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Australian Philanthropy Awards 2024 nominations closing soon

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Nominations for the Australian Philanthropy Awards 2024, recognising and celebrating extraordinary achievements in contemporary philanthropy, will close on Sunday 25 February 2024. The national awards honour those working to create lasting, positive change and contributing to a generous and inclusive Australia.  People and organisations from across Australia can nominate and be nominated – they don’t … Continued

GPs welcome new incentives for advanced skills in rural areas

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The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of payments of up to $21,000 for GPs and rural generalists providing emergency care and with qualifications in areas like mental health, obstetrics, surgery, anaesthetics and First Nations health. The payments, to be paid under the Workforce Incentives Program (WIP) – … Continued

RURAL BUSINESSES WARNED: SAFETY FIRST WITH FARM VISITORS THIS SUMMER

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20 December 2023    SafeWork NSW is urging farmers and rural businesses to take practical steps to keep visitors to farms safe during the summer school holidays by restricting access to dangerous machinery and other hazardous risks. With many farms and rural properties also the location of the family home, business managers should warn all … Continued

How to get your home Bushfire ready

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With Australians being warned about one of the deadliest Bushfire seasons approaching, residents are being urged to get their homes bushfire ready now. Lyn Gunter is the former Mayor of Murrindindi Shire; she was Mayor at the time of the Black Saturday fires in Victoria when 173 people lost their lives. “Coming into this summer’s … Continued

Australia’s road infrastructure at a crossroads

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The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Development, Infrastructure and Transport has today tabled the report for its inquiry into the implications of severe weather events on the national regional, rural, and remote road network. Chair of the Committee, Mr Luke Gosling OAM, MP, said ‘the severe weather events over the past few years have taken a tremendous … Continued

Infrastructure Market Capacity 2023 – Extraordinary levels of infrastructure investment in regional areas drive skills and labour shortage

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Regions across New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland will experience significant increases in construction activity over the next four years, which will drive skills and labour gaps, Infrastructure Australia’s 2023 Infrastructure Market Capacity Report has found. Infrastructure Australia Chief of Policy and Research Steve Brogan said: “Infrastructure investment in certain regional areas will see … Continued

New digital heart monitor prevents premature heart related deaths.

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Numedico Technologies and QT Medical Launch the Revolutionary PCA 500 Diagnostic ECG, Approved by FDA, TGA, and Medsafe, in Australia & New Zealand   Adelaide Australia and Los Angeles, California — Numedico Technologies and QT Medical are proud to announce the exclusive launch of the PCA 500 in Australia and New Zealand, the world’s first … Continued