Australia politics live: workplace reform debate to begin in parliament; thinktank warns of ‘exploding suitcase’ in defence policy

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Australia live news update: Daniel Andrews asks ‘what is the point’ of News Corp story revisiting his fall; NSW floods continue

From 2h ago Benita Kolovos Andrews not surprised by Herald Sun ‘investigation’ Victoria’s premier Daniel Andrews says he’s not surprised by the front page of the Herald Sun this morning, which revisits the circumstances of the fall that kept him… Read More »Australia live news update: Daniel Andrews asks ‘what is the point’ of News Corp story revisiting his fall; NSW floods continue

Australia news live: pregnant woman and midwife rescued from floods as Forbes braces for highest peak in 70 years

<gu-island name="KeyEventsCarousel" deferuntil="visible" props="{"keyEvents":[{"id":"6365800f8f084995473a86d5","elements":[{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":" All eyes are on the central-west New South Wales town of Forbes today, where a major flood peak not experienced for 70 years could hit as the state grapples with continued crises. ","elementId":"b618caef-ba5d-4c75-bde3-6812a8aab85a"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":" There were 10… Read More »Australia news live: pregnant woman and midwife rescued from floods as Forbes braces for highest peak in 70 years

Insurance firms must lower premiums as government funds disaster prevention, minister says

Insurance companies need to reduce premiums for customers in disaster-prone regions now the federal government is investing heavily in infrastructure to minimise loss during extreme weather, the emergency management minister, Murray Watt, says. Ahead of confirming funding on Friday for… Read More »Insurance firms must lower premiums as government funds disaster prevention, minister says

Australia news live: Albanese promises power price fix but says a ‘cash splash’ would boost inflation

<gu-island name="KeyEventsCarousel" deferuntil="visible" props="{"keyEvents":[{"id":"6362d6da8f0829e97d302866","elements":[{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":" As the prime minister’s comments last night show (see first blog post), pressure is piling up on the government to help bring down power bills before the end of the year. ","elementId":"81158767-df5d-472b-9714-1650c31101e4"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":" The industry and science… Read More »Australia news live: Albanese promises power price fix but says a ‘cash splash’ would boost inflation