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Stop the catfight over education: MP

Crossbench MP Andrew Wilkie has slammed Labor and the coalition for their "sanctimonious claptrap" over education reform.

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May 29 2017
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Lindt psych defends siege advice to police

A psychiatrist who a coroner said went beyond his area of expertise during the Lindt Cafe siege has defended his role saying he "did not drive the agenda".

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May 29 2017
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Wesfarmers' new CEO to be paid less

Wesfarmers' incoming chief executive Rob Scott will earn nearly 30 per cent less than current boss Richard Goyder when he takes the helm in November.

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May 29 2017
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Ansell planning for 2021 CEO succession

Ansell, which last week announced the sale of its condom business, is well advanced on identifying internal candidates to replace CEO Magnus Nicolin in 2021.

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May 29 2017
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Treasury part of bank...

A Senate hearing has been told consultations surrounding the bank levy started well in advance of the May 9 budget.

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May 29 2017
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Nationals reject...

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has cast doubt on proposal for a referendum that seeks an indigenous representative body in the constitution.

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May 29 2017
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'Tell us the truth':...

Following five-day renewed search last week for the remains of murdered man Matthew Leveson in bushland south of Sydney, detectives are again on site.

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May 29 2017
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Dawson family takes aim at psychiatrist

The family of Sydney siege victim Katrina Dawson took aim at a consultant psychiatrist who influenced the police response in a submission to a coronial inquiry.

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May 29 2017
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'I shot till Monis was no longer a threat'

The officer who fired his gun 17 times at gunman Man Haron Monis, killing him, during the Lindt Cafe siege says he could not have acted differently.

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May 29 2017
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Medicare fund about 'confidence': Cormann

A Senate committee has been told the new Medicare Guarantee Fund is aimed at bolstering public confidence in health care funding.

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May 29 2017
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MI5 reviewing intel on...

Britain's MI5 is conducting an inquiry into the way it dealt with warnings from the public that Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was a potential threat.

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May 29 2017
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Drop debts for family...

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has introduced a private bill to allow the Centrelink debts of family or domestic violence victims to be waived.

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May 29 2017
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End to Brett Whiteley...

A Victorian art dealer acquitted of art fraud over three contested Brett Whiteley paintings has had another fraud charge against him dropped.

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May 29 2017
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Aussies watching foreign fighter 'ratbags'

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has a simple message for foreign fighters returning to Australia from war zones in the Middle East: we're watching you.

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May 29 2017
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Deputy PM on attack over Adani mine loan

A government backbencher will ask parliament today to support the planned Adani coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin and reject further delays.

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May 29 2017
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Melbourne, Sydney home prices cool again

Regulatory intervention seems to be cooling the country's two hottest property markets, with Melbourne and Sydney prices easing again last week.

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May 29 2017
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Trust us on welfare...

Social Services Minister Christian Porter is urging Australians to trust the government as it overhauls welfare payments.

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May 29 2017
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Disability abuse royal...

The Turnbull government has quashed a fresh call for a royal commission into allegations of violence and abuse of Australians with disabilities.

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May 29 2017
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Godfrey's warns of...

Godfrey's says its full-year earnings will hit the lower end of its $14 million to $15 million full-year forecast range.

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May 29 2017
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