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Labor is likely to win two seats by default when NSW central coast voters go to the polls on Saturday.
Aust is under pressure to cut carbon emissions after the EU agreed on a new target of 40 per cent by 2030.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is set to address the Australian Christian Lobby national conference.
Trade ministers are set to meet in Sydney to continue secret negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.