The prime minister has been doing the morning rounds this morning.
As we reported two weeks or so in the past, Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese can’t enter Queensland with out quarantining – to allow them to’t assist with the state election marketing campaign.
Morrison on the 9 community says he’ll “comply with the foundations like anybody else”
Federal parliament is sitting throughout most of October, which is when the Queensland marketing campaign is at his peak, so there may be not numerous time for both chief to attend.
Comfortable not-Friday. Time might not matter in 2020, however Thursday stays the worst day of the week, when politicians attempt to eke out the final vestiges of an announcement earlier than everybody switches off on a Friday, and all of us have a minimum of sooner or later of the grind to get via earlier than the psychological aid of ‘we’ve virtually made it’ washes over us the following morning.
In the present day’s Thursday isn’t any completely different. Politically, the federal government is doing what it might to push its newest try at an power coverage framework.
Angus Taylor, was on ABC radio speaking concerning the authorities’s ‘gasoline led restoration’ and likewise mentioning how electrical autos kind a part of the federal government’s power technique. (This isn’t new – they’ve been a part of the technique for some time).
However this was Scott Morrison’s response when Labor introduced, on the final election, a dedication to have half of all new automotive gross sales be electrical autos, by 2030:
Invoice Shorten desires to finish the weekend in relation to his coverage on electrical autos the place you’ve bought Australians who love being on the market of their four-wheel-drives.’’
Regional Victoria has opened up, however Melbourne continues to be locked down, with a strengthened ‘ring of metal’ across the metropolis. We must always have extra readability on who’s allowed out, and why, later at present.
In the meantime, it’s nonetheless all about opening the borders, significantly Queensland. South Australia nonetheless have New South Wales on a watch and wait, nevertheless it was Queensland which was singled out once more by Gladys Berejiklian yesterday. Not only for the border neighborhood on the Tweed, however for everybody in New South Wales.
The federal authorities is going through elevated stress from the opposition to unravel the issue of 23,000 stranded Australians. Michael McCormack introduced he had written to the states demanding they take extra folks via resort quarantine. Mark McGowan mentioned that was one thing which ought to have gone to nationwide cupboard earlier than the media. All the primary gamers on nationwide cupboard appear aggravated at another person and we nonetheless have so lengthy within the pandemic to go.
We’ll deliver you all of the information because it occurs. You might have Amy Remeikis with you for many of the day.
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