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Don’t delay school start, leaders urged

A former deputy chief medical officer is calling on national cabinet to not delay the start of the school year, despite rising omicron cases. 

Supermarket supply issues made priority

New measures easing quarantine requirements for close contacts are being introduced as states battle supermarket supply shortages. 

Integrity bill not priority for parliament

The federal government has not finalised its proposal for a national integrity commission, kicking it into an election year. 

Morrison says faith, freedom inseparable

The PM wants to prevent Australians being "cancelled" for their religious views under discrimination laws introduced to federal parliament.

ABC says relationship with government strained

ABC chair Ita Buttrose says the national broadcaster's relationship with the federal government is strained.

Federal government defends end to support payments

The federal government has defended its decision to stop support payments for businesses in lockdown areas, saying there were limits to how long it could provide the measures.

Newcastle recycling project to ease environmental pressures

The federal and New South Wales governments have announced 22 new recycling projects across metropolitan and regional NSW.

Barnaby Joyce ousts Michael McCormack to regain Nationals leadership

Barnaby Joyce has removed Michael McCormack to seize back his old job of Nationals leader, automatically making him deputy prime minister.