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14 May MEDIA RELEASE: Litigation funding inquiry

MEDIA RELEASE Senator James Paterson Liberal Senator for Victoria Chair, Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services New inquiry: Litigation Funding Wednesday 13 May 2020 Following a referral from the House of Representatives today, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services will begin a new inquiry into litigation...

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12 May Qld’s Intrust drags feet on super claims

Joanna Mather and Michael Roddan - The Australian Financial Review - Tuesday 12 May 2020 Early access scheme A small Queensland-based superannuation fund for hospitality workers paid just a quarter of early access claims within the requisite five business days, blaming precautions against fraud for the...

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09 May Confucious confusion

Ellen Whinnett - The Daily Telegraph - Saturday 09 May 2020 Exclusive: Australian universities are defying political pressure and refusing to list their China-backed Confucius Institutes on the national register of foreign influence. None of the 13 local institutes are on the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme register, despite...

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08 May Taiwan push to strain relations

Joe Kelly - The Australian - Friday 08 May 2020 Australia is throwing its support behind the participation of Taiwan as an observer at the upcoming World Health Assembly meeting that will discuss the urgent global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The move will further test the...

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07 May LEADER OF THE PACK

Samantha Hutchinson & Kylar Loussikian - The Age - Thursday 07 May There’s a "new school year" feel and an air of anticipation in electorate offices around the country as MPs prepare to return to Canberra for sitting week beginning next Tuesday. Some representatives are more excited...

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