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Cox vows to be a strong Indigenous voice

Western Australia's newest Greens senator has promised to be a strong voice for Aboriginal Australians in parliament, urging for an end to business as usual from the government on Indigenous affairs.In her first speech to parliament on…

TAFE managers took corrupt payments: ICAC

Two TAFE managers have been accused of engaging in "serious corrupt conduct" by accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from a software company hoping to provide products to the education and training provider.The NSW Independent…

Myanmar junta frees anti-coup protesters

Myanmar has started releasing people imprisoned after the military coup following an announcement on state television that a total of 5600 people are to be freed.This came after junta chief Min Aung Hlaing was barred from attending an…

Albanese ready for possible 2021 election

Labor is prepared for the possibility of a December federal election even as the coalition indicates it plans to go full term.Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese thinks it's possible Prime Minister Scott Morrison will call an election for…

MPs raise security concerns after UK death

Some federal government MPs are concerned about their security while working in their electorates, following the stabbing death of a UK MP last week.During a coalition partyroom meeting on Tuesday, six MPs raised the issue of their safety…