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Monday, 18 March 2019

GENERAL

The PM addressed the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann discussed the Christchurch attack and wages policy on Sky. [Full Text]

Minister Dutton discussed the Christchurch attack, Senator Anning and counter-terror and border security policy on Sky. [Full Text]

Minister Dutton discussed the Christchurch attack and Senator Anning on Today. [Full Text]

Minister Hunt discussed MBS coverage of scans and Senator Anning at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham addressed an Adelaide vigil for the Christchurch attack victims. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Rowland discussed the Christchurch attack/social media on Sky. [Full Text]

Shadow AG Dreyfus discussed the Christchurch attack, Senator Anning and social media policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Marles addressed Geelong Mosque open day. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Faruqi issued a response to comments by Minister Dutton. [Full Text]

RELIGION / EDUCATION / JUSTICE

The PM and Minister Dutton announced an extra $55.5m for religious schools and places of religious assembly under the next Safer Communities Fund grants round and invited applications. [Full Text]

STEM / AVIATION

Minister Tehan said the Government is funding an Aviation High School in Brisbane to support students gaining STEM accreditation. [Full Text]

EDUCATION

The NCSEHE issued 'Mind the Gap! Exploring the post-graduation outcomes and employment mobility of individuals who are first in their family to complete a university degree'. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / INDUSTRY

The LTR issued 'Exploring the impact and national implementation of iPREP: a post submission industry program for PhD candidates: final report'. [Full Text]

ICT / REGIONAL

Minister McKenzie said 180 base stations will be delivered under Round 4 of the Mobile Black Spot Program. [Full Text]

REGIONAL

Minister Ley issued a Christmas Island community update. [Full Text]

ICT / COMMERCE

Greens Senator Steele-John announced the Greens commitment to a 21st Century NBN. [Full Text]

SPACE / INDUSTRY

Minister Andrews, the SA Premier and others discussed Space Agency projects (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

SPACE SCIENCE / EARTH SCIENCES / INDUSTRY

GA announced a new strategy to help industry use satellite data. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / SPACE / INDUSTRY

Minister Pyne issued information on SpaceFest 2019, a Defence-sponsored capability demonstration and equipment trial underway at Woomera. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / JUSTICE / CYBERSECURITY / COUNTER-TERROR

The Home Affairs secretary has discussed 'Seven Gathering Storms - National Security in the 2020s' in a speech. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / PUBLIC SERVICE

The ANAO issued a performance audit: 'ANZAC Class Frigates - Sustainment'. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / FOREIGN

Defence said Joint Task Force 661 has sailed for Colombo on the first leg of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019. [Full Text]

COUNTER-TERROR / FOREIGN

ASPI issued 'Lessons from the Christchurch attack: firearms, organised crime and terrorism'. [Full Text]

CYBERSECURITY / FOREIGN

ASPI issued 'Internet highjacking: it's nothing personal'. [Full Text]

NUCLEAR / RESEARCH / FOREIGN

ANSTO has renewed a strategic partnership with the Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics. [Full Text]

FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'India: never quite in focus'. [Full Text]

FINTECH / TRADE

Ministers Andrews and Birmingham foreshadowed a national blockchain roadmap and announced $100k to support companies attending a blockchain event in New York. [Full Text]

FINANCE / AGRICULTURE / NATURAL DISASTERS

Minister Robert welcomed NAB's agreement to provide additional support to help flood-stricken Queensland farmers. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

The ABA welcomed a consultation paper on enforcement of industry codes (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

ASIC has remade a class order about warrants and out of use notices. [Full Text]

AGED CARE / COMMERCE

COTA welcomed foreshadowed legislation to require home care providers to publish pricing information in a standardised schedule by 1/7 (see Weekend Wrap). [Full Text]

TRADE / HEALTH

Minister Coulton said GMP Pharmaceuticals will present to an FTA seminar in Penrith tomorrow. [Full Text]

TRADE / HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The TGA issued 'Brexit - Implications for therapeutic goods in Australia'. [Full Text]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY / FOREIGN

The TGA issued 'Consultations on adoption of European Union guidelines in Australia'. [Full Text]

HEALTH

The CHF welcomed the end of a 20-year freeze on Medicare benefits for radiology and ultrasound (see Weekend Wrap). [Full Text]

The CHF welcomed a proposed dental health scheme (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

HEALTH / REGIONAL

The AMA invited participation in its 2019 Rural Health Issues Survey. [Full Text]

TAX

Shadow Treasurer Bowen said Minister Robert belled the cat on changes to the main residence exemption for capital gains tax. [Full Text]

HOUSING / MENTAL HEALTH / SOCIAL SERVICES

Shadow Minister Cameron addressed the National Youth Homelessness Conference. [Full Text]

WAGES

AiGroup issued its wage review submission. [Full Text]

BIOSECURITY / AGRICULTURE / TRADE

DAWR invited comment on a draft report for the review of biosecurity import requirements for fresh Chinese jujube fruit from China. [Full Text]

NATIVE TITLE

National Congress endorsed the decision of the High Court to compensate Ngaliwurru and Nungali peoples for the extinguishment of their non-exclusive native title rights (see 13/3 Second Edition). [Full Text]

DEMOGRAPHY / GENDER

The AIFs issued analysis from 'Family Pathways: The Longitudinal Study of Separated Parents'. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY / INNOVATION

ARENA announced $9.41m for 11 projects to trial short-term forecasting at large-scale wind and solar farms. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The AEMC issued its opening statement to today's hearing for a Senate committee inquiry into fair dinkum power. [Full Text]

CANBERRA IQ

'My job would be so much harder and I would be infinitely less knowledgeable without your service' - a diplomatic service subscriber. [Full Text]

Second Edition from the Canberra Press Gallery

FINANCE / COMMERCE

Treasurer Frydenberg invited comment on proposals to enforce conduct codes. [Full Text]

The SME Ombudsman congratulated NAB for expanding its definition of small business to capture total lending of up to $5m. [Full Text]

TAX / COMMERCE / RESOURCES

The Minerals Council said Australia's competitors leave us standing still in the global tax race. [Full Text]

SUPER

ASIC Commissioner Hughes has addressed the Superannuation Law Conference. [Full Text]

APRA's deputy chair addressed that conference. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / JUSTICE / DEFENCE

Minister Payne announced sanctions and travel bans against seven Russian individuals for their role in the seizure of Ukrainian naval vessels in the Kerch Strait. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / COUNTER-TERROR

The Lowy issued 'Five questions about the Christchurch attack'. [Full Text]

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Proscription of Hizballah: a change in the UK and how Australia compares'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / PACIFIC

The Lowy issued 'Diplomatic switch? Solomon Islands relations with Taiwan or China'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN

ASPI issued 'Bringing Poland back to Europe'. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'Oz academics confront Oz foreign policy'. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / INDUSTRY / TRADE

Ministers Pyne and Reynolds announced $2.46b for the acquisition of four modified Gulfstream G550 aircraft. [Full Text]

GENERAL

Minister Dutton discussed the Christchurch attack and counter-terror policy on AM. [Full Text]

Minister McCormack issued a message to a Wagga vigil for the Christchurch attack victims. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Wong addressed an Adelaide vigil for the Christchurch attack victims. [Full Text]

WAGES

Treasurer Frydenberg said Labor's position on lifting the minimum wage is a con job. [Full Text]

The FWC issued submissions and other information on the annual wage review. [Full Text]

WAGES / SOCIAL SERVICES

ACOSS issued its wage case submission. [Full Text]

CITIES / SPACE

Ministers Andrews and Tudge announced $12m to the Oz Space Agency for two projects under the Adelaide City Deal. [Full Text]

CITIES / ARTS

Minister Birmingham and others discussed arts projects funded under the Adelaide city deal at a doorstop (see Weekend Wrap). [Full Text]

INDIGENOUS / SPORT / HEALTH

Minister Wyatt announced $750k over three years for the WA Aboriginal Community Soccer Program. [Full Text]

HEALTH

Bill Shorten and Shadow Minister King committed $1b to public hospital upgrades. [Full Text]

Mr Shorten and Ms King committed $110m to seven WA health projects. [Full Text]

The PBS issued 'Drug utilisation Sub-Committee Utilisation Analysis Public Release Documents. [Full Text]

The Grattan issued 'Filling the gap: A universal dental care scheme for Australia'. [Full Text]

PHA said health funds must be part of a dental care solution. [Full Text]

AHPRA said the Chiropractic Board has set an interim policy on spinal manipulation for infants and young children. [Full Text]

HEALTH / RESEARCH

A new edition of the Medical Journal of Australia is online. [Full Text]

HEALTH / JUSTICE

The Medical Board said the WA tribunal has disqualified a medical practitioner for six months for professional misconduct. [Full Text]

HEALTH / AGED CARE / COMMERCE

Catholic Health issued its submission to DHACS on Managing Prudential Risk in Residential Aged Care. [Full Text]

BUDGET

Deloitte issued 'Budget Monitor March 2019'. [Full Text]

Shadow frontbenchers Bowen and Chalmers said the report indicates the Budget will be framed by a weakening economy but a surge in revenue. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / CLIMATE

DEE invited comment on a draft method to earn ERF carbon credits by reducing emissions from effluent at piggery or dairy facilities. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / TRADE

Universities Australia said a poll found 81% of Australians say international students are important to the economy. [Full Text]

VET

TAFE Directors issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

ACPET issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

BIOSECURITY

DAWR said biosecurity officers intercepted more than 350,000 items of concern in 2018. [Full Text]

ANTI-DUMPING

The ADC issued information on structural sections, solid based angle and aluminium extrusions. [Full Text]

CITIZENSHIP

A Senate committee issued reports from its inquiry into the Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Commitments for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2018. [Full Text]

BUDGET

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Pre-Budget Economic Outlook: a Quick Guide'. [Full Text]

The Parliamentary Library issued '2019-20 Budget: Pre-election fiscal outlook'. [Full Text]

FOI / FINANCE / COMMERCE

ASIC issued documents from its investigation of Offset Alpine (3Mb on Dropbox). [Full Text]

FOI / PARLIAMENT

Finance issued information on printing costs for Independent Senator Hinch. [Full Text]

Finance issued flyers for then One Nation Senator Burston. [Full Text]

CANBERRA IQ

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