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Family Murders – Air Force Redundancies – Ferret Ban – Smoking Laws

- FAMILY MURDERS: Fathers killed a quarter of all child homicide victims since 1990; mothers killed nearly a fifth of the children.

- AIR FORCE REDUNDANCIES: The Government faces a redundancy bill of up to $10 million as a result of last week’s radical overhaul of the air force.

- FERRET BAN: A call for a ban on keeping ferrets as pets has been made to Conservation Minister Sandra Lee after concern form conservationists, farmers and regional councils.

- SMOKING LAWS: Proposals to ban smoking in at least half of every bar and eating-place are to be tabled in Parliament next week.

Inside Political Headlines:
- State may ask for payout back;
- Still a chance to have gst say – Hide;
- First nurse practitioners could be in work next year.

Editorial: Tax law meddling.

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