Government split on National Integrity Commission

The Liberal-National coalition is once more at odds – this time on whether to support Labor’s proposal for a National Integrity Commission.

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A National Integrity Commission - Restoring trust in politics and the public sector

A Shorten Labor Government will establish a National Integrity Commission to prevent, investigate and eliminate corruption inside the federal government and the public sector.

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Silence on whaling in the Southern Ocean

The Turnbull Government is hiding in the shadows on action to stop Japan’s whalers.

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Out of the frying pan, into the fire

The legal community may have breathed a sigh of relief with the departure of George Brandis from the Attorney-General’s portfolio.

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Goodbye Brandis

If the rumours are true, George Brandis will be officially shipped off to London tomorrow.

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Royal Commission into institutional response to child sexual abuse final report

Labor welcomes the release today of the Final Report from the Royal Commission into Institutional Reponses to Child Sexual Abuse.

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Statement - Final hearing of Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse

The final public hearing of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is being held in Sydney today to pay tribute to the thousands of courageous survivors that came forward to give evidence of their suffering to the Royal Commission.

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Turnbull protecting MPs who have failed to complete citizenship disclosure

The refusal of multiple Liberal and National MPs to comply with the citizenship disclosure process is an absolute disgrace.

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Labor welcomes Family Court decision on transgender teens

The Full Court of the Family Court has today decided that transgender teenagers will no longer be required to go through the expensive and lengthy process of seeking court approval for stage two hormone treatment.

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Marriage equality passes the Senate

The passage of marriage equality legislation through the Senate marks a historic day for all of Australia.

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