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Australian Political News

Budget decision welcomed by carers
Carers Tasmania hopes the creation of a new Office of Seniors Services will reduce the incidence of elderly abuse.

Hurley facing fresh Palm Island investigations
The Crime and Misconduct Commission (CMC) says the police officer at the centre of a death in custody in north Queensland six years ago is facing fresh investigations.

Labor faces thrashing in Penrith
The Labor Party is expected to be severely pounded when voters in the New South Wales state seat of Penrith go to the polls for today's by-election.