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News.com.au
Hanson-Young loses immigration portfoliostart and finish of Sarah Hanson-Young.” Senator Di Natale said portfolio chan
Hanson-Young loses immigration portfolio
News.com.au / Posted 13 hours ago
start and finish of Sarah Hanson-Young.” Senator Di Natale said portfolio changes would give his nine Green colleagues in Federal Parliament the opportunity to take on new challenges and focus on issues of importance. “The team is energised by... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Federal Court dismisses main arguments in Arnhem Land mining royalties caseexecutive Joe Morrison said the land council was the appropriate body to decide
Federal Court dismisses main arguments in Arnhem Land mining royalties case
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
executive Joe Morrison said the land council was the appropriate body to decide on the distribution of royalties. "The Federal Parliament passed the Aboriginal Land Rights Act to put into place an independent body, that is the Northern Land... Read more
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News.com.au
Why New Zealanders resent Australiareport. The report also found those from New Zealand had the lowest level of t
Why New Zealanders resent Australia
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
report. The report also found those from New Zealand had the lowest level of trust in Australian political parties, the federal parliament, the Department of Immigrant and Border Protection and Centrelink. As of December 2015, there were... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
This is why life can be tough for Kiwis in Australiaall migrants, New Zealanders they have the lowest level of trust in Australian
This is why life can be tough for Kiwis in Australia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
all migrants, New Zealanders they have the lowest level of trust in Australian political parties (10 per cent), federal parliament (17 per cent), the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (27 per cent), and Centrelink (38 per... Read more
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NZCity
Kiwis unhappy with Aussie lifeexperience of life in Australia was more negative than they expected * 10 per
Kiwis unhappy with Aussie life
NZCity / Posted yesterday
experience of life in Australia was more negative than they expected * 10 per cent trust Australian political parties * 17 per cent trust the federal parliament * 63 per cent say "you can't be too careful" when asked if they trust other... Read more
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The Border Mail
Letters to the editorat a protest rally in Melbourne. Legislation seeking to protect CFA members wil
Letters to the editor
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
at a protest rally in Melbourne. Legislation seeking to protect CFA members will be introduced in the first sitting of federal Parliament. Sarah McKay from Wangaratta (Letters, The Border Mail, August 23) is correct in her response to my input... Read more
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News.com.au
French sub builder data leak of concernleak's implications for Australia. "This is really quite disastrous to have th
French sub builder data leak of concern
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
leak's implications for Australia. "This is really quite disastrous to have thousands of pages of your combat system leaked in this way," he told ABC radio. The senator intends to pursue the matter over the next month as federal parliament resu... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Increasing super cap could cost budget more than it saves: PBOin the eye and tell them they have got to saddle a higher debt because someone
Increasing super cap could cost budget more than it saves: PBO
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
in the eye and tell them they have got to saddle a higher debt because someone who had a very big income wanted to pay less tax," Mr Morrison told 2GB. The changes are yet to pass through Federal Parliament. First posted August 23, 2016 18... Read more
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The Courier
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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The Young Witness
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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Western Advocate
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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Manning River Times
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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The North West Star
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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The Border Mail
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscitemarriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum s
Irish gay marriage referendum campaigner warns Malcolm Turnbull and MPs against plebiscite
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, resulting in changes to the country's constitution. The referendum sparked a renewed push for equality in federal Parliament, but a plebiscite in Australia would only be advisory. "As a civil and human rights issue of equality, as... Read more
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Junkee
Junk Explained: Are We Finally Getting Closer To Marriage Equality?passed legalising same-sex marriage, but they were struck down by the High Cour
Junk Explained: Are We Finally Getting Closer To Marriage Equality?
Junkee / Posted 2 days ago
passed legalising same-sex marriage, but they were struck down by the High Court within weeks. The court found that the federal parliament had jurisdiction when it came to marriage, and since it the federal Marriage Act explicitly ruled out... Read more
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News.com.au
Pauline Hason says she’s ‘very excited’ as she turns up for her first day of ‘pollie school’week before the 45th Parliament sits for the first time. It will be merely a r
Pauline Hason says she’s ‘very excited’ as she turns up for her first day of ‘pollie school’
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
week before the 45th Parliament sits for the first time. It will be merely a refesher course for Ms Hanson who has been in Federal Parliament before. Ms Hanson declared: “I am back”, before telling the waiting media scrum she was “very excited,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'A waste of money': MPs echo gay marriage plebiscite date concernsconcern the election campaign and plebiscite might overlap, and believes the ma
'A waste of money': MPs echo gay marriage plebiscite date concerns
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
concern the election campaign and plebiscite might overlap, and believes the matter should be settled by a vote in the Federal Parliament. Education Minister Peter Collier agrees. "It's a waste of money. You do not need a plebiscite on this... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Remarkable dayDubbo. Rotary Club of Dubbo West member Lyn Smith handed over the signatures t
Remarkable day
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
Dubbo. Rotary Club of Dubbo West member Lyn Smith handed over the signatures to Mr Coulton, which he will present to the Federal Parliament in September. “There are times in my job when special things happen and this is one of them. I’ll always... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former top judge takes aim at gay marriage plebiscite2013, the High Court unanimously dismissed the ACT Government's law which sough
Former top judge takes aim at gay marriage plebiscite
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
2013, the High Court unanimously dismissed the ACT Government's law which sought to legalise same-sex marriage, deciding Federal Parliament has the sole power to deal with the issue. Mr Kirby was not a High Court judge at the time.Plebiscite... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Keep carbon tax welfare payment despite tax's abolition, welfare groups urgeMinister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to keep a welfare
Keep carbon tax welfare payment despite tax's abolition, welfare groups urge
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to keep a welfare payment which is slated for removal when Federal Parliament returns. The removal of the so-called energy supplement for new welfare recipients will be included in a... Read more
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WA Today
Same-sex marriage plebiscite 'a distraction' to WA electionMalcolm Turnbull. The WA government wants the federal government 'to make a ca
Same-sex marriage plebiscite 'a distraction' to WA election
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Malcolm Turnbull. The WA government wants the federal government 'to make a call' on gay marriage. "We would prefer the federal parliament to actually make a decision about the issue itself ... rather than going through what may well be quite a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament Term Expires, Makes ExtensionOn this day in 2012, Somalia got a federal parliament elected inside the countr
Parliament Term Expires, Makes Extension
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
On this day in 2012, Somalia got a federal parliament elected inside the country following more two decades of conflict, ravaging the horn of Africa and sent millions of Somalis to outside refugee camps. During their four-year term, the lawmakers of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Barnett not keen on possible change to same-sex marriage vote planshould be as separate as possible," he said. "In any case, it is my view that
Barnett not keen on possible change to same-sex marriage vote plan
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
should be as separate as possible," he said. "In any case, it is my view that the matter should be decided by Federal Parliament, without the need for a plebiscite. "I am concerned the issue will become divisive within the... Read more
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News.com.au
Plebiscite 'a distraction' to WA electionJohn Day said he expected Premier Colin Barnett would raise the matter with the
Plebiscite 'a distraction' to WA election
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
John Day said he expected Premier Colin Barnett would raise the matter with the prime minister. "We would prefer the federal parliament to actually make a decision about the issue itself ... rather than going through what may well be quite a... Read more
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News.com.au
A vote on same sex marriage is expected to be held in February, 2017is expected to announce the plebiscite timeline at a coalition partyroom meetin
A vote on same sex marriage is expected to be held in February, 2017
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
is expected to announce the plebiscite timeline at a coalition partyroom meeting on September 13, the second week the new federal parliament sits, The Daily Telegraph reports. Australians would be asked the simple question: do you approve of a... Read more
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News.com.au
Gay marriage vote may be in Februaryis expected to announce the plebiscite timeline at a coalition partyroom meetin
Gay marriage vote may be in February
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
is expected to announce the plebiscite timeline at a coalition partyroom meeting on September 13, the second week the new federal parliament sits, News Corp Australia reports on Sunday. Australians would be asked the simple question: do you... Read more
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Sky News Australia
MacTiernan keen to return to WA politicsshe was pleased to be part of the state team. 'I've been out there campaigning
MacTiernan keen to return to WA politics
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
she was pleased to be part of the state team. 'I've been out there campaigning with my colleagues since I retired from federal parliament,' she said. 'Now I have an opportunity to do it with even greater engagement.' Mr Travers, who stepped... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Vic firefighter pay dispute goes onexpense of the CFA's 60,000 volunteers. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull could
Vic firefighter pay dispute goes on
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
expense of the CFA's 60,000 volunteers. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull could also throw another curveball if he, as promised before the federal election, introduces legislation in the first week of federal parliament to prevent the union take... Read more
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The Age
Nova Peris didn't 'let the team down', she blazed a trailon Sorry Day (or the 18th anniversary of the tabling of the Bringing Them Home
Nova Peris didn't 'let the team down', she blazed a trail
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
on Sorry Day (or the 18th anniversary of the tabling of the Bringing Them Home report into the Stolen Generations in Federal Parliament), I felt saddened. It wasn't because her resignation upset me, as politicians retire all the time and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Nova Peris didn't 'let the team down', she blazed a trailon Sorry Day (or the 18th anniversary of the tabling of the Bringing Them Home
Nova Peris didn't 'let the team down', she blazed a trail
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
on Sorry Day (or the 18th anniversary of the tabling of the Bringing Them Home report into the Stolen Generations in Federal Parliament), I felt saddened. It wasn't because her resignation upset me, as politicians retire all the time and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Nova Peris didn't 'let the team down', she blazed a trailon Sorry Day (or the 18th anniversary of the tabling of the Bringing Them Home
Nova Peris didn't 'let the team down', she blazed a trail
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
on Sorry Day (or the 18th anniversary of the tabling of the Bringing Them Home report into the Stolen Generations in Federal Parliament), I felt saddened. It wasn't because her resignation upset me, as politicians retire all the time and... Read more
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Weekly Times
Labor rejects Nats bidby his party late last month to fill the casual vacancy caused by the resignati
Labor rejects Nats bid
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
by his party late last month to fill the casual vacancy caused by the resignation of former member Damian Drum to run for federal parliament. But in another heated day in the Victorian Parliament, the Government today again refused to convene a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Activist Rodney Croome lauds Tasmanian support for gay marriagecan achieve marriage equality through the parliament," she said. "We have a nu
Activist Rodney Croome lauds Tasmanian support for gay marriage
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
can achieve marriage equality through the parliament," she said. "We have a number of marriage equality supporters in the Federal Parliament and its great to see the strong support from state and territory MPs and senators across the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'It's got to stop': Emergency commissioner calls time on war over CFA dealhis support to volunteers. He has said he would introduce special legislation
'It's got to stop': Emergency commissioner calls time on war over CFA deal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
his support to volunteers. He has said he would introduce special legislation to entrench the rights of volunteers when federal parliament reconvenes. But Mr Lapsley questioned what affect that would have and whether it would simply drag out... Read more
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International Business Times
Fadumo Dayib: Somalia's first female presidential candidate urges talks with al-Shabab presidential elections scheduled for October. Somalia's National Leadership For
Fadumo Dayib: Somalia's first female presidential candidate urges talks with al-Shabab
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
presidential elections scheduled for October. Somalia's National Leadership Forum endorsed the time-table under which a new federal parliament will be decided between 24 September and 10 October, and a president on 30 October.International community... Read more
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Weekly Times
MP blocked in joint sitting snubthe joint sitting today so that Northern Victoria MP Luke O’Sullivan, who is re
MP blocked in joint sitting snub
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
the joint sitting today so that Northern Victoria MP Luke O’Sullivan, who is replacing Damian Drum after he won a seat in federal parliament, could join his colleagues in the chamber. But the Andrews Government has denied the bid, arguing that... Read more
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News.com.au
New pollies take selfies at ‘MP school’Members of Parliament are welcomed and addressed by Speaker Tony Smith in the H
New pollies take selfies at ‘MP school’
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
Members of Parliament are welcomed and addressed by Speaker Tony Smith in the House of Representatives Chamber, Federal Parliament, Canberra. Picture: Ray Strange.Source:News Corp Australia Some of the new faces spotted at Parliament... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
New pollies take selfies at ‘MP school’Australian Federal Parliament: New MPs take selfies at MP school | Daily Telegr
New pollies take selfies at ‘MP school’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Australian Federal Parliament: New MPs take selfies at MP school | Daily Telegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Kara Vickery and AAP, News Corp Australia Network THE... Read more
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The Courier Mail
New pollies take selfies at ‘MP school’Members of Parliament are welcomed and addressed by Speaker Tony Smith in the H
New pollies take selfies at ‘MP school’
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Members of Parliament are welcomed and addressed by Speaker Tony Smith in the House of Representatives Chamber, Federal Parliament, Canberra. Picture: Ray Strange. Some of the new faces spotted at Parliament House on Tuesday included... Read more
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Adelaide Now
New pollies take selfies at ‘MP school’Members of Parliament are welcomed and addressed by Speaker Tony Smith in the H
New pollies take selfies at ‘MP school’
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
Members of Parliament are welcomed and addressed by Speaker Tony Smith in the House of Representatives Chamber, Federal Parliament, Canberra. Picture: Ray Strange. Some of the new faces spotted at Parliament House on Tuesday included... Read more
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Herald Sun
MP blocked in joint sitting snubthe joint sitting today so that Northern Victoria MP Luke O’Sullivan, who is re
MP blocked in joint sitting snub
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
the joint sitting today so that Northern Victoria MP Luke O’Sullivan, who is replacing Damian Drum after he won a seat in federal parliament, could join his colleagues in the chamber. But the Andrews Government has denied the bid, arguing that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Unsuccessful Senate candidate says rise of One Nation a surpriseagainst us," Mr Muir said. "Bringing home the message around GST, for instance
Unsuccessful Senate candidate says rise of One Nation a surprise
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
against us," Mr Muir said. "Bringing home the message around GST, for instance ... the past 12 senators sitting in the federal Parliament have done nothing to do with that." He said he had no regrets, despite the disappointing result, and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Anti-Islamists storm church servicechurch via social media, but had never done something like this before. “This
Anti-Islamists storm church service
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
church via social media, but had never done something like this before. “This is the extreme right voice we now have in federal Parliament with Pauline Hanson, which means the voice of moderation is even more important now,” Father Bower... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Australia 'has lost moral compass' over immigration detention: New Zealand oppositionresponsibilities under the 1951 convention apply the same in Nauru as they woul
Australia 'has lost moral compass' over immigration detention: New Zealand opposition
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
responsibilities under the 1951 convention apply the same in Nauru as they would to refugees in Australia," he said. As federal Parliament prepares to resume on August 30, Labor believes terms of reference for the inquiry can include... Read more
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Manning River Times
Australia 'has lost moral compass' over immigration detention: New Zealand oppositionresponsibilities under the 1951 convention apply the same in Nauru as they woul
Australia 'has lost moral compass' over immigration detention: New Zealand opposition
Manning River Times / Posted 11 days ago
responsibilities under the 1951 convention apply the same in Nauru as they would to refugees in Australia," he said. As federal Parliament prepares to resume on August 30, Labor believes terms of reference for the inquiry can include... Read more
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