Special Minister of State Scott Ryan believes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has shown more dignity over handling Kevin Rudd that the Labor party.
The Turnbull government won't be adding indigenous Australians to preside over its royal commission into youth detention in the NT.
Rescue crews are looking for two seven-year-old girls who have gone missing from a campsite near Orange in rural NSW.

'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays off

The Turnbull Government's 'No Jab, No Pay' policy has forced parents to get over 5700 children immunised to secure their child care payments.
The family of missing Adelaide man Michael Modesti, thought to have been murdered, have opened up about their devastation.
Doctors in NSW will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis for their patients who are seriously ill from Monday.

Neo-Nazi graffiti on SA mosque

An Adelaide mosque has been spray-painted with anti-Muslim slogans and neo-Nazi symbols.
'Harry is done now', says British author JK Rowling after the premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London's West End.
Around 38,000 field officers are on the ready to remind Australians and help the less tech savvy to complete the Census online on August 9.
A NSW Police sting has led to a man being arrested in northern NSW and charged with child grooming and pornography offences.
A collision between a truck and a car on the New England Highway in southeast Queensland has killed a 45-year-old woman.
Rescue crews took two attempts to reach a man stranded on his damaged yacht off the West Australian coast.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion says he should have been better informed about abuse in Darwin's youth detention centre.

Guard attacked in Melbourne court

A female security guard has been attacked by a prisoner after he was denied bail at a Melbourne court.
A referendum to include indigenous people in the constitution won't happen on the 50th anniversary of the historic 1967 referendum, Mick Gooda says.

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