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About David


David served in the Australian Defence Force for over 22 years. An Army pilot, he flew helicopters and fixed wing aircraft and was the Senior Flying Instructor at the School of Army Aviation in Queensland.

Graduating as an experimental test pilot from the Empire Test Pilots’ School (UK), he finished his full time career in Defence as the Commanding Officer of the RAAF Aircraft Research and Development Unit.

Elected to the House of Representatives as the Member for Wakefield (SA) in 2004, he served in the Parliament until 2007. David continued to fly as a test pilot and ran a small business working in the Defence and Aviation sectors prior to being elected to the Senate in 2010, 2016 and again in 2019.

In the (45th) Parliament, David was sworn as the Assistant Minister for Defence.

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RECORD LOW UNEMPLOYMENT IN SA, NATIONAL RATE DOWN TO 4.2%Reported through the Australian Bureau of Statistics data, Australia’s unemployment rate has fallen to 4.2% in December (from 4.6% the month prior) – the lowest unemployment rate since August 2008, more than 13 years.Approximately 65,000 new jobs were created, of which two thirds were full-time, and more than half went to young people aged 15-24.South Australia’s unemployment rate decreased to its lowest level since 1978 – just 3.9%.Data released by the Australian Department of Social Services in late December indicated that 60,000 Australians moved into work and off welfare programs – such as JobSeeker or Youth Allowance – between the end of October and December 10.Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has committed $314 billion in direct economic support – to keep Australians in jobs, businesses afloat, and our economy active. Australia’s world-leading economic and health outcomes have been supported by a further $25 billion in direct economic and health support committed during the Delta outbreak.In the latest Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) released in December, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced $896 million to support a strong labour market recovery, address workforce shortages and build workforce capability, equipping Australia’s workforce with the skills needed now and into the future. More information on MYEFO: bit.ly/3H4ufyKMore information on the ABS Labour Force statistics: bit.ly/3Kvplxi ... See MoreSee Less

RECORD LOW UNEMPLOYMENT IN SA, NATIONAL RATE DOWN TO 4.2%
Reported through the Australian Bureau of Statistics data, Australia’s unemployment rate has fallen to 4.2% in December (from 4.6% the month prior) – the lowest unemployment rate since August 2008, more than 13 years.

Approximately 65,000 new jobs were created, of which two thirds were full-time, and more than half went to young people aged 15-24.

South Australia’s unemployment rate decreased to its lowest level since 1978 – just 3.9%.

Data released by the Australian Department of Social Services in late December indicated that 60,000 Australians moved into work and off welfare programs – such as JobSeeker or Youth Allowance – between the end of October and December 10.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has committed $314 billion in direct economic support – to keep Australians in jobs, businesses afloat, and our economy active. Australia’s world-leading economic and health outcomes have been supported by a further $25 billion in direct economic and health support committed during the Delta outbreak.

In the latest Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) released in December, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced $896 million to support a strong labour market recovery, address workforce shortages and build workforce capability, equipping Australia’s workforce with the skills needed now and into the future. More information on MYEFO: https://bit.ly/3H4ufyK

More information on the ABS Labour Force statistics: https://bit.ly/3Kvplxi

TGA APPROVES NOVAVAX AND ANTIVIRAL COVID-19 TREATMENTSThis morning, the TGA announced provisional approval has been granted for the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine for use as a primary vaccination for Australians aged 18 years and older.The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) is now undertaking a review of the Novavax vaccine, with shipments of the first of 51 million doses expected to arrive in the coming weeks.The approval of Novavax offers Australians a protein subunit vaccine, which is administered in 2 doses, each dose given 3 weeks apart. More information on Novavax: bit.ly/3IlCB5HAdditionally, the TGA has also now provisionally approved two anti-viral COVID-19 treatments, the first oral treatments for COVID-19 in Australia, Lagevrio®️ (molnupiravir) and Paxlovid®️ (nirmatrelvir + ritonavir).These treatments have been found to effectively treat people experiencing mild to moderate COVID-19 with a high risk of progressing to severe disease – reducing hospital admissions and potential deaths. 300,000 treatment courses of Merck Sharp & Dohme’s Lagevrio®️ and 500,000 courses of Pfizer’s Paxlovid®️ have been secured for use throughout 2022, with first deliveries expected soon. More information on the antiviral treatments: bit.ly/3tI8GR3 Australia now has one of the highest vaccination rates in the world. To date, more than 47 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered across the nation, and approximately 5.7 million Australians having already received a booster shot. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccination rollout: www.australia.gov.au/For those who have concerns about getting vaccinated, I encourage a discussion with their GP. For answers to common questions on COVID-19 vaccines: bit.ly/3edp0RuBook your vaccination online here: bit.ly/3jKEgY0 or call 1800 020 080. ... See MoreSee Less

TGA APPROVES NOVAVAX AND ANTIVIRAL COVID-19 TREATMENTS
This morning, the TGA announced provisional approval has been granted for the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine for use as a primary vaccination for Australians aged 18 years and older.

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) is now undertaking a review of the Novavax vaccine, with shipments of the first of 51 million doses expected to arrive in the coming weeks.

The approval of Novavax offers Australians a protein subunit vaccine, which is administered in 2 doses, each dose given 3 weeks apart. More information on Novavax: https://bit.ly/3IlCB5H

Additionally, the TGA has also now provisionally approved two anti-viral COVID-19 treatments, the first oral treatments for COVID-19 in Australia, Lagevrio®️ (molnupiravir) and Paxlovid®️ (nirmatrelvir + ritonavir).

These treatments have been found to effectively treat people experiencing mild to moderate COVID-19 with a high risk of progressing to severe disease – reducing hospital admissions and potential deaths. 300,000 treatment courses of Merck Sharp & Dohme’s Lagevrio®️ and 500,000 courses of Pfizer’s Paxlovid®️ have been secured for use throughout 2022, with first deliveries expected soon. More information on the antiviral treatments: https://bit.ly/3tI8GR3 

Australia now has one of the highest vaccination rates in the world. To date, more than 47 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered across the nation, and approximately 5.7 million Australians having already received a booster shot. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccination rollout: https://www.australia.gov.au/

For those who have concerns about getting vaccinated, I encourage a discussion with their GP. For answers to common questions on COVID-19 vaccines: https://bit.ly/3edp0Ru

Book your vaccination online here: https://bit.ly/3jKEgY0 or call 1800 020 080.
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Senator David Fawcett

VICKERS VIMY BEGINS RELOCATION TO ADELAIDE AIRPORT TERMINALThe restored Vickers Vimy aircraft that South Australian brothers Sir Ross and Keith Smith flew 103 years ago has begun the relocation process to take pride of place in the new expanded Adelaide Airport terminal, thanks to the investment of $4 million investment from the Federal Liberal and State Liberal Governments.Adelaide Airport are also onboard contributing $2 million to bring this project to life.Requiring significant planning, the aircraft has to be dismantled to be moved from its current home into the terminal. It will be moved in 3 parts before being reconstructed in place. The moving of the 3 sections is expected to take place between March 20th-25th, weather permitting, however the intricate dismantling of the fragile aircraft is already underway.In December 2019, we marked the 100th anniversary since the Smith Brothers piloted a modified ‘Vickers Vimy’ bomber from England to Australia (Hounslow-Darwin) and won the 1919 Great Air Race. It took the crew 27 days and 20 hours to make the journey and claim the Australian Government’s £10,000 prize – the first successful flight of its kind. Sir Ross Smith, who led the team, was joined by his brother Keith (also a pilot) along with mechanics James Bennett and Wally Shiers. More information on the Smith Brothers’ achievement: epicflightcentenary.com.au/articles/Thank you to the State Library of South Australia for the historical photographs. ... See MoreSee Less

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Nice to see a couple of governments preserving an historical asset. Doesn’t happen often. Maybe the Southern Cross exhibit at Brisbane Airport might be next in line for a more prominent position instead of being ignored positionally by roadworks and developments.

Has the project had any funding from Qantas? I understand they had a connection with the great air race.

Be great to see it in a better display space

TELEHEALTH CHANGES AND MORE PPE TO ENSURE CONTINUED SAFETY OF GPs, SERVICE PROVIDERS AND COMMUNITYThroughout the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth services have offered Australians reliable access to GPs, allied health providers and specialists from the safety of their own home – and continue to be a fundamental part of the health response.With Omicron case numbers growing, the Coalition Government has made temporary changes to Telehealth to give GPs and specialists additional flexibility to support their patients safely, including the continued supply of PPE and online support. More information: bit.ly/3FzcAOsAn additional $24 million has been committed to fund these changes and builds on the $34 billion provided since the pandemic began.The Government will introduce temporary specialist inpatient telehealth MBS items (video and phone) and initial and complex specialist telephone consultation items, and longer telephone consultations for GP’s (level C) until 30 June 2022 – enabling Australians to see specialist medical practitioners, consult their GP, renew scripts, and seek mental health support online or over the phone.Over the next 3 months, over 20 million units of PPE are being provided for primary care, including 9 million p2/n95 masks for GPs and 3 million for pharmacists across Australia. These are being prioritised for rural, regional and remote areas where access to PPE can be challenging. Shipments began before Christmas and are continuing nationwide.In December 2021, Health Minister Greg Hunt MP announced that the Morrison Government is delivering telehealth on an ongoing basis, as part of a $308.6 million investment in strengthening Australia’s primary care health system. In addition to telehealth, the $308.6 million investment includes, among other measures, 58.8 million to support Australians' mental health, $77 million to improve access to Medicare, and $41.2 million to deliver better health services in regional and rural Australia. More information: bit.ly/3ITJnk4 ... See MoreSee Less

TELEHEALTH CHANGES AND MORE PPE TO ENSURE CONTINUED SAFETY OF GPs, SERVICE PROVIDERS AND COMMUNITY
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth services have offered Australians reliable access to GPs, allied health providers and specialists from the safety of their own home – and continue to be a fundamental part of the health response.

With Omicron case numbers growing, the Coalition Government has made temporary changes to Telehealth to give GPs and specialists additional flexibility to support their patients safely, including the continued supply of PPE and online support. More information: https://bit.ly/3FzcAOs

An additional $24 million has been committed to fund these changes and builds on the $34 billion provided since the pandemic began.

The Government will introduce temporary specialist inpatient telehealth MBS items (video and phone) and initial and complex specialist telephone consultation items, and longer telephone consultations for GP’s (level C) until 30 June 2022 – enabling Australians to see specialist medical practitioners, consult their GP, renew scripts, and seek mental health support online or over the phone.

Over the next 3 months, over 20 million units of PPE are being provided for primary care, including 9 million p2/n95 masks for GPs and 3 million for pharmacists across Australia. These are being prioritised for rural, regional and remote areas where access to PPE can be challenging. Shipments began before Christmas and are continuing nationwide.

In December 2021, Health Minister Greg Hunt MP announced that the Morrison Government is delivering telehealth on an ongoing basis, as part of a $308.6 million investment in strengthening Australia’s primary care health system. In addition to telehealth, the $308.6 million investment includes, among other measures, 58.8 million to support Australians mental health, $77 million to improve access to Medicare, and $41.2 million to deliver better health services in regional and rural Australia. More information: https://bit.ly/3ITJnk4

INVESTMENT IN RARE CANCER AND DISEASE RESEARCH Through the Morrison Government’s $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), we’re providing 27 research projects with a combined $63.4 million for research into rare cancers and diseases.Rare cancers and rare diseases are specific, life threatening or chronically debilitating health conditions that affect fewer than 1 in 2,000 people and for many Australians, there are limited treatment options and patient outcomes. Almost $2 billion in ground-breaking medical research has been funded through the MRFF to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians.Through the 2021 Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need Grant Opportunity, 2 SA universities – The University of Adelaide and Flinders University – received a combined $11,357,341 for 5 research projects. More information and a full list of grant recipients: bit.ly/33svPvPMedical research is 1 of 4 pillars of our Government’s Long Term National Health Plan. More information: bit.ly/3o01mxvOur Government’s 2021/22 Federal Budget guarantees essential health services that Australians rely on with record funding for Medicare, mental health, aged care, and hospitals. In 2021/22, SA’s hospitals and health system benefit from $1.6 billion in Federal funding. More information on health funding in this year’s Budget: bit.ly/2SBJ9Fw ... See MoreSee Less

INVESTMENT IN RARE CANCER AND DISEASE RESEARCH 
Through the Morrison Government’s $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), we’re providing 27 research projects with a combined $63.4 million for research into rare cancers and diseases.

Rare cancers and rare diseases are specific, life threatening or chronically debilitating health conditions that affect fewer than 1 in 2,000 people and for many Australians, there are limited treatment options and patient outcomes. Almost $2 billion in ground-breaking medical research has been funded through the MRFF to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians.

Through the 2021 Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need Grant Opportunity, 2 SA universities – The University of Adelaide and Flinders University – received a combined $11,357,341 for 5 research projects. More information and a full list of grant recipients: https://bit.ly/33svPvP

Medical research is 1 of 4 pillars of our Government’s Long Term National Health Plan. More information: https://bit.ly/3o01mxv

Our Government’s 2021/22 Federal Budget guarantees essential health services that Australians rely on with record funding for Medicare, mental health, aged care, and hospitals. In 2021/22, SA’s hospitals and health system benefit from $1.6 billion in Federal funding. More information on health funding in this year’s Budget: https://bit.ly/2SBJ9Fw

DRAFT NATIONAL PLAN RELEASED FOR CONSULTATIONThe Morrison Government has today released the draft National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children 2022-32 for public comment.The draft National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032 outlines a shared long-term commitment to a future free from all forms of gender-based violence in Australia built on 4 pillars: Prevention, Intervention, Response and Recovery.This draft National Plan builds on the Morrison Government’s commitment to a future free of gender violence, which is supported by the more than $2 billion investment in women’s safety since 2013. Ministers Senator Anne Ruston and Marise Payne announced that the Morrison Government is also investing $1 million to ensure ongoing engagement with victim-survivors throughout the life of the next National Plan in support of the foundation principle. The development of this draft National Plan was informed by the first National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022, the National Summit on Women’s Safety, the Parliamentary Inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence, the [email protected] report, among other reports and inquiries.Evaluations of the first National Plan found that it helped bring family, domestic and sexual violence to the nation’s attention, demonstrated a collective commitment to address it and supported a positive shift in levels of collaboration including between the Commonwealth, states and territories, government departments, organisations and services.To give your feedback on the draft, via the online survey: bit.ly/3Gr0Uyw Feedback is open until 31st January 2022.To read the draft plan: bit.ly/3I4LnVGIf you or someone you know is impacted by sexual assault or family violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit www.1800RESPECT.org.au ... See MoreSee Less

DRAFT NATIONAL PLAN RELEASED FOR CONSULTATION
The Morrison Government has today released the draft National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children 2022-32 for public comment.

The draft National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032 outlines a shared long-term commitment to a future free from all forms of gender-based violence in Australia built on 4 pillars: Prevention, Intervention, Response and Recovery.

This draft National Plan builds on the Morrison Government’s commitment to a future free of gender violence, which is supported by the more than $2 billion investment in women’s safety since 2013. Ministers Senator Anne Ruston and Marise Payne announced that the Morrison Government is also investing $1 million to ensure ongoing engagement with victim-survivors throughout the life of the next National Plan in support of the foundation principle. 

The development of this draft National Plan was informed by the first National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022, the National Summit on Women’s Safety, the Parliamentary Inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence, the Respect@Work report, among other reports and inquiries.

Evaluations of the first National Plan found that it helped bring family, domestic and sexual violence to the nation’s attention, demonstrated a collective commitment to address it and supported a positive shift in levels of collaboration including between the Commonwealth, states and territories, government departments, organisations and services.

To give your feedback on the draft, via the online survey: https://bit.ly/3Gr0Uyw Feedback is open until 31st January 2022.

To read the draft plan: https://bit.ly/3I4LnVG

If you or someone you know is impacted by sexual assault or family violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit www.1800RESPECT.org.au

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