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Who's Who in Cyber Security?

Last night in Senate Estimates the Minister for Defence showed she is just as confused as the rest of Australia about who manages what in the mess that is cyber security management under the Turnbull Government.

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Let's Talk About The Cyber Resilience of my Health Record

Last week, the Turnbull Government announced the rollout of phase two of My Health Record.

The rollout means every Australian's private health information will be stored online – unless they opt out.

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ANZAC Day

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: MARLES, RISHWORTH, BRODTMANN, KELLY, SNOWDON

Today marks 103 years since our ANZACs first landed on the beaches at Gallipoli in the First World War.

This Anzac Day, in the final year of the Centenary of Anzac, we also acknowledge the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux, a crucial turning point in WW1 which brought the German offensive on the Somme to an end.

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Draft Redistribution

Any fair, democratic system should be as close as possible to one vote, one value.

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The revolving door of Transport Ministers

In December, I first wrote to the Minister for Transport, Darren Chester, requesting a meeting to discuss the reasons behind flight cancellations to and from Canberra.

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When will Dutton take Home Affairs cyber security seriously?

“All government agencies take their cyber security responsibilities very seriously” according to the Department of Home Affairs Secretary Mike Pezzullo during Senate Estimates.

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Wishing Australia's Defence Personnel a Merry Christmas

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: BRODTMANN, MARLES, RISHWORTH, KELLY & SNOWDON

The Federal Labor Defence team would like to wish all of our ADF personnel a happy and safe holiday season.

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Where's the promised "solution"?

It shouldn’t take the fear of a Senate inquiry for the Turnbull Government to announce a research program to tackle PFAS.

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Inquiry into Government's mishandling of PFAS contamination

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - BRODTMANN, MARLES & MCCARTHY

The Turnbull Government’s debacle of a response to PFAS contamination across 23 Defence sites will be under the spotlight after Labor yesterday ordered an inquiry through the Joint Standing Committee of Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade.

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Turnbull Government continues to fail on PFAS

The Turnbull Government’s response to PFAS contamination has hit a new low.

Not only has the Turnbull Government failed to provide a nationally consistent, coordinated approach to support communities living near PFAS affected areas, it is now involved in a public stand-off with the NSW Environment Protection Agency. 

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