Bill Shorten

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Government considers centralising digital ID verification on myGov in wake of Optus breach
Experts warn using any single system could have its own cybersecurity weaknesses leaving data vulnerable to misuse

Josh Taylor

07, Oct, 2022 @3:32 AM

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New NDIA chair Kurt Fearnley says participants must be able to ‘see themselves’ in the agency
The three-time Paralympic gold medallist says ‘trust with the organisation itself is a visceral thing’

Luke Henriques-Gomes and Paul Karp

26, Sep, 2022 @5:37 AM

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Thousands of outstanding NDIS legal appeals to be reviewed by new taskforce, Bill Shorten says
Former disability discrimination commissioner Graeme Innes will lead independent body aimed at blitzing massive backlog of cases

Luke Henriques-Gomes Social affairs and inequality editor

20, Sep, 2022 @7:34 AM

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Robodebt royal commission to review ‘untold harm’ caused by Coalition’s botched scheme
Anthony Albanese labels saga a ‘human tragedy’ as former Queensland chief justice Catherine Holmes set to lead inquiry into Centrelink debt recovery scheme

Luke Henriques-Gomes Social affairs and inequality editor

25, Aug, 2022 @6:47 AM

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Dutton says he was not aware of former PM’s appointments– as it happened
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Mostafa Rachwani, Tory Shepherd and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier)

15, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Anthony Albanese seeks legal advice over reports Scott Morrison secretly swore himself into ministry roles
Former prime minister’s senior cabinet colleagues say they were unaware he allegedly swore himself into three ministry positions

Josh Butler and Sarah Martin

15, Aug, 2022 @12:23 AM

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Bill Shorten intervenes to remove ‘birthing parent’ from medical forms amid criticism in Daily Telegraph
Decision to stop trial of trans-inclusive language at three hospitals condemned by LGBTQ+ advocates and praised by Katherine Deves

Paul Karp

21, Jul, 2022 @5:43 AM

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‘How can I help myself to help him?’: the rural NDIS waiting game
People with disability in regional areas face greater difficulties accessing support services

Natasha May

17, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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National Disability Insurance Agency boss resigns amid speculation over his future
Advocates call for NDIA to be led by person with disability after Martin Hoffman steps down as chief executive

Luke Henriques-Gomes, Social affairs and inequality editor

08, Jun, 2022 @2:17 AM

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Melbourne woman with cerebral palsy fights to stay in her home after NDIS funding cut
Samar Bain faces being forced into shared accommodation as agency says support package is not ‘value for money’

Luke Henriques-Gomes Social affairs and inequality editor

26, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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From onion eating to the bonk ban: the 15 craziest moments in Aussie politics – sorted
Before Saturday’s election, the team behind the Batshit moments in Australian politics Twitter account rank the most unhinged moments in our political history. I ain’t spending any time on it!

@batshit_auspol

15, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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In 2019 inequality was a big federal election issue. Now it’s off the radar
How does your area compare for housing stress, socioeconomic disadvantage and income? In the first of a series about Australian electorates, we look at inequality and wealth

Josh Nicholas, Katharine Murphy and Maya Pilbrow

27, Apr, 2022 @5:30 PM

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