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Australia news live: Melbourne households paying most for transport costs; native title holders reject Labor’s gas strategy



Meanwhile, the government’s promised ‘future gas strategy’ will argue the fossil fuel is important part of transition to net zero emissions. Follow the day’s news liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastNSW’s arts minister, John Graham, says a Sydney council has sent a “terrible message” by voting to ban same-sex parenting books, importing a “US culture war into our country”.In case you missed it: Cumberland city council voted to place a blanket ban on same-sex parenting books from local libraries. Labor councillor Mohamad Hussein voted in favour of the motion, which passed six to five.That’s a good thing. I think it’s a chance for the council to reconsider.It’s a terrible message to send, to have this councillor importing this US culture war into our country and playing it out on the shelves of the local library. I think the community expectations are clear – the local councillors should be coming around to pick up their bin, not telling them what to read. Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2024-05-09 01:12:44

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