yourself.” Bill Shorten, Doorstop, 1 May 2019 The facts are clear. A Labor Government would…

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New fund to turbo-charge indigenous tourism

Joint Release with Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion  The Morrison Government will turbo-charge Australia’s Indigenous tourism sector with the establishment of a new $40 million fund to encourage the development of new and expanding Indigenous owned and operated tourism enterprises. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the Fund would build on…

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$3.7 Million to protect South Australia’s environment

A re-elected Morrison Government will invest up to $3.7 million to improve the health of the Torrens River and help the South Australian Government establish the new Glenthorne National Park. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said a $2 million investment would drive further Torrens River Recovery initiatives with the Adelaide and Mount…

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Domestic tourism continues to skyrocket

More Aussies than ever before are choosing to holiday at home and are spending record amounts across the country, according to the latest National Visitor Survey. The results show visitor spending by Australians skyrocketed to a record $72.7 billion, an increase of 13 per cent, while Australians took a record 105.6 million domestic overnight trips…

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Freycinet National Park to receive major facelift

Tasmania’s stunning Freycinet National Park is set for a facelift with a $7.2 million funding injection from the Liberal-National Government for tourism infrastructure upgrades.   Federal Minister for Tourism Simon Birmingham said the Freycinet National Park was a “must-see” attraction for domestic and international tourists, with three quarters of visitors to Tasmania’s East Coast region…

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 A win for the Australian wine industry

10 April 2019 The Liberal-National Government has today reached an agreement with Canada to remove unfair restrictions on Australian wine sales in the province of British Columbia. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the Canadian Government had agreed to eliminate discriminatory measures that limit opportunities for Australian wine sales in British Columbia, by 1…

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