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Brekky Wrap: Barnaby Joyce's Ex-Wife Natalie Is Now A Bodybuilder

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Labor will deliver its budget reply tonight with the focus on low-income earners and working mums. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is expected to announce bigger tax cuts for 2.9 million Australians who are earning less than $40,000 a year.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to call an election over the coming days for either May 11 or 18.

READ MORE: Scott Morrison Has Already Backflipped On A Major Budget Promise After Just 12 Hours

Labor leader Bill Shorten and Prime Minister Scott Morrison IMAGE: JAMES ROSS/GRANT WELLS AAP

Tough new penalties for social media companies that fail to remove hate content are expected to pass parliament today. Chief executives face up to three years behind bars and millions of dollars in fines. The changes come in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack which was live streamed on Facebook.

READ MORE: Warnings Over Rushed Social Media Laws Following Christchurch Massacre Video

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Image: Twitter/ Scott Morrison

Huggies nappies will no longer be made in Australia. U.S manufacturing giant Kimberley-Clark is moving production from Sydney’s southwest to Asia in July. It means 220 workers will be out of a job.

READ MORE: Huggies Closure And Move To Asia Labelled A 'Stupid Decision'

The ex-wife of former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce has made her bodybuilding debut. Natalie Joyce, 49, walked away with two medals in the First Timers and Miss Fitness Model Momma categories at the I Compete Naturally North Coast Classic on Sunday.

More than 3.2 million Australians suffering from chronic pain are becoming addicted to opioid drugs as they wait years for specialist care, costing the economy 140-billion-dollars each year. A damning report will be released by Health Minister Greg Hunt today, revealing that chronic pain is killing three people a day.

Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin have fronted courted over their roles in the college admissions cheating scam that has rocked the United States. They’re among dozens who were charged last month, accused of paying millions of dollars to get their children into some of the most prestigious colleges in the country.

Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin appear in a Boston court facing charges for what is being called the biggest college admissions scam in US history. Source: Getty.

Round three of the AFL kicks off tonight with Geelong taking on the Crows in Adelaide. In the NRL – The Sydney Roosters Play the Brisbane Broncos

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