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The Border Mail
Alannah MacTiernan quits Canberra... and remains coy on return to WA politicsAlannah MacTiernan confirmed on Friday she will quit federal politics at the ne
Alannah MacTiernan quits Canberra... and remains coy on return to WA politics
The Border Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Alannah MacTiernan confirmed on Friday she will quit federal politics at the next election, but has not revealed whether she will contest a state seat and – perhaps – the Labor leadership Alannah MacTierna will quit federal politics at the next... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Alannah MacTiernan quits Canberra... and remains coy on return to WA politicsAlannah MacTiernan confirmed on Friday she will quit federal politics at the ne
Alannah MacTiernan quits Canberra... and remains coy on return to WA politics
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 hours ago
Alannah MacTiernan confirmed on Friday she will quit federal politics at the next election, but has not revealed whether she will contest a state seat and – perhaps – the Labor leadership Alannah MacTierna will quit federal politics at the next... Read more
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The Courier
Alannah MacTiernan quits Canberra... and remains coy on return to WA politicsAlannah MacTiernan confirmed on Friday she will quit federal politics at the ne
Alannah MacTiernan quits Canberra... and remains coy on return to WA politics
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
Alannah MacTiernan confirmed on Friday she will quit federal politics at the next election, but has not revealed whether she will contest a state seat and – perhaps – the Labor leadership Alannah MacTierna will quit federal politics at the next... Read more
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WA Today
MacTiernan pulls plug on Canberra... coy on WA returnAlannah MacTierna will quit federal politics at the next election but is adaman
MacTiernan pulls plug on Canberra... coy on WA return
WA Today / Posted 6 hours ago
Alannah MacTierna will quit federal politics at the next election but is adamant she will not challenge for the WA Labor leadership. Labor sources told WAtoday this week that key party powerbrokers were plotting the demise of leader Mark McGowan,... Read more
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News.com.au
Federal Perth MP Alannah MacTiernan to quit politicsFederal Perth MP Alannah MacTiernan. ALANNAH MacTiernan has dropped a politica
Federal Perth MP Alannah MacTiernan to quit politics
News.com.au / Posted 8 hours ago
Federal Perth MP Alannah MacTiernan. ALANNAH MacTiernan has dropped a political bombshell, announcing she will not recontest this year’s federal election. Ms MacTiernan told PerthNow she had decided not to recontest the federal seat of... Read more
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Perth Now
Alannah MacTiernan to quit politicsALANNAH MacTiernan has dropped a political bombshell, announcing she will not r
Alannah MacTiernan to quit politics
Perth Now / Posted 8 hours ago
ALANNAH MacTiernan has dropped a political bombshell, announcing she will not recontest this year’s federal election. Ms MacTiernan told PerthNow she had decided not to recontest the federal seat of Perth.Alannah MacTiernan Perth lawyer Tim... Read more
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13h
Northern Daily Leader
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 13 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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The Young Witness
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
The Young Witness / Posted 13 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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13h
Western Advocate
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
Western Advocate / Posted 13 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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13h
Kiama Independent
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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13h
Manning River Times
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
Manning River Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 13 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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13h
The North West Star
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
The North West Star / Posted 13 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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14h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hundreds of CSIRO jobs could be lost in Hobart, union fearsHundreds of CSIRO jobs could be lost in Hobart under restructure plan, union fe
Hundreds of CSIRO jobs could be lost in Hobart, union fears
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 hours ago
Hundreds of CSIRO jobs could be lost in Hobart under restructure plan, union fears Photo: Unions fear hundreds of jobs are at stake at the CSIRO's oceans and atmosphere division in Hobart. (ABC News: Gregor Salmon) Many of the jobs to be shed by... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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14h
The Border Mail
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
The Border Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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14h
Illawarra Mercury
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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14h
The Courier
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problemFormer prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the bo
Kevin Rudd's brutal slapdown of Australians who don't think we have a racism problem
The Courier / Posted 14 hours ago
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of Adam Goodes had nothing to do with his Aboriginality. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says it is "100 per cent bullshit" that the booing of ex-Sydney Swans star... Read more
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18h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Back-door Ban on Israel Trips would be Indefensible – Opinion – ABC Religion & EthicsBack-door Ban on Israel Trips would be IndefensibleSen. Glenn SterleABC Religio
Back-door Ban on Israel Trips would be Indefensible – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 hours ago
Back-door Ban on Israel Trips would be IndefensibleSen. Glenn SterleABC Religion and Ethics 11 Feb 2016 Making sponsored trips to Israel unviable is the true, if unstated, purpose behind the attempt to require MPs to spend 'equivalent time' in the... Read more
18h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Our politics have changed - and not for the better It's been a week of change in Parliament and as the sun sets on the careers o
Our politics have changed - and not for the better
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 hours ago
It's been a week of change in Parliament and as the sun sets on the careers of some long-serving members it's a reminder of how much our politics has changed, and what little chance Malcolm Turnbull... Read more
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Adelaide Now
RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know todayGood morning, and welcome to our headlines-in-a-hurry news coverage. We bring y
RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know today
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 hours ago
Good morning, and welcome to our headlines-in-a-hurry news coverage. We bring you the morning’s biggest stories so you can get across the news quickly. 7:20am: According to economic modelling carried out by the Treasury, the federal government is... Read more
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News.com.au
The stories you need to know todayA century after Einstein proposed it, scientists may be close to confirming the
The stories you need to know today
News.com.au / Posted 20 hours ago
A century after Einstein proposed it, scientists may be close to confirming the existence of gravitational waves. Katie Sargent reports A visual of gravitational waves from two converging black holes is depicted on a monitor behind Laser... Read more
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The Courier Mail
RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know todayGood morning, and welcome to our headlines-in-a-hurry news coverage. We bring y
RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know today
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
Good morning, and welcome to our headlines-in-a-hurry news coverage. We bring you the morning’s biggest stories so you can get across the news quickly. 6:40am: The politics of dating can be a tricky world to navigate, but sometimes adults make it... Read more
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BC Local News
Critics question Surrey’s hiring of political consultantPeter O'Neil, Vancouver Sun OTTAWA — Despite sending four of B.C.’s 17 freshly
Critics question Surrey’s hiring of political consultant
BC Local News / Posted 23 hours ago
Peter O'Neil, Vancouver Sun OTTAWA — Despite sending four of B.C.’s 17 freshly-elected Liberal MPs to the federal Parliament, Surrey is hiring a veteran party power-broker to help it scoop up federal infrastructure dollars. The city of Surrey... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Think all pollies are crooks? Maybe notLuckily we don’t have Mayor Quimby in federal politics. ANALYSIS SOME terrifi
Think all pollies are crooks? Maybe not
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Luckily we don’t have Mayor Quimby in federal politics. ANALYSIS SOME terrific news about our politicians has arrived over the past few days and it should make us proud of our democratic system. We are used to thinking our elected representatives... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Think all pollies are crooks? Maybe notLuckily we don’t have Mayor Quimby in federal politics. ANALYSIS SOME terrifi
Think all pollies are crooks? Maybe not
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Luckily we don’t have Mayor Quimby in federal politics. ANALYSIS SOME terrific news about our politicians has arrived over the past few days and it should make us proud of our democratic system. We are used to thinking our elected representatives... Read more
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News.com.au
Think all pollies are crooks? Maybe notLuckily we don’t have Mayor Quimby in federal politics. SOME terrific news abo
Think all pollies are crooks? Maybe not
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Luckily we don’t have Mayor Quimby in federal politics. SOME terrific news about our politicians has arrived over the past few days and it should make us proud of our democratic system. We are used to thinking our elected representatives wouldn’t... Read more
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Aljazeera
Australia: Appeal to free detainee receiving threatsA politician filed a petition with 18,000 signatures on Thursday to have an asy
Australia: Appeal to free detainee receiving threats
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
A politician filed a petition with 18,000 signatures on Thursday to have an asylum seeker receiving death threats at an offshore detention centre brought to Australia after he testified in a murder case. Kurdish Iranian Behnam Satah said he... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Joyce unchallenged as deputyBARNABY Joyce is Australia’s new deputy prime minister after being elected lead
Joyce unchallenged as deputy
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
BARNABY Joyce is Australia’s new deputy prime minister after being elected leader of The Nationals at a meeting in Canberra last night. PASSING THE BATON: The former Nationals leader Warren Truss and the new leader Barnaby Joyce share a laugh in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Joyce elected unopposed as new Nationals leaderBarnaby Barnaby Joyce has been elected unopposed as leader of the Nationals,
Joyce elected unopposed as new Nationals leader
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Barnaby Barnaby Joyce has been elected unopposed as leader of the Nationals, following a party-room meeting at Parliament House in Canberra. He will replace Warren Truss as Deputy Prime Minister, who... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Grandmothers rally over high number of Aboriginal children in careGrandmothers rally in Canberra over high number of Aboriginal children in care
Grandmothers rally over high number of Aboriginal children in care
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Grandmothers rally in Canberra over high number of Aboriginal children in care Photo: Martu elders Dawn Oates (L) and Heather Samson (R) travelled to the Grandmothers Against Removal rally in Canberra from the Jigalong community in the Pilbara.... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
MP supports push for 15% flat rate of tax for backpackersMEMBER for Dawson George Christensen said he will support the Bowen Gumlu Growe
MP supports push for 15% flat rate of tax for backpackers
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
MEMBER for Dawson George Christensen said he will support the Bowen Gumlu Growers in their push for a 15% flat rate of tax for backpackers. However the Federal MP has suggested that growers should also consider other options when looking for... Read more
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The Border Mail
Truss resigns: Nats to decide new leaderNew leader set to be announced soon after vote Nationals deputy leader Barnaby
Truss resigns: Nats to decide new leader
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
New leader set to be announced soon after vote Nationals deputy leader Barnaby Joyce is favourite to replace Mr Truss as party leader and deputy Prime Minister. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen FEDERAL National Party leader Warren Truss has announced his... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Joyce set to become Nationals leader tonightNATIONALS leader Warren Truss has announced his retirement and Barnaby Joyce is
Joyce set to become Nationals leader tonight
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
NATIONALS leader Warren Truss has announced his retirement and Barnaby Joyce is expected to be elected the new leader at a meeting tonight. PASSING THE BATON: New England MP Barnaby Joyce is expected to become Nationals leader, and therefore deputy... Read more
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Adelaide Now
EXP: Question time in federal parliament QUESTION TIME IN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT WHAT WE LEARNED: * Don't expect the gov
EXP: Question time in federal parliament
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
QUESTION TIME IN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT WHAT WE LEARNED: * Don't expect the government to back down on its so-called "backpacker tax". They're coming here for a holiday, not a tax holiday, Treasurer Scott... Read more
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Herald Sun
EXP: Question time in federal parliament QUESTION TIME IN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT WHAT WE LEARNED: * Don't expect the gov
EXP: Question time in federal parliament
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
QUESTION TIME IN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT WHAT WE LEARNED: * Don't expect the government to back down on its so-called "backpacker tax". They're coming here for a holiday, not a tax holiday, Treasurer Scott... Read more
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Weekly Times
EXP: Question time in federal parliament QUESTION TIME IN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT WHAT WE LEARNED: * Don't expect the gov
EXP: Question time in federal parliament
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
QUESTION TIME IN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT WHAT WE LEARNED: * Don't expect the government to back down on its so-called "backpacker tax". They're coming here for a holiday, not a tax holiday, Treasurer Scott... Read more
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The Courier Mail
EXP: Question time in federal parliament QUESTION TIME IN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT WHAT WE LEARNED: * Don't expect the gov
EXP: Question time in federal parliament
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
QUESTION TIME IN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT WHAT WE LEARNED: * Don't expect the government to back down on its so-called "backpacker tax". They're coming here for a holiday, not a tax holiday, Treasurer Scott... Read more
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Business Spectator
Truss confirms retirement from politicsDeputy Prime Minister Warren Truss has confirmed his retirement from federal pa
Truss confirms retirement from politics
Business Spectator / Posted yesterday
Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss has confirmed his retirement from federal parliament, creating a vacancy for the leadership of the Nationals. Mr Truss told parliament he would leave at a time convenient to the government, likely within the next... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'I think it’s time to go': Truss announces retirement ahead of ballotNationals prepare for leadership ballot as Warren Truss announces retirement as
'I think it’s time to go': Truss announces retirement ahead of ballot
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Nationals prepare for leadership ballot as Warren Truss announces retirement as leader Related Story: The rise of Barnaby Joyce, set to become Australia's next deputy PM The Nationals will hold a leadership ballot tonight as Deputy Prime Minister... Read more
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Perth Now
‘What’s mansplaining, Senator?’TWO Federal government parliamentarians have faced off in an argument about ‘ma
‘What’s mansplaining, Senator?’
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
TWO Federal government parliamentarians have faced off in an argument about ‘mansplaining’. Communications Minister Mitch Fifield berated Senator Katy Gallagher during Senate Estimates today after she used the popular term to describe his responses... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘What’s mansplaining, Senator?’TWO Federal government parliamentarians have faced off in an argument about ‘ma
‘What’s mansplaining, Senator?’
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
TWO Federal government parliamentarians have faced off in an argument about ‘mansplaining’. Communications Minister Mitch Fifield berated Senator Katy Gallagher during Senate Estimates today after she used the popular term to describe his responses... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘What’s mansplaining, Senator?’TWO Federal government parliamentarians have faced off in an argument about ‘ma
‘What’s mansplaining, Senator?’
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
TWO Federal government parliamentarians have faced off in an argument about ‘mansplaining’. Communications Minister Mitch Fifield berated Senator Katy Gallagher during Senate Estimates today after she used the popular term to describe his responses... Read more
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News.com.au
Dairy farmers spared five-yearly polls Dairy farmers may no longer have to answer questions in a five-yearly poll.
Dairy farmers spared five-yearly polls
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Dairy farmers may no longer have to answer questions in a five-yearly poll. Instead a committee will review the dairy levy rate every five years and a poll will be... Read more
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News.com.au
‘What’s mansplaining, Senator?’Labor Senator Katy Gallagher accuses Communications Minister of 'mansplaining'
‘What’s mansplaining, Senator?’
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Labor Senator Katy Gallagher accuses Communications Minister of 'mansplaining' in Senate Estimates, causing an argument between the two parliamentarians. Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield wouldn’t let Senator Katy Gallagher go with her use... Read more
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Perth Now
Dairy farmers spared five-yearly polls Dairy farmers may no longer have to answer questions in a five-yearly poll.
Dairy farmers spared five-yearly polls
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
Dairy farmers may no longer have to answer questions in a five-yearly poll. Instead a committee will review the dairy levy rate every five years and a poll will be conducted if changes to the rate are being... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘What’s mansplaining, Senator?’TWO Federal government parliamentarians have faced off in an argument about ‘ma
‘What’s mansplaining, Senator?’
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
TWO Federal government parliamentarians have faced off in an argument about ‘mansplaining’. Communications Minister Mitch Fifield berated Senator Katy Gallagher during Senate Estimates today after she used the popular term to describe his responses... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Dairy farmers spared five-yearly polls Dairy farmers may no longer have to answer questions in a five-yearly poll.
Dairy farmers spared five-yearly polls
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Dairy farmers may no longer have to answer questions in a five-yearly poll. Instead a committee will review the dairy levy rate every five years and a poll will be conducted if changes to the rate are being... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Copyright notice scheme takes back seat to website blockingRepresentatives of the telecommunications and Australian content industries hav
Copyright notice scheme takes back seat to website blocking
Computer World Australia / Posted yesterday
Representatives of the telecommunications and Australian content industries have yet to finalise key details of a scheme that will see alleged pirates sent a series notices warning them to cease illicit downloads. The development of such a code has... Read more
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Perth Now
Turnbull set to lose two ministersPRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to lose two Cabinet ministers this week,
Turnbull set to lose two ministers
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to lose two Cabinet ministers this week, as Andrew Robb and Warren Truss will retire from politics. Mr Robb, Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister, is joining Mr Truss in announcing his retirement... Read more
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