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The coalition is pushing for a “lower tax guarantee” when Labor is committed to indigenous health workers

Scott Morrison’s promise will bring in $ 100 billion added to government debt as part of a “lower tax guarantee” without new taxes on income, pensions, business or housing taxes.

“Lower taxes are at the heart of our economic plan for a stronger economy and a stronger future,” he said.

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The coalition is stepping up an intimidation campaign by proposing to Labor to introduce new taxes, even though the opposition is already ruling it out. Labor has begun to take stronger action to reduce transnational tax evasion.

Mr Morrison says his new tax guarantee will mean Australians will be $ 100 billion better, but there are questions as to whether this number represents already enacted cuts.

Labor Treasury spokesman Jim Chalmers said Australians should reject the promise of lower taxes.

“You can’t believe what Scott Morrison says about the economy, especially taxes,” Chalmers told ABC Insiders.

Mr. Morrison will head to Darwin later Sunday for ANZAC Monday morning service, where Labor Deputy Richard Marles will attend instead of Mr. Albans.

Labor promises resources for indigenous health workers

Prior to landing in the Northern Territory, Labor pledges trained another 500 indigenous health workers and invested in life-saving dialysis and rheumatic heart disease treatment.

The party says it will work closely with indigenous health services to deliver up to 30 new dialysis units to treat chronic kidney disease and double federal funding to fight rheumatic heart disease with $ 12 million for prevention, screening and treatment.

It is also investing $ 15 million to improve water supply in remote communities to enable new dialysis units in those communities for the first time.

“During the pandemic, the Native-controlled health services worked tirelessly to protect the health of their communities,” Labor spokeswoman Linda Burney said.

“Building their workforce through a specialized, culturally appropriate internship program and supporting their ability to provide preventive care will save lives and bring us closer to closing the gap in First Nations health outcomes.”

Labor faces a strong challenge to maintain the federal headquarters of Lingiari, which covers 99 percent of the Northern Territory.

Warren Snowdon held the chair with a 5 percent difference, but as the MP retires, Labor will have to hold it against former Alice Springs Mayor Damien Ryan.

PM attends Orthodox Easter service

On Saturday night, Morrison called for peace in Ukraine during his attendance at a Greek Orthodox church in Kogarah, Sydney.

He joined Saturday night’s service at Barton’s headquarters, which was also attended by Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni, lit candles and spoke to parishioners before talking about unity during Easter.

“Let’s pray for peace, especially in Ukraine,” he said, speaking to a meeting with his wife Jenny, who was also present.

“Let us pray for our nation … that we may continue to be strong together; that together we may continue to rejoice in this blessed nation of Australia.”

He also used several phrases in Greek in his report.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison lights his candle from Archbishop Makarios at a service held at the Greek Orthodox Church in Kogarah on April 23, 2022. Source: AAP / AAP

“I want to thank you for your great sense of community,” he said. “The faith and communities that have sustained our country in recent difficult years.

“And when I look at the lights here in Kogarah tonight, my heart is full of hope.

“You enlighten the country with your faith and faith and your community. And that, I think, allows us to act with great confidence.”

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Labor will continue the campaign in Sydney on Sunday before heading to Darwin before Monday morning’s ANZAC service.

Labor leader on the third day of COVID isolation

Opposition leader Anthony Albanese is now spending the third day in isolation.

He said he used his time in isolation and was working on his pre-election speech.

In a message on Twitter on Saturday, he published a photo of him smiling with his dog Toto.

In the absence of Mr Albanese, senior Labor MPs stood up and took turns addressing the travel press package after ruling out the creation of a de facto opposition leader for seven days.

Prior to landing in the Northern Territory, Labor pledges trained another 500 indigenous health workers and invested in life-saving dialysis and rheumatic heart disease treatment.

The party says it will work closely with indigenous health services to deliver up to 30 new dialysis units to treat chronic kidney disease and double federal funding to fight rheumatic heart disease with $ 12 million for prevention, screening and treatment.