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The PM discussed counter terror, Budget, deportation and school funding policy, the Lindt Café siege, Syria/Iraq, Margaret Court/Qantas, caning in Indonesia and Victorian firefighters on 3AW. [Full Text]

The PM and Minister Birmingham discussed school funding, Indigenous recognition and counter terror policy, US/UK relations, One Nation and Careers Australia in a Bondi doorstop. [Full Text]

The PM launched a book by Mia Freedman. [Full Text]

Minister Pyne and Shadow Minister Albanese discussed the Manchester bombing and political issues on Today. [Full Text]

Mr Albanese discussed school funding, Budget and tax policy, One Nation and political issues in a doorstop. [Full Text]

The PC issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

The PM and the NT Chief Minister announced an MoU to create a City Deal. [Full Text]

Minister Cormann issued the April General Government Sector Financial Statements. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Whish-Wilson cautioned the Government against locking in the bank levy rate. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham said the sentencing of the director of Aussie Giggles to seven years imprisonment sends a strong message to those seeking to rort child care payments. [Full Text]

Catholic Education said Minister Birmingham's comments supporting the autonomy of school systems don't quite mesh with some of his actions. [Full Text]

ISCA issued a media release and a submission to a Senate committee inquiry into the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017. [Full Text]

The PAI issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Ellis called on the Government to guarantee that students will not be worse off as a result of changes to the VET system. [Full Text]

ASQA issued a statement regarding Careers Australia. [Full Text]

The NCVER said its 2017 National Student Outcomes Survey will contact almost half a million people who completed training in 2016. [Full Text]

Minister Ciobo invited entries for the 2017 Australian Export Awards. [Full Text]

Minister Chester invited submissions on the discussion paper for the Inquiry into National Freight and Supply Chain Priorities. [Full Text]

Minister Chester said the Hobart Airport Runway Extension project is complete. [Full Text]

Minister Chester announced $3.9m for 12 Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative program grants. [Full Text]

Infrastructure Australia issued 'Improving Public Transport: Customer Focused Franchising'. [Full Text]

IPA welcomed that report. [Full Text]

Minister Chester said a BITRE report shows a 7.9% increase in international aviation passengers in 2016 [Full Text]

Minister Hunt discussed sport issues on SEN. [Full Text]

Minister Nash invited applications for funding under the NSW North Coast Regional Jobs and Investment Package. [Full Text]

Minister Nash invited applications for funding under the Wide Bay Burnett Regional Jobs and Investment Package. http://minister.infrastructure.gov.au/nash/releases/2017/May/fn079_2017.aspx [Full Text]

Minister Tudge discussed 'Strengthening Australia's Social Security Safety Net' in a speech. [Full Text]

Minister Fierravanti-Wells delivered Australia's Statement at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'Alternative for Germany: when populism isn't popular'. [Full Text]

Minister Prentice announced $627k for Deakin U's Allplay Dance program. [Full Text]

Minister Wyatt announced $649m per year to create 9911 new residential aged care places. [Full Text]

Minister Tehan invited nominations from veterans who served in the Battles of Milne Bay, and Kokoda and the Beachheads to attend their 75th anniversary commemorations. [Full Text]

Minister Tehan congratulated the recipients of 37 post-secondary Long Tan Bursaries. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten and Shadow Minister King said the Budget locks in a $2.2b cut to GPs, specialists and allied health services. [Full Text]

Ms King addressed the AMA conference. [Full Text]

The AMA president addressed that conference. [Full Text]

DHAC issued 'Evaluation of the Rheumatic Fever Strategy'. [Full Text]

Science & Technology Australia welcomed changes to NHMRC research funding (see yesterday's Second Edition). [Full Text]

The TGA invited comment on proposed changes to a standard for haematopoietic progenitor cells derived from cord blood. [Full Text]

The TGA issued scheduling decisions on new chemical entities. [Full Text]

FSANZ invited submissions on an application to permit food from genetically modified potato lines. [Full Text]

APVMA issued a Regulatory update. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Albanese addressed a Google Digital Skills Forum. [Full Text]

AiGroup has issued 'Business Beyond Broadband: Are Australian Businesses Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?' [Full Text]

auDA announced the resignation of its Director of Technology, Security and Strategy. [Full Text]

AUSTRAC invited submission on its 2017-18 Industry Contribution levy. [Full Text]

The CEFC announced a $20m investment in a peer-to-peer green lending platform. [Full Text]

Engineers Australia said a team at the Vienna University of Technology have found a way to burn natural gas without releasing carbon dioxide. [Full Text]

AEMO issued a newsletter. [Full Text]

The AER invited submissions on an SA Power Networks ring-fencing waiver application. [Full Text]

IPA has said a Federal Court decision shows why the merits review is needed. [Full Text]

The CER updated its safeguard baselines table. [Full Text]

DIBP said a man has been charged for attempting to smuggle 13 bobtail lizards into Japan. [Full Text]

The MDBA issued a weekly report. [Full Text]

The Copyright Council issued 'Time for the truth to interfere with the copyright battle in Australia'. [Full Text]

The Australia Council issued 'Survey of Australian Reading Habits'. [Full Text]

Standards Australia announced the winners of the 2017 Standards Awards. [Full Text]

Employment issued a list of portfolio body appointments from 28/9/15 to 17/1/16. [Full Text]

Employment issued a list of portfolio body appointments from 18/1/16 to 20/4/16. [Full Text]

Employment issued 'Job Services Australia Records Management Instructions Guidelines Version 2.1'. [Full Text]

'The evenhandedness of the reporting is welcome relief from mainstream media partisanship; they miss or ignore many of the issues and events you report' - an Education & Research trialster. [Full Text]

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