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Tony Abbott and allies could scupper national energy plan, warns ACT minister

Australian politics Shane Rattenbury says Josh Frydenberg is being locked into a no-compromise position by federal conservatives <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Emissions are seen from a factory at Broadwater in NSW. Photograph: Dave Hunt/AAP The ACT has warned it will be “very difficult” to sign on to the national energy guarantee in early August if Josh Frydenberg fails ...

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Woman died of cancer after unnecessary treatment by disgraced doctor

Health Exclusive: Surgery performed by Emil Shawky Gayed masked growth of uterine cancer as officials fear other women could be at risk <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Dr Emil Shawky Gayed performed an ablation on a woman with endometrial hyperplasia, which removes layers of the uterus. Photograph: Carly Earl for the Guardian A woman died of cancer after unnecessary ...

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Australian woman and daughter killed in Sri Lanka car crash

Sri Lanka The 37-year-old and her four-year-old child died and two other Australians were injured after their van hit a truck <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> The pair were killed in a collision south of the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo An Australian woman and her young daughter have been killed and two others have been injured in a car ...

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Tax plan to pass after Pauline Hanson confirms support – politics live

One Nation gives Coalition the numbers it needs to pass income tax plan in its entirety. All the day’s events, live LIVE Updated <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Pauline Hanson in the Senate as it debates the government’s tax bills and amendments. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian Key events Show 11.43pm BST 23:43 Good morning Live feed Show ...

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Australia can't afford tax cuts, say unions, as Coalition seals $143bn package

Australian politics The plan will go through parliament on Thursday as the ACTU says corporate handouts will not deliver promised benefits <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Mathias Cormann as the Senate votes on amendments to the taxation bill on Wednesday. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian The Turnbull government will on Thursday steer its $143bn income tax package through ...

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‘No way to die’: peak medical bodies call for dying refugee to come to Australia

Nauru More than 2,000 doctors have petitioned for an Afghan refugee on Nauru to be transferred to Australia <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> The asylum seeker has lung cancer and can’t receive the treatment he needs on Nauru, doctors say. Photograph: Remi Chauvin for the Guardian A dying Afghan refugee currently held in offshore processing on Nauru must be ...

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It's clear who really benefits from tax cuts – and it's not true blue battlers | Greg Jericho

Census Grogonomics It’s clear who really benefits from tax cuts – and it’s not true blue battlers Greg Jericho A school principal is an odd occupation to pick as being somehow representative of ordinary Australians <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> ‘[School principals] are not even representative of those who work in schools … And they earn a hell of ...

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Natalie Joyce speaks for first time after Barnaby's affair

Barnaby Joyce Former deputy prime minister’s wife says his and his partner’s paid TV interview was ‘an absolute disgrace’ • Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> In her first public words since the Barnaby scandal, Natalie Joyce says she felt like throwing a brick through the TV while ...

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Tony Abbott signals he'll cross the floor to vote against Turnbull's energy plan

Tony Abbott Former PM could join Craig Kelly, who has also threatened to oppose national energy guarantee <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Tony Abbott has signalled that he could cross the floor and vote against Malcolm Turnbull’s national energy guarantee. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP The former prime minister Tony Abbott has flagged crossing the floor to oppose the national energy ...

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Peter Thomson obituary

Golf Australian golfer who won the Open Championship five times <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Peter Thomson at Killermont, Glasgow, in 1954. He concentrated on golf in Europe, once declaring himself ‘revolted’ by the target golf US courses encouraged. Photograph: ANL/Rex/Shutterstock For a period during the 1950s it seemed that Peter Thomson, who has died aged 88, virtually owned ...

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