Week in Brief: 23 June – 29 June 2019

Week in Brief: 23 June – 29 June 2019

Government to push ahead with tax cuts despite Labor reservations

The Morrison Government is planning to follow through with its tax cut plan despite Labor not giving full support.

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Rouhani says White House “afflicted by mental retardation”, Trump threatens “obliteration”

United States President Donald Trump has threatened to obliterate parts of Iran after the Middle Eastern country’s President said the White House was “afflicted by mental retardation”.

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Australian man reported missing in North Korea

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the family of a 29-year-old Perth student who is reportedly missing in North Korea.

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Morrison, Trump hold working dinner ahead of G20

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and United States President Donald Trump have held a working dinner in Osaka ahead of the G20 Summit.

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Victoria set to ban mobile phones in public schools

The Victorian Government is set to ban mobile phones in state primary and secondary schools from next year to help decrease cyberbullying and increase learning.

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“Turnbull wanted to involve Governor-General in Liberal leadership spill

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wanted to involve the Governor-General in the August 2018 leadership spill that saw Scott Morrison succeed him as leader of the country.

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Did you know?

Glitter was made by accident on a ranch.

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Quote of the Week

‘Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.’

Theodore Roosevelt Jr, 26th President of the United States

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