Monday, 4 February 2019

HEALTH

Minister Hunt announced $375m for 50 MRI licences. [Full Text]

The Administrator of the National Health Funding Pool issued its September 2018 report. [Full Text]

BORDER SECURITY / HEALTH / MENTAL HEALTH

Minister Coleman announced a Medical Transfer Clinical Assurance Panel and a Port Moresby inpatient mental health service. [Full Text]

Independent Senator Storer issued a response to that announcement. [Full Text]

Independent MP McGowan said compassion and mercy need to be maintained for those seeking asylum. [Full Text]

MENTAL HEALTH

The NPS issued 'Psychological treatment for anxiety disorders - the elements for individualising treatment'. [Full Text]

HEALTH / BUDGET

The Pharmacy Guild issued its Budget submission. [Full Text]

ASMI issued its Budget submission. [Full Text]

INDIGENOUS / HEALTH / REGIONAL / JUSTICE

The ORIC said an appeals judge upheld 23 of 24 charges against a former CEO of Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation. [Full Text]

The ORIC announced the end of the special administration of Wodonga's Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation. [Full Text]

MURRAY-DARLING / TRADE

Minister Littleproud said a CA plan to ban cotton exports is flawed on many fronts (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

The Irrigators Council said the CA proposal is ridiculous. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / BUDGET

The NFF issued its Budget submission. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT / BIOSECURITY

Plant Health Oz issued information from a forum with Animal Health Oz. [Full Text]

GENERAL

Bill Shorten discussed Tasmanian bushfires, the Finance RC and border security policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Butler discussed an Adelaide MRI commitment and Murray-Darling policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Ministers Wong and Farrell discussed an Adelaide sport commitment, the Finance RC, Liberal MP Goodenough and justice policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow AG Dreyfus discussed Mr Goodenough on ABC Perth. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Rowland discussed border security policy and NBNCo on Sky. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister O'Neil discussed the Finance RC and wages policy on ABC24. [Full Text]

SPORT

Shadow Minister Farrell committed $5m to an Adelaide sport precinct. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

The Finance RC's final report will be posted online (tomorrow's First Edition from Canberra IQ will report the responses to that report). [Full Text]

EDUCATION / REGIONAL

The IRU universities issued their submission to the Regional, Rural and Remote Education Strategy framing paper. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / RESEARCH / BUDGET

The IRU universities issued their Budget submission. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / RESEARCH

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]

The Go8 announced UWA VC Freshwater as its new chair. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / INDIGENOUS / RESEARCH

The AJE issued 'Indigenous students attendance at one Australian urban primary school (2005-2015): A case study'. [Full Text]

The AJE issued 'Improving self-regulation and executive functioning skills in primary school children in a remote Australian Aboriginal community: A pilot study of the Alert Program'. [Full Text]

VET

ACPET announced Alexis Watt as its new chair. [Full Text]

UNIONS / JUSTICE / NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

The ABCC announced proceedings against the CFMMEU and six officials alleging they intimidated NT Worksafe Inspectors at the Palmerston Police Station site. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / ICT / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

ASPI issued 'Huawei and the long arm of the law'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE / NUCLEAR

The Lowy issued 'A blast from North Korean past'. [Full Text]

FOREIGN

ASPI issued 'Time for global leadership, Japan-style'. [Full Text]

METEOROLOGY / FOREIGN

The WMO issued 'The weather in January: a month of extremes'. [Full Text]

ANTI-DUMPING

The ADC issued information on wire rope and pallet racking. [Full Text]

CANBERRA IQ

'Very happy with your service, it's easily the most useful digest of government activity I've come across' - subscriber testimonial. [Full Text]

Second Edition from the Canberra Press Gallery

BORDER SECURITY

Minister Dutton issued an opinion piece. [Full Text]

Minister Coleman discussed Nauru detainees and border security policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Neumann said the PM caved in to the pressure of the parliament admitting he was wrong on the need for a medical review panel for people in regional processing centres. [Full Text]

Independent Senator Storer welcomed the removal of all refugee children from Nauru. [Full Text]

HEALTH / RESEARCH

Minister Hunt announced $54.5m for type 1 diabetes research. [Full Text]

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

HEALTH

Shadow Minister King committed $14.5m to Dandenong Hospital. [Full Text]

Ms King committed to deliver a Medicare-funded MRI licence to Adelaide's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Potentially preventable hospitalisations in Australia by small geographic areas'. [Full Text]

GENERAL

Minister Payne and McKenzie discussed the Sports Diplomacy strategy, an airstrike in Mosul, Hakeem Alaraibi and Syria at a doorstop. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / REGIONAL / TRADE

Minister Tehan said a roundtable at Deakin U's Warrnambool campus will examine ways to lift the number of international students studying in regional Australia. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / TRADE

The IEAA issued 'International Education Data Gaps'. [Full Text]

EDUCATION / INDIGENOUS / REGIONAL

Minister Scullion announced $78.4m to extend the Remote School Attendance Strategy to 2021. [Full Text]

VET

TAFE Directors issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

ACPET issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

CITIZENSHIP / HISTORY

Minister Coleman marked the 70th anniversary of Australia's first citizenship ceremony. [Full Text]

ECONOMY

Shadow Treasurer Bowen said the economy is not working for working people. [Full Text]

CONSTRUCTION / ECONOMY

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

ICT / COMMERCE

Shadow Minister Rowland said NBNCo technicians missed 157,268 appointments in 2017-18. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

ASIC said Commonwealth Financial Planning has been told to stop charging fees for services after failing to honour a Court Enforceable Undertaking. [Full Text]

The Finance RC final report will be posted on the Commission's site soon after it is scheduled to be tabled at 1610 AEDT. [Full Text]

That report will also be posted on Treasury's site. [Full Text]

FINANCE / SUPER / TAX

TAI issued its submission to a House committee inquiry into the abolition of franking credits. [Full Text]

COMMERCE

DJSB foreshadowed a consultation on a framework for annual reporting of large business payment times to SMEs. [Full Text]

MURRAY-DARLING / TRADE

CA Senator Patrick foreshadowed legislation to ban the export of cotton. [Full Text]

The NFF said the CA proposal to ban cotton exports shows it is uneducated on basic economics and out of touch with regional Australia. [Full Text]

MURRAY-DARLING

The MDBA and CEWH said up to 26 gigalitres of water will be released to the lower Murrumbidgee over coming weeks. [Full Text]

BUDGET / RESEARCH

Science & Technology Australia issued its Budget submission. [Full Text]

RESEARCH / FOREIGN

STA invited applications for 2019/2020 Fulbright Future Scholarships. [Full Text]

FOREIGN

ASPI issued 'An Italian warning for France'. [Full Text]

PACIFIC / SPORT

The Lowy issued 'Giving Australia a sporting chance'. [Full Text]

PACIFIC

ASPI issued 'Imagining Australia's South Pacific family'. [Full Text]

JUSTICE

The Grattan issued 'Why the federal government's new integrity commission isn't up to the job'. [Full Text]

FISHERIES / ENVIRONMENT / BIOSECURITY

AFMA said three fish aggregating devices have been retrieved off the Australian coast in recent weeks. [Full Text]

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