Tuesday, 4 December 2018

GENERAL

The PM addressed the opening of the Howard Library. [Full Text]

Minister McCormack discussed bushfires, political issues and road safety and transport infrastructure policy on 2CC. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten addressed a Diwali event. [Full Text]

Shadow frontbenchers Bowen and Butler discussed energy, climate, encryption and housing policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister McAllister and Liberal MP Pasin discussed political issues and encryption policy on Sky. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Di Natale congratulated Senator Waters on her return to the position of Co-Deputy Leader of the Greens. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

Treasurer Frydenberg and Minister Taylor foreshadowed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Bill 2018. [Full Text]

The Energy Council said that Bill is high on risk and low on detail. [Full Text]

The ACCI said the Government should drop the Electricity Price Monitoring and Response Legislative Framework Bill 2018 in its current form. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY / CLIMATE

The CER issued updated information on Greenhouse and Energy Reporting audits. [Full Text]

APPEA said the Q2 2018 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory confirmed the importance of Australia's LNG exports to reducing global emissions. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INNOVATION

ENA welcomed the opening of Evoenergy's hydrogen test facility in Canberra. [Full Text]

ENERGY / AGRICULTURE / FORESTRY

Bioenergy Oz issued 'Bioenergy - State of the Nation Report'. [Full Text]

AFPA issued a commentary on that report. [Full Text]

RESOURCES / CLIMATE

Greens MP Bandt welcomed Labor's decision to back his Coal-Fired Power Funding Prohibition Bill. [Full Text]

CLIMATE

Mr Bandt said the Government must heed Sir David Attenborough's warning that climate change is a threat to civilisation. [Full Text]

CLIMATE / FOREIGN

The UNFCCC meeting is online. [Full Text]

SOCIAL SERVICES / IMMIGRATION

Ministers Cormann and Fletcher welcomed passage of the Promoting Sustainable Welfare Bill 2018. [Full Text]

ACOSS condemned Parliament's decision to cut social security for recent migrants. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / FOREIGN / INDUSTRY

Minister Pyne addressed the AFR National Security & Intelligence Summit. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / INDUSTRY

Minister Pyne said a Future Submarine Program Industry Day will be held in Adelaide tomorrow. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / INNOVATION / INDUSTRY

Minister Fawcett has launched an Institute for Regional Security paper on naval UAVs (see Thursday's Third Edition). [Full Text]

DEFENCE / AID

Defence said an RAAF Hercules will deploy to Guam for Operation Christmas Drop 18. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

The Lowy issued 'Violence, confusion, and conspiracy theories in the Kerch Strait'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE / ICT / SPACE / CYBERSECURITY

ASPI issued a five domains update. [Full Text]

FOREIGN

ASPI issued 'Zimbabwe: life after the emperor in the land of kings'. [Full Text]

ANTARCTICA / RESEARCH / PUBLIC SERVICE

Minister Price announced the appointment of Mr Kim Ellis as director of the Australian Antarctic Division. [Full Text]

RESOURCES / REGIONAL / COMMERCE / WORKPLACE RELATIONS

A House committee issued the report from its inquiry into report on how the mining sector can support businesses in regional economies. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister O'Connor said that committee followed Labor's lead on casual work, labour hire and insecure work. [Full Text]

The ACTU said that Coalition-dominated committee has split from the party over insecure work. [Full Text]

MEDIA / REGIONAL / COMMERCE

Shadow Ministers Rowland and Jones said the Senate supported a Labor amendment to the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 to enable assistance to be paid to a regional broadcaster. [Full Text]

ICT / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

AiGroup called for a pause on encryption legislation. [Full Text]

The ACCC instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against TPG for engaging in misleading conduct about a $20 'prepayment'. [Full Text]

ICT / COMMERCE / TAX

The ATO outlined its technology priorities for 2019 and beyond. [Full Text]

ICT / COMMERCE

Internet Australia issued information from its AGM. [Full Text]

CYBERSECURITY / PUBLIC SERVICE

The ACSC issued an updated 'Australian Government Information Security Manual'. [Full Text]

JUSTICE / COUNTER-TERROR / FOREIGN

A Joint committee issued an advisory report on the Intelligence Services Amendment Bill 2018. [Full Text]

TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / REGIONAL

Shadow Minister Albanese and independent MP McGowan discussed hish speed and regional rail policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

WATER / AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

The MDBA said the 2018-19 River Murray System Operating Plan has been updated to reflect low rainfall and relatively warm conditions. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE / ANIMAL HEALTH

The Live Export Council said livestock exporters advised WA sheep producer of a new three-month moratorium in sheep shipments to the Middle East from June 2019. [Full Text]

METEOROLOGY / AGRICULTURE

The BoM issued an ENSO Wrap-up. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / BIOSECURITY / RESEARCH

Plant Health Oz issued information on board changes. [Full Text]

RESEARCH / INDUSTRY / ACADEMIES

ATSE called on Labor to balance science with technology. [Full Text]

INDUSTRY / ECONOMY

AiGroup's Performance of Manufacturing Index fell 7.0 points to 51.3 in November. [Full Text]

HEALTH

The IHPA issued 'Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2019-20'. [Full Text]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The TGA issued a presentation on the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code. [Full Text]

CHEMICAL REGULATION

NICNAS issued a Chemical Gazette. [Full Text]

CONSTRUCTION / ECONOMY

AiGroup issued a Construction Outlook survey. [Full Text]

ECONOMY

The RBA board left the cash rate unchanged at 1.50%. [Full Text]

CANBERRA IQ

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Second Edition from the Canberra Press Gallery

GENERAL

The PM and Treasurer Frydenberg discussed Liberal Party leadership election reform and political issues at a press conference. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann discussed those topics on News Radio. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann discussed those topics at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann discussed those topics on Today. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann discussed those topics and climate policy on ABC24. [Full Text]

Minister Tudge discussed political issues and immigration, population and Cape York Indigenous welfare policy on Sky. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Plibersek discussed political issues and encryption and Manus/Nauru policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

CYBERSECURITY / INNOVATION

Minister Andrews announced $4m for three Cyber Security Growth Centre grants. [Full Text]

INDUSTRY / INNOVATION

Minister Andrews addressed the Industry Growth Centres Showcase. [Full Text]

EDUCATION

Minister Tehan announced $32.3b over ten years to WA under the National School Reform Agreement. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / HISTORY

Minister Tehan today announced a Year 10 student from Tasmania as 2018 Young Historian of the Year. [Full Text]

EMPLOYMENT / EDUCATION / VET

Ministers O'Dwyer and Cash issued information on the Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers Program and the Skills and Training Incentive. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / TRADE / REGIONAL

The IRU universities issued a submission to DET on growing international education in regional Australia. [Full Text]

VET

The NCVER issued 'Apprentices and trainees 2018 - June quarter'. [Full Text]

ACPET welcomed the recommendations of the Red Tape committee (see First Edition). [Full Text]

MATHEMATICS / STEM

AMSI announced the winners of the 2018 Australian Mathematical Society awards. [Full Text]

AMSI announced the retirement of its Director, Professor Geoff Prince. [Full Text]

RESOURCES / NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

Minister Canavan congratulated Rio Tinto on its first shipment of bauxite from its Amrun project on Cape York. [Full Text]

RESOURCES / CLIMATE

Greens MP Bandt introduced the Coal-Fired Power Funding Prohibition Bill 2018 (see First Edition). [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE / DROUGHT

ABARES issued a Crop Report. [Full Text]

Minister Littleproud said that report shows the impact of drought. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / HEALTH / CHEMICAL REGULATION

APVMA issued a Gazette. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

Shadow Minister Butler said business and industry have lobbied the Government to reconsider proposed divestment powers for the energy sector (see yesterday's Second Edition). [Full Text]

Mr Butler discussed energy and climate policy on Sky. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister McAllister discussed climate and energy policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

CLIMATE

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Australia's climate safeguard mechanism: a quick guide'. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / HEALTH / ENVIRONMENT / REGIONAL

Greens Senator Faruqi called on the Government to implement the recommendations of a Senate committee report into PFAs contamination in and around Defence bases. [Full Text]

HEALTH

The AIHW issued 'Using PBS and MBS data to report on the treatment and management of chronic respiratory conditions 2016-17'. [Full Text]

The TGA issued information on sunscreen regulation and use. [Full Text]

HEALTH / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

The ACCC said the Federal Court ruled that the encapsulation in Australia of imported fish oil and Vitamin D by Nature's Care would not permit the capsules to be labelled 'Made in Australia'. [Full Text]

HEALTH / BORDER SECURITY

The RACGP commended Independent MP Phelps on her call to transfer unwell asylum seekers and refugees from Nauru and Manus Island for medical assessment and treatment onshore. [Full Text]

PARLIAMENT

Independent MP McGowan discussed Parliamentary conduct on PM. [Full Text]

VETERANS

The Lowy issued 'Veterans fight back against the marketing enemy at the gates'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

The Lowy issued 'Dilemmas in Afghanistan's paradoxical peace drama'. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'What war will we need Manus for?' [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'Russia's militarisation of the Black Sea shouldn't go unchecked'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / TRADE

The Lowy issued 'Xi and Trump at G20: A tariff truce'. [Full Text]

GENDER / FOREIGN

PM&C invited submissions to a review of Australia's implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. [Full Text]

CENSUS / INDIGENOUS

The ABS added data to 'Census of Population and Housing - Counts of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2016'. [Full Text]

BUDGET

The ABS issued 'Government Finance Statistics, Australia, Sep 2018'. [Full Text]

BUDGET / STATISTICS

The ABS issued 'Information Paper: Forthcoming Changes to the Annual Publication for Government Finance Statistics, Dec 2018'. [Full Text]

ECONOMY / TRADE

The ABS issued 'Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia, Sep 2018'. [Full Text]

GENERAL

A Senate committee issued reports from its inquiry into reducing red tape. [Full Text]

HEALTH / JUSTICE / FOREIGN

A Joint committee issued a report from its inquiry into organ trafficking and transplant tourism. [Full Text]

RESOURCES / COMMERCE / REGIONAL

A House committee issued a report from its inquiry into how the mining sector can support businesses in regional economies. [Full Text]

FOI / TAX

The ATO issued interpretative advices regarding refining of precious metal. [Full Text]

The ATO issued documents relating to the "Non-pursuit exclusion checks" contained in ATO procedures for debt relief, waivers and write offs. [Full Text]

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