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Clive Palmer announces Brian Burston as UAP Senate leader – politics live

As the last session before the winter recess begins, Clive Palmer hails a new recruit and the Coalition spruiks its tax plan. All the day’s events, live Turnbull loses 34th Newspoll runningTim Storer pleads for tax relief for low paid LIVE Updated <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Clive Palmer and his new Senate leader, Brian Burston, front the media ...

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Tim Storer asks crossbench colleagues to prioritise tax relief for lowest paid

Australian politics Key senator urges undecided Greens to join Labor and split bill to block costly cuts for high earners <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Derryn Hinch talks to Tim Storer in the Senate. Storer has urged his colleagues to back Labor’s bid to pass tax cuts for low income earners but not high-flyers. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the ...

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Australian firms told to catch up on climate change risk checks

Climate change New report says Australian companies lag behind international organisations <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> The report says that while some of Australia’s bigger companies have sophisticated models in place for thinking about climate change, more need to to do so. Photograph: David Crosling/AAP Australian companies are not doing enough work to model the risks of climate change ...

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'Not safe, not wanted': is the end of NT fracking ban a taste of things to come?

Environment Our wide brown land ‘Not safe, not wanted’: is the end of NT fracking ban a taste of things to come? The NT government has lifted its fracking moratorium despite fierce opposition, reflecting the war of attrition being waged by gas companies <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> People stand outside Origin Energy’s annual general meeting to protest against ...

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An unconventional gas boom: the rise of CSG in Australia

Energy Our wide brown land In two decades coal seam gas has come to account for 30% of gas production. Here’s how the picture varies state to state Sun 17 Jun 2018 19.00 BST Last modified on Sun 17 Jun 2018 19.01 BST Australia’s production of coal seam gas has risen exponentially since 1995, going from zero to 30% of the country’s ...

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Coalition shows no sign of closing gap to Labor in latest Newspoll

Australian politics Labor leads 52%-48% on two-party basis as One Nation falls to just 6% of primary vote <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Malcolm Turnbull is still preferred prime minister, but the Coalition continues to trail Labor in the Newspoll. Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP Labor continues to lead the Coalition on a two-party-preferred basis while Malcolm Turnbull is still preferred ...

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Mike Parr emerges after three days buried beneath Hobart street

Dark Mofo 2018 Road workers dig through bitumen to lift lid on performance artist’s steel box <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Mike Parr appears to cheers after being encased for three days beneath a Hobart street during Dark Mofo. Photograph: Rob Blakers/EPA The Australian performance artist Mike Parr is back above ground after spending three days buried beneath a ...

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Newcastle girl's bravery praised by police as sexual assault accused refused bail

New South Wales Man, 47, has been charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting 11-year-old <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> The man accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Newcastle schoolgirl in a five-hour ordeal has been remanded in custody. Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP The man accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Newcastle schoolgirl in a five-hour ordeal has been remanded in ...

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Hundreds of Australian doctors call for dying refugee to be brought from Nauru

Australian immigration and asylum More than 800 doctors sign petition for Hazara man to get palliative care in Australia <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> The Nauru regional processing centre. Doctors on Nauru have said that a refugee with terminal lung cancer cannot receive adequate treatment there Hundreds of doctors have signed a petition calling on the immigration minister, Peter ...

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