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Minister Payne discussed China/US, barley exports to China and Israel embassy policy on RN. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'Air power critical for Manus expansion plan'. [Full Text]

ASPI issued a five domains update. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Myanmar's press freedom mirage'. [Full Text]

Minister Pyne addressed an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce Business Lunch in Sydney. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Combat drones: Australia's uncertain future'. [Full Text]

Minister O'Dwyer issued a commentary on the 2018 Women's Economic Security Statement. [Full Text]

That statement is online. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Waters said that statement contains only minor reforms and pittance of new funding. [Full Text]

ASFA welcomed that statement. [Full Text]

The SME Ombudsman said flexible paid parental leave is a win for small business. [Full Text]

Minister O'Dwyer and AG Porter announced $7m over three years for boost for family law services and initiatives to help women establish economic security after ending a relationship. [Full Text]

Minister O'Dwyer and Fletcher announced finance assistance for women victims of domestic violence. [Full Text]

Shadow frontbenchers Plibersek, Bowen, Burney and O'Connor said Minister O'Dwyer's announcements today are too little, too late. [Full Text]

The ACTU said a Government plan is no substitute for paid family domestic violence leave. [Full Text]

STA issued its 2018 Scientists Employment and Remuneration Survey. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Cameron said the Community Housing Industry Association's housing affordability plan highlights how little the Coalition has achieved. [Full Text]

The Parliamentary Library issued 'Social Security Commission Bill 2018' (introduced by independent MP McGowan). [Full Text]

Minister Scullion announced $1.23m for a childcare service in La Perouse, Sydney. [Full Text]

Minister Price invited applications for Australian Heritage Grants. [Full Text]

DEE foreshadowed a new wildlife trade permit application portal. [Full Text]

Austrade issued 2017-18 data for international students at US higher education institutions. [Full Text]

The ACCI issued its submission to a Senate committee inquiry into the Peru FTA. [Full Text]

Minister Tudge was interviewed on ABC Melbourne. [Full Text]

Minister Tudge was interviewed on 3AW. [Full Text]

Minister Tudge was interviewed on RN. [Full Text]

Minister Tudge was interviewed on Sky. [Full Text]

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

Minister Tudge discussed population, immigration and Israel embassy policy on ABC24. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Plibersek discussed school funding, mental health and immigration policy at a Launceston doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Treasurer Bowen discussed economic, Budget and negative gearing policy at a Perth doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Burke discussed marine garbage, immigration and environment policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Leigh discussed free tax advice, anti-corruption and negative gearing policy on 6PR. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Leigh discussed negative gearing and anti-corruption policy on RN. [Full Text]

The ANAO issued a performance audit: 'Strategies for Addressing the Impacts of Declining Demand for Australian Circulating Coins'. [Full Text]

Minister Robert invited comment on draft guidelines to increase the integrity of Commonwealth procurement. [Full Text]

ASIC said UBS has paid a $120k penalty imposed by the Markets Disciplinary Panel. [Full Text]

Treasury announced a review of the Grocery Unit Pricing Code. [Full Text]

Treasury invited participation in a consumer survey for that review. [Full Text]

AUSTRAC announced a review of its industry contribution levy. [Full Text]

The AFP said three men have been arrested in Melbourne. [Full Text]

The ATO announced agreement with BHP to resolve a dispute in relation to their Singapore marketing hub. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Leigh said the Coalition voted against laws that helped secure a $529m settlement between the ATO and BHP. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Thistlethwaite said the Government used a committee hearing to attack Opposition policy. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Madeleine King called on the Government act on the ACCC's calls for an agreed approach to honey testing. [Full Text]

The Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition welcomes a Joint committee report on the regional NBN rollout (see First Edition). [Full Text]

Shadow Minister O'Connor marked National Asbestos Awareness Week. [Full Text]

The Medical Board said a former medical practitioner in Victoria has been fined $16,500 for falsely claiming a member of his staff was a registered health practitioner. [Full Text]

BITRE issued its Q3 2018 Fatal Heavy Vehicle Crashes bulletin. [Full Text]

CSIRO announced a smart ear tag for livestock. [Full Text]

APVMA issued a Gazette. [Full Text]

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

AgriFutures issued a Horizon Scan. [Full Text]

The AER issued a final determination on the 2018 cost thresholds review for the regulatory investment tests. [Full Text]

The Energy Council said measures announced by Victorian Labor to block direct marketing practices have occurred without industry consultation or cost-benefit analysis. [Full Text]

ENA announced the finalists for its 2018 Innovation Award. [Full Text]

'We had an issue arise where I quickly needed to know what the main players were saying two months ago. The CIQ online archive proved invaluable' - an Education sector subscriber. [Full Text]

Second Edition from the Canberra Press Gallery

The PM delivered the 2018 Bradfield Oration. [Full Text]

Minister McCormack and others discussed Port Macquarie Airport and the Coffs Harbour Bypass project at a doorstop. [Full Text]

The IMF issued preliminary findings from its assessment of the Australian economy. [Full Text]

Treasurer Frydenberg welcomed that report. [Full Text]

The RBA issued minutes from its board's November monetary policy meeting. [Full Text]

The ABS issued 'Australian National Accounts: Distribution of Household Income, Consumption and Wealth, 2003-04 to 2017-18', [Full Text]

Minister Payne discussed China/US, PNG and Israel embassy policy on 7.30. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Conflict, romance, and PNG: the APEC Summit'. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham discussed the APEC meeting and PNG electrification on ABC Brisbane. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'The limits of China's charm offensive'. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Brexit: the Northern Ireland conundrum'. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'What exactly is the Collins life of type extension? Part 2-A mindset'. [Full Text]

Minister O'Dwyer discussed paid parental leave and domestic violence policy on Today. [Full Text]

Minister O'Dwyer discussed women's financial issues and Israel embassy policy on AM. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten addressed the Community Housing Industry Association. [Full Text]

PM&C issued 'Guidance on Caretaker Conventions'. [Full Text]

Minister Fletcher addressed the National Disability Services 2018 CEO Meeting. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Burney addressed that meeting. [Full Text]

National Disability Services called for $220m over four years for the NDIS. [Full Text]

AG Porter said Mr Shorten's call for a bipartisan approach on a National Integrity Commission is a political stunt. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Rice marked a Transgender Day of Remembrance and called on the PM to apologise to trans and gender diverse Australians for damage his actions have caused. [Full Text]

LDP Senator Leyonhjelm said the Greens have no plan to legalise cannabis. [Full Text]

The ASIC Commissioner has discussed 'Whistleblowing - new rules, new policies, new vision' in a speech. [Full Text]

Minister Robert outlined reforms to the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation. [Full Text]

The PBO issued advice requested by Shadow Minister Thistlethwaite: 'Dividend imputation credit refunds - further information'. [Full Text]

ABARES issued 'Australian Forest and Wood Products Statistics: March and June quarters 2018'. [Full Text]

Minister Colbeck welcomed that report. [Full Text]

PIEFA issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Butler said 92% of industry leaders agree that current policies are insufficient to drive the emissions reductions needed to meet Paris targets. [Full Text]

Shadow Ministers Rowland and Chalmers said Ministers Cormann and Fifield gave an out-of-touch assessment of the NBN. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Rishworth said Labor's policy would provide an extra $333m to Queensland. [Full Text]

Shadow Ministers Rishworth and Neumann committed $1m for a Veterans Recovery Centre in Ipswich. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Leigh committed to establish 10 free tax clinics. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stolen Generations aged 50 and over'. [Full Text]

The AIHW issued 'GEN Aged Care Data: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians using aged care'. [Full Text]

The ACCI said an ACTU report on casual wages makes claims that do not stand up to scrutiny (see yesterday's Second Edition). [Full Text]

The ADC issued information on copy paper, rod in coil, railway wheels and ammonium nitrate. [Full Text]

A Joint committee issued the second report from its inquiry into the regional NBN rollout. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Jones welcomed that report. [Full Text]

APRA issued emails sent or received by its Executive Team containing the phrases "behind closed doors" or "behind closed door" from 1 March to 21 August 2018. [Full Text]

DIIS issued information regarding the AEC and polling in the Hawker Region of SA on the proposed National Radioactive Management Facility. [Full Text]

The ACIC issued information on the number of National Police History Certificates requested by police agencies and accredited broker agencies from 1 July to 30 September 2018. [Full Text]

DIIS issued February 2005 NMI laboratory reports on cocaine samples. [Full Text]

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