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1. NSW whooping cough scare
Another outbreak of whooping cough has been reported in NSW, with parents at a Campbelltown primary school having received letters warning them about the infection.
The notification follows an incident at a Blairmount child care centre earlier this month, and another at Campbelltown Performing Arts High School earlier this year.
According to The Daily Telegraph, latest figures from the South Western Sydney Local Health District show there were 1002 reported cases of whooping cough, or "pertussis" last year.
The bacterial infection is especially dangerous for babies. It can lead to pneumonia, brain damage and even death. Outbreaks usually occur at least every four years.
2. Labor pulling further ahead of coalition
Labor is pulling ahead of the Coalition in the polls, ahead of the 2 July Federal election.
The ALP is ahead of the Coalition with a two-party preferred vote of 52% to 48%, according to a new Channel Seven Reachtel poll.
But Guardian Australia reports current prime minister Malcolm Turnbull is still well ahead of Labor's Bill Shorten as preferred prime minister, with the figures showing Turnbull at 54.9% to Shorten's 45.1%.
And according to Guardian Australia, when voters were asked to rate each leader’s performance, the scores were almost identical: Each rated as good by around 30%, satisfactory by around 34% and poor by about 40% of voters.
3. Michaelea Cash's domestic violence leave comments
Senator Cash said on Friday morning that the entitlement might act as a "perverse disincentive" to employers considering hiring women.
The minister's comments were immediately condemned by Labor as "callous," The Canberra Times reports.
4. Belle Gibson may be forced to apologise
Disgraced "wellness" blogger Belle Gibson could be forced to publicly apologise for claiming to have cured her terminal cancer with healthy food.
Consumer Affairs Victoria, the state's consumer watchdog, has launched Federal Court action against Gibson. It wants the mother-of-one to pay a fine, and to publish in newspapers an apology for her lies that advises cancer patients to seek advice from medical professionals.
The consumer watchdog said Gibson had engaged in "unconscionable conduct” as well as misleading or deceptive commerce, according the ABC News.
5. Is half of all misogynist Twitter abuse really sent by women?
New research that claims women are responsible for half of misogynistic abuse online has been cast into doubt, ABC News reports.
A Demos social media study, which monitored the use of the terms "slut" and "whore" by UK Twitter users, found women were just as likely as men to tweet abuse.
But feminist opinion writer Clementine Ford said the research may be flawed.
"It would be interesting to know how many of these accounts were verified to belong to actual women," she told the ABC. "[T] is also a rising practice of men creating 'sock accounts' in which they pose as women in order to make it seem like this isn't a gendered problem."