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Thursday, 10 May 2018

GENERAL

The PM discussed MPs' citizenship, political issues, the Budget and the Malaysian election on AM. [Full Text]

The PM and Treasurer Morrison discussed the Budget and MPs' citizenship at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann discussed the Budget and MPs citizenship at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham discussed the Mayo byelection on ABC Adelaide. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Albanese discussed by-elections, political issues, MPs' citizenship and Budget policy on Sky. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Wong discussed the Budget, MPs' citizenship, aid funding and the Malaysian election on RN. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Plibersek discussed the Budget and MPs' citizenship at a doorstop. [Full Text]

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Five leave the Parliament'. [Full Text]

BUDGET

Treasurer Morrison was interviewed on Triple J. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Leigh was interviewed on 2GB. [Full Text]

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Budget concepts-appropriations and the power of the Senate: a quick guide'. [Full Text]

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Budget Concepts-Advance to the Finance Minister: a quick guide'. [Full Text]

BUDGET / AGRICULTURE / TRADE

Minister Littleproud said the Budget delivered $51.3m to grow exports. [Full Text]

BUDGET / NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

Minister Canavan said the Budget added $3.3b to funds dedicated to projects in the north. [Full Text]

BUDGET / HEALTH / AGED CARE

Minister Hunt was interviewed on 5AA. [Full Text]

Minister Hunt was interviewed on 2GB. [Full Text]

BUDGET / HEALTH / REGIONAL

Minister McKenzie issued information on rural health policy. [Full Text]

BUDGET / HEALTH / RESEARCH

The Go8 welcomed Medical Research Future Fund announcements. [Full Text]

BUDGET / HEALTH / INDIGENOUS

NACCHO welcomed a new needs based funding formula for the Indigenous Australians' Health Program. [Full Text]

BUDGET / INDIGENOUS / PUBLIC SERVICE / REGIONAL

ORIC will move 10 Canberra-based positions to Darwin by June 2019. [Full Text]

BUDGET / INFRASTRUCTURE

Minister Fletcher said the Budget committed $5.2b to new major projects in Queensland. [Full Text]

BUDGET / GENDER

Shadow Minister Plibersek issued a Women's Budget Statement. [Full Text]

BUDGET / FINANCE / JUSTICE / PUBLIC SERVICE

Greens Senator Whish-Wilson called on the Government to explain why they are cutting funding to ASIC and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. [Full Text]

BUDGET / REGIONAL

Independent MP McGowan issued a Budget commentary. [Full Text]

BUDGET / TAX

The Grattan said modelling of the Personal Income Tax Plan highlights cuts to taxes for high-income earners. [Full Text]

BUDGET / FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'Economic diplomacy brief: the first Indo-Pacific budget is really all about China'. [Full Text]

AID / FOREIGN / FLIGHT MH17

Minister Bishop discussed aid funding, Pacific policy, China relations, the South China Sea and Flight MH17 on ABC24. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / TRADE / PUBLIC SERVICE

Ministers Bishop and Ciobo announced the appointment of Ian Halliday as Consul-General and Senior Trade Commissioner in Dubai. [Full Text]

CYBERSECURITY / FOREIGN

The ACCI welcomed the Government's response to China's draft cyber supervision laws. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / GENDER

The Lowy issued 'Women's participation and preferential voting in PNG elections'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / JUSTICE

ASPI issued 'Human rights and the fate of the liberal order'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / JUSTICE / DEFENCE

ASPI issued a national security wrap. [Full Text]

ACADEMIES / FOREIGN

The Academy of Science said five Academy Fellows and one Corresponding Member have been elected to the Royal Society of London. [Full Text]

HOME AFFAIRS / JUSTICE / PUBLIC SERVICE

Minister Dutton announced the transfer of ASIO into his portfolio. [Full Text]

TOURISM / REGIONAL

Minister Ciobo announced marketing tools to drive investment in regional Australia. [Full Text]

FOI / INDIGENOUS / HERITAGE / TOURISM

DEE issued documents regarding the Uluru climb (45Mb on Dropbox, click to view). [Full Text]

DEFENCE / HISTORY

Minister Chester said a service in Canberra on Sunday will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Australia's most protracted and costly battles of the Vietnam War. [Full Text]

FOI / DEFENCE / HISTORY

Defence issued its response to a request for a report detailing WW2, Vietnam War and Korean War files that have been recommended for exemption on national security grounds. [Full Text]

Defence issued the released document. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / INDUSTRY

ASPI issued 'Sovereignty and self-reliance: the new Defence Industrial Capability Plan'. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE

Shadow Minister Fitzgibbon said Minister Littleproud conceded that a live sheep trade transition is possible. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Rhiannon foreshadowed a Bill to transition away from the live sheep trade. [Full Text]

FOI / AGRICULTURE / TRADE

DAWR issued information regarding a voyage from Fremantle to Middle East ports in late 2017. [Full Text]

DAWR issued information regarding a voyage from Fremantle to Middle East ports in September/October 2017. [Full Text]

WATER / AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

Greens Senator Hanson-Young said the Government is rushing further cuts to the river through Parliament. [Full Text]

The MDBA welcomed Parliament's support for changes to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. [Full Text]

FOI / ENVIRONMENT / FISHERIES / RESOURCES

DEE issued information on changes to Marine Park zoning between draft and final management plans. [Full Text]

IMMIGRATION / EMPLOYMENT

Shadow Minister O'Connor said Labor has amended the Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Bill 2017 to ensure local workers are given the first shot at local jobs. [Full Text]

HEALTH

The AMA issued its submission to the Private Health Ministerial Advisory Committee's draft clinical definitions and MBS item mapping. [Full Text]

The NHPOPC issued its April complaints report. [Full Text]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The TGA invited comments on the use of a claimer for efficacy assessed non-prescription medicines. [Full Text]

The TGA issued guidance is for sponsors of inhalation and nasal spray registered medicines. [Full Text]

The TGA will host a webinar on advertising reforms on 23/5. [Full Text]

CLIMATE / INNOVATION / FINANCE

The Minerals Council welcomed a Senate committee report on the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage) Bill 2017 (see First Edition). [Full Text]

FOI / EDUCATION

DET issued a table showing the funding increase for schools from 2017-2018 and from 2018-2027 (12Mb on Dropbox, click to view). [Full Text]

CHILDCARE / EDUCATION

ACECQA issued its Q1 2018 Snapshot. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

The ACCC welcomed an Open Banking general data right and $20m in the Budget over four years to oversee its implementation. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The AEMC invited submissions on a rule change request that would make the AER responsible for calculating values of customer reliability. [Full Text]

The AEMC invited submissions on a rule change request that would require large electricity generators to provide at least three years' notice before closing. [Full Text]

The AER invited submissions to a discussion paper addressing return on debt issues. [Full Text]

CANBERRA IQ

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Second Edition from the Canberra Press Gallery

BUDGET

Treasurer Morrison addressed the National Press Club. [Full Text]

A transcript is online of the Treasurer's Q&A. [Full Text]

Treasurer Morrison was interviewed on 5AA. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann discussed the Budget in several interviews. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann said Bill Shorten needs to get serious about building a stronger economy. [Full Text]

BUDGET / TOURISM

Shadow Minister Albanese said the Budget is a missed opportunity for tourism. [Full Text]

TOURISM / INFRASTRUCTURE

The ACCC gave conditional approval for an agreement between the Port of Brisbane and Carnival to develop a cruise terminal. [Full Text]

BUDGET / ENERGY / FINANCE

Shadow Minister Butler said after drawing $2b for new investment in 2017/18 the Clean Energy Finance Corporation is only drawing $530m in 2018/19. [Full Text]

BUDGET / RESEARCH / INDUSTRY / TAX

Shadow Minister Carr said the Budget is a mirage when it comes to investment in science, research and innovation. [Full Text]

The CRCA issued information on CRC funding and R&D tax incentive measures in the Budget. [Full Text]

BUDGET / MEDIA / PUBLIC SERVICE

Greens Senator Hanson-Young said the Budget is the latest episode in the Government's assault on the ABC. [Full Text]

BUDGET / HOUSING

Greens Senator Rhiannon said the Budget contained no measures to improve housing affordability or security. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

Treasurer Morrison issued the Government's response to the Open Banking Review. [Full Text]

The ABA welcomed that response. [Full Text]

WATER / AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

Minister Littleproud said the Senate voted to deliver the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Burke said that vote guarantees the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE

Shadow Minister Fitzgibbon welcomed an RSPCA briefing on the live sheep export trade. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / JUSTICE / CYBERSECURITY

Minister Bishop addressed the 2018 Safeguarding Australia National Security Summit. [Full Text]

FOI / DEFENCE

PM&C issued a briefing on ballistic missile defence. [Full Text]

GENERAL

Minister Hunt discussed MPs' citizenship and health funding on 6PR. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten and Shadow Minister Burke discussed MPs citizenship and the Budget at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Wong discussed Budget and tax policy, MPs' citizenship and the Malaysian election at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Plibersek discussed MPs' citizenship and Budget and aged care policy on AM. [Full Text]

Shadow AG Dreyfus discussed MPs' citizenship, the Budget and the Finance RC on ABC Melbourne. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Chalmers discussed MPs' citizenship and Budget and tax policy on Sky. [Full Text]

Mr Chalmers discussed the Budget, social services and tampon tax policy and MPs' citizenship on Buzzfeed. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Leigh discussed MPs' citizenship and Budget and tax policy on Miranda Devine Live. [Full Text]

FOI / GENERAL

PM&C issued a briefing for a meeting with Tasmanian officials on 17/6/17. [Full Text]

RESOURCES

Minister Canavan said the latest Northern Australian Geochemical Survey identifies potential copper deposits on the Queensland NT border. [Full Text]

JUSTICE

Minister Tehan introduced legislation to create the National Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. [Full Text]

The ABS issued 'Federal Defendants, Australia, 2016-17'. [Full Text]

SOCIAL SERVICES / JUSTICE

Ministers Tehan and Keenan welcomed passage of the Family Assistance and Child Support Legislation Amendment (Protecting Children) Bill 2018. [Full Text]

IMMIGRATION / SOCIAL SERVICES

Minister Tudge announced $5m for a Fostering Integration Grants program. [Full Text]

HEALTH / JUSTICE

LDP Senator Leyonhjelm welcomed a Senate inquiry into his Removing Commonwealth Restrictions on Cannabis Bill (see First Edition). [Full Text]

FOI / JUSTICE

PM&C issued correspondence regarding an Effective Practice Guide on Youth Justice. [Full Text]

FOI / JUSTICE / INDIGENOUS

PM&C issued correspondence regarding the Deaths in Custody and NT Juvenile Justice Royal Commissions. [Full Text]

JUSTICE / FOREIGN

AG Porter signed a Transfer of Sentenced Persons treaty with the UAE. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / PUBLIC SERVICE

A Joint committee issued a report from its review of the Security of Overseas Missions. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Wong said that report raises concerns about the safety of overseas diplomatic posts. [Full Text]

FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'The India-China summit in Wuhan was no reset'. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Malaysia election: coming of age'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE / NUCLEAR

ASPI issued 'US-Iran: the POTUS with the mostest'. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Can Europe salvage the Iran deal?'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE / GENDER

ASPI issued 'Women, peace and security-addressing the gaps and strengthening implementation'. [Full Text]

INDIGENOUS / HEALTH

Minister Wyatt announced $25m for an expansion of remote renal clinics. [Full Text]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

FSANZ said mandatory allergen labelling requirements for lupin begin on 26/5. [Full Text]

BUSHFIRES

Minister Taylor and the NSW Minister announced assistance for communities impacted by bushfires. [Full Text]

DISABILITY

Minister Prentice announced $1.2m for NT Innovation Grants. [Full Text]

ICT / COMMERCE

NBNCo issued its Q1 2018 report. [Full Text]

The ACCC issued its Q1 2018 Wholesale Market Indicators Report. [Full Text]

CONSTRUCTION / ECONOMY

The ABS issued 'Building Approvals, Australia, Mar 2018'. [Full Text]

CANBERRA IQ

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