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Satirist @markmumphries reveals the man behind the Captain mask.
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Health minister Sir Puka Temu says that the polio outbreak is now being brought under control.
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“We are sure that we can eventually interrupt the transmission, get polio free this country again. But we need a lot of resources and a lot of commitment for this,” according to Dr Luo Dapeng of the .
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Despite the fact that polio vaccination rates in Papua New Guinea had been declining for years, the PNG government cut its health budget by two per cent.
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A jump in the number of polio cases diagnosed alerted authorities and tests revealed the new strain differs significantly from the original strain.
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6-year-old Gafo and his family were shocked to hear he had polio. “The doctors said, this is a lifetime illness where a child will be crippled. My wife and I lost hope,” his father Maya said.
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After almost 20 years, polio has re-emerged in Papua New Guinea. A massive program to immunize more than three million children is underway.
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According to has the highest registration of voters since Federation - 96.8% of eligible voters.
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"We've had a lot of discussions about costings which haven't really resolved anything. But not a lot of new policy," - on week one.
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The federal campaign has "boiled down to a mud throwing competition between the Prime Minister and the leader of the Opposition," says .
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"We will have a temporary budget repair levy. Australians earning more than $180,000 can make a contribution."
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"I can't for the life of me understand why the Liberal Party would oppose a policy which enables the most economically efficient possible emissions reduction policy,"
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"Nobody will be forced or to buy an electric car but we want that option to be available."
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"People can buy an electric car overseas for $35,000. You can't do that in Australia. They're too expensive because we don't have enough of them."
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“Chances are most people will make most of their own energy needs on their roofs,” says energy analyst, Bruce Mountain. He expects the energy grid will cope with electric vehicle uptake.
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Replying to @AngusTaylorMP
. on Labor's target: “What we’re not going to do is impose standards on manufacturers and dealers and most importantly, car users, that forces this to happen at a more rapid place than what consumers want it to happen.”
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Governments in the UK, France and China are all planning to ban or limit sales of new cars with combustible engines. Australia currently has no such policy.
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The latest charges give 400km of range in 15 minutes, but for others it’s 60km. has promised $100million for 200 up-to-date charging stations if elected.
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"Most of our work is hauling heavy loads, doing large jobs that you can't afford to have a battery go flat, whereas the old fossil fuel vehicles like this one they just keep going.” SA farmer John Lush has doubts about .
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