Australian politics

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Andrews on track to surpass 2018 result – as it happened
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Josh Taylor and Natasha May (earlier)

08, Dec, 2022 @7:50 AM

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David Pocock and the Greens welcome Labor’s environmental reforms but push for more urgent action
Crossbench say government’s response ‘moving in the right direction’ but lacks aspects such as a climate trigger and a pause on logging

Lisa Cox

08, Dec, 2022 @7:47 AM

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NSW ‘almost ready to sign up’ to coal price cap to provide energy price relief
State’s energy minister, Matt Kean, says ‘It’s not about royalties, it’s all about consumers’, putting pressure on Queensland counterpart

Peter Hannam

08, Dec, 2022 @7:27 AM

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‘No one would believe me’: Labor launches women’s health council to tackle medical misogyny
Exclusive: Experts will look into healthcare offered for menstruation, menopause and conditions such as heart disease, autism and cancer

Melissa Davey Medical editor

08, Dec, 2022 @2:28 AM

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Dfat updates travel advice for Indonesia: how will Australian tourists be affected by laws banning sex outside marriage?
Planning a Bali holiday? Here’s what we know about the new laws and what they mean for travellers and the LGBTQI+ community

Jordyn Beazley

08, Dec, 2022 @1:47 AM

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Behrouz Boochani in Australia: ‘Some of those politicians who barred me are gone. But I am here’
The Kurdish Iranian refugee was always confident he would prove Peter Dutton’s declaration that he ‘wouldn’t be permitted to come to Australia’ wrong

Mostafa Rachwani

08, Dec, 2022 @12:57 AM

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Reserve Bank review ‘will be relevant’ to Philip Lowe’s chances of a second term, Chalmers says
Treasurer says it is not a ‘performance review’ but will ‘feed into our thinking’ about RBA leadership

Amy Remeikis

07, Dec, 2022 @11:10 PM

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Australian energy ministers to agree on promoting battery uptake but views on price caps differ
Gathering of state and federal officials in Brisbane on Thursday not expected to result in consensus on proposed price caps on coal and gas

Peter Hannam and Ben Smee

07, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Nationals’ stance on Indigenous voice a ‘slap in the face to black people’, Aboriginal leader says
Laura Hand-Ross says party’s opposition to constitutional recognition is an ‘insult’ that has caused disquiet in the community

Fleur Connick

07, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Chinese ambassador hails ‘very successful’ meeting – as it happened
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Josh Taylor, Emily Wind and Natasha May (earlier)

07, Dec, 2022 @7:37 AM

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US to increase rotation of forces to Australia, condemns China’s ‘dangerous and coercive actions’ in region
Defence secretary also pledges to help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines ‘as quickly as possible’ at annual high-level talks

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

07, Dec, 2022 @1:00 AM

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Morning Mail: citizenship cancellations ruled illegal, breast milk trade warning, ‘Rosetta Stone’ of dinosaur finds
In today’s newsletter: controversial withdrawal of Australian rights from overseas prisoners is reversed; Morocco stun Spain in World Cup

Martin Farrer

06, Dec, 2022 @8:06 PM

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