Government’s $1 billion splash for education, Frecklington invests in roads

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has continued her tour of the state’s north, splashing cash to shore up support among battleground electorates.

The incumbent Labor Government has promised to spend another $1 billion on the education sector to upgrade schools, which will in turn provide significant work for tradies.

“Our Great Schools, Great Future policy will provide new, modern learning facilities for young Queenslanders no matter where they live, with the

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Western Cape government’s mid-term budget bosberaad ends

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Cape Town – Tuesday was the final day of the Western Cape government budget bosberaad to discuss the provincial funding priorities for the medium-term budget policy statement.

These discussions were part of the process to evaluate how the province will deliver over the next three years, said Premier Alan Winde.

Discussions, which commenced at the

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What is the government’s advice for safe travelling during the pandemic?

Coronavirus – Mon Jul 27, 2020

With rules around socialising changing today, the Department for Transport has issued an ‘easy to read’ guide to travelling during the pandemic.

This covers rules about what types of transport you should prioritise, and how to travel safely if you have to. Here are the most important points for those on the move in England – some rules might be different in Northern Ireland,

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Teachers unions clash with governments over coronavirus school reopening plans

This time, the strike was averted. The government agreed to delay reopening and to add a framework for relocating teachers and student from schools that could not meet precautionary criteria, Maluleke said.

From picket lines to Zoom calls and even jail cells, the pandemic has thrust teachers unions to the forefront of the debate over education during the coronavirus pandemic. How to safely reopen schools has become a central question,

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