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Friday, 30 August 2019

BARRIER REEF / AGRICULTURE

Minister Ley and the Queensland Minister issued 'Reef Water Quality Report Card 2017 and 2018'. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Hanson-Young said GRMPBA's 'Outlook Report 2019' is a Code Red on the survival of the Great Barrier Reef (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

The ACF said that report downgrades the reef's long-term outlook from 'poor' to 'very poor'. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE

KAP MP Katter said subsidised sugar dumping threatens the future of the cane industry [Full Text]

BIOSECURITY / ENVIRONMENT / AGRICULTURE / TRADE

Agriculture foreshadowed changed regulations for cut flowers and foliage from Kenya, Colombia and Ecuador. [Full Text]

BIOSECURITY / ANIMAL HEALTH

Agriculture issued the results of a review of canine influenza virus in dogs from approved countries. [Full Text]

MURRAY-DARLING

The MDBA issued a weekly report. [Full Text]

BARRIER REEF / CLIMATE

Shadow Ministers Butler and Butler said the Government's Reef and climate policy is in crisis. [Full Text]

The Climate Council said the GBRMPA report makes it clear that climate change is the major factor driving the Reef's deterioration. [Full Text]

CLIMATE

Greens MP Bandt said the Government's climate policy is weak and Labor looks like they're about to join them. [Full Text]

The Climate Council issued a commentary on the Q1 2019 greenhouse inventory (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY / INNOVATION

The Chief Scientist discussed 'Solving the hydrogen problem: chicken or egg?' in a speech to a CEDA event. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY / CYBERSECURITY

The ACSC issued information on cyber security resilience and response activities for the electricity industry. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The AER issued Interim Contracts and Firmness Guidelines for the Retailer Reliability Obligation. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

Minister Hume issued information on reforms to professional standards for financial advisers. [Full Text]

The ABA said small business finance approvals are at 94%. [Full Text]

APRA issued its July Authorised Deposit-taking Institution Statistics. [Full Text]

COMMERCE / JUSTICE

A meeting of the ANZ Consumer Affairs Ministerial Council issued a communique. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / PUBLIC SERVICE

The RBA issued its 2019-20 corporate plan. [Full Text]

VET / COMMERCE

Minister Irons launched an Employer Partner Program. [Full Text]

EDUCATION

ACER issued 'Schooling one decade on'. [Full Text]

TEQSA has approved Avondale College's application to be recategorized from a higher education provider to an Australian University College. [Full Text]

VU issued information a Role of Universities in the 2020s Symposium. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / AID

ACER issued 'Australian Government scholarships assist poverty reduction and zero hunger goals in Mozambique'. [Full Text]

ACER issued 'Building capacity for Bhutan's learning assessment'. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / AID / GENDER

ACER issued 'Australia Awards Vietnam alumnae in the right place at the right time'. [Full Text]

STEM / GENDER / FOREIGN

ACER issued 'Gender disparity in STEM: Evidence from India'. [Full Text]

SKILLS / IMMIGRATION

Austrade said a new visa rule means a 5-day turnaround for major investors. [Full Text]

VETERANS / DEFENCE / HISTORY

Minister Chester marked Malaya and Borneo Veterans' Day. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

ASPI issued 'Australia's new armoured vehicles must operate from the north'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'Brexit: Deal or no deal'. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'Taiwan's presidential election: playing both sides of the strait'. [Full Text]

TOURISM / REGIONAL

Minister Marino issued Terms of Reference for a review of tourism in the Indian Ocean Territories. [Full Text]

PUBLIC SERVICE

Anthony Albanese and Shadow Minister Gallagher thanked outgoing PM&C Secretary Parkinson. [Full Text]

GENERAL

Shadow Minister Keneally discussed a Tamil asylum-seeker family and NSW Labor/ICAC on Sky. [Full Text]

Ms Keneally discussed those topics and religion/justice, China/universities and toilet signage policy and former Ministers' compliance at a doorstop. [Full Text]

DISABILITY

Shadow Minister Shorten said NDIS participants are increasingly going to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to seek an umpire's intervention in their treatment. [Full Text]

The NDIS issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

JUSTICE

Shadow Minister Leigh discussed incarceration rates on 2SER. [Full Text]

MEDIA / JUSTICE

The Lowy issued 'Secrets and laws'. [Full Text]

RELIGION / JUSTICE

Religious spokespeople were interviewed on The World Today. [Full Text]

ROAD SAFETY / JUSTICE

BITRE issued Random Breath Testing in 2018. [Full Text]

BORDER SECURITY

Greens Senator McKim said a Tamil asylum seeker family must be allowed to stay. [Full Text]

HEALTH / RESEARCH

The NHMRC CEO issued a statement on its new grant program. [Full Text]

AAMRI said that grant program delivers longer grants, but highlights gaps in gender equality. [Full Text]

DHACS issued a communiqué from a meeting of the Australian Medical Research Advisory Board. [Full Text]

HEALTH / NORTHERN AUSTRALIA / RESEARCH

CSIRO announced a project with JCU to deal with emergent infectious diseases which can spread to humans through animals and insects. [Full Text]

HEALTH

The Medical Board issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The TGA issued updated regulatory guidelines for sunscreens. [Full Text]

HEALTH / AGED CARE / PUBLIC SERVICE

DHACS issued its 2019-20 corporate plan. [Full Text]

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY / COMMERCE

The ACCC issued guidance on changes to competition law relating to intellectual property. [Full Text]

ACADEMIES / RESEARCH / ICT / BIOTECH / ENVIRONMENT

The Academy of Science announced the recipients of two travelling fellowships. [Full Text]

HOUSING / SOCIAL SERVICES

The AIHW launched a portal for housing and homelessness related data. [Full Text]

GENERAL

The PM discussed Tim Fischer, criminal deportation and PM&C toilet signage policy on 2GB. [Full Text]

Treasurer Frydenberg discussed energy, economic and US/China policy and Mr Fischer on Sky. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann discussed NSW Labor/ICAC, religion/justice and PNG/aid policy, former Ministers/compliance and political issues on Sky. [Full Text]

Minister Dutton and Shadow Minister Marles discussed a Tamil asylum seeker family and criminal deportation policy on Today. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham, Labor MP Champion and Greens Senator Hanson-Young discussed regional employment, SA land tax, Great Australian Bight/resources and Hong Kong FTA policy on ABC Adelaide. [Full Text]

FOREIGN

The PM and Minister Payne are visiting Timor Leste. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'The reforms Kazakhstan needs'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

The Lowy issued 'Suspicion creeps into the Five Eyes'. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'The US and Israel aren't on the same page on Iran'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / TRADE

The Lowy issued 'Should ScoMo support Trump's "madman" tactics?' [Full Text]

CLIMATE / ENERGY / INDUSTRY

DEE issued the Q1 2019 greenhouse gas inventory. [Full Text]

Minister Taylor issued a commentary on that report. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Mark Butler issued a commentary. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

Mr Butler said the NSW Treasurer has called for an end to the energy crisis. [Full Text]

AER issued Interim Market Liquidity Obligation Guidelines for Victorian generators under the Retailer Reliability Obligation. [Full Text]

CLIMATE / FOREIGN / MEDIA

The IPCC issued a statement on news articles citing a draft of the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate. [Full Text]

RELIGION / PUBLIC SERVICE / JUSTICE

AG Porter discussed religion/justice policy and the Timor Lester/ASIS whistleblower case on 7.30. [Full Text]

BARRIER REEF

GRMPBA issued 'Outlook Report 2019'. [Full Text]

Minister Ley issued a commentary on that report. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE

Minister McKenzie issued information from a trade mission to Vietnam. [Full Text]

METEOROLOGY / AGRICULTURE / TRADE

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

INNOVATION / HEALTH / ENERGY

Minister Andrews announced $1.7m for three Accelerating Commercialisation grants. [Full Text]

ICT / COMMERCE

NBNCo issued its 2020-23 corporate plan. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann and Fletcher issued a commentary on that plan. [Full Text]

TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / REGIONAL

Ministers Cormann, McCormack and Coulton marked completion of the first section of the Inland rail project. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Catherine King said the Government has let Australians down on the planning and financing arrangements of that project. [Full Text]

HEALTH / REGIONAL

Minister Marino issued information on new medical equipment on Christmas Island. [Full Text]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The PBS announced a harmonisation of listings across public and private hospital PBS items under the Highly Specialised Drugs program. [Full Text]

The TGA invited comment on proposed changes to the Permissible Ingredients Determination - low-negligible risk. [Full Text]

HEALTH

The AIHW issued 'Chronic kidney disease'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Back problems'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Diabetes'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Rheumatoid arthritis'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Cardiovascular disease'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Allergic rhinitis ('hay fever')'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Arthritis'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Bronchiectasis'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Asthma'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Asthma, associated comorbidities and risk factors'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, associated comorbidities and risk factors'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Osteoarthritis'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Gout'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Juvenile Arthritis'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Eye Health'. [Full Text]

IMMIGRATION / EMPLOYMENT / SKILLS

Shadow Ministers Plibersek and O'Connor said instead of taking real action to fix Australia's skills crisis the Liberals have announced another review. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / FOREIGN

DET issued information on the establishment of a University Foreign Interference Taskforce. [Full Text]

EDUCATION

The CIS issued 'Choice a solution for equality'. [Full Text]

HOUSING / SOCIAL SERVICES

Shadow Ministers Clare, Collins and Brown said the Government has done nothing to fix the housing crisis in Tasmania. [Full Text]

SPACE / INDUSTRY

The Australian Space Agency has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with SME FrontierSI. [Full Text]

INDUSTRY / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

The ACCC announced proceedings against BlueScope and a former executive for alleged cartel conduct. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

ASIC remade a class order facilitating the offer of share and interest purchase plans. [Full Text]

ASIC's deputy chair addressed a Queensland Regional Liaison Breakfast. [Full Text]

BORDER SECURITY / JUSTICE

The ACTU called on the PM to stop the deportation of a Tamil family. [Full Text]

AGED CARE / JUSTICE

DHACS invited submissions to the inquiry into the events at Earle Haven Retirement Village on 11/7. [Full Text]

DISABILITY

The Disability Discrimination Commissioner was interviewed on AM. [Full Text]

TRANSPORT / CLIMATE

The NTC issued 'Carbon Emissions Intensity for New Australian Light Vehicles'. [Full Text]

HOME AFFAIRS / PUBLIC SERVICE

Home Affairs issued its 2019-20 corporate plan. [Full Text]

STATISTICS / PUBLIC SERVICE

The ABS issued its 2019-20 corporate plan. [Full Text]

INDIGENOUS

The CIS issued 'Politics of the 'Voice'. [Full Text]

CONSTRUCTION / ECONOMY

The ABS issued 'Building Approvals, Australia, Jul 2019'. [Full Text]

COUNTER-TERROR / JUSTICE

Hansard is online of 27/8 evidence from the Law Council, AHRC, AGs, Home Affairs and AFP to a Joint committee inquiry into the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Bill 2019. [Full Text]

FOI / FINANCE / COMMERCE

ASIC issued financial reports and attachments lodged by Davantage Group (8Mb). [Full Text]

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