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The PM discussed Vanuatu relations, climate, China/Pacific, super, citizenship/Australia Day and Brexit policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Minister McCormack discussed Brexit, live export, Murray-Darling and road safety policy and political issues on AM. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham discussed Brexit and Australia Day/citizenship policy on 2GB. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten launched a Queensland Jobs not Cuts bus. [Full Text]

The PM and his Vanuatu counterpart exchanged greetings. [Full Text]

Shadow Ministers Wong and Moore said Liberal Senator Fierravanti-Wells has slammed the PM's key Pacific initiative. [Full Text]

Shadow AG Dreyfus discussed foreign fighter Prakash at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham discussed Brexit on 2GB. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Economic diplomacy: A new year of trade rows & development strife'. [Full Text]

Standards Australia issued 'ASEAN?-?Australia Digital Trade Standards Cooperation Initiative: Recommendations Report'. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Indonesia's elections: identity politics and olive branches'. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Timor-Leste's forgotten Chinese'. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Why China's financial system remains closed'. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'China's perilous Taiwan policy'. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'US could ask Australia to host nuclear missiles'. [Full Text]

Defence said an ADF team is in Europe for the UK Armed Forces Inter-Services Snowsports Championships. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'The 1996-1997 cabinet papers: hopes and hazards for Australia and India (part 1)'. [Full Text]

BITRE issued its December and 2018 road deaths data. [Full Text]

Minister McCormack welcomed a 6.4% drop in fatalities compared to 2017. [Full Text]

The AAA said those figures are nothing to celebrate. [Full Text]

Ministers McCormack and Cormann invited registrations of interest to supply fill material for the Narromine to Narrabri segment of the Inland Rail. [Full Text]

Minister McKenzie announced $20m over four years for the Flying Doctor. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten and Shadow Minister King committed $33.4m to an Urgent and Specialist Care Centre in Logan. [Full Text]

ARPANSA issued fact sheets on occupational radiation exposure. [Full Text]

The TGA issued 'Supplier assessment, approval and qualification for listed and complementary medicines'. [Full Text]

The Medical Board said a WA practitioner has been reprimanded and fines for self-prescribing and prescribing for his partner. [Full Text]

Minister Robert invited submissions to a discussion paper: 'Disclosure in General Insurance: Improving Consumer Understanding'. [Full Text]

Minister Robert invited comment on draft Bills to implement the Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle. [Full Text]

APRA has authorised Arch LMI as a lenders mortgage insurer and Arch Financial Holdings as a non-operating holding company. [Full Text]

Minister Wyatt announced $15m for the Home Support Program. [Full Text]

Minister Wyatt discussed the use of restraints in aged care on 7.30. [Full Text]

The Aged Care RC will hold a hearing in Adelaide from 1030 AEDT tomorrow. [Full Text]

That hearing will be webcast. [Full Text]

Minister Robert addressed the Australasian Tax Teachers' Association conference. [Full Text]

The ATO's Second Commissioner addressed that conference. [Full Text]

ACPET marked the opening of its Canberra office. [Full Text]

Shadow Treasurer Bowen said the PM doubled-down on the Liberals' war on industry super funds. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Burke discussed GBR Foundation funding and Murray-Darling policy on RN. [Full Text]

DAWR said 6 pork products from 152 tested over a two week period were contaminated with African swine fever virus. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister O'Connor welcomed an agreement between workers, employers and unions at Wollongong Coal. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Albanese issued a statement on the removal of two vessels from Bluescope's freight system. [Full Text]

The ACTU said BHP and BlueScope have ended 100 years of secure shipping jobs. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Neumann said f Home Affairs has spent $2.76m on legal services to fight departmental staff over pay and conditions. [Full Text]

CA Senator Patrick called on the PM to act on high gas prices. [Full Text]

CA MP Sharkie said the Government has ignored Australia's low fuel stocks and is now trying to use it as an excuse to drill in the Great Australian Bight. [Full Text]

Austrade said ExxonMobil is developing the West Barracouta gas field in Bass Strait. [Full Text]

The Grattan issued '35 degree days make blackouts more likely, but new power stations won't help'. [Full Text]

The CER issued its December Large-scale RET market data. [Full Text]

The AEMC said keeping the power system stable and within its technical limits remains a priority. [Full Text]

The AEMC invited comment on its proposed approach to the 2019 review of economic regulation of electricity networks. [Full Text]

The AEMC issued a new version of the national gas rules. [Full Text]

The Go8 welcomed research infrastructure funding but said that commitment is undermined by cuts to research funding (see yesterday's Bulletin). [Full Text]

The Australia Council announced $2.3m for Playing Australia and the Contemporary Music Touring grants. [Full Text]

The Climate Council said 2018 was the hottest year on record for the world's oceans. [Full Text]

AGs issued information on payments to specified people associated with the Child Abuse RC. [Full Text]

The ADC issued information on aluminium extrusions and copy paper. [Full Text]

The ABS issued 'Housing Finance, Australia, November 2018'. [Full Text]

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