Wednesday, 31 July 2019

GENERAL

Minister Birmingham, Shadow Minister Farrell and Greens Senator Hanson-Young discussed Question Time reform and allegations of sexualy misconduct by Liberal staffers on ABC Adelaide. [Full Text]

Anthony Albanese said the PM was misleading on three promises. [Full Text]

Liberal Senator Paterson and Labor Senator Kitching discussed Hong Kong, Bill Shorten and public service wages policy on The Bolt Report. [Full Text]

Labor's acting National Secretary said Labor is disappointed by tactics employed by the Liberal Party at the election. [Full Text]

MURRAY-DARLING

Minister Littleproud said the Murray-Darling Basin Plan will give dairy and rice producers greater certainty and security. [Full Text]

The Irrigators' Council issued information from its letter to Murray Darling Basin Ministers. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / TRANSPORT / HEALTH

The NFF said farmers, doctors, farm safety experts and rural community members will deliver an ultimatum to the Government to take action on quad bike safety. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / COMMERCE

AgriFutures invited applications for the 2020 Australian Rural Leadership Program. [Full Text]

BIOSECURITY / RESEARCH / AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

Hort Innovation announced a research program against a plant pathogen transmitted by sap-sucking insects. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / INNOVATION

Hort Innovation welcomed a $5m grant to continue work in optimising the management of tree crop industries. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE

The NFF issued information on a project to connect farmers with consumers. [Full Text]

CHILDCARE

Minister Tehan said out-of-pocket child care costs are down 7.9% since the Child Care Subsidy was introduced. [Full Text]

VET / EDUCATION / TRADE

ASQA issued 'Protecting the quality of international VET and English language education'. [Full Text]

HEALTH / AGED CARE / SPORT

Minister Colbeck announced $1.8m for a Walking Football initiative. [Full Text]

Sport Australia issued information on that program. [Full Text]

HEALTH / SPORT / JUSTICE

The TGA issued 'Performance and image enhancing drugs'. [Full Text]

The TGA 'Sports supplements in Australia'. [Full Text]

SPORT / JUSTICE / FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'A podium protest aimed at swimming's administrators, not China'. [Full Text]

HEALTH

Shadow Minister Bowen said Minister Hunt was misleading over an MRI licence e. [Full Text]

AHPRA foreshadowed revised registration standards for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice, Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Occupational Therapy, Optometry and Psychology Boards. [Full Text]

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

HEALTH / COMMERCE

The AMA president discussed health insurance on HIT101.3 Central Coast. [Full Text]

JUSTICE

Minister Morton said Royal Commissions will be able to hear from individuals in private sessions under legislation passed in the House today. [Full Text]

ENVIRONMENT

Anthony Albanese said the PM was misleading on extinction legislation. [Full Text]

WORKPLACE RELATIONS / PUBLIC SERVICE

Shadow Minister Burke said AG Porter was misleading over FWO funding. [Full Text]

PUBLIC SERVICE

PM&C issued information from a form-design workshop hosted by its Behavioural Economics unit. [Full Text]

SOCIAL SERVICES

Shadow Minister Shorten said Minister Robert was misleading over welfare debt recovery. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

ASIC issued guidance to superannuation trustees that using improper inducements to influence employers in their choice of default fund is illegal. [Full Text]

ICT / COMMERCE

NBNCo announced the appointment of Will Irving as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer. [Full Text]

NBNCo issued a weekly progress report. [Full Text]

auDA announced the resignation of CEO Boardman. [Full Text]

SOCIAL SERVICES / INDIGENOUS / HEALTH

NACCHO called for an increase to Newstart payments. [Full Text]

INNOVATION / INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY / JUSTICE / FOREIGN

IP Australia issued 'Designs Law and Practice - Design within Australia and how Australia compares to its international peers'. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / INDUSTRY

AiGroup announced an agreement with Defence on industry engagement and negotiation principles. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE / JUSTICE

ASPI issued 'The Palestinian Authority needs to get its priorities straight'. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'Turkey's Kurdish problem-predicting Ankara's next steps'. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / NUCLEAR

ASPI issued 'Counting the costs of an 'independent nuclear deterrent'. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The Clean Energy Council CEO addressed the Clean Energy Summit. [Full Text]

PACIFIC

The Lowy issued 'Pacific links: life on Manus, kava questions, seasonal workers, more'. [Full Text]

CHEMICAL REGULATION

NICNAS issued 'Your questions about the new scheme'. [Full Text]

ECONOMY

The ACTU said the Q2 CPI offers no indication of a strengthening economy. [Full Text]

RESOURCES

Minister Canavan announced the 2019 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release. [Full Text]

INDIGENOUS / EDUCATION / SOCIAL SERVICES

Minister Ruston foreshadowed a Bill to extend the Family Tax Benefit to families whose children go to boarding school and are supported by ABSTUDY to until they finish secondary school. [Full Text]

SOCIAL SERVICES / JUSTICE / REGIONAL

Minister Robert said Shadow Minister Shorten's claims of Centrelink debt notices being issued to people in the Townsville region following the devastating floods are wrong. [Full Text]

Mr Shorten said Minister Robert gave an insight into the extent to which robodebt is malfunctioning. [Full Text]

EMPLOYMENT / SOCIAL SERVICES

Minister Cash discussed Newstart policy on 2GB. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister O'Connor said the Government's attack on job seekers is an attempt to distract from the division over raising the rate of Newstart. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Keogh discussed Newstart and welfare debt policy on Sky. [Full Text]

EMPLOYMENT / IMMIGRATION

CEDA issued information from the launch of its report on temporary migration. [Full Text]

DISABILITY / EMPLOYMENT

Minister Robert announced $19.6m for 64 Economic Participation of People with Disability grants. [Full Text]

HEALTH

Minister Hunt discussed PBS listings and health insurance policy on Radio 2moro - Arabic. [Full Text]

HEALTH / SUPER

Shadow Minister Bowen said with dental payouts reported to be 15% of health super payouts the Liberals need to properly fund public health services. [Full Text]

HEALTH / REGIONAL

DHACS issued guidelines for the More Doctors for Rural Australia Program. [Full Text]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The TGA issued 'Submissions received: Reforms to the generic medicine market authorisation process'. [Full Text]

The TGA issued 'Therapeutic goods advertising: update 31 July 2019'. [Full Text]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY / INNOVATION

The TGA issued a presentation: 'Current Regulatory Landscape for Medical Device 3D-Printing'. [Full Text]

INDUSTRY

Minister Andrews issued information on a roundtable of industry associations, large companies, research organisations, universities and Government. [Full Text]

DEFENCE / VETERANS

Minister Chester announced members of the Council for Women and Families United by Defence Service. [Full Text]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

The Lowy issued 'China's intelligence gathering ships change the equation'. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'Insights from Marawi for a changing threat paradigm'. [Full Text]

AVIATION / DEFENCE / PUBLIC SERVICE

The ANAO issued a performance audit: 'OneSKY: Contractual Arrangements'. [Full Text]

GENERAL

Anthony Albanese discussed an SA MRI licence and Newstart policy on 5AA. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

ASIC issued 'Review of Australian equity market cleanliness: 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2018'. [Full Text]

APRA issued the results of its 2019 Stakeholder Survey. [Full Text]

ASIC's deputy chair addressed the Directors' Colloquium: Conversations for Corporate Board Members. [Full Text]

FINANCE / COMMERCE

The FSC issued its 2019 State of the Industry Report. [Full Text]

The SME Ombudsman welcomed draft legislation to extend the unfair contract term regime to insurance contracts. [Full Text]

ICT / JUSTICE

The AIC issued 'Online fraud victimisation in Australia: Risks and protective factors'. [Full Text]

AGED CARE / JUSTICE / CRIMINOLOGY

The Aged care RC issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

The Aged Care RC issued information on upcoming community forums in Adelaide, Brisbane and Rockhampton. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / COMMERCE

Chair Brumby addressed an Australian Dairy Plan workshop. [Full Text]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE

The Lowy issued 'The bittersweet pill in the Australia-India sugar stoush'. [Full Text]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

ENA issued 'Rewarding Performance - How customers benefit from incentive-based regulation'. [Full Text]

The AER issued Interim Reliability Instrument Guidelines for the Retailer Reliability Obligation. [Full Text]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The ABS issued 'Australian Statistical Geography Standard: Volume 3 - Non ABS Structures, July 2019'. [Full Text]

ECONOMY

The ABS issued 'Consumer Price Index, Australia, Jun 2019'. [Full Text]

TAX / COMMERCE / FOREIGN

The Parliamentary Library issued a Bill Digest for the Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2019. [Full Text]

DISABILITY / EMPLOYMENT / JUSTICE

The Parliamentary Library issued a Bill Digest for the National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Worker Screening Database) Bill 2019. [Full Text]

EDUCATION

The Parliamentary Library issued a Bill Digest for the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2019. [Full Text]

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