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Coalition targets 76 Canberra jobs as another agency goes bush

Coalition targets 76 Canberra jobs as another agency goes bush

More public service jobs are leaving the national capital under the decentralisation push.

  • by Doug Dingwall

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'Beyond belief': Live export corruption inquiry ends in dead end
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David Littleproud

'Beyond belief': Live export corruption inquiry ends in dead end

Greens senator Mehreen Faruqi says the community "should have no faith in the ability of the live exports industry to operate ethically".

  • by Latika Bourke
Independent review into live exports was softened after department criticised draft findings
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Animal rights

Independent review into live exports was softened after department criticised draft findings

A draft version of the review into live exports declared the Department of Agriculture had "failed" to regulate the trade.

  • by Latika Bourke
Government stands by Murray-Darling Basin boss amid calls for royal commission
Scott Morrison

Government stands by Murray-Darling Basin boss amid calls for royal commission

The Morrison government is backing the head of the beleaguered Murray-Darling Basin Authority

  • by Judith Ireland & Max Koslowski
NSW ignored warnings on threat of fish kills
Michael Daley

NSW ignored warnings on threat of fish kills

The advice from the Fisheries NSW, obtained by Labor under freedom of information, warned that issues "directly related to water management" were having "negative cumulative impacts" on native fish populations.

  • by Carrie Fellner & David Wroe
'Ecological disaster': Emergency meeting called with more fish deaths imminent
David Littleproud

'Ecological disaster': Emergency meeting called with more fish deaths imminent

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud is warning of more freshwater fish deaths this week and has called an emergency meeting.

  • by David Wroe & Carrie Fellner
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Water ministers reject claims of mismanagement over massive Murray-Darling fish kill
David Littleproud

Water ministers reject claims of mismanagement over massive Murray-Darling fish kill

A video of dead Murray cod fish in the Darling River went viral on Wednesday as NSW minister Niall Blair visited Menindee.

  • by Michael Koziol
Shocking video shows dead 'century-old fish' in Australian environmental 'disaster'
David Littleproud

Shocking video shows dead 'century-old fish' in Australian environmental 'disaster'

A NSW government minister has been accused of snubbing concerned farmers and residents during a visit to Menindee on Wednesday.

  • by Michael Koziol
Weighed down by sex and sleaze, the Coalition ends the year the way it started
Nationals

Weighed down by sex and sleaze, the Coalition ends the year the way it started

Legal threats had been flying for weeks between Andrew Broad and a gossip magazine over plans to print a red hot story.

  • by Bevan Shields
Furious Simon Crean rounds on David Littleproud over live exports
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Furious Simon Crean rounds on David Littleproud over live exports

"Since you were appointed Minister ... apart from one heated exchange, you have resisted my many attempts to engage with you," Crean wrote in a blistering letter.

  • by Latika Bourke
'Deeply disappointing': minister slams live exporters for ignoring warnings
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Animals

'Deeply disappointing': minister slams live exporters for ignoring warnings

The live export industry failed to heed warnings issued five years ago that the industry faced extinction unless it improved animal welfare.

  • by Latika Bourke