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14 Jan Superannuation system must not punish the young

James Paterson -- The Australian Financial Review -- 14 January 2019   Young Australians are poorly served by a superannuation system that shamefully favours the interests of providers over consumers. That's why the Productivity Commission's call for reform is so compelling. Like many young people, I worked a...

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01 Jan Marise Payne joins outcry at jailing of Canadians

Primrose Riordan -- The Australian -- 1 January 2019 The chair of parliament’s intelligence and security committee, Andrew Hastie, says the detention of two Canadians in China vindicates those who advocated against Australia ­ratifying an ­extradition treaty with Beijing. Mr Hastie’s intervention came as Foreign Minister Marise...

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31 Oct PM in swipe at Indonesia over Jerusalem embassy

Simon Benson and Primrose Riorden -- The Australian -- 31 October 2018   Scott Morrison has hit back at Indon­esia, warning he would not be dictated to on foreign policy by another country, after Malcolm Turnbull said the decision to consider moving Australia’s embassy in Israel from...

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29 Oct Bid to end wacky uni research

Jack Houghton -- Daily Telegraph -- 29 October 2018 Millions of tax dollars allocated for "wacky" research projects has prompted a call for greater government oversight in the grants process. Former education minister Simon Birmingham was forced to step in and ban 11 projects from being funded...

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