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Monday, 18th February 2019

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Gillard's ex a 'crook'

Police wanted to prosecute Prime Minister Julia Gillard's former partner over an alleged $400,000 union fraud in the 1990s, it's been reported

Australia cancels 'Captain Emad' visa

Accused smuggling boss Captain Emad has had his visa cancelled and won't be able to return to Australia.

Swan says no story in Gillard-AWU link

Acting prime minister Wayne Swan says there are 'no significant implications' in a story about Julia Gillard and an Australian Workers Union official.

Federal minister Shorten eats humble pie

Federal Workplace Minister Bill Shorten has denied swearing and abusing a Melbourne shopkeeper over remarks about pies and the prime minister.

Slater & Gordon Company Director Faces Charges

Slater & Gordon is seeking to activate a guarantee of indemnity

WA ALP back temporary protection visa plan

West Australian Labor leader Mark McGowan says temporary protection visas for asylum seekers should be reintroduced.

Business disappointed by Fair Work review

Businesses are still worried about industrial relations laws, which they say are hindering their competitiveness.

Swan should focus on own record: Abbott

Treasurer Wayne Swan should focus on his own record, rather than the records of a US rock singer, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says.

Review shows workplace policies good: ACTU

The ACTU says a review of the Fair Work Act shows there's no need for fundamental policy changes.

Minister Shorten defends Fair Work Act

Workplace Relations Minister Bill Shorten says a review of the Fair Work Act shows it is working well, despite it being savaged by industry and business.

Hockey labels Swan's speech 'ridiculous'

Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey has launched into a speech to be given by Treasurer Wayne Swan, calling it ridiculous.

HSU president Williamson resigns

Health Services Union national president Michael Williamson has resigned amid allegations of misusing member funds.

Aussie navy gets more access to Indonesia

Australian naval vessels will be given greater access to Indonesian waters as part of a collaborative response in dealing with asylum seeker boats in distress.

Boss-inspired Swan renews attack on moguls

Wayne Swan has used YouTube and an online forum to air his views on mining magnates and Bruce Springsteen ahead of a speech in Melbourne.