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NT treaties must achieve ‘highest levels of self-determination’ for First Nations, commissioner says
Acting treaty commissioner Tony McAvoy recommends forum for Indigenous people to endorse a state-wide treaty model

Josh Taylor

29, Jun, 2022 @7:26 AM

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NSW government backflips on union demands in a bid to end train dispute
Transport minister David Elliott says government will agree to changes worth about $260m to intercity fleet

Michael McGowan

29, Jun, 2022 @5:19 AM

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Queensland public servants cowed by ‘high price’ of speaking out, Peter Coaldrake says
Greens and LNP call for royal commission in light of new report into government culture and accountability

Eden Gillespie

29, Jun, 2022 @4:16 AM

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Candidate for John Barilaro’s NY role had offer retracted after ‘government decision’, inquiry told
Head of Investment NSW, Amy Brown, told to ‘unwind’ process after an instruction from the office of the then deputy premier John Barilaro

Michael McGowan

29, Jun, 2022 @3:29 AM

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Melbourne ‘space shuttle’ pods containing a single bed for rent for up to $900 a month
Inner city rental listing advertises six capsules stacked in a room as Australian rental crisis worsens

Cait Kelly

29, Jun, 2022 @12:57 AM

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Social housing stock barely changes as waiting lists blow out and rental stress rises across Australia
Demand continues to outstrip supply, report shows, as Albanese government seeks to increase public housing stock nationally

Luke Henriques-Gomes Social affairs and inequality editor

28, Jun, 2022 @10:39 PM

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Morning mail: Turnbull tells French Albanese ‘is not Scott Morrison’, long passport wait times, Ghislaine Maxwell sentence
Wednesday: Malcom Turnbull tells French media Anthony Albanese has ‘a big advantage’ in resetting relations. Plus: liveable, loveable, ‘adorably up itself’ Melbourne

Tamara Howie

28, Jun, 2022 @9:03 PM

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‘No economic case for it’: latest NSW voucher scheme criticised as pure politics
Economists question NSW’s growing number of voucher programs, saying the latest is about ‘retail politics’ not sound public policy

Tamsin Rose

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Albanese ‘is not Scott Morrison and that’s a big advantage’, Malcolm Turnbull tells French media
Former Australian PM calls successor’s conduct over submarine deal ‘disgraceful’ ahead of Anthony Albanese’s meeting with Macron

Kim Willsher in Paris and Daniel Hurst in Canberra

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Melbourne is Australia’s most liveable city and I finally understand why | Anna Spargo-Ryan
Having lived in Victoria’s capital for 20 years, it took six lockdowns for me to fully realise what I love about this place

Anna Spargo-Ryan

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Labor MP Milton Dick emerges as frontrunner for Speaker role despite factional divisions
Member for Oxley in Queensland is in close contest with Victorian MP Rob Mitchell for the coveted position

Sarah Martin

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Senior public servants thought John Barilaro’s New York trade job would need cabinet approval
An inquiry into former NSW deputy premier John Barilaro’s appointment to a $500,000-a-year trade role in New York begins on Wednesday

Michael McGowan

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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