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Pollies target Hunter before Easter break

Both parties are pushing hard to get their message out ahead of a campaign truce during Good Friday, as week one of the election campaign nears its end.

Election campaign enters first full day

Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese have started their election pitch in regional seats, ahead of a six-week campaign before the 21 May poll.

No boosters yet for 12 to 15-year-olds

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has given approval for the Pfizer vaccine to be given as a COVID-19 booster to 12 to 15-year-olds.

Lib candidates safe as poll call looms

As speculation mounts about the election date, Scott Morrison has one less potential hurdle after the High Court denied a challenge over NSW Liberal candidates.

Labor takes aim at ‘re-election’ budget

Labor has hit back at the federal government's big-spending budget featuring billions of dollars worth of tax offsets, cash payments and fuel excise relief.

Labor accused of ‘humiliating’ gas switch

Labor has changed its tune over a gas-fired plant at Kurri Kurri on the condition it runs completely on green hydrogen by the decade's end.

Labor supports Kurri Kurri gas plant

Labor will support the Kurri Kurri gas plant in the Hunter Valley providing it moves to operate on 100% green hydrogen by 2030.

Labor’s plan for disaster readiness

PREVENT, PREPARE, REBUILD: Labor pledges to improve Australia’s disaster readiness by investing up to $200 million per year.
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