Bill Shorten

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MyGov app facing overhaul to centralise online identification
Audit review of government tool housing Medicare and Centrelink services recommends significant changes

Josh Taylor

31, Jan, 2023 @7:14 AM

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‘System working’: Labor defends Syria repatriations following arrest of woman on terror charge
‘Anyone who knowingly went to aid Isis deserves the full weight of the law,’ says minister Bill Shorten

Ben Doherty

06, Jan, 2023 @4:53 AM

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Stuart Robert told lobbyist not to donate to Angus Taylor fundraising group as ‘it will be declared and it will hurt you’
Private emails from 2018 show Liberal MP told Synergy 360 boss that donation would need to be declared

Amy Remeikis

05, Dec, 2022 @8:10 PM

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Cap on coal price complicating federal bid to quell Australians’ energy costs
Bill Shorten says all options remain on the table as the federal government remains hopeful agreement with states can be struck

Amy Remeikis and AAP

04, Dec, 2022 @4:21 AM

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Bill Shorten reveals review into Stuart Robert ‘lobbying scandal’ claims
The former Coalition minister denies he influenced government contracts, declaring in parliament he had ‘zero involvement’

Paul Karp

01, Dec, 2022 @7:59 AM

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Labor orders investigation into government contracts linked to Stuart Robert
Bill Shorten tells parliament that using public office to ‘enrich private mates’ is corruption following newspaper report on Coalition MP

Katharine Murphy and Paul Karp

24, Nov, 2022 @4:53 AM

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Greens claim treasurer ‘dodged’ housing scheme question – as it happened
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Caitlin Cassidy (now) and Natasha May (earlier)

10, Nov, 2022 @7:31 AM

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NDIS: Bill Shorten accuses states of underspending on disability care
Schools could play a bigger role in supporting children, minister suggests, as he also targets rorts and ‘rent-seeking behaviour’

Paul Karp

09, Nov, 2022 @11:57 PM

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Government to crack down on NDIS provider fraud amid warning scheme will soon cost $50bn annually
Bill Shorten says $126m earmarked in Labor’s October budget will help protect national disability insurance scheme ‘from crooks’

Daniel Hurst

25, Oct, 2022 @9:46 AM

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NDIS forecast to cost extra $8.8bn over estimates as Shorten announces independent review
Labor blames Coalition neglect and promises review will not be about cost-cutting, despite escalating costs

Katharine Murphy Political editor

18, Oct, 2022 @7:52 AM

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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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