Tuesday, 8 June 2021

JUSTICE / FOREIGN

The PM and Minister Andrews issued a statement on Operation Ironside. [ Full text ]

JUSTICE

The AFP issued information on Victorian arrests under Operation Ironside. [ Full text ]

The ANAO issued a performance audit: 'Australian Federal Police's Use of Statutory Powers'. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

The PM, Minister Andrews, AFP Commissioner Kershaw and FBI Attache Russo discussed Operation Ironside, the Biloela asylum-seeker family, coronavirus/quarantine/Victoria and Afghan interpreters at a press conference. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Clare discussed the Biloela asylum-seeker family and coronavirus/vaccines/homelessness on Sky. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Keneally discussed Operation Ironside, security policy and the Biloela asylum-seeker family at a doorstop. [ Full text ]

PC chair Brennan discussed 'Productivity Priorities Post-Pandemic' in a speech. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / SOCIAL SERVICES

Minister Reynolds said eligible Victorians whose hours of work and income are significantly affected can now claim the COVID-19 Disaster Payment. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / JUSTICE

Shadow Minister Gorman said LNP Senator Rennick called for a High Court challenge to state border closures. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

TGA Director Skerritt was interviewed on 2SM. [ Full text ]

CNMO McMillan was interviewed on ABC24. [ Full text ]

CNMO McMillan was interviewed on Today. [ Full text ]

CNMO McMillan was interviewed on Sky. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its vaccine rollout infographic. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its total vaccine doses infographic. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - Cumulative doses administered by channel'. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - International comparisons at equivalent stages of rollout'. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - Commonwealth primary care doses administered'. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - Administration and utilisation'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / AGED CARE

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 vaccination - Commonwealth aged care doses administered'. [ Full text ]

CLIMATE / INDUSTRY / INNOVATION

Minister Taylor announced $50m for six Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Development Fund grants. [ Full text ]

RESOURCES / CLIMATE

APPEA CEO McConville was interviewed on ABC24 (video). [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

CSIRO issued 'GenCost 2020-21'. [ Full text ]

AEMO issued information from a project to develop a two-way market for distributed energy resources. [ Full text ]

The CEC issued 'Batteries hit their peak as gas phases out'. [ Full text ]

TOURISM

Minister Tehan announced $6.5m for the Australian Tourism Exchange conference. [ Full text ]

INNOVATION / COMMERCE

Minister Porter announced $3.7m for five Commercialisation Fund grants, [ Full text ]

AGED CARE / HEALTH / EDUCATION

Ministers Hunt and Colbeck announced three programs to attract up to 740 new nurses to aged care. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / REGIONAL

Ministers Tudge and Gee marked the opening of the Copper Coast Council University Centre in SA. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / TRADE

TEQSA issued its submission to the Australian Strategy for International Education 2021-30. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

The AIHW issued 'Cancer data in Australia'. [ Full text ]

The CHF issued a report from its survey of consumer health literacy. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / COMMERCE

PHA CEO David discussed MBS changes on Sky. [ Full text ]

Ms David was interviewed on ABC Adelaide. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / EMPLOYMENT / SKILLS

The Melbourne Institute issued 'The evolution of the medical workforce'. [ Full text ]

MENTAL HEALTH

Ministers Hunt and Coleman welcomed Australia's first specialist residential eating disorder recovery centre. [ Full text ]

AHPRA issued a podcast 'Mental health and the power of the lived experience'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / AGRICULTURE

Hort Innovation issued '2020 - The year everything about fresh produce consumption changed'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / AGRICULTURE / DEREGULATION

The AMA issued its submission to the review of the FSANZ Act. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / AGRICULTURE / TRADE

KAP MP Katter said a UC London study that found vegan diets are leading to children growing up shorter and with less bone minerals should be utilised by Australia's meat industries. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / RESEARCH

AgriFutures issued 'Final report: Commencing implementation of a genetic evaluation system for livestock working dogs'. [ Full text ]

Hort Innovation announced a $28m Tree Crop Intensification in Horticulture Program. [ Full text ]

ENVIRONMENT / BUSHFIRES / RESEARCH

Minister Ley announced $350k for an assessment of the impacts of bushfire events on the Gippsland Lakes Ramsar site. [ Full text ]

ENVIRONMENT / RESOURCES

APPEA marked World Oceans Day. [ Full text ]

YOUTH

Shadow Minister Rishworth issued an oped. [ Full text ]

BUDGET

The PBO issued '2020-21 Budget at a glance'. [ Full text ]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / JUSTICE

ASIC announced criminal charges against EC Audit (previously Bentleys NSW Audit). [ Full text ]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / HOUSING FINANCE

APRA issued its Q1 2021 Deposit-taking Institution Performance and Property Exposure reports. [ Full text ]

ICT / COMMERCE / FOREIGN

ASPI issued 'Mapping China's Tech Giants: Covid-19, supply chains and strategic competition'. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN

ASPI issued 'Making America global again'. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / MEDIA / GENDER

The Lowy issued a podcast: 'Elizabeth Becker on women and war reporting in Vietnam'. [ Full text ]

PACIFIC

PM&C issued information from the PM's visit to NZ and the NZ GG Reddy's visit to Australia. [ Full text ]

The Lowy issued 'Samoa's constitutional crisis and the dangers that have gone before'. [ Full text ]

CONSTRUCTION / UNIONS / JUSTICE

The ABCC issued its Q1 2021 report [ Full text ]

PARLIAMENT / GENDER

The Parliamentary Library updated 'Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide'. [ Full text ]

JUSTICE

The AFP said more than one hundred organised crime members have been arrested after it developed a capability to see their encrypted communications. [ Full text ]

The PM and Minister Andrews issued a commentary on that operation. [ Full text ]

MEDIA / JUSTICE

ACMA said a Sunrise segment that claimed a motorbike rider 'deliberately rode off a footpath and into a 13-year-old girl' breached broadcast accuracy rules. [ Full text ]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / SUPER

Treasurer Frydenberg issued the report from the Council of Financial Regulators' review into Financial Market Infrastructure Regulatory Reforms. [ Full text ]

FINANCE / COMMERCE / STANDARDS

APRA issued its response to submissions on the draft Reporting Standard for Credit Exposures and Provisions. [ Full text ]

The FSC and AFCA announced the appointment of Jan McClelland as chair of the Life Code Compliance Committee. [ Full text ]

COMMERCE

Minister Robert announced $8m to extend the Go Local First campaign for 12 months. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION / REGIONAL

Ministers McCormack, Littleproud, Coulton and Gee marked the opening of the Maranoa Country Universities Centre. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

Shadow Minister Mark Butler discussed MBS changes on 6PR. [ Full text ]

BORDER SECURITY

Shadow Minister Keneally discussed the Biloela asylum-seeker family on ABC Brisbane. [ Full text ]

ENVIRONMENT

Shadow Minister Wilson marked World Oceans Day. [ Full text ]

The WMO marked World Oceans Day. [ Full text ]

BARRIER REEF

The GBR Foundation issued 'What we're doing to save our Reef and how you can help'. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Shadow Minister Leigh discussed coronavirus management/Victoria, energy, MBS changes and corporate tax policy on 2SM. [ Full text ]

EMPLOYMENT / SOCIAL SERVICES

Greens Senator Siewert said Minister Robert's latest release on the Employer Reporting Line shows it is intimidation of people on income support. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

CMO Kelly and Vaccine Coordinator Young held a press conference. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / MEDIA / JUSTICE

The TGA expressed concern about radio spots authorised by Clive Palmer which provide an incorrect picture of the safety of COVID-19 vaccines. [ Full text ]

BIOSECURITY / AGRICULTURE / TRADE

DAWE issued part 2 of its final pest risk analysis for cut flower and foliage imports. [ Full text ]

FOREIGN / DEFENCE

ASPI issued 'Kick-starting a new strategic and defence partnership with Bangladesh'. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

Minister McCormack and a Wagga doctor discussed coronavirus/vaccines/quarantine, G7/corporate tax and local aged care and airport issues. [ Full text ]

Shadow Treasurer Chalmers discussed Queensland Labor issues, economy/ICT and G7/tax on ABC Brisbane. [ Full text ]

Shadow Minister Shorten discussed coronavirus/Victoria/vaccines/social services and Adam Goodes on Today. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / DISABILITY

Minister Reynolds said NDIS participants and carers aged 16 years and over are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / REGIONAL

Ministers Buchholz and Coulton discussed the pharmacy vaccination rollout at a Boonah doorstop. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / TOURISM

The Health Protection Principal Committee issued a statement on managed quarantine for international arrivals including hotel quarantine. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / AGED CARE

DHACS updated 'COVID-19 aged care grief and trauma support resources'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH

Jane Halton discussed coronavirus/quarantine on 7.30. [ Full text ]

DHACS updated its coronavirus infographic. [ Full text ]

DHACS issued 'COVID-19 vaccine rollout update - 7 June 2021'. [ Full text ]

CORONAVIRUS / HEALTH / INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The ACTU called on the Government to support a waiver of vaccine patents. [ Full text ]

HEALTH

The Organ & Tissue Authority issued a podcast: 'From tissue typing to transplantation. [ Full text ]

The Grattan issued 'The problem with private payments in the health system'. [ Full text ]

HEALTH / INDUSTRY

The TGA invited comment on proposed refinements to regulation of personalised medical devices [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INNOVATION

ARENA announced $15m to RayGen for a 'solar hydro' power plant in northwest Victoria. [ Full text ]

Minister Taylor welcomed that announcement. [ Full text ]

ENERGY / INDUSTRY

The AEMC issued an update and submissions received on grid access for distributed energy systems. [ Full text ]

COMMERCE / TRANSPORT / ENERGY

The ACCC issued a 2019-20 petrol industry report. [ Full text ]

PACIFIC / SPORT

Ministers Payne and Seselja issued information on support for Pacific Olympic and Paralympic athletes. [ Full text ]

DISABILITY / SOCIAL SERVICES

Minister Ruston announced $8.4m for a helpline for Australians with autism. [ Full text ]

ENVIRONMENT

Minister Ley marked World Oceans Day. [ Full text ]

FISHERIES / ENVIRONMENT

The FRDC issued 'Status of Australian Fish Stocks Reports'. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / HERITAGE / CONSTRUCTION

Minister Chester said the War Memorial has received approval to proceed with early works for its redevelopment. [ Full text ]

DEFENCE / FOREIGN

Defence said Japanese troops have arrived in Darwin for Exercise Southern Jackaroo 2021.

Department of Defence - Japanese troops set to join Southern Jackaroo (medianet.com.au) [ Full text ]

FOREIGN

The Lowy issued 'Biden's agenda is anything but "normal"'. [ Full text ]

MEDIA / JUSTICE

Shadow AG Dreyfus said the ABC contradicted claims by Minister Porter about his defamation action. [ Full text ]

RESEARCH / SECURITY / JUSTICE

The NTEU said revelations from Senate Estimates that the ARC has been collecting 'sensitivity files' on academics raise concerns about academic freedom. [ Full text ]

JUSTICE

The INSLM issued a summary of matters relevant to the Alan Johns matter (curse down to 'Summary of offending'). [ Full text ]

BIOSECURITY / PUBLIC SERVICE

Shadow Minister Collins said an ANAO audit of Australia's biosecurity regime exposed the Government's failure (see yesterday's Fourth Edition). [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / TRADE

ABARES issued an Australian crop report. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / ICT

AgriFutures issued 'A new war on the horizon: the digital food fight'. [ Full text ]

AGRICULTURE / HEALTH

AgriFutures issued 'The future of honey: From a pantry staple to the medicine cabinet'. [ Full text ]

AgriFutures issued 'Progressive proteins paving the way for fresh food alternatives'. [ Full text ]

METEOROLOGY / AGRICULTURE

The BoM updated its rainfall and temperature outlooks. [ Full text ]

EDUCATION

ACER issued 'Edureading: Teachers engaging with research online'. [ Full text ]

SPACE

ASPI issued 'The time is right for Australia to re-establish its reputation as a global space power'. [ Full text ]

GENERAL

A Senate committee issued a report from its inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No.4) Bill 2021. [ Full text ]

SENATE ESTIMATES

Hansard of Estimates hearings is being loaded online. [ Full text ]

FOI / INNOVATION / COMMERCE

CSIRO issued documents relating to TMINUS Accelerator Pty Ltd. [ Full text ]




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