Politics live: Media law changes hang in the balance as Coalition tries to woo crossbench

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August 16, 2017 12:00:27

The Federal Government is continuing its wheeling and dealing behind the scenes on a shake-up of Australia’s media laws, after One Nation’s support for the plan was scuppered by Labor, the Greens and NXT.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has weighed in on a Melbourne council’s decision to stop referring to January 26 as Australia Day, saying he is “deeply disappointed”.

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First posted

August 16, 2017 08:08:23

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