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Crikey
Witness K must be freed –One of the most startling cases of a government using the fig leaf of “national
Witness K must be freed –
Crikey / Posted yesterday
One of the most startling cases of a government using the fig leaf of “national security” to protect its own interests is happening right before our eyes — and it should have Australians up in arms. Yesterday, the ABC revealed that Foreign Minister... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Why Paul Keating is Wrong about the Proposed GST Rate HikeTax reform is shaping up as one of the key battlegrounds heading into the elect
Why Paul Keating is Wrong about the Proposed GST Rate Hike
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 2 days ago
Tax reform is shaping up as one of the key battlegrounds heading into the election later this year. Reforms to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) are likely to be at the front line of this battle. And they could even tip the balance of the election one... Read more
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Weekly Times
Senator fears fish could come from sewers A former Howard government minister has called for national regulations forci
Senator fears fish could come from sewers
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
A former Howard government minister has called for national regulations forcing restaurants and fast food outlets to tell customers where their fish originated. "You do not know whether it comes from... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Senator fears fish could come from sewers A former Howard government minister has called for national regulations forci
Senator fears fish could come from sewers
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
A former Howard government minister has called for national regulations forcing restaurants and fast food outlets to tell customers where their fish originated. "You do not know whether it comes from... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The ABCC weapon of mass distraction The Government knows its ABCC bill is doomed to stall in the Senate, but it a
The ABCC weapon of mass distraction
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
The Government knows its ABCC bill is doomed to stall in the Senate, but it allows them to keep up the pressure on Labor and the unions while there is very little else to talk about, writes Terry Barnes. The 2016... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Malcolm Turnbull says early election possiblePrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says early election of both houses a 'live opti
Malcolm Turnbull says early election possible
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says early election of both houses a 'live option' Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told Coalition MPs that a double dissolution election this year is a "live option". Mr Turnbull made the comments while... Read more
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The Courier Mail
ALP, Greens to see secret union reportGovt to now give Labor and the Greens access to secret volumes of the trade uni
ALP, Greens to see secret union report
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Govt to now give Labor and the Greens access to secret volumes of the trade union royal commission report. The federal government has u-turned on giving Labor and the Greens access to secret volumes of the trade union royal commission report. The... Read more
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Business Spectator
ALP, Greens to see secret union reportThe federal government has u-turned on giving Labor and the Greens access to se
ALP, Greens to see secret union report
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
The federal government has u-turned on giving Labor and the Greens access to secret volumes of the trade union royal commission report. The government hopes the report will bolster its case for re-establishing the controversial building watchdog —... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Bad news for drinkers, smokers or driversBooze and petrol just got more expensive, cigs to follow | DailyTelegraph Sear
Bad news for drinkers, smokers or drivers
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Booze and petrol just got more expensive, cigs to follow | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website DRINKERS, drivers and smokers of Australia — hold onto your... Read more
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Perth Now
Bad news for drinkers, smokers or driversDRINKERS, drivers and smokers of Australia — hold onto your wallets. Motorists
Bad news for drinkers, smokers or drivers
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
DRINKERS, drivers and smokers of Australia — hold onto your wallets. Motorists will pay 0.3c more per litre, with the excise on petrol and diesel rising from 39.2c per litre to 39.5c per litre. That will add 18c to the cost of filling a 60-litre... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bad news for drinkers, smokers or driversDRINKERS, drivers and smokers of Australia — hold onto your wallets. Motorists
Bad news for drinkers, smokers or drivers
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
DRINKERS, drivers and smokers of Australia — hold onto your wallets. Motorists will pay 0.3c more per litre, with the excise on petrol and diesel rising from 39.2c per litre to 39.5c per litre. That will add 18c to the cost of filling a 60-litre... Read more
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5d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'It's going to end in tears': Vanstone urges Abbott to quitTony Abbott's not a 'wrecker': Cormann defends former PM after Amanda Vanstone
'It's going to end in tears': Vanstone urges Abbott to quit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a 'wrecker': Cormann defends former PM after Amanda Vanstone criticism Cabinet Minister Mathias Cormann has defended Tony Abbott's decision to remain in parliament after a party elder called on the former prime minister to quit... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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The Young Witness
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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Western Advocate
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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Manning River Times
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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The North West Star
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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The Border Mail
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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6d
The Courier
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias CormannTony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't dest
Tony Abbott is not a wrecker and won't destabilise us: Mathias Cormann
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm Turnbull's government, a senior Liberal frontbencher says. Tony Abbott's not a "wrecker" and his decision to stay in Parliament won't destabilise Malcolm... Read more
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6d
Illawarra Mercury
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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The Courier
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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The Young Witness
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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Western Advocate
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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Manning River Times
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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The North West Star
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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The Border Mail
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in CanberraThe political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an elect
The starting gun is fired on a new political year in Canberra
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with speculation about an election date already off and running. The political year begins in earnest on Tuesday with the resumption of Parliament and Labor already setting the clock on an election... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
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The Young Witness
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
10 related stories
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Western Advocate
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
10 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
10 related stories
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Manning River Times
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
10 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
10 related stories
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The North West Star
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
10 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
10 related stories
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The Border Mail
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
10 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
10 related stories
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The Courier
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
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Kiama Independent
NBN stoush erupts in Eden-MonaroFederal Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Peter Hendy MP has rejected Labor plans to de
NBN stoush erupts in Eden-Monaro
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Peter Hendy MP has rejected Labor plans to delay the NBN delivery in Narooma and Dalmeny. Dr Mike Kelly responds in kind. Dr Peter Hendy at the new Bermagui NBN fixed wireless tower. Federal Member for Eden-Monaro... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Marcus Ganley: Green Party's policy costing unit idea is sensibleIn 2011 Australia set up a Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) to provide an impa
Marcus Ganley: Green Party's policy costing unit idea is sensible
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
In 2011 Australia set up a Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) to provide an impartial costings of the election commitments of political parties during the campaign period and to assist parties in their costings outside the campaign period. Canada had... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Offensive and incorrect': Bill Shorten writes to US politician Ted Cruz on gun claimsOpposition Leader Bill Shorten has taken a swipe at US presidential candidate T
'Offensive and incorrect': Bill Shorten writes to US politician Ted Cruz on gun claims
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has taken a swipe at US presidential candidate Ted Cruz for claiming the rates of sexual assault and rape soared in Australia following the introduction of strict gun laws. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has taken a... Read more
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The Courier
'Offensive and incorrect': Bill Shorten writes to US politician Ted Cruz on gun claimsOpposition Leader Bill Shorten has taken a swipe at US presidential candidate T
'Offensive and incorrect': Bill Shorten writes to US politician Ted Cruz on gun claims
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has taken a swipe at US presidential candidate Ted Cruz for claiming the rates of sexual assault and rape soared in Australia following the introduction of strict gun laws. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has taken a... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Offensive and incorrect': Bill Shorten writes to US politician Ted Cruz on gun claimsOpposition Leader Bill Shorten has taken a swipe at US presidential candidate T
'Offensive and incorrect': Bill Shorten writes to US politician Ted Cruz on gun claims
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has taken a swipe at US presidential candidate Ted Cruz for claiming the rates of sexual assault and rape soared in Australia following the introduction of strict gun laws. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has taken a... Read more
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