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Minister Cormann discussed energy, climate and tax policy and political issues on Sky. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Butler discussed an SA dolphin colony and energy and climate policy on ABC Adelaide. [Full Text]

Ministers Payne and Pyne announced the handover of P-8A Poseidon simulator and training systems at RAAF Base Edinburgh. [Full Text]

Minister Price said five new contractors have been selected to cull Crown of Thorns starfish on the GBR. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Whish-Wilson welcomed the decision by the NSW Government to end the use of shark nets. [Full Text]

The AMA president discussed health costs at a doorstop. [Full Text]

The MDBA CEO addressed the Cotton Australia conference. [Full Text]

Minister Ruston said the Protected Zone Joint Authority will consider implementing a Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery Management Plan.

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The ORIC said the Federal Court has made orders against the former finance officer of Murchison Regional Aboriginal Corporation. [Full Text]

The National Congress said it is dismayed by a Senate committee report supporting the expansion of the Cashless Debit Card trial. [Full Text]

The Medical Council has endorsed the Uluru Statement from the Heart. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Rishworth said a survey shows the transition to the new child care system has been a debacle. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Wong discussed 'Australia and Indonesia: Working Together in a Time of Disruption' in a speech. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Electric vehicles and industrial policy'. [Full Text]

Greens MP Bandt said the PM cannot guarantee the passage of the National Energy Guarantee through the House. [Full Text]

Mr Bandt welcomed the news that the government may adopt a Greens plan for re-regulating electricity prices. [Full Text]

Liberal MP Abbott discussed 'Winning the energy war' in an article. [Full Text]

The Climate Council announced appointment of climate scientist Joƫlle Gergis and former NSW Fire Commissioner Greg Mullins as councillors. [Full Text]

DET issued a progress report on implementing the Research Training Implementation Plan. [Full Text]

ASIC issued its opening statement to a Joint committee hearing. [Full Text]

The SME Ombudsman welcomed draft legislation against phoenixing. [Full Text]

DCA said the Migration Assurance Framework has been updated to cover fibre to the kerb technology. [Full Text]

The ACCC said criminal charges have been laid against the CFMMEU and its ACT Branch Secretary for alleged cartel conduct. [Full Text]

The ACTU said the Government's response to a committee report on Women's super (see Second Edition) is an abysmal failure. [Full Text]

The ADC issued information on railway wheels and aluminium extrusions. [Full Text]

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