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The PM discussed super tax, workplace relations, and company tax policy at a doorstop. [Full Text]

Treasurer Morrison discussed trade, economic, crypto-currency and tax policy on Bloomberg. [Full Text]

Minister Pyne and Shadow Minister Albanese discussed the SA election, energy and climate/bushfire policy and political issues on 5AA. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham, Shadow Minister Rishworth and Conservative Senator Bernardi discussed the SA election, an ABC comedy skit, workplace relations, school funding and super tax policy on ABC Adelaide. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten and Shadow Minister King discussed health, super tax, company tax and marine parks policy, Cambridge Analytics and Gladstone transport projects at a doorstop. [Full Text]

The PM discussed super tax policy at a Port Macquarie retirement roundtable. [Full Text]

The SMSFA welcomed proposed guidance on educational pathways for existing financial advisers (see Second edition). [Full Text]

The ABA welcomed that guidance. [Full Text]

The ABA said a Financial Inclusion Action Plan Program trial was a success and assisting thousands of people. [Full Text]

Minister O'Dwyer addressed the FSC Life Insurance conference. [Full Text]

Shadow Treasurer Bowen said as the Government is trying to jam a $65b tax cut for big business through the Senate it wants to increase income tax by $44b. [Full Text]

Minister Bishop announced additional support for recovery and reconstruction efforts in PNG's highlands. [Full Text]

Ministers Bishop and Fierravanti-Wells launched the Australia-Pacific BRIDGE School Partnerships program. [Full Text]

Minister Birmingham said Shadow Minister Plibersek confirmed that Labor would replicate schools funding arrangements based on special deals. [Full Text]

Ms Plibersek was interviewed on Sky. [Full Text]

Greens Senator Hanson-Young supported student protests against university funding cuts. [Full Text]

Catholic Education issued a statement on school funding. [Full Text]

The Mitchell Institute issued 'Crunching the number: Exploring the use and usefulness of the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank'. [Full Text]

UA welcomed that report. [Full Text]

The NCSEHE issued information on the Australian Catholic University's ACUgate program. [Full Text]

Minister Payne addressed the Air Power Conference. [Full Text]

A Joint committee issued the report from its inquiry into Defence Sustainment Expenditure. [Full Text]

ASPI issued 'Confident Kim'. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'Pacific Islands links: New Caledonia referendum, Vanuatu Deputy PM sentenced, and more'. [Full Text]

Minister Hunt discussed health insurance policy and new PBS listings on 2GB. [Full Text]

Bill Shorten and Shadow Minister King said the Government would cut $715m from public hospitals over 2017-2020. [Full Text]

Shadow Ministers Plibersek and King welcomed the PBS listing of an HIV prevention treatment (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

Comcare invited entries for its 2018 Work Health and Safety Awards. [Full Text]

The ADHA will host a 'Diagnostic Reports and My Health Record webinar on 27/3. [Full Text]

Ministers Dutton and Taylor welcomed the extradition of a 43-year-old NSW man from Serbia to face charges relating to a $500m cocaine importation. [Full Text]

The AFP issued information on that case. [Full Text]

AG Porter welcomed the High Court decision regarding the eligibility of Minister Gillespie (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

The High Court dismissed an appeal from the Queensland Supreme Court in a murder case. [Full Text]

The full judgement is online. [Full Text]

Minister Littleproud said EY has been selected to review Australian Wool Innovation's performance and governance. [Full Text]

Hort innovation said its Taste Australia program has been rolled out in 10 countries across Asia and the Middle East. [Full Text]

AgriFutures' Ignite Advisory Panel invited applications from rural leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs. [Full Text]

AUSVEG urged fast food outlets to consider Minister Littleproud's call to adopt country of origin labelling (see Second Edition). [Full Text]

NXT Senator Patrick said he would ask the ANAO to review allegations that the Government overpaid for water in the Condamine-Balonne. [Full Text]

The MDBA issued submissions on the draft River Murray (Corowa to Ovens River) Erosion Management Plan. [Full Text]

Minister Littleproud said around 340k biosecurity risk items were intercepted in 2017. [Full Text]

Minister Littleproud announced $896k for a National Forest Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy 2018-2023. [Full Text]

AFPA said exposure to wood products has measurable health and wellbeing benefits. [Full Text]

Minister Frydenberg discussed marine parks policy on ABC Brisbane. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Burke discussed that topic on RN. [Full Text]

DEE announced the listing of the Coastal Swamp Oak (Casuarina glauca) Forest of NWS and South East Queensland as endangered. [Full Text]

Minister Ciobo addressed the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference. [Full Text]

Minister Ciobo said Tourism Australia's Dundee campaign continues to gain traction in the US. [Full Text]

Minister McVeigh said a solar powered water treatment plant is now operating at Five Mile Community, WA. [Full Text]

Minister Sukkar invited comment on proposed consumer law reforms. [Full Text]

NBNCo issued a weekly progress report. [Full Text]

NBNCo said there has been no impact to services as a result of the Tathra bushfire. [Full Text]

The Climate Council said climate change is driving Australia's escalating bushfire threat. [Full Text]

The High Court allowed two appeals from the SA Supreme Court in a fraud case. [Full Text]

The full judgement is online. [Full Text]

The High Court allowed an appeal regarding Queensland's Sustainable Planning Act. [Full Text]

The full judgement is online. [Full Text]

The ATO welcomed a $4m fine for a company for encouraging overstated or ineligible claims for R&D tax offsets. [Full Text]

The ARC announced the appointment of eight Research Evaluation Committee chairs. [Full Text]

The Lowy issued 'The urgent need for leadership on the Rohingya crisis'. [Full Text]

ASPI said Australia will have to respond to a complaint at the UN that the NSW ICAC breached the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. [Full Text]

Greens MP Bandt said the Greens support the ACTU's workplace rules push. [Full Text]

The AFP has hosted a delegation from the Netherlands to discuss the investigation into the downing of flight MH17. [Full Text]

ISA welcomed the Global Talent Scheme visa. [Full Text]

The NDIS marked World Down Syndrome Day. [Full Text]

BITRE issued 'Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme Monitoring Report No. 16'. [Full Text]

'Canberra IQ delivers shadow ministerial statements that don't always make it to party websites. A very valuable service, thanks CIQ' - an Education sector subscriber. [Full Text]

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