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That week in Parliament

Showing posts from: January 2021

31 January 2021

The Week Ahead: Parliament returns for 2021 first term

It's still early days and Parliament is slowly coming back to life after a lengthy summer break. The first term will run for 8 weeks and will be an action-packed and eventful period. The major highlights include: State of the Nation Address (SONA) and...
27 January 2021

#SONA2021 All You Need To Know

1. What is the SONA? It is an annual address given by the President to a joint session of Parliament and marks the official opening of the legislature. It is designed to be a report on the economic and social state of the nation, and includes a review...
25 January 2021

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (25 January 2021)

COVID-19 STATE OF DISASTER Education On 22 January, a ministerial directive confirmed: the dates on which state schools should reopen to school management teams, teaching assistants, administrative staff, other educators and, on 15 February, to...
18 January 2021

COVID-19 State of Disaster & From the Government Gazette

Extension A notice extending the State of Disaster until 15 February was gazetted on 12 January. Hotspots The list was updated on 29 December 2020. Regulations The Covid-19 disaster management regulations for adjusted lockdown level three were amended...