Australia news live: bird flu spreads to sixth Victorian farm; health IT contract blows out from $47m to $740m

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Avian influenza strain H7N3 detected at property in the Golden Plains shire, south-west of Melbourne. Follow the day’s news live

Good morning and welcome to our final news blog of the week. I’m Martin Farrer and I’m here to bring you the best of the morning stories before Mostafa Rachwani sets up.

Our top story this morning is an exclusive revealing that Queensland’s commitment to new laws to prevent faith-based schools from discriminating against gay teachers is being sacrificed as part of the Labor government’s electoral calculus. Advocates say the decision to shelve new anti-discrimination laws will leave women fleeing domestic violence, people with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ+ community at risk.

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