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Victorian Labor conference to debate ending offshore immigration processing

Australian immigration and asylum Exclusive: Labor for Refugees calls on party to close camps and bring asylum seekers to Australia, if it forms government • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Nauru from the air. Labor activists are pushing for an end to offshore processing of asylum ...

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Seal hunting, throat singing, and fighting fair: the power and purpose of Tanya Tagaq

Dark Mofo 2018 Before her Dark Mofo appearance, Inuk singer talks about taking on animal rights activists and the upside to living on ‘unforgiving’ land <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq: ‘When you are in a minority people feel they can put their morals on you.’ Photograph: Vanessa Heins/Dark Mofo “What I’m doing is not ...

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Lake Eyre: yachts set sail as flood waters end two-month journey

South Australia Yacht club members can finally take to the ephemeral lake in South Australian outback after tracking water from western Queensland • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Yachts take to Lake Eyre as the ephemeral lake fills with flood waters. Photograph: Mariano Salvati/Wrights Air After ...

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Miles Franklin award 2018: Peter Carey among authors longlisted

Miles Franklin literary award 2018 Six women and five men will compete for Australia’s most prestigious literary prize Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Peter Carey, Michelle de Kretser and Kim Scott are among the authors longlisted for the Miles Franklin award. Composite: Heike Steinweg / Allen & ...

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Two Australian embassy officials in South Africa reported sacked in bribery scandal

Australian immigration and asylum At least 21 Nigerians received student visas ‘tainted by corrupt conduct’ • Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Two non-citizens working at the Australian high commission in South Africa have reportedly been sacked. Photograph: Alamy Two officials at an Australian embassy in South Africa ...

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Turnbull not warned of Andrew Hastie's China donor statement – politics live

Chief Andrew Colvin tells estimates hearing recruitment could be targeted at law enforcement agency. Meanwhile PM caught off-guard by Andrew Hastie’s allegations. All the days events, live LIVE Updated <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Australian federal police commissioner Andrew Colvin before a Senate estimates hearing in February. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian Key events Show 11.48pm BST 23:48 ...

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Coalition says there is no 'persuasive evidence' federal Icac needed

Australian politics Exclusive: Christian Porter writes to Mark Dreyfus saying national integrity commission may not be most effective option <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Malcolm Turnbull and Christian Porter, who says a federal Icac ‘may not be the most effective or efficient option’. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian Christian Porter has given a strong indication the Coalition will ...

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Coalition signals competition law changes to deal with energy market concentration

Energy Josh Frydenberg ‘worried’ about ownership in the energy market ‘and what that means for consumers’ <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Josh Frydenberg is waiting on advice from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission about electricity prices and market dynamics Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP The Turnbull government is signalling changes to the competition law to deal with market concentration in ...

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Newstart recipients left with just $17 a day after housing expenses, research finds

Welfare in Australia Salvation Army says it is ‘simply inhumane’ to give corporations a tax cut while failing to lift Newstart <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> The Salvation Army has called for Newstart to be lifted, saying that the average recipient is left with just $17 a day after accommodation expenses. Photograph: Dave Hunt/AAP There is a small public ...

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Tribunal urged not to be ‘hypersensitive’ in gay police discrimination case

Australian police and policing Four gay police officers allege they were targeted on the basis of their sexuality Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Lawyers for New South Wales police say there is not a culture of discrimination in Sydney’s Newtown command. Photograph: Dean Lewins/AAP Lawyers for ...

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