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Parliament resumes as NSW reports five new Covid cases and Victoria one – politics live | Australia news

Thank you, Mr Speaker. Whilst I appreciate this is the subject of many inquiries being made by Senate estimates, as you would expect, this is an inquiry, the Australian Federal Police are looking into it and the ANAO has referred this matter to the AFP, as has the Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure. And, of course, an independent investigation is also going into the matter, being conducted by the Commonwealth Ombudsman Dr Thomas, the former Inspector-general of the Commonwealth Ombudsman, Dr Vivienne Thom. They’re looking into that particular sale...
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Victorian premier Daniel Andrews says state may have had zero new coronavirus cases | Victoria

Victoria may have no new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday with authorities suspecting the state’s only new infection was historical.The state’s lone case, recorded in Moonee Valley in Melbourne’s north-west, is from an individual who has previously tested positive to the virus. The premier, Daniel Andrews, said experts were now trying to determine if this was an extremely rare reinfection or if they were simply still shedding the virus from their previous illness.“This could potentially be a day of zero and it’s been a long time since we had a day...
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