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“There’s one question viewers ask me more than anything else: ‘Why don’t they answer the question?’” Don’t miss the Farewell to Leigh Sales special tonight at 7.30 on ABC TV and ABC iview. #abc730  #auspol 

“We’re very confident that we’re not far away from a set of words that are capable of winning the people’s support at a referendum.” - @dean_parkin  , From the Heart director. #abc730 

"I think since the election of the government there's a sense of optimism. I think that generally people feel that the cloud has kind of lifted. But you are never sure, obviously. " - Professor Peter Yu, ANU #abc730 

"I have been a very long time in the field, with great disappointments, and some joys. So I would hope that this would be one of those things we will absolutely get over the line. " - Dr Jackie Huggins, historian #abc730 


If you’re a grown adult enraged by 16-year-old activist @GretaThunberg , satirist @markhumphries  and his co-writer @evanwilliamsss  have created a new service that could hel #abc730 .

Australian of the Year @TamePunk  has described Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s decision to have Christian Porter fill in for the role of acting leader of the House of Representatives as a “proverbial slap in the face”. #abc730 

NSW Police announced today it will not be proceeding with an investigation into an allegation of a historical sexual offence by a serving minister – but others are still calling for an independent inquiry. Here’s chief political correspondent @latingle . #abc730 

Tonight 7.30 can reveal that hundreds of millions of dollars in JobKeeper went to private schools, while these same schools were increasing their incomes on the way to a surplus of almost one billion dollars. #abc730  #auspol 

@leighsales  asks @ScottMorrisonMP : “You've been PM now for nearly 3 years & so Australians have had a chance to observe how you've responded to various things … Doesn’t all that taken together add up to a tendency to blame shift & duck responsibility wherever possible?” #abc730 

"You racked up a trillion dollars in debt Simon and you've got almost nothing to show for it. We're not taking lectures from you." - Shadow Treasurer@JEChalmers  to Finance Minister@Birmo . #abc730  #auspol 

"The government should have prepared for this. The use of rapid antigen tests, for example, were there in September ... and now we have supply issues. We have supply issues with boosters ... this is a public policy failure of momentous levels." – @AlboMP  #abc730 

"What we have said is, we don't judge Scott Morrison for not taking responsibility for all of it. We judge him for not taking any responsibility for any of it." – @JEChalmers  #abc730 

The Novak Djokovic saga has inadvertently shone a spotlight on Australia’s treatment of refugees after the tennis star was detained alongside dozens of asylum seekers at a Melbourne hotel, some of whom have spent years confined to their hotel rooms. #abc730