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Australia live updates: airport chaos; Warragamba Dam ‘likely’ to spill; Albanese meets Macron in Paris
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Royce Kurmelovs

02, Jul, 2022 @1:56 AM

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As Labor enacts its emissions reduction target, will the climate truce survive? | Katharine Murphy
War can easily resume once the honeymoon ends and Chris Bowen begins turning election promises into regulations

Katharine Murphy

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Vulnerable Australians ‘filled with dread’ over telehealth cuts
Decision to end a range of services on 30 June will lead to ‘avoidable suffering and distress’, medical practitioners say

Caitlin Cassidy

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Nation records 33 Covid deaths as Victoria reports fifth monkeypox case – as it happened
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Elias Visontay (now) and Stephanie Convery (earlier)

01, Jul, 2022 @7:39 AM

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Anthony Albanese raises case of jailed Australian engineer Robert Pether with Iraqi PM
Exclusive: Pether, who has been imprisoned for 14 months in Baghdad, has become ‘gravely ill’ according to his family

Christopher Knaus and Ben Doherty

01, Jul, 2022 @4:35 AM

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Acting PM says Australia will stand up for national interest amid fading hopes of China reset
Richard Marles signals change in tone with biggest trading partner but pledges to avoid Coalition’s ‘chest-beating’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @3:42 AM

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Former Australian chief scientist to head review of carbon credit scheme after whistleblower revelations
Climate change minister to announce Prof Ian Chubb will lead six-month probe of scheme labelled ‘largely a sham’ by one expert

Adam Morton and Katharine Murphy

30, Jun, 2022 @11:53 PM

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Liberal Democrats stand down Queensland executive, alleging overspend on Campbell Newman campaign
Party’s national president John Humphreys alleges threats from creditors resulted in ‘crisis’

Joe Hinchliffe

30, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Serious defects discovered in patrol boats Australia supplied to Pacific Islands
Potentially serious faults in Guardian-class patrol boats may force some countries to pause use of vessels

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Federal Icac should have power to sack parliamentarians, independent MP says
Kylea Tink says she was ‘shocked’ by misconduct at Parliament House and a code of conduct should apply to all who work there

Sarah Martin and Paul Karp

30, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Victoria to demand governments set completion dates for energy transmission projects
State energy minister, Lily D’Ambrosio, says investors need confidence electricity grid will be ready for renewables

Peter Hannam

30, Jun, 2022 @10:33 AM

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Government decision to limit telehealth services will cause vulnerable Australians to suffer, GPs say
Federal health minister, Mark Butler, confirms pandemic-related telehealth services will not be extended

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @9:57 AM

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