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Anthony Albanese Address to the National Press Club

August 27, 2020 - 21:50 -- Admin

The Leader of the Opposition, Anthony Albanese, spoke at the National Press Club in Canberra today, attacking the Morrison government over its handling of aged care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Albanese criticised the government over its handling of aged care deaths in Victoria during the coronavirus crisis. He deplored the government’s hostile attitude to superannuation, especially for young people.

Historic Parliamentary Sitting As Members Given Remote Access Because Of COVID-19

August 24, 2020 - 13:56 -- Admin

A historic meeting of the Australian Parliament began today, with members of both houses now able to participate remotely in proceedings, due to COVID-19 restrictions.

The House of Representatives met at 10.00am and formalised the arrangements.

Members are able to participate from their electorate offices via the parliament’s video system. They cannot vote remotely.

Joe Biden: Acceptance Speech for Democratic Party Presidential Nomination

August 20, 2020 - 23:44 -- Admin

Joe Biden has delivered his acceptance speech following his official nomination by the Democratic Party as its candidate for President at the 2020 election.

The party’s nominating convention was due to be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but the coronavirus pandemic forced its abandonment. Biden’s speech was delivered by video during a two-hour televised broadcast.

Watch Biden’s speech (25m)

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