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It is vital to control diseases such as polio – so why is the UK cutting global vaccine funding?

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We are talking again about polio – a disease that ran rampant in the 1950s, paralysing thousands of children every year. The successful introduction of polio vaccine in 1956 into the UK, and later more widely, has res...

Bus services in England face cuts as end of Covid funding looms

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Bus services across England could be axed within days, transport groups have said, as operators decide before a funding deadline whether routes will remain viable. Services in the north-east and South Yorkshire are kn...

The NHS is being put in peril by a fall in funding and the rise of private care

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The amazing thing about the NHS (“If British identity is bound up with the NHS, what do we lose in going private?", Comentario) is that in a society where paid-for education enhances people’s life chances, class is ignor...

Queensland koala funding diverted to rollercoaster could be much better spent, los expertos dicen

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The Queensland government’s decision to quietly divert $2.7m from what it had previously promised would be a state-of-the-art koala research facility to build a rollercoaster instead was a public relations disaster. B...

‘Funding black hole’: councils grapple with ‘catastrophic’ debt for SEN children

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Local authorities in England are grappling with a £2.4bn “funding black hole” for special educational needs, según nuevo análisis, with councils warning the impact on young people could be “catastrophic”. Rising ...

Council tax levy could replace TV licence fee in future funding model

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The TV licence fee could be abolished and replaced with a new levy on council tax bills, according to a House of Lords committee that looked at the best way to fund the BBC in the future. Under the proposal, all house...

Joe Manchin refuses to back climate funding and tax hikes on rich Americans

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Joe Manchin, the Democratic senator who has repeatedly thwarted his own party’s legislation, refuses to support more funding for climate action and will also block tax raises for wealthy Americans, dealing a further s...

Flood-hit Lismore ice-cream factory gets 11th-hour funding reprieve

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The federal government has stepped in to save jobs at a flood-ravaged ice-cream factory in Lismore a day before 170 workers were due to be stood down. The Norco ice-cream factory was severely damaged by catastrophic f...

Indigenous boy featured in NDIS promotional material placed in state care after funding cut

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An Indigenous teen once featured in national disability insurance scheme promotional material was placed in state care after the agency running the NDIS cut his funding package, an inquiry has heard. The disability ro...

Community legal services turn clients away amid funding shortfall as family violence spikes

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Legal services have turned away dozens of clients amid a funding shortfall affecting the sector. The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (Vals) had stopped taking new clients more than a fortnight ago, about the same t...

Beloved Cornish museum facing closure after funding cut

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It is the keeper of a million objects, artefacts and manuscripts documenting 4,000 years of Cornish history, a trove beloved by generations of locals and a draw for tourists, academics and people keen to trace their f...

Seed funding: Melbourne startup raises $9m for mental wellness game based on tending houseplants

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A Melbourne games startup has raised $9m in funding while developing a mobile game aimed at mental wellness that doesn’t try to keep you on for hours a day, in what is said to be the largest venture capital seed inves...

G7 relaunches funding programme for developing countries under new name

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The G7 has been forced to relaunch its vehicle to provide infrastructure funds to poor and developing countries only a year after a largely similar scheme was unveiled at the G7 conference in Cornwall last July under ...

Federal government won’t increase its share of hospital funding despite state push for 50-50 separar

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The federal health minister, Mark Butler, says the commonwealth will not increase its share of hospital funding before the national partnership agreement with the states and territories expires in 2025. Butler’s comme...

Court support service under threat as Ministry of Justice pulls funding

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A court support service that helps thousands of people who cannot afford a lawyer is under threat after having its government funding pulled, el guardián ha aprendido. It comes as the number of people struggling to ge...

National cabinet recap: 50-50 health funding extended but no consensus on new gas reserve

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National cabinet has agreed to extend a 50-50 split of health funding but no outcome was reached on calls for an east coast gas reservation policy, in the midst of an energy crisis that has set power prices soaring. T ...

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