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Australia is projected to miss its Paris emissions reduction target by 19 per cent in 2030, but bureaucrats are confident estimates will positively shift.

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A truck wedged beneath a Melbourne rail bridge is balancing precariously on two wheels and is expected to cause a peak-hour traffic nightmare.

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Measures to help small businesses fight anti-competitive behaviour from larger rivals are expected to pass parliament this week.

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ASIO chief Duncan Lewis has flatly rejected any suggestions his officers might be behind the leaking of classified advice.

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A task force is due to meet to consider the federal government's response to floods which devastated north Queensland cattle communities.

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The federal government plans to head off an embarrassing parliamentary defeat by supporting a motion calling for a disabilities royal commission.

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A former top aide to Senator Michaelia Cash has admitted he knew a tip-off about raids on the Australian Workers Union would have obvious political implications

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the computer networks of political parties were also the targets of a recent foreign-based cyber hack of the parliament.

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A court has heard a woman allegedly asked a friend to "save" her shortly before former CFMEU boss Dave Hanna raped her.

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Changes proposed by the federal government to better protect corporate whistleblowers don't go far enough, Labor MP Andrew Leigh says.

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Labor senator Murray Watt has questioned how on earth a $423 million Manus Island security contract was awarded to a little-known company.

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Independent federal MP Rebekha Sharkie wants cotton exports banned to ensure there is enough water in the Murray-Darling Basin.

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Shark alarms are being installed along part of WA's southern coast best known for the Margaret River surf breaks, where there have been several attacks.

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Protection of our water resources must be front and centre when NSW votes in March and Australia in May. read now...

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The Northern Territory government has appointed Mick Dodson as its first treaty commissioner.

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The head of the Australian Federal Police and the Home Affairs Assistant Minister have been questioned on the circumstances leading to the wrongful detention of refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi.

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The recent Queensland floods have led to runoff into the Great Barrier Reef, which could impact seagrass and in turn lead to green turtles and dugongs dying.

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The royal commission into aged care has heard of looming funding challenges for the sector as the number of elderly and number of people with dementia grows.

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Independent MP Bob Katter has proposed laws that would create a third board at the Reserve Bank to ensure the financial sustainability of agriculture.

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The AFP asked two government ministers to provide statements over media leaks about union raids at least twice, but they refused, a Senate inquiry has heard.

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Australia needs an authority that can guide improvements in regional development, according to independent MP Cathy McGowan.

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Supermarket giant Woolworths will stop selling it's $1-a-litre milk from Tuesday, saying struggling farmers need the extra 10 cents a litre it will charge.

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Independent federal MP Rebekha Sharkie is pushing for changes to how small primary producers get loans, in order to "level the playing field".

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison's grip on power will be tested again when federal parliament returns on Monday.

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The Greens say federal Labor has an opportunity to stop an Adani coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin by backing laws it has proposed.

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The state government is meeting with Victorian councils as some start putting recycling into landfill after the temporary closure of processor SKM.

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A government senator says the coalition is weighing up a pollution tax on cars to encourage a switch to battery-powered vehicles, a move he's staunchly against.

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New entrances at Parliament House in Canberra have been delayed more than a year after a steel sub-contractor went bust.

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Independent federal MPs Andrew Wilkie and Kerryn Phelps are calling for a new network of centres in the Asia-Pacific to process asylum seekers.

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The time has come for the federal government to better protect people taking out "payday loans", Labor has argued.

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Two hot air balloons have made emergency landings in Melbourne's east, frightening residents but passengers and crew have managed to walk away unscathed.

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The Clean Energy Council's policy directives for the election call for serious reform of the energy market including a 50 per cent renewables target by 2030.

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Labor will use Senate estimates to grill Peter Dutton's Home Affairs department on the awarding of a Manus Island security contract to a company registered to a beach shack at the time.

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The Victorian government says it wants to a see a national attack against offensive slogans on Wicked Camper vehicles.

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Police are awaiting the outcome of a post-mortem examination to determine how an intruder died inside a Sydney home following a struggle with the resident.

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has accused Labor of being weak on border protection, as the political fight over refugee rages on.

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Nationals leader Michael McCormack is committed to lowering Australia's road toll, especially in country areas where about 64 per cent of fatalities happen.

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The Morrison government is seeking to crack down on the practice of charging hefty late fees on electricity bills via little-known conditions on discount deals.

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Legal advice given to the Australia Institute suggests the federal government's plan to underwrite new power plants may be unconstitutional.

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NSW Ports says the competition watchdog decision to challenge a $5.1 billion deal made by the government when it privatised key ports is "disappointing".

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