Archived News for Professionals in State Government - June, 2013
The Western Australian Government has apologised for an “oversight” in its cultural diversity report, almost entirely ignoring the indigenous populations.
Medical professionals in regional areas of South Australia have been given a significant funding boost with the announcement of a $19.5 million contract signed between Country Health SA and the Rural Doctors Workforce Agency.
Western Australia’s Regional Development Minister Brendon Grylls believes the cost of Tony Abbot’s proposed ‘food bowl’ plan will run into the billions.
In a major coup for the country, Tasmania's southern eucalypt forests and Great Western Tiers have been awarded the highest level of global recognition for environmental value, listing on the UN World Heritage register.
The Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles has launched an attack on the critics of his Government's plan to force alcoholics into rehabilitation, accusing his critics of feeding off Aboriginal disadvantage.
Queensland is reopening the Somerset Spillway Common which had been closed since sustaining damage in the 2011 floods, and is unveiling a plan to transform the Somerset region's network of dams into a natural tourism attraction.
Before he unveiled the NSW budget, Treasurer Mike Baird and Health Minister Jillian Skinner inspected early works on the state’s largest hospital building project, part of the budget’s $1.2 billion slated for health capital works.
Road projects, Health, and Education are big winners in New South Wales’ 2013-14 budget announced this week, with nearly $800 Million going to upgrade the Pacific Highway.
Lehman Brothers Holdings in America is blocking Lehman’s Australian unit from paying its creditors including Local governments, churches and charities as much as $225 Million.