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Christmas Island Plan Needs Explaining: Plibersek

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The federal government needs to explain how Christmas Island can provide adequate health treatment for asylum seekers, Labor deputy leader Tanya Plibersek says.

National

National

More Delays On Protecting LGBTQ Students

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The push to protect LGBTQ students from discrimination in religious schools has suffered a setback with a Senate report calling the proposed bill "flawed".

Politics

Politics

Authorities In 'Race Against Time' To Check 1,000 Asylum Seekers

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Australia's security agencies are in a "race against time" to do background checks on asylum seekers after medical evacuation laws cleared parliament.

Politics

Politics

Labor To Reward Those Who Dob In 'Crooks'

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Whistleblowers who dob in dodgy bosses could reap a hefty reward if their tip-off leads to successful court action under a plan from Labor.

National

National

Crackdown On 'Dodgy' Certifiers As Residents Face 'Sleeping On The Streets'

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As hundreds of western Sydney residents remain cast out of their homes amid an investigation into a crack found within their apartment building, the state government has issued a warning to any and all dodgy certifiers.

Politics

Politics

The Fight For A 'Fair Go': Shorten Lays Out Election Plan At Labor Conference

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Aussies' love of a fair go is fair game for politicians looking to sell their party’s policies.

Politics

Politics

Labor Bill To Protect LGBTQ Students From Discrimination

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Penny Wong will introduce a bill to stop discrimination against gay school students, as the opposition accuses the government of dragging its feet on a promise made before the Wentworth by-election.

Politics

Politics

Luke Foley Drops Defamation Threat

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Disgraced former Labor leader Luke Foley has abandoned threats to sue over allegations that he sexually harassed an ABC journalist.

Politics

Politics

Labor Wants A Plebiscite On Australia Becoming A Republic

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Labor says if elected it plans to hold a $160 million national plebiscite on whether Australia should become a republic.

Politics

Politics

Michael Daley Elected NSW Labor Leader Following Luke Foley's Resignation

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Michael Daley has been elected as the NSW Labor leader, taking the party to the March 2019 election after Luke Foley's resignation.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Yesterday, Thanks To Ashleigh Raper, Australian Women Had A Small Win

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Yesterday, a female journalist from the ABC released a statement about the alleged behavior of NSW Opposition leader Luke Foley.

Politics

Politics

The Labor MPs In Line To Replace Luke Foley As NSW Leader

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With Luke Foley stepping down as NSW Labor leader, attention has turned to who will replace him -- and potentially become the next state premier.

Politics

Politics

'I'm Resigning': Luke Foley Quits But Denies Groping Allegations

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NSW Labor leader Luke Foley has quit in the wake of bombshell allegations he groped an ABC journalist at a bar in 2016, but maintains the claims are false.

Updated

Updated

Labor MP Calls For Foley To Resign After Journalist's Groping Allegations

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Pressure is mounting on Luke Foley to resign after the journalist at the centre of a sexual harassment allegation against the opposition leader came forward.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Opera House Protest And Labor To Increase Public School Funding

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Call For Companies To Be Forced To Reveal Gender Pay Gaps

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Gender pay gaps will be made public under a federal Labor government the party announced on Sunday.

Politics

Politics

Under-Siege Labor MP Says Sexual Allegations 'Absolute Lies'

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Emma Husar accused of "bullying, intimidation, verbal abuse and sexualised behaviour".

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Greek Fires Claim 74 Lives And Tour De France Stopped

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Politics

Politics

'It's Time' To Raise Newstart, Poverty Group Pleads

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"Newstart is $40 a day. You can't survive on an income like that"