The Sydney Papers Online Issue 49

LABOR – THE STATE OF THE PARTY

2020-05-08T16:06:15+10:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Labor’s loss at the May 2019 federal election sent shock waves through the party that had been predicted to win the unloseable election. Polls over months had predicted a Labor win and the party was hugely confident as commentators assumed they would take the reins of office. On Monday 24 February 2020, The Hon Dr [...]

A POLITICAL UPDATE – SETTING THE SCENE FOR 2020

2020-08-13T11:54:55+10:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Summer in south-eastern Australia was particularly severe with continuing drought being added to by a prolonged bushfire season. The Morrison Government – having won the “unwinnable election” in May 2019 began 2020 under increased pressure with any Budget surplus looking challenged, especially with the outbreak of the coronavirus virus on mainland China, world markets nervous [...]