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The PM addressed a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum and 25th anniversary of the Mabo decision. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten addressed that event. [Full Text]

Minister Scullion marked those anniversaries. [Full Text]

Minister Tehan said Australians honoured Indigenous men and women who served in defence of our country. [Full Text]

Defence said HMAS Maryborough reported a fire in the engine room while north east of Darwin. [Full Text]

The PM marked the start of Ramadan. [Full Text]

Minister Hunt discussed NDIS, Budget and health policy and sport issues on Insiders. [Full Text]

Minister Bishop has discussed China/US relations, North Korea, US/Europe relations, deportation and citizenship policy on 2GB. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham discussed school funding and Indigenous recognition policy, childcare wages and the passing of a sexual abuse campaigner in a doorstop. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann has discussed the WA defence industry, Indigenous recognition, GST distribution, a tax fraud case and WA political issues in a Perth doorstop. [Full Text]

Minister Sinodinos and Shadow Minister Albanese have discussed counter-terror, indigenous recognition, school funding, and Budget policy and political issues on Lateline. [Full Text]

Mr Shorten and Shadow Ministers Macklin and Brown discussed abuse of people with disability, Indigenous recognition, counter terror and health policy, the Adani mine, political issues and Margaret Court in a doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Marles discussed education, NDIS, Indigenous recognition and counter terror policy, Afghanistan, South China Sea and US and China issues on Sky. [Full Text]

The PM addressed the AMA conference. [Full Text]

Minister Hunt addressed the AMA conference. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister King said the GP freeze won't be fully lifted until 2020. [Full Text]

Ms King said the PM should address the obesity crisis in children. [Full Text]

Ministers Hunt and Sinodinos announced $10m for the development of a treatment for peanut allergies in children under the Biomedical Translation Fund. [Full Text]

The AIC issued 'Australian methamphetamine user outcomes'. [Full Text]

Minister Keenan said that report found methamphetamine use is costing an estimated $4.4b a year in health care, crime and economic losses. [Full Text]

Minister Hunt announced $47m for suicide prevention measures. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham said families are set to save an average of $430 a year on childcare before increased subsidies come into effect. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Ellis said the Government is bragging about child care fee increases. [Full Text]

Universities Australia said increasing international student enrolments highlight the contribution of the university system to national prosperity. [Full Text]

Minister Bishop said the Government is appalled by an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt. [Full Text]

Mr Shorten and Shadow Minister Wong condemned that attack. [Full Text]

Minister Cash announced 11 appointments to the Security of Payments Working Group. [Full Text]

Minister Joyce said the UAE has extended the accepted shelf life for Australian vacuum-packed beef and sheep meat. [Full Text]

Minister Joyce issued terms of reference for an analysis of potential socio-economic impacts of efficiency measures under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. [Full Text]

Several Labor frontbenchers said the Government is not committed to delivering 450GL of environmental water for SA. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Fitzgibbon said DAWR has no record of Minister Joyce using the ministerial office he relocated from Sydney to his electorate. [Full Text]

Mr Fitzgibbon addressed the SA Country Labor conference. [Full Text]

The Treasury Secretary said Treasury will establish an office in Perth as a two-year pilot. [Full Text]

Mr Shorten and Ms Macklin said Labor will always support the NDIS. [Full Text]

Shadow Ministers Neumann and Carr said the Government is walking away from their 457 'crackdown' and looking to add jobs to the skilled migration visa list. [Full Text]

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