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'I'm deeply wounded by this': Cabinet minister attacks Liberal colleague for 'L-plates' jibe
Liberal Party

'I'm deeply wounded by this': Cabinet minister attacks Liberal colleague for 'L-plates' jibe

“I just cannot believe that she hasn’t been hearing what I’ve been saying, that she would actually believe that I would be disrespectful."

  • by David Crowe
'I'm wounded': Environment Minister attacks Liberal colleague
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'I'm wounded': Environment Minister attacks Liberal colleague

Melissa Price has fired back at Concetta Fierravanti-Wells over comments she made about a conversation the minister had with the former president of Kiribati. Audio: ABC's RN Drive.

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz warns on penalty rates cut
Industrial relations

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz warns on penalty rates cut

Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has backed penalty rates, saying cuts to Sunday rates in Australia are an indication that workers’ power has been eroded.

  • by Dana McCauley
My Health Record opt-out deadline extended after system crash
Healthcare

My Health Record opt-out deadline extended after system crash

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has agreed to extend the My Health Record opt-out deadline to January 31, after the system crashed again on Wednesday.

  • by Dana McCauley
Israel embassy and Indonesia trade deal not related in talks: Morrison
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Israel embassy and Indonesia trade deal not related in talks: Morrison

A free trade deal between Indonesia and Australia has been put on hold while Australia considers moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

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Jerusalem embassy proposal delays Australia-Indonesia trade agreement
World
Indonesia

Jerusalem embassy proposal delays Australia-Indonesia trade agreement

The Indonesian Trade Minister has confirmed there will be no agreement while Australia considers moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

  • by Stephanie Peatling
As politicians resist a federal ICAC, Australia becomes more corrupt
Opinion
IBAC

As politicians resist a federal ICAC, Australia becomes more corrupt

Australia is down from 7th to 13th in Transparency International’s global corruption index.

  • by David Harper
Labor turns up the heat on My Health with push to extend deadline
Healthcare

Labor turns up the heat on My Health with push to extend deadline

Pressure is mounting for Health Minister Greg Hunt to suspend the government's My Health Record roll-out, with Labor set to move in the Senate on Wednesday to extend the opt-out period beyond the Thursday deadline.

  • by Dana McCauley
Former High Court chief Robert French to lead inquiry into free speech on campus
Education

Former High Court chief Robert French to lead inquiry into free speech on campus

The Education Minister said universities needed to uphold free speech "even where what is being said may be unpopular or challenging".

  • by Michael Koziol
Small businesses get $2 billion lifeline in surprise Morrison government market intervention
Finance

Small businesses get $2 billion lifeline in surprise Morrison government market intervention

Josh Frydenberg will set up a major new fund using Commonwealth debt to inject more finance into the small business sector.

  • by David Crowe