The National Farmers’ Federation’s calls for a wholistic drought strategy grow louder. All the days events, live

Meanwhile, Paul Karp had this story late yesterday, after taking a look through the Asio annual report:

The threat from extreme rightwing terrorism in Australia has increased in recent years and will remain an “enduring threat”, according to Australia’s spy agency.

The Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation issued the warning in its latest annual report, adding that “extreme rightwing groups in Australia are more cohesive and organised than they have been in previous years”.

Related: Threat from extreme rightwing terrorism in Australia has increased, Asio says

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Labor MPs have been called to a special meeting of caucus at 8.30am this morning to decide their position on three new free trade agreements.

The meeting comes after a working group of shadow ministers and union leaders held meetings on Wednesday afternoon to try to work through concerns over the Indonesian FTA.

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