8 Nov 2017

Australia correspondent Karen Middleton

From Nine To Noon, 9:50 am on 8 November 2017

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull continues to say 'thanks but no thanks' to Jacinda Ardern's renewed offer to take 150 refugees from the Manus Island detention centre; the government announces a new compulsory citizenship check for all MPs to be implemented when Parliament resumes; the two-month voluntary postal survey on same-sex marriage has closed and the results will be revealed next week; and a new sexual health report from the University of New South Wales has revealed that the level of gonorrhoea among Australians has increased 63 per cent in the past five years.

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