Australia politics live update: Scott Morrison to introduce religious discrimination bill to parliament
Legislation which contains a controversial statement of belief clause is expected to pass the lower house before being examined by a Senate committee. Follow live updates
- Coalition will consider changes to religious discrimination bill after Senate inquiry, Michaelia Cash says
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AAP has a bit more on the Byron Bay hostel lockdown:
More than 80 backpackers at a Byron Bay hostel on the NSW north coast have been placed into a week-long lockdown after a guest tested positive to COVID-19.