A key cross-bench senator has threatened to hold the Turnbull government hostage, over a deal on gun imports he says they reneged on. It came as the Parliament debated an industrial relations reform bill. The bill aims to crack down on union …

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By Grace Duckham , Madolline Gourley Fair Work Australia has found that thousands of social and community service workers have been grossly underpaid for years. In the landmark decision, Fair Work Australia said women working in the social services sector have been …

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