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Private health premiums to rise 3.25pct

Labor has slammed the federal government for giving private health insurers the green light to lift private health insurance premiums rise by an average of 3.25 per cent next year.

Nationals MP Broad won't contest election

Federal MP Andrew Broad won't recontest the next election after he travelled to Hong Kong and dined with a younger woman he met online, charging taxpayers for the domestic leg of the trip.