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Monday, 13 May 2019

GENERAL

The PM and Minister Payne discussed housing finance, tax, negative gearing, foreign, defence and Budget policy and political issues at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten, Shadow Treasurer Bowen and others discussed NSW Central Coast projects, housing finance, tax, US/China and Budget policy, a Gladstone worker, Clive Palmer and political issues at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Treasurer Frydenberg discussed political issues, climate, energy and Budget policy and anti-Semitism on Shalom Australia Radio. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Leigh discussed Budget, negative gearing, tax and housing finance policy and political issues at a media stop. [Full Text]

Minister Tudge discussed Melbourne transport projects, housing finance and parent visa/population policy and political issues on Sky. [Full Text]

Mr Leigh and others discussed a UC sports program for disadvantaged students, housing finance policy and political issues at a doorstop. [Full Text]

MENTAL HEALTH

Shadows King and Collins committed $8m to a mental health facility near Gold Coast University Hospital. [Full Text]

MENTAL HEALTH / NOT-FOR-PROFIT / JUSTICE

Mental Health Australia said it stands to lose more than $250k after receiving bad advice from the ACT Government Long Service Scheme. [Full Text]

HEALTH

Shadows King and Husic committed $15.3m for a Frankston-Peninsula region Health Solutions Fund. [Full Text]

HEALTH / RESEARCH

Research Australia welcomed bipartisan support for $20b capitalisation of the Medical Research Future Fund. [Full Text]

HEALTH / COMMERCE

The NPSA issued a letter from Minister Hunt reaffirming support for the PBS and pharmaceutical wholesalers. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / INDIGENOUS / REGIONAL

Minister Scullion committed to $3.6m over two years to the Cathy Freeman Foundation to improve the education of Indigenous students in regional and remote communities. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / RESOURCES / REGIONAL

The Minerals Council welcomed the Coalition's commitment of $30m for CQU School of Mines and Manufacturing. [Full Text]

EDUCATION

ACER issued 'Assessment of children as confident and involved learners in Early Childhood Education and Care: Literature review'. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / PACIFIC / AID

ACER issued 'Buk bilong Pikinini Literacy Program Evaluation'. [Full Text]

VET / ICT

Shadow Ministers Cameron and Husic committed to 5,000 fee-free digital and ICT TAFE places. [Full Text]

Mr Husic and the Victorian Minister discussed that commitment at a media stop. [Full Text]

CITIES / ICT

Ministers Cormann and Tudge announced a $1.3m Smart Cities and Suburbs grant to Perth. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / JUSTICE

The Lowy issued 'The looming international law paradox between the US and Iran'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE / TRADE

ASPI issued 'Will US-Iran tensions disrupt the global oil market?'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / GENDER / DEFENCE / JUSTICE

ASPI issued 'The month in women, peace and security: April 2019'. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / FOREIGN

Defence said HMAS Ballarat has intercepted 2.6 tonnes of illicit drugs in the Arabian Sea. [Full Text]

CLIMATE / FOREIGN

The IPCC issued an updated methodology for emissions inventories (curse to the bottom of the page). [Full Text]

SPACE / INDUSTRY

ASPI issued 'Realising Australia's potential as a rocket-launch hub'. [Full Text]

HOUSING FINANCE

Barton Deakin issued a brief on the Coalition's First Home Loan Deposit Scheme. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

The ABA issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

TRANSPORT / CITIES / REGIONAL

The AAA said a survey of road users found 71% of metropolitan respondents singled out traffic congestion and 63% of regional respondents cited road safety. [Full Text]

JUSTICE

The OIC marked Privacy Week. [Full Text]

The ALRC and UNSW will host a seminar on law and constitutional reform on 29/5. [Full Text]

GENERAL

Bill Shorten issued a Fair Go Plan for the NSW Central Coast. [Full Text]

The PM discussed political issues and Budget, tax and housing finance policy on Sunrise. [Full Text]

The PM discussed those topics and Melbourne transport project on Today. [Full Text]

Treasurer Frydenberg discussed housing finance policy, Melbourne transport projects and political issues on AM. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham discussed Budget, Melbourne transport, housing finance, negative gearing and preferences policy, US/China/trade and political issues on RN. [Full Text]

The Liberals issued a 'Labor lies vs The facts'. [Full Text]

GENDER / GENERAL

Minister O'Dwyer issued information on the Coalition's Plan to Support Australian Women. [Full Text]

FOI / GENERAL

Treasury issued documents regarding a previous FoI request relating to Secretary Gaetjens. [Full Text]

HEALTH

Shadow Minister King committed $29.1m to Logan Hospital. [Full Text]

HEALTH / BUDGET

Minister Hunt said Labor failed to provide additional funding for state hospitals in its costings. [Full Text]

HEALTH / ICT / JUSTICE / FOREIGN

The Grattan issued a submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy as part of the International Consultation on Health Data. [Full Text]

JUSTICE / HEALTH

The Law Council called for greater awareness of the nexus between the health of our justice system and the health and wellbeing of clients and lawyers. [Full Text]

TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / CITIES

Shadow Minister Albanese committed $23.1m to the Causeway Cycle Bridge project in Perth. [Full Text]

SPACE / INDUSTRY

Minister Andrews announced $3.4m for two Space Infrastructure Fund grants. [Full Text]

MEDIA / PUBLIC SERVICE / CITIES

Shadows Albanese, Burke, Clare and Rowland committed to a a feasibility study into relocation of SBS in Sydney to western Sydney. [Full Text]

NORTHERN AUSTRALIA / INFRASTRUCTURE / FINANCE / PUBLIC SERVICE

Shadow Minister Clare issued 'NAIF: Crappy 4th Birthday'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / TRADE

The Lowy issued 'Trump's tariff tussle'. [Full Text]

HOUSING FINANCE / SOCIAL SERVICES

ACOSS said the Government's first home buyers' announcement is not the answer to housing affordability. [Full Text]

FOI / AGRICULTURE / TRADE / ANIMAL HEALTH

DAWR issued documents regarding voyage by the Ocean Outback' in 2015 and 2016 (14Mb). [Full Text]

DEFENCE / FOREIGN

Defence said a small number of military personnel have been deployed to support implementation of the inter-Korean Comprehensive Military Agreement. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

ASIC said 58 finance services licensees in breach of the law because they were also authorised representatives of other AFS licensees have had their authorisation revoked. [Full Text]

ENVIRONMENT / INDUSTRY / INNOVATION / ACADEMIES

The Academy of technology & Engineering issued 'War on waste: here comes microrecycling' (audio). [Full Text]

ARTS

The Australia Council announced $5.8m for almost 200 grants. [Full Text]

VET

TAFE Directors issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

TOURISM

The ABS issued 'Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Mar 2019'. [Full Text]

ANTI-DUMPING

The ADC issued information on power transformers and wire ropes. [Full Text]

PARLIAMENT / HISTORY

The Parliamentary Library issued 'First Sitting of the Commonwealth Parliament'. [Full Text]

ECONOMY / FINANCE

The ABS issued 'Lending to households and businesses, Australia, Mar 2019'. [Full Text]

GENERAL

Minister Birmingham discussed political issues, Melbourne transport projects and climate policy on Weekend Today. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten addressed a campaign rally. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Albanese and the Victorian Premier discussed Melbourne transport projects and political issues at a doorstop. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Charting 50 years of turning tides in Australian politics'. [Full Text]

BUDGET

Shadows Bowen and Chalmers said the Liberals have $6 billion in hidden cuts. [Full Text]

Mr Chalmers said Australia has never recovered from the Liberals' 2014 Budget. [Full Text]

HEALTH

Minister Hunt committed $5m to support families of children with high medical needs. [Full Text]

HOUSING FINANCE

Shadows Bowen and Chalmers said a 2015 FoI release from NSW Treasury shows the PM was considering negative gearing reform. [Full Text]

RESOURCES / ENVIRONMENT

Adani said the Queensland DES is engaging in a non-transparent additional review process. [Full Text]

AGED CARE / JUSTICE

The Aged Care RC will hold a hearing in Sydney tomorrow from 1000 AEDT. [Full Text]

A witness list is online. [Full Text]

That hearing will be webcast. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / CLIMATE

ASPI issued 'The silences of the Australian election'. [Full Text]

The IPCC will hold a press conference at 1100 AEST in Tokyo following its 49th meeting (to be webcast). [Full Text]

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