NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) STATISTICS IN NSW 17 May

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Health Release, 17 May 2020): A male in his 60s with confirmed COVID-19 has passed away in Concord Hospital. He was linked to a confirmed case. NSW Health... Read more »

$8.6 MILLION TO IMPROVE PATIENTS HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Health Release, 17 May 2020): Patients at hospital emergency departments and COVID-19 clinics will benefit from an $8.6 million expansion of the NSW Government’s award-winning Patient Experience Program.... Read more »

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR $15,000 BERT EVANS APPRENTICE SCHOLARSHIPS

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Release, 16 May 2020): Applications are now open for the NSW Government’s Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships offering $15,000 to apprentices across NSW. Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education... Read more »

$160 MILLION INJECTION IN NORTH SYDNEY FOR MORE HOMES, PARKS AND RETAIL

St Leonards in North Sydney is set for a major facelift, after the NSW Government approved three major rezoning proposals that will inject almost $160 million in to the suburb and create... Read more »

NSW GOVERNMENT SUPPORTING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS THROUGH COVID-19

Sydney (Tribune International, Dr Lee Release; 16 May 2020): The NSW Government will fund temporary crisis accommodation for stranded international students as part of a $20 million package protecting the vulnerable and... Read more »

BILLION-DOLLAR REVAMP ON THE WAY FOR MT DRUITT CBD

Sydney (Tribune International, Premier Office Release, 12 May 2020): The NSW Government has today announced the approval of a $1.49 billion revamp of the Mt Druitt CBD, which will create 15,000 jobs... Read more »

NSW TO EASE RESTRICTIONS THIS WEEK

Sydney (Tribune International, Premier’s office Release, 10 May 2020): Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announced NSW will further ease COVID-19 restrictions across the State from Friday. Ms Berejiklian said that after assessing the... Read more »

FINAL YEAR STUDENTS TO BOOST COVID-19 RESPONSE

Sydney (Tribune International, Health & Medical Research Release, 9 May 2020): Final year medical students will take on new, supervised roles in NSW hospitals under a $12.7 million initiative to boost the... Read more »

UPDATE ON CORONAVIRUS MEASURES

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 8 May 2020): The National Cabinet met today to further discuss options for easing restrictions over the coming months, helping prepare Australians to go back to... Read more »

BEREJIKLIAN GOVERNMENT MUST RELEASE COVID-19 RECOVERY ROADMAP

Sydney (Tribune International, Release from Jodi McKay MP, 8 May 2020): Labor is reiterating its call for the Berejiklian Government to release a COVID-19 roadmap to recovery for NSW that would include... Read more »

COVID-19 RESULTS NOW AVAILABLE IN 60 MINUTES

Sydney (Tribune International, Health & Medical Research, 3 May 2020): High risk patients will now receive their COVID-19 test results within the hour, down from 24 – 48 hours, as the NSW... Read more »

COVID-19 Latest Update

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Multiculture Release, 1 May 2020): We all have a role to play to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community. As the situation continues to evolve,... Read more »

SCHOLARSHIPS TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE STUDENTS

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Govt Release, 1 May 2020): Almost 850 of the state’s most vulnerable young people will receive a $1,000 grant to support their studies and improve their educational outcomes.... Read more »

NEW COVID-19 PAYMENT TO KEEP SENIOR AUSTRALIANS IN RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE SAFE

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 1 May 2020): Residential aged care providers will benefit from an additional COVID-19 specific support package totalling $205 million under targeted measures announced today by the... Read more »

UPDATE ON CORONAVIRUS MEASURES

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 1 May 2020): The National Cabinet met today to take further decisions to save lives, and to save livelihoods. The Chief Medical Officer Professor Brendan Murphy... Read more »

International Student Emergency Relief Fund

Melbourne (Study Melbourne, Victorian Government Release, 29 April 2020): the Victorian Government announced a $45 million fund to support international students in Victoria facing hardship as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19)... Read more »

STIMULUS PACKAGE DELIVERS NEW CLEANERS TO COMBAT COVID-19

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Premier Office Release; 29 April 2020): More than 550 new and redeployed cleaners are boosting the State’s first line of defence against COVID-19 under the NSW Government’s $250... Read more »

AUSTRALIA MARKS 250th ANNIVERSARY OF ENDEAVOUR’S HISTORIC VOYAGE

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 29 April 2020): Today marks 250 years since Captain James Cook and HMB Endeavour voyaged to the east coast of Australia in 1770. This historic anniversary provides... Read more »

Accelerated Planning Projects to deliver jobs and boost the economy

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW State Release, 28 April 2020): Thousands of new homes, new industrial complexes and six schools are among the first wave of projects that will have their assessments fast-tracked... Read more »

Join the fight for the bank that can save Australia!

Sydney (Press Release Australian Citizens Party, 28 April): An unprecedented window of opportunity has opened for achieving, within weeks, the establishment of an emergency national investment bank that can revive Australia’s economy.... Read more »

COVIDSAFE: NEW APP TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS

Canberra (Tribune International, Govt Release, 27 April 2020): The Australian Government today launches the new voluntary coronavirus app, COVIDSafe. The app is an important public health initiative that will help keep you,... Read more »

Participation in politics and election process

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan I always support and encourage members of the community to take part in Australian politics. Whether at the council, state or federal level the members of the... Read more »

Breaking down cultural barriers to consumer protection in NSW

Sydney (Media Release): The NSW Government is working to ensure that all culturally and linguistically diverseconsumers and traders know their rights and responsibilities in the State’s dynamic marketplace. Minister for Multiculturalism Ray... Read more »

Australia’s population hit 25 million decades ahead of time

Australia’s population to hit 25 million – a decade earlier than forecast Australia’s population has officially hit the 25 million mark, almost a decade earlier than projected, according to projections from the Australian... Read more »