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Annual Climate of the Nation report shows more people fear the impacts of global heating. All the day’s news, live
11.29pm BST Jacqui Lambie all but quashed the government’s hopes of passing its revived drug testing policy yesterday, when she said she would not support it, until she saw proper rehabilitation services being put in place. Scott Morrison says his government will be talking to all the senators about the bill, including Lambie, but he says “the question is, why won’t Labor support, a fair dinkum trial to try to actually try and deal with one of the biggest challenges we have which is to try and help people break addictions, and find themselves in employment and actually change their lives for the better”. 11.26pm BST Scott Morrison, who just attended to suicide prevention breakfast, has stopped by for a doorstop.Asked about criticisms that extending the cashless debit card program to more welfare recipients, further stigmatises those on welfare, Morrison says “I don’t accept that” and moves on to the next question. Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2019-09-09 22:29:49

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