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Western Advocate
Fix the terms to fix the federal navel-gazingin the federal sphere IT might not be an issue to excite the voters, but Bill
Western Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
in the federal sphere IT might not be an issue to excite the voters, but Bill Shorten’s push for fixed four-year terms in federal parliament certainly warrants further discussion. Fixed four-year terms are already a reality in the majority of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Ley and McGowan back four-year termsFarrer Liberal identities campaign for switch to fixed federal parliament terms
The Border Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
Farrer Liberal identities campaign for switch to fixed federal parliament terms Farrer MP Sussan Ley is a supporter of a move to four-year federal parliamentary terms. A MOVE to four-year federal parliamentary terms has the support of Border MPs,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Greens leader tells heartland the party will survivecoal mine, protecting the Great Barrier Reef, ending political donations, and c
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 hours ago
coal mine, protecting the Great Barrier Reef, ending political donations, and calls for an anti-corruption watchdog in Federal Parliament were all on the agenda. But most of the discussion related to improving and growing the party... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
10 things you need to know this morning in AustraliaFinally, a political reform idea everyone can get behind, and it comes from Bil
Business Insider Australia / Posted 21 hours ago
Finally, a political reform idea everyone can get behind, and it comes from Bill Shorten: fixed four-year terms for federal parliament. It would allow more long-term policy planning, and give federal governments more time to build political... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Four-year federal terms on the agendabe a 'deal-killer'. Government front bencher Steve Ciobo told Sky News he's op
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
be a 'deal-killer'. Government front bencher Steve Ciobo told Sky News he's open to the idea of fixed four year terms in federal parliament but he doesn't think it's the public's top priority. The Trade Minister says he thinks it's a 'slight... Read more
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Canberra Times
'My little mate' Morgan Ryan and his 'constitutional' walks with chief magistrate Murray Farquhar it was revealed Murphy had terminal cancer. The inquiry was terminated in Augus
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
it was revealed Murphy had terminal cancer. The inquiry was terminated in August and Murphy died in October 1986. The Federal Parliament recently announced the release of documents from this 1986 secret parliamentary inquiry would occur on... Read more
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The Age
'My little mate' Morgan Ryan and his 'constitutional' walks with chief magistrate Murray Farquhar it was revealed Murphy had terminal cancer. The inquiry was terminated in Augus
The Age / Posted yesterday
it was revealed Murphy had terminal cancer. The inquiry was terminated in August and Murphy died in October 1986. The Federal Parliament recently announced the release of documents from this 1986 secret parliamentary inquiry would occur on... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'My little mate' Morgan Ryan and his 'constitutional' walks with chief magistrate Murray Farquhar it was revealed Murphy had terminal cancer. The inquiry was terminated in Augus
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
it was revealed Murphy had terminal cancer. The inquiry was terminated in August and Murphy died in October 1986. The Federal Parliament recently announced the release of documents from this 1986 secret parliamentary inquiry would occur on... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Could we see fewer federal elections?people in the constitution is a higher priority for the Government. Mr Shorten
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
people in the constitution is a higher priority for the Government. Mr Shorten said on Sunday it would make sense for the Federal Parliament to follow the example of the states by introducing four-year electoral terms. The change could only occur... Read more
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The Courier
Adrienne Pickering longs to play Rake's Missy againlascivious lawyer Cleaver Greene at hedonism. When Rake last aired, Missy was
The Courier / Posted yesterday
lascivious lawyer Cleaver Greene at hedonism. When Rake last aired, Missy was pregnant and Cleaver had been voted into federal parliament. She can't confirm if the show will return, though it's tempting to think of Missy embarking on a new... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
PM may be open to Shorten's call for fixed, four-year parliamentary termsfour-year parliamentary terms Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has signalled he
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
four-year parliamentary terms Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has signalled he may be open to fixed four-year terms for Federal Parliament after Opposition Leader Bill Shorten renewed his call for an overhaul of Australia's electoral... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Greens don’t parachute people into safe seats’over a dual citizenship. Larissa Waters made international headlines when she
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
over a dual citizenship. Larissa Waters made international headlines when she became the first woman to breastfeed in Federal Parliament. Picture: Annette Dew FORMER Greens Senator Larissa Waters has ruled out running against Deputy Premier... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bill Shorten intensifies campaign for fixed four-year termsParliamentary terms Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has intensified his
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Parliamentary terms Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has intensified his campaign for fixed four-year terms for Federal Parliament. Key points: Mr Shorten told the ABC's Insiders program the current political system made it difficult... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Shorten pushes for four-year termsBill Shorten wants the coalition to join with him and say whoever wins the next
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
Bill Shorten wants the coalition to join with him and say whoever wins the next election, both sides will pursue extending federal parliament to four-year terms. The Labor leader says the nation needs the certainty and longer-term policy making that... Read more
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Western Advocate
Comeback trailfirst. It speaks volumes of their disregard for her. On June 3, Hanson announc
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
first. It speaks volumes of their disregard for her. On June 3, Hanson announced she would run for a NSW Senate seat in federal parliament under the One Nation banner, more than a decade after their political divorce. Election analysts say... Read more
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The Border Mail
“March, because love alone cannot win”cry from activist Sally Rugg in Ballarat Trades Hall. The GetUp! marriage equa
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
cry from activist Sally Rugg in Ballarat Trades Hall. The GetUp! marriage equality director spoke of a renewed push in federal parliament to kick up again next month – but that until then, it was important to keep campaigning strong and active... Read more
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The Courier
“March, because love alone cannot win”cry from activist Sally Rugg in Ballarat Trades Hall. The GetUp! marriage equa
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
cry from activist Sally Rugg in Ballarat Trades Hall. The GetUp! marriage equality director spoke of a renewed push in federal parliament to kick up again next month – but that until then, it was important to keep campaigning strong and active... Read more
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WA Today
Perth women 'used as pelvic mesh guinea pigs' want answers from WA governmentmesh devices in public hospitals who refuse to be regarded as unfortunate stati
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
mesh devices in public hospitals who refuse to be regarded as unfortunate statistics. They have made submissions to a Federal Parliament Senate inquiry into pelvic mesh – with a public hearing in Perth on August 25 – listing the serious,... Read more
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The Age
Perth women 'used as pelvic mesh guinea pigs' want answers from WA governmentmesh devices in public hospitals who refuse to be regarded as unfortunate stati
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
mesh devices in public hospitals who refuse to be regarded as unfortunate statistics. They have made submissions to a Federal Parliament Senate inquiry into pelvic mesh – with a public hearing in Perth on August 25 – listing the serious,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Perth women 'used as pelvic mesh guinea pigs' want answers from WA governmentmesh devices in public hospitals who refuse to be regarded as unfortunate stati
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
mesh devices in public hospitals who refuse to be regarded as unfortunate statistics. They have made submissions to a Federal Parliament Senate inquiry into pelvic mesh – with a public hearing in Perth on August 25 – listing the serious,... Read more
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Canberra Times
UnionsACT's delusions of grandeur undermine the standing of the Barr GovernmentIf a union group wrote to Labor members of the Federal Parliament demanding to
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
If a union group wrote to Labor members of the Federal Parliament demanding to be told in advance if they were planning to meet with people it didn't like they would be laughed out of the room. The probable responses from former leaders such as Kim... Read more
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Canberra Times
Lionel Murphy: Nation's most enduring judicial scandal reignited after 31 years the course of justice. On Monday, after 31 years, the nation's most enduring j
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
the course of justice. On Monday, after 31 years, the nation's most enduring judicial scandal is set to be reignited when Federal Parliament releases top secret documents from a 1986 parliamentary commission of inquiry set up to determine Lionel... Read more
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The Age
Lionel Murphy: Nation's most enduring judicial scandal reignited after 31 years the course of justice. On Monday, after 31 years, the nation's most enduring j
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
the course of justice. On Monday, after 31 years, the nation's most enduring judicial scandal is set to be reignited when Federal Parliament releases top secret documents from a 1986 parliamentary commission of inquiry set up to determine Lionel... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Lionel Murphy: Nation's most enduring judicial scandal reignited after 31 years the course of justice. On Monday, after 31 years, the nation's most enduring j
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the course of justice. On Monday, after 31 years, the nation's most enduring judicial scandal is set to be reignited when Federal Parliament releases top secret documents from a 1986 parliamentary commission of inquiry set up to determine Lionel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Growing Insecurity On Multiple Frontsof halting inflammatory rhetoric, withdrawing quit orders and publicly denounci
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of halting inflammatory rhetoric, withdrawing quit orders and publicly denouncing violence. Urge the National Assembly (federal parliament), presently divided over the 2014 National Conference Report and its recommendations, to commence... Read more
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The Christian Post
India Elects Kovind, Man From Lowest Caste, as Presidentmajority. His election was considered a certainty because of the strength of P
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
majority. His election was considered a certainty because of the strength of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party in the federal parliament and in the state assemblies whose members take part in a presidential election. Kovind's ascent to the... Read more
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International Business Times
Who is Jordon Steele-John? The student set to become Australia's youngest senator be a privilege to join Senator Rachel Siewert in the Senate and to add my name
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
be a privilege to join Senator Rachel Siewert in the Senate and to add my name to those Greens who have represented WA in Federal Parliament," he added.Dual citizenship The Australian constitution does not allow a person to run for federal office... Read more
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The Age
UnionsACT's delusions of grandeur undermine the standing of the Barr GovernmentIf a union group wrote to Labor members of the Federal Parliament demanding to
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
If a union group wrote to Labor members of the Federal Parliament demanding to be told in advance if they were planning to meet with people it didn't like they would be laughed out of the room. The probable responses from former leaders such as Kim... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
UnionsACT's delusions of grandeur undermine the standing of the Barr GovernmentIf a union group wrote to Labor members of the Federal Parliament demanding to
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
If a union group wrote to Labor members of the Federal Parliament demanding to be told in advance if they were planning to meet with people it didn't like they would be laughed out of the room. The probable responses from former leaders such as Kim... Read more
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The Border Mail
Euthanasia could lead to Border anomaliesa push to have assisted dying made legal. In 1995 the Northern Territory passe
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
a push to have assisted dying made legal. In 1995 the Northern Territory passed legislation to allow euthanasia before the federal parliament intervened and overrode what had been a world-first law. Now there is a concerted push in Victoria and... Read more
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The Age
This is Victorian politicians' best chance to vote as humans, not numbers and beliefs will dictate their vote. It's a far more complicated issue than th
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
and beliefs will dictate their vote. It's a far more complicated issue than the gay marriage question that may come before federal parliament one day. The euthanasia vote is giving MPs a rare opportunity to rise above day-to-day political... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
This is Victorian politicians' best chance to vote as humans, not numbers and beliefs will dictate their vote. It's a far more complicated issue than th
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
and beliefs will dictate their vote. It's a far more complicated issue than the gay marriage question that may come before federal parliament one day. Although the federal government overturned the Northern Territory parliament's vote for... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Dutton slams Shorten over asylum seekersDutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
Dutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann, who he derided as the weakest man in federal parliament, and 'second- and third-rate' Labor MPs doing their leader's bidding. 'The test today is for Bill Shorten... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rugby and race: two reasons why Kiwis thank God they're not Australiannamed its squad for the upcoming rugby union series against New Zealand, and th
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
named its squad for the upcoming rugby union series against New Zealand, and the Referendum Council handed the Federal Parliament its report recommending a change to our constitution to empower Indigenous people. How are they linked?... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Greens needs stronger processes: Bob Brownlegislative change was needed. '(It would be) a change to the electoral act wh
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
legislative change was needed. '(It would be) a change to the electoral act which would require all nominated for the federal parliament to declare where they were born and whether they have dual citizenship.' 'It would ensure that people... Read more
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News.com.au
Brown renews push for electoral changeof the Constitution, which prevents dual citizens and people who hold “offices
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
of the Constitution, which prevents dual citizens and people who hold “offices of profit” under the Crown from sitting in federal Parliament. Mr Brown said the law “prohibits half of Australia — pensioners and public servants for example — from... Read more
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Perth Now
Dutton attacks Shorten over asylum seekersDutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
Dutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann, who he derided as the weakest man in federal parliament, and "second and third rate" Labor MPs doing their leader's bidding. "The test today is for Bill Shorten... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Dutton attacks Shorten over asylum seekersDutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
Dutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann, who he derided as the weakest man in federal parliament, and "second and third rate" Labor MPs doing their leader's bidding. "The test today is for Bill Shorten... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Dutton attacks Shorten over asylum seekersDutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
Dutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann, who he derided as the weakest man in federal parliament, and "second and third rate" Labor MPs doing their leader's bidding. "The test today is for Bill Shorten... Read more
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Weekly Times
Dutton attacks Shorten over asylum seekersDutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
Dutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann, who he derided as the weakest man in federal parliament, and "second and third rate" Labor MPs doing their leader's bidding. "The test today is for Bill Shorten... Read more
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Herald Sun
Dutton attacks Shorten over asylum seekersDutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Dutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann, who he derided as the weakest man in federal parliament, and "second and third rate" Labor MPs doing their leader's bidding. "The test today is for Bill Shorten... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Dutton attacks Shorten over asylum seekersDutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Dutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann, who he derided as the weakest man in federal parliament, and "second and third rate" Labor MPs doing their leader's bidding. "The test today is for Bill Shorten... Read more
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News.com.au
Dutton attacks Shorten over asylum seekersDutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Dutton's spray also extended to opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann, who he derided as the weakest man in federal parliament, and "second and third rate" Labor MPs doing their leader's bidding. "The test today is for Bill Shorten... Read more
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Perth Now
New Green Senator to ‘bust myths’seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent t
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent the interests of the young and disabled in federal parliament. Jordon Steele-John insists he is ready for the job after “careful reflection” as he prepares to become... Read more
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Adelaide Now
New Green Senator to ‘bust myths’seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent t
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent the interests of the young and disabled in federal parliament. Jordon Steele-John insists he is ready for the job after “careful reflection” as he prepares to become... Read more
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News.com.au
New Green Senator to ‘bust myths’seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent t
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent the interests of the young and disabled in federal parliament. Jordon Steele-John insists he is ready for the job after “careful reflection” as he prepares to become... Read more
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The Courier Mail
New Green Senator to ‘bust myths’seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent t
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent the interests of the young and disabled in federal parliament. Jordon Steele-John insists he is ready for the job after “careful reflection” as he prepares to become... Read more
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The Courier Mail
New Green Senator to ‘bust myths’seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent t
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent the interests of the young and disabled in federal parliament. Jordon Steele-John insists he is ready for the job after “careful reflection” as he prepares to become... Read more
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metro
India's new president belongs to Hinduism's lowest 'untouchable' castewas easy. His election was considered a certainty because of the strength of Pr
metro / Posted 4 days ago
was easy. His election was considered a certainty because of the strength of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party in the federal parliament and in the state assemblies whose members take part in a presidential election. After his victory, Kovind... Read more
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Canberra Times
The NSW Liberal Party meeting in which we all have a staketheir preselection rules? They might want to consider this: as the largest Aus
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
their preselection rules? They might want to consider this: as the largest Australian state NSW has the most seats in the Federal Parliament; what happens on the weekend could significantly influence the type of state and federal governments and... Read more
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