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Australia Post vying to run Medicare and PBS payments from shop fronts |

Australia Post vying to run Medicare and PBS payments from shop fronts | World news | NewsWire
Chief executive of Australia Post, Ahmed Fahour, confirmed his company would make an application. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP

Australia Post has put its hand up to run Medicare and the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS) services from its shop fronts, as the federal government calls for expressions of interest in its plan to outsource the ageing and expensive system to make budget savings.

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WestConnex, the $11.5bn road paved with Coalition gold |

WestConnex, the $11.5bn road paved with Coalition gold | World news | NewsWire
Tony Abbott during a press conference in Sydney for the WestConnex motorway in 2013. Photograph: Paul Miller/AAP

Tony Shepherd, having completed his work heading the Abbott government’s commission of audit and his term as president of the Business Council of Australia, is enthusiastically pursuing his role as chairman of Sydney’s $11.5bn WestConnex road.

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Clive Palmer goes quiet as Coalition seeks deals on health and education |

Clive Palmer goes quiet as Coalition seeks deals on health and education | World news | NewsWire
PUP leader Clive Palmer and the leader of the House Christopher Pyne in the House of Representatives. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian

Clive Palmer has declined to comment on possible compromises on health and education policy, despite previously insisting his three senators would oppose any Medicare co-payment or deregulation of university fees.

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Morning Mail: Iraqis escape mountain; Gammy’s parents interviewed; new Gaza ceasefire |

Morning Mail: Iraqis escape mountain; Gammy's parents interviewed; new Gaza ceasefire | World news | NewsWire
Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar west of Mosul, take refuge at Dohuk province. Photograph: Stringer/Iraq/Reuters

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