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The PM and Ministers Sussan Ley and Darren Chester discussed road safety, the outgoing NZ and Italian PMs, the Green Army, climate policy and the Adani mine project in a doorstop interview. [Full Text]

Treasurer Scott Morrison discussed budget, working holidaymaker, welfare and super compliance, gun regulation and super policy, the ABCC legislation and political issues on 2GB. [Full Text]

Cabinet Secretary Arthur Sinodinos has discussed US/Taiwan/China, the TPP and US refugee resettlement deal, last week in Parliament, Budget and tax policy and political issues on ABC24. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten discussed VET, super, energy, climate and health policy, the NZ PM's resignation and political issues in a doorstop interview. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Andrew Leigh discussed equality and housing policy, unions and political issues on RN. [Full Text]

Mr Leigh discussed 'Explaining the rise of Australian inequality' in a speech. [Full Text]

The PM and Ministers Ley and Chester announced $450,000 over three years for an Australian Trauma Registry. [Full Text]

Minister Ley said the largest clinical trial ever undertaken in Australia is among $483 million in NHMRC grants (see Sunday's Bulletin). [Full Text]

AAMRI welcomed an improvement in the success rates of NHMRC grant applications. [Full Text]

The NHMRC issued a Health Tracker newsletter. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Catherine King said the PM must rule out attempts to privatise the public health system on the back of today's PC report (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

The CHF said consumers would welcome more competition among health and hospital services where there is a real choice. [Full Text]

A new edition of Australian Prescriber is online. [Full Text]

The Medical Board said a WA doctor has been reprimanded for professional misconduct which contributed to the death of a patient. [Full Text]

Ministers Ley and Dan Tehan will join a roundtable in Townsville this week on suicide among current and former members of the ADF. [Full Text]

Minister Christopher Pyne opened the Centre for Defence Industry Capability in Adelaide. [Full Text]

Minister Pyne opened the Defence Innovation Hub and invited applications for funding. [Full Text]

Minister Matt Canavan discussed northern Australia infrastructure, the Adani mine project, energy policy and political issues on RN. [Full Text]

Minister Julie Bishop announced the appointment of Robert Fergusson as Ambassador to Chile with accreditation to Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten and Shadow Minister Penny Wong congratulated the outgoing NZ PM. [Full Text]

Minister Bishop marked International Volunteer Day. [Full Text]

Minister Alan Tudge said a new online system is helping to raise $4.5m in debt owed to the Commonwealth every day. [Full Text]

Minister Jane Prentice hosted a National Disability Services' CEO Meeting. [Full Text]

Minister Craig Laundy said the manufacturing sector needs to embrace the opportunities offered by disruption and shift towards high value, knowledge intensive industries. [Full Text]

Minister Keith Pitt will host a seminar in Shepparton on the FTAs with Korea, Japan and China. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'After the TPP: is RCEP now Plan B for Vietnam?' [Full Text]

Austrade has issued a Trade Winds newsletter. [Full Text]

Austrade issued 'Why ASEAN? Opportunities for Australian Oil and Gas companies'. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Mark Butler said the Government abandoned a renewable energy target post 2020 in its climate policy review terms of reference (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

Greens MP called for that review to be independent. [Full Text]

APPEA welcomed that review. [Full Text]

The ACF welcomed that review and said Australia's problem would worsen until the government stopped propping up the coal sector. [Full Text]

AiGroup said that review announcement is a start to what will be a challenging policy and political exercise. [Full Text]

The Business Council welcomed that review. [Full Text]

The IGCC said the climate policy review must deliver greater investment certainty. [Full Text]

ASIC issued a report by KordaMentha Forensic on how two CBA entities dealt with customers of former advisers for advice provided between 2003 and 2012. [Full Text]

ASIC invited comment on a proposal to repeal 'Financial Services Guide exemption for market-making services on a licensed market'. [Full Text]

ASFA urged workers to check their super guarantee payments are accurate and up to date. [Full Text]

ASFA issued its Q3 2016 Retirement Standard. [Full Text]

Shadow Ministers Brendan O'Connor and Ed Husic said the Government must come clean on its plans to axe the Green Army scheme. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Janet Rice called on the Government to scrap the APVMA relocation. [Full Text]

AUSVEG condemned mistreatment or underpayment of workers in the industry. [Full Text]

Ag Institute Australia issued 'Biosecurity Policy Paper'. [Full Text]

The Academy of Science invited comment on a final draft of 'Decadal Plan for Agricultural Sciences'. [Full Text]

The Academy of Science issued information from the first Australia-Indonesia Science Symposium. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said the Senate supported greater representation of artistic and creative courses on the VET student loans eligible course list. [Full Text]

Senator Hanson-Young said increasing student debt is not the answer to the sustainability of the higher education sector (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

The IRU universities issued 'Paying extra to not pay now: the issues with a loan fee for the Higher Education Loans Program'. [Full Text]

The Council of Deans of Education issued 'Research Performance in Education across Australian Universities' from Murdoch U. [Full Text]

ACER issued 'Exploring the policy use of large-scale assessment data'. [Full Text]

The Australian Mathematical Society announced its 2016 awards. [Full Text]

ACER issued 'The very model of a modern mathematician'. [Full Text]

AIATSIS announced three Yumalundi NIRAKN Fellowships. [Full Text]

Employment launched the Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Initiative. [Full Text]

NBNCO said Australian internet usage is expected to surge by 30% this month compared with the same time last year. [Full Text]

ACMA has directed NetCube to comply with the complaints-handling requirements of the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code. [Full Text]

The AIC issued 'Spam and criminal activity'. [Full Text]

The ACNC issued 'Charity reserves: financial stability and sustainability'. [Full Text]

AiGroup's Performance of Services Index rose 0.6 points to 51.1 in November. [Full Text]

'It's a challenging time for journalism and out of all this disruptive change you will see new business models and we're already starting to see some of them' - Malcolm Turnbull. [Full Text]

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