Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is demanding to know the cost of setting a net zero emissions target by 2050.
Catholic Health Australia is calling on the national cabinet to make Covid-19 vaccinations compulsory for all health workers.
This shutdown will now stretch to five weeks after the state government extended restrictions until the end of July.
Sally McManus has taken the federal government to task over Australia's weak wages growth.
Number of businesses going into administration rose in last quarter, but are still fewer than last year's numbers.
New homes sales rose by 15.3 percent in the June quarter, pointing to a steady flow.
The labor force to present figures for June to see how Australia is progressing towards the Bank's goal of full employment.
One advertisement shows bare arms with band-aids to signify they have had the jab.
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe says lifting interest rates curbing the housing market would be the wrong thing.