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Centrelink and Medicare move in together in Capalaba

Friday, 31 October 2014

The Australian Government Department of Human Services is bringing Medicare and Centrelink Services together under the same roof in Capalaba.

All staff and services from the Medicare shopfront in the Capalaba Park Shopping Centre will move into the one-stop shop located at 42 Redland Bay Road from Monday 3 November.

Minister for...

Centrelink and Medicare move in together in Capalaba

Friday, 31 October 2014

The Australian Government Department of Human Services is bringing Medicare and Centrelink Services together under the same roof in Capalaba.

All staff and services from the Medicare shopfront in the Capalaba Park Shopping Centre will move into the one-stop shop located at 42 Redland Bay Road from Monday 3 November.

Minister for...

Productivity Commission Report Into Natural Disaster Funding

Friday, 31 October 2014

The Productivity Commission has issued a draft report only, so it is too early to rule in or rule out any specific recommendations.

I won’t pre-empt or speculate on the findings of the Productivity Commission’s final report, which the Federal Government will be receiving for consideration at the end of the year.

All states and...

Ebola statement

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Work is currently underway to establish processes that enable the Federal Government’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection to advise Queensland Health in advance of any;

• Queenslander returning from an Ebola virus disease (EVD)-affected area

• Queenslander considered at risk of developing EVD, for example, after being...