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Friday, 13 April 2018

GENERAL

Minister Cormann discussed energy, immigration and China policy on Sky. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Plibersek discussed VET, school funding, trade and NDIS policy, Syria and political issues at a Melbourne doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Butler issued a statement on the draft SA redistribution (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

NXT MP Sharkie welcomed the draft SA redistribution. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE / JUSTICE

Minister Littleproud announced a whistleblower hotline for the live export industry. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / PUBLIC SERVICE / REGIONAL

Shadow Minister Fitzgibbon said Minister Littleproud should review the APVMA relocation. [Full Text]

FOI / BIOSECURITY / AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

DAWR issued incursions in 'National Environmental Biosecurity Response Agreement - Five Year Review. Final Report - May 2017'. [Full Text]

WATER / AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

The MDBA issued a statement regarding reduced flows in the Lower-Darling. [Full Text]

The MDBA issued a weekly report. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / REGIONAL

Ministers Birmingham, McCormack, McKenzie and McVeigh issued the report from the Regional, Rural and Remote Education review. [Full Text]

The NCSEHE issued information on JCU's Get Into Uni program. [Full Text]

EDUCATION

The Education Council meeting issued a communique. [Full Text]

Catholic Education issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

INDIGENOUS / STEM EDUCATION / GENDER

PM&C invited applications for Indigenous Girls STEM Academy grants. [Full Text]

ICT / HEALTH / RESEARCH

Ministers Cash and Seselja issued information on the Digital Health CRC. [Full Text]

HEALTH

The COAG Health Council issued a communique. [Full Text]

Minister Hunt discussed the Health Council meeting, medicinal cannabis, practitioner mental health and endometriosis policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

The Medical Board invited comment on a draft guideline for informing a National Board about practice location. [Full Text]

HEALTH / RESEARCH / REGIONAL / INDIGENOUS

Minister McKenzie announced $6.1m to Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners. [Full Text]

HEALTH / RESEARCH

The NHMRC invited comment on updated Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management. [Full Text]

AAMRI foreshadowed a launch of Research Governance and Research Strategy Networks. [Full Text]

DISABILITY / HEALTH

The AMA president discussed NDIS funding on 5AA. [Full Text]

FOI / DISABILITY

The NDIS issued its response to a request for information which led to the decline of a request for support coordination. [Full Text]

EMPLOYMENT / SOCIAL SERVICES / COMMERCE

Minister Cash announced 57 organisations to deliver the ParentsNext program. [Full Text]

EMPLOYMENT / ECONOMY

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Employment statistics: a quick guide'. [Full Text]

EMPLOYMENT / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

The AHRC has begun the fourth national survey into workplace sexual harassment. [Full Text]

COMMERCE / EMPLOYMENT / TAX

Treasury issued 'Does payroll tax affect firm behaviour?' [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

ASIC said a compliance review of Total Financial Solutions resulted in $2.5m remediation to customers. [Full Text]

HOUSING FINANCE

Shadow Minister Bowen said Government MPs are calling on the PM to address housing affordability. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / FOREIGN

Shadow Minister Marles discussed China relations on Sky. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'In Syria, Trump must collude with Russia'. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / JUSTICE / GENDER

ASPI issued 'WPS 2018: Dispelling myths and identifying future action'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'Boao Forum, through the eyes of China's state media'. [Full Text]

HOUSING / SOCIAL SERVICES / MENTAL HEALTH

Shadow Minister Cameron said a Homelessness in the Cities report highlights the failure of the Government. [Full Text]

IMMIGRATION

Greens Senator McKim said changes to family reunion visa requirements are an attack on families and a cut to immigration by stealth. [Full Text]

METEOROLOGY / CLIMATE

The BoM issued 'SPECIAL CLIMATE STATEMENT: Exceptional heat of April 2018'. [Full Text]

The Climate Council issued a commentary on that statement. [Full Text]

ROAD SAFETY

BITRE issued its March road deaths data. [Full Text]

RESOURCES

NOPTA issued its Q1 2018 dashboard report. [Full Text]

FOI / MARRIAGE / CENSUS

Treasury issued documents relating to the Census and Statistics (Statistical Information) Direction 2017. [Full Text]

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Second Edition from the Canberra Press Gallery

GENERAL

The PM discussed Melbourne airport rail, political issues, China relations, immigration, coal-to-hydrogen, border security and the NBN on 3AW. [Full Text]

Treasurer Morrison discussed the ATO, immigration, infrastructure, GST distribution, and super/tax policy and political issues on 3AW. [Full Text]

Minister McCormack discussed political issues, energy and immigration policy on Sky. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister O'Connor discussed Melbourne airport rail, industry, energy, climate and workplace relations policy on Sky. [Full Text]

The AEC invited comment on proposed SA federal electoral divisions. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'What's been stopping the left?' [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY / RESEARCH / REGIONAL

The PM addressed the launch of a coal-to-hydrogen project (see yesterday's Third Edition). [Full Text]

Ministers Cash and Seselja announced $26.25m for a Future Fuels CRC. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

Minister Frydenberg discussed energy policy on Sky (video). [Full Text]

Minister Frydenberg was interviewed on Today (video). [Full Text]

The AEMC invited submissions on the best model for renewable energy zones. [Full Text]

REGIONAL

The PM and Ministers McVeigh and Chester announced $20m for 19 Regional Jobs and Investment grants in the Latrobe Valley. [Full Text]

EMPLOYMENT

Minister Cash marked one million placements under the jobactive program. [Full Text]

COMMERCE / EMPLOYMENT / EDUCATION

Minister Laundy discussed 'The Future of Work' in a speech to the WA Chamber of Commerce & Industry. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / ICT / JUSTICE

Minister Birmingham discussed cyberbullying on Sunrise. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham discussed cyberbullying on Today. [Full Text]

EDUCATION

DET issued a school funding distribution table. [Full Text]

The AEU said private schools are receiving bonus payments from a secret 'slash fund'. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Plibersek said the PM has done more than 100 special deals with elite private schools. [Full Text]

ISCA said media reports of secretive funding for Independent schools are false. [Full Text]

CHILDCARE / EDUCATION

Shadow Minister Rishworth said 36 organisations have called on all Australian governments to commit to long term funding for preschool. [Full Text]

TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / CITIES

Minister O'Dwyer discussed Melbourne airport rail on ABC Melbourne. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / INDUSTRY / TRADE

Minister Pyne addressed the US-Australian Dialogue on Defence Industries. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

ASPI issued 'From the bookshelf: Understanding India and China's evolving Indian Ocean roles'. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'New trans-Tasman vision needed'. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Japan, South Korea and the West's tension with Russia'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'Europe and its populists'. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'With China or without?' [Full Text]

ENVIRONMENT / RESEARCH

Minister Frydenberg marked the first stage of a three-year program to monitor the health of Coral Sea reefs. [Full Text]

COMMERCE / JUSTICE

Shadow Ministers Hammond and Leigh said a $700k penalty for false claims that cleaning wipes were flushable (see yesterday's Third Edition) pales in comparison to the cost of evacuating the blocked sewers. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

ASIC has accepted an enforceable undertaking and a $3m penalty from CBA subsidiaries for failing to provide annual reviews to approximately 31,500 customers. [Full Text]

FOI / SUPER / FINANCE

ASIC issued emails relating to the development of a 2014 media release on wholesale and retail investors and SMSFs (3Mb on Dropbox, click to view). [Full Text]

That media release is online. [Full Text]

METEOROLOGY / AGRICULTURE / TRADE

ABARES issued a Weekly Australian Climate, Water and Agricultural Update. [Full Text]

ICT / SENATE ESTIMATES

Hansard is online of evidence from DCA and NBNCo to an additional Estimates hearing on 10/4. [Full Text]

MEDIA / SENATE ESTIMATES

Hansard is online of evidence from the ABC and DCA to an additional Estimates hearing on 11/4. [Full Text]

HEALTH / NUCLEAR

ARPANSA has issued a licence to operate the ANSTO Nuclear Medicine Molybdenum-99 Facility. [Full Text]

HEALTH

The AMA issued 'Position Statement on Diagnostic Imaging 2018'. [Full Text]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

Standards Australia issued 'Vendor credentialing for healthcare facilities'. [Full Text]

ANTI-DUMPING

The ADC issued information on hollow structural sections and aluminium extrusions. [Full Text]

ECONOMY

The RBA issued a Financial Stability Review. [Full Text]

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