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Wednesday, 9 June 2021

GENERAL

The PM addressed the Perth USAsia Centre. [ Full text ]

Minister Tehan discussed the G7, WTO, the Biloela asylum-seeker family and the Victorian Premier on ABC24. [ Full text ]

Minister Tehan discussed the WTO, UKFTA and coronavirus/Victoria on Sky. [ Full text ]

Minister Tehan discussed the G7, WTO and coronavirus/source on RN. [ Full text ]

Minister Stoker and Labor MP Fitzgibbon discussed the Biloela asylum-seeker family, Operation Ironside and port security on Credlin. [ Full text ]

Anthony Albanese discussed MBS changes, WTO/trade/China, the Biloela asylum-seeker family and State of Origin at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Watt discussed the NAIF, local road projects and MBS changes on 4CA. [ Full text ]

Mr Fitzgibbon discussed energy policy and the War Memorial on 2CC. [ Full text ]

CHILDREN / JUSTICE

The PM and Ministers Andrews and Morton announced $146m for the first phase of a National Strategy to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse. [ Full text ]

JUSTICE / SECURITY

The Law Council issued information from its evidence to today's INSLM hearing. [ Full text ]

JUSTICE

The AFP issued information on Queensland arrests under Operation Ironside. [ Full text ]

The AFP issued information on Queensland arrests under Operation Ironside. [ Full text ]

TOURISM / ARTS

Minister Tehan announced almost $1.5m for a Gold Coast music festival. [ Full text ]

HOUSING / SOCIAL SERVICES / CITIES

Ministers Ruston and Sukkar and the Tasmanian Minister issued an update of the Safe Places Emergency Accommodation and Hobart City Deal - Improving Social Housing programs. [ Full text ]

VETERANS / SOCIAL SERVICES / NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

Minister Chester welcomed a community hub for veterans in Townsville. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE / JUSTICE

Greens Senator Steele-John said the closure of the Kabul embassy will disadvantage war crime victims. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / FOREIGN / SPACE / CYBERSECURITY

ASPI issued a five-domains update [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

ASPI issued 'Instead of countering China, US Navy plans another 'rebuilding year'. [ Full text ]

CYBERSECURITY / FOREIGN

Shadows Keneally and Watts said the PM should take a plan to tackle ransomware to the G7. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'China overtakes America in presidential diplomacy'. [ Full text ]

MENTAL HEALTH

Minister Coleman discussed an Eating Disorder Recovery Centre. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

Shadow Minister Mark Butler discussed coronavirus management and MBS changes at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

CNMO McMillan was interviewed on Today. [ Full text ]

CNMO McMillan was interviewed on Sky. [ Full text ]

CNMO McMillan was interviewed on ABC24. [ Full text ]

RANZCOG and ATAGI issued a statement on COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant women. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its vaccine rollout infographic. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its total vaccine doses infographic. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - Cumulative doses administered by channel'. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - International comparisons at equivalent stages of rollout'. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - Commonwealth primary care doses administered'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / AGED CARE

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - Commonwealth aged care doses administered'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / TRANSPORT

The Logistics Council and transport peaks called for freight and supply chain workers to have access to vaccines. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / INDIGENOUS

NACCHO issued a communique from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group on COVID-19. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

The AMA issued 'Vision for Australia's health'. [ Full text ]

The IHPA invited comment on a proposed 2022-23 pricing framework for public hospital services. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 10 strategies to prevent incorrect billing under Medicare. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / COMMERCE

PHA CEO David discussed MBS changes on 5CS. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The AMA issued 'A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages: Modelled impacts on sugar consumption and government revenue'. [ Full text ]

The TGA issued a public assessment of Austedo. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / RESEARCH

STA issued its submission to the ANAO review of the Medical Research Future Fund. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / PACIFIC

The IGCC issued a commentary on final recommendations from the NZ Climate Change Commission. [ Full text ]

MURRAY-DARLING

The MDBA issued information from its 2021 water conference. [ Full text ]

MURRAY-DARLING / CLIMATE

The MDBA said that conference heard of risks to agriculture and water infrastructure due to climate change. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

APVMA updated its response to the mouse plague. [ Full text ]

BIOSECURITY / AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

DAWE issued information from the 2020-21 brown marmorated stink bug season. [ Full text ]

BIOSECURITY / PUBLIC SERVICE

AUSVEG issued a response to the ANAO audit of DAWE's management of biosecurity non-compliance (see Monday's Third Edition). [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE

MLA updated its sheep industry projections. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / FOREIGN

Rabobank issued information from its latest Global Dairy Quarterly. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / HEALTH / CHEMICAL REGULATION

APVM issued its Q1 2021 performance report. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The AEMC posted chair Collyer's Energy Week address. [ Full text ]

The CRC issued its submission to the AEMC on services to manage system frequency following contingency events. [ Full text ]

ARENA issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

CHILDCARE / CHILDREN / HEALTH

ACECQA issued an information sheet on the safe transportation of children. [ Full text ]

VET

ASQA issued a communique from a meeting of its Stakeholder Liaison Group. [ Full text ]

VET / FINANCE / JUSTICE

The Ombudsman issued its Q1 2021 VET Student Loans report. [ Full text ]

SUPER

The SMSFA issued 'End-of-financial-year essentials for SMSF trustees'. [ Full text ]

WORKPLACE RELATIONS

The FWC said the Australian Industrial Relations Commission website will be retired next week. [ Full text ]

DIVERSITY

GG Hurley addressed the Multicultural Women's Reference Group about the Order of Australia. [ Full text ]

MURRAY-DARLING / WATER

Minister Pitt announced $25m for the Northern Murray-Darling Basin Metering Program. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

Shadow Minister Collins called for a national plan to combat the mouse plague. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE

Austrade said tariff reductions enabled by FTAs have helped increase exports of agricultural commodities to Thailand. [ Full text ]

Austrade issued information on Saudi Arabia's extension of the shelf-life of chilled vacuum-packed beef and sheep-meat. [ Full text ]

Austrade issued information on Sri Lanka approving in-transit phosphine fumigation treatment of Australian grains, pulses and oil seeds. [ Full text ]

INDUSTRY / TRADE

Austrade issued information on smart warehousing opportunities in India. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

Minister Reynolds said people who have received all required doses of COVID-19 vaccinations can now access a COVID-19 digital certificate. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its coronavirus infographic. [ Full text ]

INDIGENOUS / HEALTH

A transcript is online of Professor Kelvin Kong's Press Club address and Q&A (correcting a corrupted link in the Second Edition). [ Full text ]

HEALTH

DHACS issued 'MBS Audit Fact Sheet'. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued 'PBS Audit fact sheet' [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'Data Matching Notice - data matching for Medicare compliance purposes'. [ Full text ]

Data Matching Notice [ Full text ]

DHACS issued 'Frequently asked questions about Medicare billing in public hospitals'. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued 'National framework for advance care planning documents'. [ Full text ]

The Pharmacy Guild issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / GENDER

Minister Chester said a Women in Defence Expo will be held in Darwin on Saturday. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Anthony Albanese discussed the State of Origin on Townsville HIT FM. [ Full text ]

VET

ASQA issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / COUNTER-TERROR

ASPI issued 'Pakistan's Taliban monster'. [ Full text ]

TRANSPORT / DEMOGRAPHY

BITRE issued 'Australia's light vehicle fleet - some insights'. [ Full text ]

COMMERCE / JUSTICE

The ACCC issued its 2020 Targeting Scams report. [ Full text ]

ECONOMY / EMPLOYMENT

The ABS issued 'Labour Account Australia, March 2021'. [ Full text ]

The ABS issued 'Weekly Payroll Jobs and Wages in Australia, Week ending 22 May 2021'. [ Full text ]

ECONOMY / CONSTRUCTION

The ABS added small area data to its April building approvals report. [ Full text ]

The ABS issued 'National, state & territory level dwelling demolition approvals'. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Minister Payne discussed the Biloela asylum-seeker family, G7 meeting, coronavirus/China/vaccines/Olympics and Operation Ironside on 2GB. [ Full text ]

Minister Hunt discussed an Alzheimer's treatment, MBS changes and coronavirus/quarantine on 2GB. [ Full text ]

Minister Robert discussed the Go Local First campaign and coronavirus/Victoria/social services at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Perrett and LNP Senator Rennick discussed the coronavirus/quarantine/vaccines and the Biloela asylum-seeker family on Sky. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

Minister Hunt and AMA president Khorshid announced an agreement to co-design administrative processes for MBS changes. [ Full text ]

The Grattan issued 'What the Medicare changes are all about - and why they should be deferred'. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'ATAGI advice on seasonal influenza vaccines in 2021'. [ Full text ]

AGED CARE / HEALTH

The AIHW issued 'Interfaces between aged care and health systems in Australia-where do older Australians die?' [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / AGED CARE

ACSA urged states and territories to follow WA and introduce mandatory vaccination for aged care workers. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'Why is my residential aged care employer asking me if I have received a COVID-19 vaccination?' [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'Guidance for residential aged care providers on reporting of COVID-19 vaccinations of the workforce'. [ Full text ]

DROUGHT

Minister Littleproud said a National Drought Forum is being held in Toowoomba. [ Full text ]

MURRAY-DARLING

A meeting of the MDBA issued a communique. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / BIOTECH / RESEARCH

CSIRO said DNA testing of honey can reveal where it was produced and its main sources. [ Full text ]

METEOROLOGY / AGRICULTURE

The BoM issued an ENSO Outlook. [ Full text ]

TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / REGIONAL

Minister McCormack announced $183m for a four-lane bypass of Tiaro on the Bruce Highway. [ Full text ]

IMMIGRATION / DEFENCE / JUSTICE

Shadows Wong, Keneally and O'Connor called on the Government to fast-track visas for Afghan interpreters and local staff. [ Full text ]

BORDER SECURITY

The RACP called for the Biloela asylum-seeker family to be released from detention. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / HERITAGE / CONSTRUCTION

Greens Senator Steele-John said the approval of early works for redevelopment of the War Memorial was anti-democratic. [ Full text ]

INDIGENOUS

Liberal Senator Bragg addressed the Sydney Institute. [ Full text ]

COMMERCE

COSBOA welcomed the extension of the Go Local First campaign (see yesterday's Third Edition). [ Full text ]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / SUPER

The BCA issued its submission to Treasury on transparency of proxy advice. [ Full text ]

TAX

The IGTO issued a newsletter. [ Full text ]

DISABILITY

The NDIS Advisory Council issued details on an upcoming consultation for proposed reforms. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN

ASPI issued 'Morrison's G7 trip: 'Golden era' of China relations over as united response begins'. [ Full text ]

The Lowy issued 'Malaysia - and no Southeast Asian nation - should be bullied by China'. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / INDUSTRY / INNOVATION

APPEA issued a commentary on Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Development Fund grants (see yesterday's Fourth Edition). [ Full text ]

CLIMATE

New Climate Change Authority chair King posted observations on the climate change challenge. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION

ACER issued 'Classic texts and e-books in demand at libraries'. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / FOREIGN / AID

ACER said Australia Awards alumni have made significant contributions to the COVID-19 response. [ Full text ]

WAGES

The ACTU said business groups are exploiting the Victorian lockdown to argue against an increase to the minimum wage. [ Full text ]

RECYCLING / SHIPPING

AMSA said it is developing a framework to support recycling for international ships visiting Australian ports. [ Full text ]

ECONOMY

RBA assistant Governor Kent discussed 'The Term Funding Facility, Other Policy Measures, and Financial Conditions' in a speech. [ Full text ]

ENVIRONMENT / INDUSTRY / AGRICULTURE

A Senate committee issued reports from its inquiry into the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021. [ Full text ]

Greens Senator Hanson-Young issued a commentary on that inquiry. [ Full text ]

The Wilderness Society issued a commentary. [ Full text ]

SPACE / INDUSTRY

Hansard is online of 28/5 evidence from Virgin Orbit and MDA to a House inquiry into developing the space industry. [ Full text ]

MEDIA / ARTS / COMMERCE

Hansard is online of a 7/6 hearing for a Senate inquiry into the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Bill 2021. [ Full text ]

PARLIAMENT / HISTORY

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Australia's Parliament House in 2020: a Chronology of Events'. [ Full text ]

FOI / CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

DHACS issued its response to a request for COVID-19 vaccine and treatment strategy advice from McKinsey Pacific Rim. [ Full text ]

FOI / DEFENCE / SPACE

Defence issued its response to a request for bookings for access to the Woomera Range Complex. [ Full text ]

Defence issued the released document. [ Full text ]

REGIONAL

DITRDC issued its response to a request for documents relating to round 3 of the Building Better Regions Fund. [ Full text ]

FOI / GENERAL

DITRDC issued its response to a request for documents relating to applications from Liberal MP Laming's electorate under rounds 1 and 2 of the Stronger Communities grant program (3.8Mb). [ Full text ]

DITRDC issued its response to a request for documents relating to grants to Surfing WA (6.3Mb). [ Full text ]

FOI / TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

DITRDC issued documents relating to Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct in Townsville (11.8Mb). [ Full text ]

DITRDC issued its response to a request for documents relating to the Western Parkland City Liveability Program in Sydney. [ Full text ]

FOI / MEDIA / DISABILITY

DITRDC issued its response to a request for correspondence between Minister Fletcher and Foxtel CEO Delany. [ Full text ]

FOI / MEDIA / SPORT

DITRDC issued its response to a request for documents relating to the Foxtel Strategic Roadmap. [ Full text ]




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