While You Were Working: Tuesday 7 June, 2016
Take a moment for yourself and catch up on the news of the day.
Labor unveils $3 Billion childcare policy
Labor has unveiled a policy promising a $2,500 increase in the childcare rebate cap from January next year.
Policy duel? Coalition our policy will leave families $30 better off. ALP - ours will leave families $31 better off. https://t.co/Y5HKSNskOW— Lisa Bryant (@LisaJBryant) June 4, 2016
What happens when kids ask politicians their questions?
Politicians are used to answering questions from the media but not from kids. Barnaby Joyce, Larissa Waters and Amanda Rishworth faced quite a grilling from the youngsters.
Hillary Clinton is the presumptive Democratic nominee
The former Secretary of State now has the delegates required to clinch her party's presidential nomination, the AP reported Monday. She is the first woman to do so.
Hillary Clinton's victory comes 100 years after the first woman was elected to Congress, 96 years after women got the right to vote.— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) June 7, 2016
Bill Shorten announces funding to protect great barrier reef
Labor has pledged an extra $380 million to saving the Great Barrier Reef as part of their election campaign, with plans to protect the natural wonder from the “disastrous” effects of climate change. The announcment comes as new studies reveal that 35% of the reef is dead or dying.
Today's front page: ALP makes major play for Far North in federal election battle. pic.twitter.com/BsxryeXo90— Cairns Post (@TheCairnsPost) May 29, 2016
PM announces first ever facebook debate, rejecting sky news
The PM gives Sky News the cold shoulder, accepting an offer to debate online.
“These are the platforms that many people, many would say most Australians see most of their media or news on. I think it’s important that we have an innovative election and use the platforms that Australians use,” said Turnbull.
Incredible photo of the digital debate prep taking place right now at Liberal HQ pic.twitter.com/MMA6kZZJ6F— Rob Stott (@Rob_Stott) June 7, 2016
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