Australia federal election 2022 live: Albanese rules out raising Labor’s 2030 emissions reduction target; 66 Covid deaths

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Anthony Albanese rules out increasing climate targets; Scott Morrison speaks in Darwin; Greens election campaign launched in Brisbane; Coalition costings announced; ABC to introduce an ombudsman to manage complaints; Labor to release costings on Thursday; nation records 66 Covid deaths. Follow all the day’s news live

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Ita Buttrose:

We will retain an internal system of editorial complaint handling. We accept the recommendations, but we have amended one already. The review recommends that the ombudsman should report directly to the board. We should report to the board and the managing director, but the directors felt that this would simply be continuing the system we already have and we wanted a different more independent approach. So the ombudsman will report directly to the board and the process will be separate from editorial management.

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