The campaign has entered the halfway mark with the leaders preparing for their first head-to-head debate. All the day’s events, live 11.17pm BST Josh Frydenberg and Alan Tudge are up nice and early (but not as early as the campaign journalists who are in Perth having to update breakfast television in the pitch dark because it’s still basically midnight there) to talk…carparks.(insert Oprah YOU GET A CARPARK AND YOU GET A CARPARK gif here)This is the biggest-ever investment by a federal government in commuter carparks and it is a real credit to Alan and the work that he’s done and the work that our colleagues…are doing to ensure that the people in their communities can get to work sooner and get home safer and earlier to be with their families. 11.13pm BST Both major parties should commit to increased funding for the aged care sector and not use the royal commission as an “excuse” to delay reform, a peak advocacy group has said.The Morrison government announced a royal commission last September in response to damning incidents of neglect, abuse and negligence in nursing homes across the country. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2019/apr/29/federal-election-2019-coalition-morrison-shorten-labor-politics-live
Author : Amy Remeikis
Publish date : 2019-04-28 22:19:46
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