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Building surveyor suspended over flammable cladding on apartments

A surveyor who approved several Melbourne apartments with flammable cladding has his licence suspended, after authorities find "dangerous" materials on five multi-storey buildings. go to Article >

Cyber attack could have targeted Australia's electoral commissions

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Australia's security agencies were concerned that state and territory electoral commissions may also have been targeted as part of a cyber attack on federal political parties, according to previously confidential documents. read more

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Republican ad comparing her to Khmer Rouge

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A Republican Party ad riles observers in the US and abroad, appearing to link Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's politics with that of the Khmer Rouge regime, under which the Cambodian genocide took place. read more

Boris Johnson abandons press conference due to protests

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he was forced to abandon a press conference with Luxembourg's Prime Minister due to loud protests, as Brexit negotiations appear to hit a standstill. read more

Plan to ban ivory and rhino horn sales could be undermined by exemptions, activists warn

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Conservationists warn any exemptions from a proposed ban on the domestic trade of ivory and rhino horn will undermine the spirit of the policy, as there are limited resources to enforce the prohibition. read more

NSW MPs plan spill motion against Premier Gladys Berejiklian

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Three Liberal MPs say they will move a spill motion against New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian, saying she has "broken trust" over the handling of the state's abortion bill. read more

'I will not be lectured about sexism and misogyny by this man': Gillard on the speech that overshadowed her legacy

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

Julia Gillard says the blasting she gave Tony Abbott in 2012 was "one moment in time" that is perhaps better remembered than her most important political achievements. read more

Victorian treaty negotiations move closer as voting opens for Aboriginal assembly

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

Voting opens for Victorian Aboriginal communities to elect the people who will help make the rules for what are expected to be the first treaty negotiations in Australia. read more

'Family is more than good mates': Fijian PM sends signal during first official visit

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

In the wake of Pacific nations criticising Australia over its stance on climate change, Frank Bainimarama downplays Scott Morrison's suggestions Fiji and Australia are like family, saying "it's about more than being good mates to one another". read more

State dinners at the White House prove 'some relationships are far more important than others'

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

From George HW Bush fainting on Japan's prime minister, to the Real Housewives gatecrashers, state dinners are memorable affairs. Will Scott Morrison's be one of them? read more

Restauranteur backtracks on evidence and admits falsifying Labor donation

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

Sydney restaurateur Valentine Yee changes his story from last week, telling ICAC he faked a donation to Labor to cover up money given by Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo. read more

Fraser Anning bankruptcy hearing starts tomorrow, but former senator is understood to not be in Australia

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

Fraser Anning built his political career on putting Australia first, but it appears the former Senator is still out of the country on the eve of bankruptcy proceedings brought by the Bendigo Bank. read more