Category: Business

Cuts to local ABC and media

The cuts to the ABC are deeply concerning, affecting their independent news reporting as well as programming, particularly children’s programming. ABC Canberra is to lose two to three positions. The ABC will cut 250 jobs – including at least two in Canberra – to help make up an $84 million budget shortfall. Hundreds of media …

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Regional growth

The experience of dealing with of COVID-19 has removed one of the most significant barriers to a substantial population shift in this country, according to the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). RAI CEO Liz Ritchie says the notion of how we work has been turned on its head and she hopes this change will see significant …

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NSW, and the Yass Valley, begin to reopen

NSW coronavirus restrictions on restaurants, cafes, hotels, pubs, galleries, holidays, and beauty services have lifted today as social-distancing measures around the state are eased significantly. Premier Gladys Berejiklian hopes relaxing the guidelines will help kick-start NSW’s economic recovery from the virus, which has left more than 200,000 people out of work in her state. Pubs, …

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