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UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has called a general election for July.
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The UK is heading to an election in July

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has called a general election for July, which could bring an end to 14 years of Tory governments.

New Queensland legislation
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Queensland to change sexual assault laws

New Queensland legislation will focus on supporting victim-survivors during criminal trials, and add new offences for adult abusers.

A trial will kick off in Victoria on the impacts of cannabis on drivers.
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Victoria is launching “world first” cannabis driving trial

A trial will kick off in Victoria later this year to look into the impacts of medicinal cannabis on drivers.

Papua New Guinea is hoping to become the 18th team in the NRL competition, as talks between the league and government look towards a deal.
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Is Papua New Guinea joining the NRL?

Papua New Guinea is hoping to become the 18th team in the NRL competition, as talks between the league and government look towards a deal.

Ozempic replicas banned
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Ozempic replicas banned from October

Ozempic replicas will be banned from October, under a safety measure announced by Health Minister Mark Butler.

Retail Worker Crime
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Victoria to crack down on assaults against retail workers

Retail worker crime has been rising in Australia, with two states already adding new penalties. Victoria could be the third.

Can I get a hecs refund?
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Can I get a HECS refund if I paid it off last year?

Can I get a HECS refund? About the Government’s plan to refund HECS indexation.

A state of emergency has been declared in New Caledonia after a series of violent protests resulted in almost 200 arrests, dozens of injuries, and at least three deaths.
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New Caledonia protests lead to state of emergency

A state of emergency has been declared in New Caledonia after a series of violent protests resulted in almost 200 arrests, dozens of injuries, and at least three deaths.

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has outlined his vision for Australia in his Budget reply speech, vowing to cut migration and crack down on knife crime.
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What’s in the Opposition Budget Reply?

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has outlined his vision in his Budget reply speech, vowing to cut migration and crack down on knife crime.

The NT Government wants to introduce a new law to make it easier to implement curfews.
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NT Govt proposes law making it easier to implement curfews

The NT Government wants to introduce a new law to make it easier to implement curfews.

Australia's first war crime prisoner is the whistleblower
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Why did David McBride go to jail?

Same-sex book ban has been reversed at a Sydney Council.
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Sydney council reverses same-sex parenting book ban

Cumberland City Council in Western Sydney has overturned a book ban on same-sex parenting following public outrage.

The Government wants to become a "renewable energy superpower" in a plan known as the 'Future Made in Australia'.
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WTF is the Government’s ‘Future Made in Australia’ plan?

The Government wants to become a “renewable energy superpower” in a plan known as the ‘Future Made in Australia’.

Young people will get some energy, rent, and income support help from the Federal Government's 2024 Budget.
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What’s in the budget for young people?

Young people will get some energy, rent, and income support help from the Federal Government’s 2024 Budget.

Wage growth in Australia
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Wages continue historic growth

Wage growth in Australia has continued above 4% in the 12 months to March, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

What does the budget say about the future of the economy?
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Inflation projected to be under control by end of year

The federal budget has forecast inflation to dip below 3% by the end of this year.

Tonight, Treasurer Jim Chalmers delivered the 2024 Federal Budget.
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Everything you need to know about the 2024 Federal Budget

The Government, led by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, has two big decisions to make: what to spend money on, and where to get that money from.

Explaining the ban on live sheep exports
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Everything you need to know about live exports

The NSW Government has announced it will propose stricter bail reforms for people accused of serious domestic violence offences.
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NSW proposes new bail restrictions for alleged domestic violence offenders

Under a draft law, alleged perpetrators will face a higher threshold for securing bail. Alleged offenders would also be required to wear ankle bracelets if they are granted bail.

Former defence force employee David McBride has been sentenced to five years and eight months in prison for illegally disclosing sensitive information.
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ADF whistleblower David McBride sentenced over leaks

The sentence has a non-parole period of two years and three months.

University and Government officials have met in Canberra to discuss proposed changes to the higher education sector, including limits on international student numbers across Australian universities.
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Govt proposes limiting international student numbers

It’s part of a broader strategy to reduce the migration rate.

A group of Labor MPs say they’re concerned about the environmental impacts of the Federal Government’s new energy plan.
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Labor MPs raise concerns about Govt’s gas strategy

The Government released its “Future Gas Strategy” last week,
outlining how it plans to use gas for the “economy’s transition to net zero”.

The Government v Social Media
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Why does the Government want to change social media?

Tomorrow, the Government will release its key economic document. What is the Federal Budget? And what's in it?
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What is the Federal Budget?

Tomorrow, the Government will release its key economic document. What is the Federal Budget? And what’s in it?

Endometriosis treatment changes
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Butler announces changes to endometriosis support

Endometriosis treatment changes will be added from July 2025, under an announcement from Health Minister Mark Butler.

The High Court has thrown out an appeal by an Iranian asylum seeker trying to avoid deportation.
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The High Court has blocked an Iranian asylum seeker’s appeal to be released from detention

The High Court has thrown out an appeal by an Iranian asylum seeker trying to avoid deportation, known as ‘ASF17’.

The Government will launch a parliamentary committee to investigate the “influence and impacts of social media on Australian society”.
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Govt launches parliamentary committee investigating social media

The inquiry will examine a raft of issues including the mental health impact of social media algorithms and the spread of illegal content online.

Lobbying review
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Senate’s proposed lobbyist reforms criticised

A review into lobbying at Parliament House has found that current rules haven’t kept pace with the growth of the billion-dollar industry.

A Sydney council has banned a books on same-sex parenting across its libraries.
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A Sydney council banned same-sex parent books from its libraries

Cumberland Council has banned a books on same-sex parenting across its libraries, as the NSW Government considers reducing council funding.

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