Daily News - Wednesday 12 February 2014
Patricia Karvelas, The Australian
Matt Johnston, Phillip Hudson and John Dagge, The Telegraph
FEDERAL funding for stage two of the East West Link is part of Victoria’s infrastructure wishlist delivered to the Abbott Government which could deliver up to 35,000 jobs statewide.
Anna Henderson, The ABC
The peak national body representing farmers is calling on the Federal Government to consider a Newstart-style payment to keep agricultural workers from leaving their communities.
Oliver Laughland, The Guardian
Elements of the campaign have been launched on the Australian Customs and Border Protection website
Jessica Irvine, News.com
LOSING your job has got to be one of life’s most stressful events, right up there with getting divorced or moving house.
On the first anniversary of Benedict XVI’s announcement of his decision to resign, Pope Francis has sent a tweet, asking the world to join him in prayer for the retired pontiff, reports the Catholic News agency.
Welfare peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has urged the Federal Government to deliver on its promise to put the nation's Budget on a fair and sustainable long-term footing in its Budget submission, which proposes almost almost $5 billion in savings next financial year.