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HOW CAN YOU TRUST THE PRIME MINISTER TO FIX HIS AGED CARE CRISIS?

May 12, 2021

For eight long years now, older Australians and their families have suffered through an aged care system in crisis – a crisis that emerged under this Government’s watch and was aggravated by Scott Morrison’s cuts to the aged care budget of $1.7 billion when Treasurer.

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SCOTT MORRISON FAILS SIX MILLION VACCINATIONS TARGET

May 09, 2021

The Prime Minister promised four million Australians would be vaccinated by the end of March. After failing that target, the Government’s next target was six million Australians vaccinated by May 10.

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US BACKS COVID VACCINES PATENT WAIVER - AND AUSTRALIA SHOULD FOLLOW SUIT

May 06, 2021

Labor welcomes the Biden Administration’s support for the waiver of intellectual property protections on COVID-19 vaccines and calls on the Morrison Government to follow suit.

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MORE ACTION REQUIRED TO ASSIST INDIA AND THE 10,000 AUSTRALIANS LEFT STRANDED

April 30, 2021

Labor calls on National Cabinet leaders to urgently provide options for additional support for the people of India, as well as Australia’s large Indian community.

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MORRISON MUST ENSURE DEVELOPING NATIONS HAVE ACCESS TO VACCINES

April 30, 2021

Labor calls on the Morrison Government to stop its obstruction and instead work cooperatively to explore all options that ensure developing nations can access safe, effective and affordable COVID-19 vaccines in a timely way, ahead of a meeting of the World Trade Organization today.

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MRNA VACCINES SHOULD BE MADE IN AUSTRALIA

April 22, 2021

An Albanese Labor Government will make it the first priority of Labor’s National Reconstruction Fund to deliver mRNA vaccine and RNA medicine manufacturing capacity right here in Australia, creating jobs and a new high-tech manufacturing industry.

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