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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Government hits back after Labor MP urges party oppose China FTAChina free trade agreement: Government hits back after Labor's Kelvin Thomson u
Government hits back after Labor MP urges party oppose China FTA
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
China free trade agreement: Government hits back after Labor's Kelvin Thomson urges party oppose current deal Photo: Federal Liberal MP Steve Ciobo has accused Labor's Kelvin Thomson (pictured) of being "anti-economic growth" over the comments.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor MP urges party to oppose China free trade agreementFree trade agreement: Labor MP Kelvin Thomson urges party to oppose current Chi
Labor MP urges party to oppose China free trade agreement
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 hours ago
Free trade agreement: Labor MP Kelvin Thomson urges party to oppose current China deal A senior federal Labor MP is urging his party to oppose the multi-billion-dollar free trade deal with China if it cannot be amended. The Opposition has been... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Farmers try to reassure China about dealAUSTRALIAN farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the
Farmers try to reassure China about deal
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
AUSTRALIAN farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the merits of their free trade agreement, in the face of a vocal union campaign. THE Nationals Farmers Federation is part of a contingent that has headed to China, concerned... Read more
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Business Spectator
Farmers seek to soothe China on FTAAustralian farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the
Farmers seek to soothe China on FTA
Business Spectator / Posted 18 hours ago
Australian farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the merits of their free trade agreement, in the face of a vocal union campaign. The Nationals Farmers Federation is part of a contingent that has headed to China, concerned... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Farmers try to reassure China about dealAUSTRALIAN farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the
Farmers try to reassure China about deal
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 hours ago
AUSTRALIAN farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the merits of their free trade agreement, in the face of a vocal union campaign. THE Nationals Farmers Federation is part of a contingent that has headed to China, concerned... Read more
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Herald Sun
Farmers try to reassure China about dealAUSTRALIAN farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the
Farmers try to reassure China about deal
Herald Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
AUSTRALIAN farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the merits of their free trade agreement, in the face of a vocal union campaign. THE Nationals Farmers Federation is part of a contingent that has headed to China, concerned... Read more
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Weekly Times
Farmers try to reassure China about dealAUSTRALIAN farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the
Farmers try to reassure China about deal
Weekly Times / Posted 18 hours ago
AUSTRALIAN farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the merits of their free trade agreement, in the face of a vocal union campaign. THE Nationals Farmers Federation is part of a contingent that has headed to China, concerned... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Penny Wong slams Gayby Baby decisionLabor fronbencher Penny Wong has slammed the NSW Liberal government over its de
Penny Wong slams Gayby Baby decision
Sky News Australia / Posted 19 hours ago
Labor fronbencher Penny Wong has slammed the NSW Liberal government over its decision to ban the screening of the documentary film 'gayby baby." Ms Wong told Sky News opponents of the documentary are shutting down debate on an issue that is of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Farmers seek to reassure China on FTAAustralian farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the
Farmers seek to reassure China on FTA
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
Australian farmers are trying to reassure their Chinese counterparts about the merits of their free trade agreement, in the face of a vocal union campaign. The Nationals Farmers Federation is part of a contingent that has headed to China, concerned... Read more
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Herald Sun
Vic premier slams Gayby Baby 'rubbish'THE Victorian premier has delivered an extraordinary cross-border spray, after
Vic premier slams Gayby Baby 'rubbish'
Herald Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
THE Victorian premier has delivered an extraordinary cross-border spray, after the NSW government stepped in to limit school-time screenings of a film about growing up with same-sex parents. DOCUMENTARY Gayby Baby can be shown after school hours or... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTATRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTA
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
TRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to hold up the free trade agreement with China. In an interview on radio station 5AA on Wednesday, Senator Wong said Labor understood why a trade agreement with China was... Read more
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Queensland Times
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTATRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTA
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
TRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to hold up the free trade agreement with China. In an interview on radio station 5AA on Wednesday, Senator Wong said Labor understood why a trade agreement with China was... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTATRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTA
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
TRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to hold up the free trade agreement with China. In an interview on radio station 5AA on Wednesday, Senator Wong said Labor understood why a trade agreement with China was... Read more
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News Mail
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTATRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTA
News Mail / Posted yesterday
TRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to hold up the free trade agreement with China. In an interview on radio station 5AA on Wednesday, Senator Wong said Labor understood why a trade agreement with China was... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTATRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTA
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
TRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to hold up the free trade agreement with China. In an interview on radio station 5AA on Wednesday, Senator Wong said Labor understood why a trade agreement with China was... Read more
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Northern Star
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTATRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTA
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
TRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to hold up the free trade agreement with China. In an interview on radio station 5AA on Wednesday, Senator Wong said Labor understood why a trade agreement with China was... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTATRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to
Labor stands firm on threat to hold up China FTA
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
TRADE spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong is not backing away from Labor's threat to hold up the free trade agreement with China. In an interview on radio station 5AA on Wednesday, Senator Wong said Labor understood why a trade agreement with China was... Read more
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Mashable
Facebook won't promote a feminist event because of its 'profane' languageWhat's This?Anne Summers and former Prime Minister Julia Gillard at the Sydney
Facebook won't promote a feminist event because of its 'profane' language
Mashable / Posted yesterday
What's This?Anne Summers and former Prime Minister Julia Gillard at the Sydney Opera House on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. In 1975, journalist Anne Summers published a book that was to become a vital Australian feminist text: Damned Whores and God's... Read more
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The Courier
MP says campaign is ‘economic vandalism’COALITION agricultural backbench committee chairman Dan Tehan says the ferociou
MP says campaign is ‘economic vandalism’
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
COALITION agricultural backbench committee chairman Dan Tehan says the ferocious public campaign against the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) by Australian unions was "economic vandalism of the worst kind". ANGER: Coalition agricultural... Read more
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Business Spectator
Heydon delays decision on stepping asideEmployment Minister Eric Abetz is confident a challenge against unions royal co
Heydon delays decision on stepping aside
Business Spectator / Posted 3 days ago
Employment Minister Eric Abetz is confident a challenge against unions royal commissioner Dyson Heydon won't succeed. Mr Heydon was due to deliver a ruling on Tuesday on a unions bid to have him disqualified from being commissioner. But a spokesman... Read more
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Herald Sun
Clashing claims over jobs and qualifications put Government triumph at riskIT IS the biggest trophy in the collection of Trade Minister Andrew Robb but th
Clashing claims over jobs and qualifications put Government triumph at risk
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
IT IS the biggest trophy in the collection of Trade Minister Andrew Robb but the deal with economic giant China also threatens to become his biggest embarrassment. The Government is strongly insisting the China free trade agreement signed June 17... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Heydon delays decision on stepping asideEmployment Minister Eric Abetz is confident a challenge against unions royal co
Heydon delays decision on stepping aside
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Employment Minister Eric Abetz is confident a challenge against unions royal commissioner Dyson Heydon won't succeed. Mr Heydon was due to deliver a ruling on Tuesday on a unions bid to have him disqualified from being commissioner. But a spokesman... Read more
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Perth Now
Clashing claims over jobs and qualifications put Government triumph at riskIT IS the biggest trophy in the collection of Trade Minister Andrew Robb but th
Clashing claims over jobs and qualifications put Government triumph at risk
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
IT IS the biggest trophy in the collection of Trade Minister Andrew Robb but the deal with economic giant China also threatens to become his biggest embarrassment. The Government is strongly insisting the China free trade agreement signed June 17... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Clashing claims over jobs and qualifications put Government triumph at riskIT IS the biggest trophy in the collection of Trade Minister Andrew Robb but th
Clashing claims over jobs and qualifications put Government triumph at risk
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
IT IS the biggest trophy in the collection of Trade Minister Andrew Robb but the deal with economic giant China also threatens to become his biggest embarrassment. The Government is strongly insisting the China free trade agreement signed June 17... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Robb to reassure China on FTATrade Minister Andrew Robb is heading to China to reassure its leaders that Aus
Robb to reassure China on FTA
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Trade Minister Andrew Robb is heading to China to reassure its leaders that Australia is committed to a free trade deal despite a "racist dog-whistle" campaign by unions. Several unions are strongly opposed to parts of the deal they believe will... Read more
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Business Spectator
Robb to reassure China on FTATrade Minister Andrew Robb is heading to China to reassure its leaders that Aus
Robb to reassure China on FTA
Business Spectator / Posted 4 days ago
Trade Minister Andrew Robb is heading to China to reassure its leaders that Australia is committed to a free trade deal despite a "racist dog-whistle" campaign by unions. Several unions are strongly opposed to parts of the deal they believe will... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Robb to reassure China on trade dealTRADE Minister Andrew Robb is heading to China to reassure its leaders that Aus
Robb to reassure China on trade deal
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
TRADE Minister Andrew Robb is heading to China to reassure its leaders that Australia is committed to a free trade deal despite a "racist dog-whistle" campaign by unions. SEVERAL unions are strongly opposed to parts of the deal they believe will... Read more
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Herald Sun
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speakerOPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speaker
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote address to the Tasmanian Labor Party conference. MR Shorten will be joined at the conference by federal parliamentary colleagues including Julie Collins, Mark Butler and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speakerOPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speaker
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote address to the Tasmanian Labor Party conference. MR Shorten will be joined at the conference by federal parliamentary colleagues including Julie Collins, Mark Butler and... Read more
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Perth Now
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speakerOPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speaker
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote address to the Tasmanian Labor Party conference. MR Shorten will be joined at the conference by federal parliamentary colleagues including Julie Collins, Mark Butler and... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Shorten to be Labor's keynote speakerOpposition Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote
Shorten to be Labor's keynote speaker
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote address to the Tasmanian Labor Party conference. Mr Shorten will be joined at the conference by federal parliamentary colleagues including Julie Collins, Mark Butler and... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speakerOpposition Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speaker
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote address to the Tasmanian Labor Party conference. Mr Shorten will be joined at the conference by federal parliamentary colleagues including Julie Collins, Mark Butler and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speakerOPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speaker
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 days ago
OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote address to the Tasmanian Labor Party conference. MR Shorten will be joined at the conference by federal parliamentary colleagues including Julie Collins, Mark Butler and... Read more
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News.com.au
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speakerbreaking news OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday a
Shorten to be Tas Labor's keynote speaker
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
breaking news OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will visit Hobart on Saturday and make a keynote address to the Tasmanian Labor Party conference. MR Shorten will be joined at the conference by federal... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Farmers the next target for greeniesI WAS howled down rather rudely by green activists last year when I dared sugge
Farmers the next target for greenies
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
I WAS howled down rather rudely by green activists last year when I dared suggest that billions worth of mining, rail and port developments in Queensland were at the mercy of troublemakers’ legal challenges. For years I have been highlighting... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
MP calls for Labor to take stand on free trade agreementFEDERAL Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd says he has heard a lot of noise about the
MP calls for Labor to take stand on free trade agreement
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
FEDERAL Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd says he has heard a lot of noise about the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, but one voice he hasn't heard from is the Labor Party. "The unions have been blowing a lot of hot air about the free trade... Read more
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News Mail
MP calls for Labor to take stand on free trade agreementFEDERAL Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd says he has heard a lot of noise about the
MP calls for Labor to take stand on free trade agreement
News Mail / Posted 8 days ago
FEDERAL Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd says he has heard a lot of noise about the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, but one voice he hasn't heard from is the Labor Party. "The unions have been blowing a lot of hot air about the free trade... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
MP calls for Labor to take stand on free trade agreementFEDERAL Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd says he has heard a lot of noise about the
MP calls for Labor to take stand on free trade agreement
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
FEDERAL Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd says he has heard a lot of noise about the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, but one voice he hasn't heard from is the Labor Party. "The unions have been blowing a lot of hot air about the free trade... Read more
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News.com.au
Opinion: Labor attack on Heydon a smoke screen for its scandalous support of the CFMEU The Prime Minister has defended Trade Union Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon d
Opinion: Labor attack on Heydon a smoke screen for its scandalous support of the CFMEU
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
The Prime Minister has defended Trade Union Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon during Question Time. LABOR’S attack on former judge Dyson Heydon is actually its... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Heydon faces sack hearingFormer High Court judge Dyson Heydon will be asked to sack himself as unions Ro
Heydon faces sack hearing
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Former High Court judge Dyson Heydon will be asked to sack himself as unions Royal Commissioner when the ACTU pursues its claims of bias at the inquiry. The ACTU will apply on Friday to have Mr Heydon disqualify himself from presiding over the... Read more
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Business Spectator
Heydon faces sack hearingFormer High Court judge Dyson Heydon will be asked to sack himself as unions Ro
Heydon faces sack hearing
Business Spectator / Posted 8 days ago
Former High Court judge Dyson Heydon will be asked to sack himself as unions Royal Commissioner when the ACTU pursues its claims of bias at the inquiry. The ACTU will apply on Friday to have Mr Heydon disqualify himself from presiding over the... Read more
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News.com.au
Union push for Heydon to step downACTU will seek to have Unions Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon disqualified The
Union push for Heydon to step down
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
ACTU will seek to have Unions Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon disqualified The ACTU is seeking to have Commissioner Dyson Heydon removed from the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption.Source: Supplied THE Australian Council of... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Govt to launch ad campaign to sell China FTAThe federal government will soon roll out taxpayer-funded advertisements spruik
Govt to launch ad campaign to sell China FTA
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
The federal government will soon roll out taxpayer-funded advertisements spruiking the free-trade deal with China in a bid to combat a union scare campaign. The ads, which also promotes free trade agreements with Korea and Japan, will cost $24.6... Read more
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Business Spectator
The facts and fallacies surrounding the China FTALast week a Fact Check by the Australian Broadcasting Commission asked “Does th
The facts and fallacies surrounding the China FTA
Business Spectator / Posted 9 days ago
Last week a Fact Check by the Australian Broadcasting Commission asked “Does the China Free Trade Agreement threaten Australian jobs?” It concluded that trade unions' claims to that effect ‘checked out’. This is bewildering. An FTA lowers the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Labor steps up pressure on HeydonGovernor-General Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissione
Labor steps up pressure on Heydon
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 days ago
Governor-General Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissioner Dyson Heydon. Labor is seeking Senate support for a motion calling on the governor-general to act following the former High Court judge's acceptance of an invitation to... Read more
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Perth Now
Labor steps up pressure on HeydonGOVERNOR-GENERAL Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissione
Labor steps up pressure on Heydon
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
GOVERNOR-GENERAL Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissioner Dyson Heydon. LABOR is seeking Senate support for a motion calling on the governor-general to act following the former High Court judge's acceptance of an invitation to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Labor steps up pressure on HeydonGOVERNOR-GENERAL Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissione
Labor steps up pressure on Heydon
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
GOVERNOR-GENERAL Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissioner Dyson Heydon. LABOR is seeking Senate support for a motion calling on the governor-general to act following the former High Court judge's acceptance of an invitation to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Labor steps up pressure on HeydonGOVERNOR-GENERAL Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissione
Labor steps up pressure on Heydon
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
GOVERNOR-GENERAL Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissioner Dyson Heydon. LABOR is seeking Senate support for a motion calling on the governor-general to act following the former High Court judge's acceptance of an invitation to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Labor steps up pressure on HeydonGOVERNOR-GENERAL Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissione
Labor steps up pressure on Heydon
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
GOVERNOR-GENERAL Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissioner Dyson Heydon. LABOR is seeking Senate support for a motion calling on the governor-general to act following the former High Court judge's acceptance of an invitation to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Labor steps up pressure on HeydonGOVERNOR-GENERAL Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissione
Labor steps up pressure on Heydon
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
GOVERNOR-GENERAL Peter Cosgrove could be asked to sack unions royal commissioner Dyson Heydon. LABOR is seeking Senate support for a motion calling on the governor-general to act following the former High Court judge's acceptance of an invitation to... Read more
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