Prime minister, Anthony Albanesedownplayed concerns about the September 22nd holiday commemorating the Queen’s life.
Asked on 2GB Radio about possible disruptions to life, including medical appointments, Albanese said:
of course [that is the case] every public holiday.
In practice, the operation takes place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is not a declaration that no one should do anything on September 22nd. It is a declaration agreed upon by me and all Prime Ministers and all Prime Ministers that Thursday 22nd September will be a day of National Remembrance.
This is a once-in-a-70-year event. It is important to thank Elizabeth for her contribution to Queen II.
Albanians noted that the next day, Friday, is a public holiday. Victoria – The night before the AFL Grand Final.
Albanese said the period of mourning was a “major global event”, noting that 22 High Commissioners came today to pay their respects at the Canberra Prime Minister’s residence, the Lodge.
Asked if he would address the criticism if the public holiday was not announced, Albanese replied, “I have no doubt it will happen.”
Albanese said he “respects the institution”, which is why he follows the protocol established before he became Prime Minister. “I have a letter,” he said.
There are new reports about modern slavery. It paints a highly devastating and upsetting situation, especially in the Indo-Pacific region.
The Anti-Slavery Organization International Justice Mission Australia said:
Data from the International Labor Organization (ILO), Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show a disturbing picture of the scourge of modern slavery, especially in the Indo-Pacific region.
According to the report, 27.6 million people are in forced labour, and the Asia-Pacific region has more than half of the world’s population (15.1 million) in forced labour.
Furthermore, it was found that 86% of forced labor cases occurred in the private economy, while the remaining 14% were forced labor by the state.
The report also says the number of people living in forced marriages has increased by 6.6 million globally between 2016 and 2021, bringing the total to 22 million. An estimated 14.2 million people are forced into marriage in the Asia-Pacific region.
CEO of IJM Australia, Steve Baird He said the new data underscores that more needs to be done to tackle modern-day slavery in the region.
After nearly 30 years, the Logie Awards will transition from the Nine network to the Seven network in 2023.
Seven announced today that it has signed a five-year deal with award-owning TV Week publisher Are Media.
The 63rd Annual Logie Awards will air on Channels 7 and 7plus next Sunday, June 18th in locations and states yet to be announced.
The awards were broadcast from the Gold Coast in recent years after the Queensland government offered funding, including $1,000 per person, to each TV star in attendance.
Seven West Media Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer James Warburton said:
“TV Week’s Logie Awards are more than a night of TV night. They are a valuable Australian institution and a celebration of Australia’s love of television.”
Queensland is not alone. Steph Conberry Report:
Nearly three-quarters of renters over the age of 50 fear an expensive and uncertain future. soaring housing costs A new report by one of Australia’s largest charities has unrest as a result.
Anglicare Australia recently surveyed 500 people over the age of 50 about their housing situation, hopes and fears. A subsequent report, Aging in Place: Home and Housing for Australia’s Older Renters, released on Tuesday, revealed that housing costs are the biggest barrier for older renters. settle in the same place as they get older.
Most people (87% of those surveyed) would like to stay at home in their old age, and more than 78% of people over the age of 55 would rather live in their own home than move to a nursing home. I would like to
The Queensland government will hold a summit on the state’s housing crisis next month, with social services calling for a plan to provide housing for everyone within 10 years. AAP report.
The summit comes almost a year after it was first proposed by social services, charities, local governments, real estate and employer groups, and construction companies.
A roundtable meeting to plan the meeting will be held on Friday.
premier Anastasia Parashchuk Ministers said the Mayor of Brisbane and a lobby group will discuss land supply and social housing issues during the meeting.
“Nothing is more important than having a roof over your head. It’s a basic need. The stories of people without safe housing are heartbreaking,” she said in a statement Tuesday.
“Affordable housing is essential to sustaining the great Queensland lifestyle.
“Many of the causes of rising housing costs are national and require national solutions.
“All levels of government have a role to play in improving the current housing situation.”
The Queensland Social Services Council, Queensland Local Government Association, Australian Property Council, Q Shelter and Master Builders Queensland will also attend the meeting on Friday.
About ten Australian guests have been invited to attend. queen’s funeral September 19th, Westminster Abbey, London.
Guardian Australia can verify its horse trainer Chris Waller and Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott The other eight guests will be announced today.
Prime Minister in addition to those guests Anthony Albanesegovernor-general David Hurley Acting British High Commissioner in Australia Lynette Wood and its partners are also participating.
Covid absence has cut US workforce by 500,000, report says
From what ABS has told us about the workforce, the Covid absence is taking its toll here as well.
Naromine Becomes ‘Dreamine’ at Dolly Parton Festival
Small rural New South Wales town turns into ‘Dreamine’ for Australia’s first long weekend Dolly Parton festival.
Naromaine hopes to emulate the success of Parks and Tamworth by hosting something a little special for country music lovers. it’s a queen.
in the meantime NDIS participants wait months and months for suitable accommodation:
Only 30 ADF personnel were dispatched per week to assist with care for the elderly during the Covid wave
Aged care facilities across Australia had an average of just 30 Defense Force personnel deployed during the latest wave of COVID-19, according to data.
Chris Knaus and Natasha May have the full report:
There has been a long-running battle between environmentalists and environmental groups. New South Wales The Forestry Corporation conducted an investigation into the logging of old growth just outside Coffs Harbour, on the central north coast of New South Wales.
Environmentalists say the logging is damaging known koala habitat and disrupting local ecosystems.
Protesters have tied themselves to installations in an attempt to stop logging in the past. In the latest action, the Bellingen Activist Network says members of the community are now conducting a sit-in at the tree they are trying to protect.
A spokesperson for the action said:
We know the value of forests when they are left uncut. We know that healthy ecosystems are essential to survival in this warming planet. We are fighting for our lives and we must fight for every remaining forest.
There is a wave of people ready to take this kind of non-violent direct action, bringing us closer and closer to the end of deforestation of these publicly owned primary forests. Join the Movement – Local Join our direct action group.
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