A national conference has been debating ways to advance multiculturalism in Australia amid a backdrop of a rise in hate speech and far-right movements.
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Labor and four crossbench MPs have written to the prime minister asking that the lower house sit as scheduled from next Monday.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says he wants Australia to lead the world in finding a cure for dementia and caring for those living with the disease.
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Debate on Victoria's proposed assisted dying laws are expected to drag into Wednesday's early hours with some MPs in the upper house questioning each clause.
Two brothers, both long-time NSW greyhound trainers, have been convicted of possessing prohibited drugs including steroidal and euthanasia agents.
The WA government has been urged to ban swimming pools at all child care centres after a toddler drowned at a residential home-based facility in Perth's north.
Former federal resources minister Ian Macfarlane says Queensland needs strong leadership for the mining industry and not a premier who will bow to activists.
Consumer confidence has risen to its highest level in 16 weeks aided by a drop in the jobless rate to a five-year low of 5.4 per cent.
The NT will finally catch up with the rest of the country when it introduces a bill to allow same sex couples to legally adopt children this week.
Dick Smith is rallying behind Pauline Hanson's party as it campaigns for the Queensland election, says Australia's top cultural diversity body.
Doctors, lawyers and human rights advocates from across Australia are calling for the age of criminal responsibility to be raised to at least 14 years.
WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt says his revised gold royalty hike will generate $332 million but the idea has been swiftly criticised by the industry and opposition.

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