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QC push compared to Abbott's knighthoods

The Labor Party has denied it ever officially endorsed reviving the practice of naming the state’s best barristers Queen’s Counsels, comparing the proposal to former Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s politically disastrous move to reinstate Australian knighthoods in 2015.

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Concern for 'disturbing' funding cuts to Aboriginal services

South Australian Aboriginal leaders have warned “disturbing” measures announced in the State Budget – including ending a native title grant and a $6 million funding cut to the Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation bureaucracy – will result in further disadvantage and challenges for Aboriginal groups.