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On April 16, Greens leader Richard Di Natale announced the Greens plan to legalise cannabis for adult use in Australia. Though the Therapeutic Goods Administration decriminalised supply and use of medicinal cannabis in 2016, recreational use is still illegal across the country. The Greens want to change that.

We've collated everything you need to know about legalising cannabis in Australia.

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Shadow Minister For Communications Michelle Rowland gave a speech today at the Commsday Summit which covered Labor's position on the digital divide, 5G, and digital inclusion.

Rowland called out Australia's "great complacency" – the "she'll be right" attitude that assumes because we have prospered in the past, "it must inevitably continue".

Rowland also went into significant detail about the NBN, and it was way more fun than it had any right to be. Here's everything that was said.

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Yesterday was a wonderful day for Australia. First and most importantly, Australia voted resoundingly in favour of Same Sex Marriage. The plebiscite should never have happened to begin with, and there's damage to be repaired, but the outcome was a good one.

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A humanitarian crisis is unfolding on Manus Island, where more than 600 people remain at a now shuttered detention facility cut off from water, food, power and important medications and health services. Most of these people have already been found to be refugees. Watching this entirely avoidable disaster of the Australian government's creation, it's easy to feel both helpless and culpable as an Australian resident. Here's how you can take action.