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Hello Guardian readers! It’s a Friday afternoon in December, a time universally recognised as the peak period for news. In that spirit, I’ll get straight into it.
A little earlier today the federal parliament’s joint standing committee on electoral matters released a 228-page report recommending Australia adopt voter identification laws and optional preferencing at elections.
And with that, my time on this blog comes to an end. I’ll be leaving you in the capable hands of Michael McGowan to take you through the rest of the day’s news. Enjoy your weekend everyone!
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