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News Mail
We need a plebiscite on same sex marriageAt least with a plebiscite everyone will have a chance to handle this matter wi
We need a plebiscite on same sex marriage
News Mail / Posted an hour ago
At least with a plebiscite everyone will have a chance to handle this matter with maturity. Evidently Bill Shorten and Penny Wong don't think so given the emotional blackmail they are using to shut down a legitimate debate to get their own way.... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Plebiscite will ‘sabotage’ marriage equality: WongLABOR frontbencher Penny Wong has taken another swipe at the Coalition over its
Plebiscite will ‘sabotage’ marriage equality: Wong
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
LABOR frontbencher Penny Wong has taken another swipe at the Coalition over its same-sex marriage plebiscite plan, saying Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull knows that the vote has been designed by people “who are opposed to marriage equality”. “It... Read more
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Perth Now
Plebiscite will ‘sabotage’ marriage equality: WongLABOR frontbencher Penny Wong hit out at the Coalition over its same-sex marria
Plebiscite will ‘sabotage’ marriage equality: Wong
Perth Now / Posted 5 hours ago
LABOR frontbencher Penny Wong hit out at the Coalition over its same-sex marriage plebiscite plan, saying Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull knows that the vote has been designed by people “who are opposed to marriage equality”. Speaking on ABC’s... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Plebiscite will ‘sabotage’ marriage equality: WongLABOR frontbencher Penny Wong hit out at the Coalition over its same-sex marria
Plebiscite will ‘sabotage’ marriage equality: Wong
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 hours ago
LABOR frontbencher Penny Wong hit out at the Coalition over its same-sex marriage plebiscite plan, saying Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull knows that the vote has been designed by people “who are opposed to marriage equality”. Speaking on ABC’s... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Plebiscite will ‘sabotage’ marriage equality: WongLABOR frontbencher Penny Wong hit out at the Coalition over its same-sex marria
Plebiscite will ‘sabotage’ marriage equality: Wong
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
LABOR frontbencher Penny Wong hit out at the Coalition over its same-sex marriage plebiscite plan, saying Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull knows that the vote has been designed by people “who are opposed to marriage equality”. Speaking on ABC’s... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Same-sex laws will 'sail' through: Turnbullbinding on his own members'. 'It's time for some spine from this prime ministe
Same-sex laws will 'sail' through: Turnbull
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
binding on his own members'. 'It's time for some spine from this prime minister,' he said in a statement. Labor senator Penny Wong took aim at the prime minister on Twitter, saying: 'Malcolm Turnbull didn't give supporters of marriage equality a... Read more
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Herald Sun
Xenophon has the political X factorthe territory? After all, if he holds the balance of power, he’ll be under perp
Xenophon has the political X factor
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
the territory? After all, if he holds the balance of power, he’ll be under perpetual scrutiny. “When you have (Labor’s) Penny Wong and (the Liberals’) Christopher Pyne on the stage together both attacking me … it shows how bereft they are of... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Abetz refuses to confirm plebiscite stancebinding on his own members'. 'It's time for some spine from this prime ministe
Abetz refuses to confirm plebiscite stance
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
binding on his own members'. 'It's time for some spine from this prime minister,' he said in a statement. Labor senator Penny Wong took aim at the prime minister on Twitter, saying: 'Malcolm Turnbull didn't give supporters of marriage equality a... Read more
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Weekly Times
Abetz won't confirm plebiscite positionbinding on his own members". "It's time for some spine from this prime ministe
Abetz won't confirm plebiscite position
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
binding on his own members". "It's time for some spine from this prime minister," he said in a statement. Labor senator Penny Wong took aim at the prime minister on Twitter: "Malcolm Turnbull didn't give supporters of marriage equality a free... Read more
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Perth Now
Abetz won’t confirm plebiscite positionbinding on his own members". "It’s time for some spine from this prime ministe
Abetz won’t confirm plebiscite position
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
binding on his own members". "It’s time for some spine from this prime minister," he said in a statement. Labor senator Penny Wong took aim at the prime minister on Twitter: "Malcolm Turnbull didn’t give supporters of marriage equality a free... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The scary inevitability of the fear campaignis a fear that middle-aged privileged white men have of bigotry. The debate ar
The scary inevitability of the fear campaign
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
is a fear that middle-aged privileged white men have of bigotry. The debate around that got started when Labor Senator Penny Wong - in a gay relationship - said that many commentators don't understand that for gay and lesbian Australians "hate... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ALP policy could create issues for SA's nuclear visionSimon Birmingham told the forum it was the strongest opposition he has heard fr
ALP policy could create issues for SA's nuclear vision
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Simon Birmingham told the forum it was the strongest opposition he has heard from a Labor MP. "I've heard Bill Shorten and Penny Wong and Anthony Albanese express reservations about a nuclear waste dump before but I think Nick has put the party... Read more
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Perth Now
Why ScoMo just doesn’t get it21st century Australia, you’re never fully safe when you’re gay.Sorry Scott, bu
Why ScoMo just doesn’t get it
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
21st century Australia, you’re never fully safe when you’re gay.Sorry Scott, but no. You can’t relate. On Tuesday night, Penny Wong publicly raised concerns over a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, arguing damaging campaigns in the lead-up would... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Why ScoMo just doesn’t get it21st century Australia, you’re never fully safe when you’re gay.Sorry Scott, bu
Why ScoMo just doesn’t get it
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
21st century Australia, you’re never fully safe when you’re gay.Sorry Scott, but no. You can’t relate. On Tuesday night, Penny Wong publicly raised concerns over a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, arguing damaging campaigns in the lead-up would... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor ramps up pressure on same-sex marriage plebiscitestatement echoed remarks in Sunday's campaign launch in Western Sydney. It fol
Labor ramps up pressure on same-sex marriage plebiscite
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
statement echoed remarks in Sunday's campaign launch in Western Sydney. It followed comments by South Australian Senator Penny Wong on Tuesday night, who said she opposed the idea of a plebiscite because she didn't want her family to be the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Don’t mess with FTAs, warns NFFpre-market product registration and import/export certification,” he said. Lab
Don’t mess with FTAs, warns NFF
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
pre-market product registration and import/export certification,” he said. Labor’s trade and investment spokeswoman, Penny Wong, also confirmed Labor would wind back the Coalition’s changes to Foreign Investment Review Board screening... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
PM says candidate has given 'comprehensive apology' for Invasion Day sprayand also our British heritage."Labor says Willis' comments should end his campa
PM says candidate has given 'comprehensive apology' for Invasion Day spray
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
and also our British heritage."Labor says Willis' comments should end his campaign Last night Labor's campaign spokeswoman Penny Wong said it was incumbent on Mr Turnbull to act to end Mr Willis' political campaign. "This bloke casually just... Read more
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The Betoota Advocate
Inside Scott Morrison’s painful life as a high-net-worth white male in Canberrayou in the crosshairs of public opinion. His story, which none of you will eve
Inside Scott Morrison’s painful life as a high-net-worth white male in Canberra
The Betoota Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
you in the crosshairs of public opinion. His story, which none of you will ever understand, has drawn parallels to that of Penny Wong. The constant religious persecution he’s faced in Canberra is similar to the obstacles that society keep throwing... Read more
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Mashable
Politician's moving speech: 'Marriage equality vote is a license for hate'Australian labor politician Penny Wong gave a passionate speech decrying a peop
Politician's moving speech: 'Marriage equality vote is a license for hate'
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
Australian labor politician Penny Wong gave a passionate speech decrying a people's vote on marriage equality, saying that it would "license hate speech to those that need little encouragement." The Australian Liberal government has said it will... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Morrison says Christians also face bigotrysame-sex marriage face bigotry similar to LGBT Australians. The government fro
Morrison says Christians also face bigotry
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
same-sex marriage face bigotry similar to LGBT Australians. The government frontbencher made the comments after Labor's Penny Wong warned a plebiscite on same-sex marriage would 'licence hate-speech' against LGBT Australians and their... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'You don't know what it's like': Wong warns plebiscite would incite homophobiaElection 2016: Scott Morrison weighs in on gay marriage after Penny Wong commen
'You don't know what it's like': Wong warns plebiscite would incite homophobia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Election 2016: Scott Morrison weighs in on gay marriage after Penny Wong comments Related Story: Live: Peter Dutton denies timing on asylum seeker boat is political Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has weighed into the debate over same-sex... Read more
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News.com.au
“Hate speech is real. It’s part of our everyday lives.”he has “personal experience” with what LGBT people suffer through. SCOTT Morri
“Hate speech is real. It’s part of our everyday lives.”
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
he has “personal experience” with what LGBT people suffer through. SCOTT Morrison has hit back after Labor frontbencher Penny Wong delivered an emotional speech taking aim at politicians who support a plebiscite on same-sex marriage. Speaking... Read more
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Perth Now
ScoMo says he’s a victim toohe has “personal experience” with what LGBT people suffer through. SCOTT Morri
ScoMo says he’s a victim too
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
he has “personal experience” with what LGBT people suffer through. SCOTT Morrison has hit back after Labor frontbencher Penny Wong delivered an emotional speech taking aim at politicians who support a plebiscite on same-sex marriage. Speaking... Read more
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Junkee
Scott Morrison Reckons That He's Faced The Same Bigotry As LGBTQI People, For Some Reasona national vote on whether he should have equal rights? Morrison’s nonsensical
Scott Morrison Reckons That He's Faced The Same Bigotry As LGBTQI People, For Some Reason
Junkee / Posted 5 days ago
a national vote on whether he should have equal rights? Morrison’s nonsensical wheezing was a response to a speech that Penny Wong made yesterday, explaining that no heterosexual politician could truly understand the damaging impact that the... Read more
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Herald Sun
ScoMo says he’s a victim tooPenny Wong has issued some powerful words on the issue of a plebiscite on same-
ScoMo says he’s a victim too
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Penny Wong has issued some powerful words on the issue of a plebiscite on same-sex marriage. SCOTT Morrison has hit back after Labor frontbencher Penny Wong delivered an emotional speech taking aim at politicians who support a plebiscite on same-sex... Read more
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Herald Sun
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seatsthe party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seat
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seats
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
the party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seats at the July 2 election. Labor Senator Penny Wong has hedged her bets, while Senator Xenophon says it's been a long campaign and "ask me that question on July... Read more
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Weekly Times
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seatsthe party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seat
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seats
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
the party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seats at the July 2 election. Labor Senator Penny Wong has hedged her bets, while Senator Xenophon says it's been a long campaign and "ask me that question on July... Read more
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News.com.au
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seatsthe party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seat
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seats
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
the party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seats at the July 2 election. Labor Senator Penny Wong has hedged her bets, while Senator Xenophon says it's been a long campaign and "ask me that question on July... Read more
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Perth Now
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seatsthe party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seat
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seats
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
the party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seats at the July 2 election. Labor Senator Penny Wong has hedged her bets, while Senator Xenophon says it's been a long campaign and "ask me that question on July... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seatsthe party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seat
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seats
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
the party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seats at the July 2 election. Labor Senator Penny Wong has hedged her bets, while Senator Xenophon says it's been a long campaign and "ask me that question on July... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seatsthe party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seat
Birmingham says Xenophon can't win seats
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
the party led by the popular independent senator won't win any lower house seats at the July 2 election. Labor Senator Penny Wong has hedged her bets, while Senator Xenophon says it's been a long campaign and "ask me that question on July... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Wong rebukes plebisciteLabor Senate Leader Penny Wong has issued a personal rebuke of the government's
Wong rebukes plebiscite
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
Labor Senate Leader Penny Wong has issued a personal rebuke of the government's plan for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, saying straight politicians don't know what it's like to live with the prejudice homosexuals experience. Delivering the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Don't condemn my family to poll: WongLabor frontbencher Penny Wong insists straight politicians pushing for a plebis
Don't condemn my family to poll: Wong
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Labor frontbencher Penny Wong insists straight politicians pushing for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage don't understand what it's like to be the target of hate. Senator Wong, who is in a same-sex relationship and has a young family, declared she... Read more
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Weekly Times
Don't condemn my family to poll: WongLabor frontbencher Penny Wong insists straight politicians pushing for a plebis
Don't condemn my family to poll: Wong
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
Labor frontbencher Penny Wong insists straight politicians pushing for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage don't understand what it's like to be the target of hate. Senator Wong, who is in a same-sex relationship and has a young family, declared she... Read more
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News.com.au
Don't condemn my family: WongLabor frontbencher Penny Wong says straight politicians pushing for a plebiscit
Don't condemn my family: Wong
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
Labor frontbencher Penny Wong says straight politicians pushing for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage don't understand what it's like to be the target of hate. Senator Wong, who is in a same-sex relationship, declared she was not immune from the... Read more
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Perth Now
Don't condemn my family: WongLabor frontbencher Penny Wong says straight politicians pushing for a plebiscit
Don't condemn my family: Wong
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
Labor frontbencher Penny Wong says straight politicians pushing for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage don't understand what it's like to be the target of hate. Senator Wong, who is in a same-sex relationship, declared she was not immune from the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' commentLiberal party to dump the candidate, arguing the comments are unacceptable. 'T
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' comment
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
Liberal party to dump the candidate, arguing the comments are unacceptable. 'This bloke casually just suggests that he wants to hit someone in the face with a chair because they use a word he doesn't like,' Labor campaign spokeswoman Penny Wong sa... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Don't condemn my family: WongLabor frontbencher Penny Wong says straight politicians pushing for a plebiscit
Don't condemn my family: Wong
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
Labor frontbencher Penny Wong says straight politicians pushing for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage don't understand what it's like to be the target of hate. Senator Wong, who is in a same-sex relationship, declared she was not immune from the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Don't condemn my family: WongLabor frontbencher Penny Wong says straight politicians pushing for a plebiscit
Don't condemn my family: Wong
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Labor frontbencher Penny Wong says straight politicians pushing for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage don't understand what it's like to be the target of hate. Senator Wong, who is in a same-sex relationship, declared she was not immune from the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvothe comments are unacceptable. "This bloke casually just suggests that he want
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvo
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
the comments are unacceptable. "This bloke casually just suggests that he wants to hit someone in the face with a chair because they use a word he doesn't like," Labor campaign spokeswoman Penny Wong said. Most popular National Breaking News stor... Read more
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Herald Sun
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvothe comments are unacceptable. "This bloke casually just suggests that he want
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvo
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
the comments are unacceptable. "This bloke casually just suggests that he wants to hit someone in the face with a chair because they use a word he doesn't like," Labor campaign spokeswoman Penny Wong said. Most popular National Breaking News stor... Read more
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Weekly Times
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvoLiberal party to dump the candidate, arguing the comments are unacceptable. "T
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvo
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
Liberal party to dump the candidate, arguing the comments are unacceptable. "This bloke casually just suggests that he wants to hit someone in the face with a chair because they use a word he doesn't like," Labor campaign spokeswoman Penny Wong sa... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvoLiberal party to dump the candidate, arguing the comments are unacceptable. "T
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvo
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Liberal party to dump the candidate, arguing the comments are unacceptable. "This bloke casually just suggests that he wants to hit someone in the face with a chair because they use a word he doesn't like," Labor campaign spokeswoman Penny Wong sa... Read more
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News.com.au
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvoLiberal party to dump the candidate, arguing the comments are unacceptable. "T
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvo
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
Liberal party to dump the candidate, arguing the comments are unacceptable. "This bloke casually just suggests that he wants to hit someone in the face with a chair because they use a word he doesn't like," Labor campaign spokeswoman Penny Wong sa... Read more
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Perth Now
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvothe comments are unacceptable. "This bloke casually just suggests that he want
Candidate sorry for 'invasion day' salvo
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
the comments are unacceptable. "This bloke casually just suggests that he wants to hit someone in the face with a chair because they use a word he doesn't like," Labor campaign spokeswoman Penny Wong said. Most popular National Breaking News stor... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
PM urged to axe candidate over Invasion Day sprayAustralian, and I am proud of both our Aboriginal heritage and also our British
PM urged to axe candidate over Invasion Day spray
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
Australian, and I am proud of both our Aboriginal heritage and also our British heritage." Labor's campaign spokeswoman Penny Wong said it was incumbent on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to act to end Mr Willis' political campaign. "This bloke... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
AFL presidents slam McGuire, Brayshaw, Shorten snubs Triple M, Cloke gives self assessment — Media WatchWilson, reports The Age. “I just wish people would think about what they say b
AFL presidents slam McGuire, Brayshaw, Shorten snubs Triple M, Cloke gives self assessment — Media Watch
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
Wilson, reports The Age. “I just wish people would think about what they say before they say it,” Shorten said. Senator Penny Wong echoed Shorten’s sentiment, saying people in power should be held to account for what they say. “Language is... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Labor candidate resigns over Hizb ut-Tahririssue, the candidate's resignation was accepted. 'We have high standards,' he
Labor candidate resigns over Hizb ut-Tahrir
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
issue, the candidate's resignation was accepted. 'We have high standards,' he told reporters in Perth. Labor frontbencher Penny Wong said it was appropriate Mr Kunde resigned. 'Regrettably, these things happen in a federal election,' she told ABC... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Xenophon doesn't have to deliver on policies,' Pyne, Wong warnvoting for a group of candidates, none of whom they know."'Easy solutions may s
'Xenophon doesn't have to deliver on policies,' Pyne, Wong warn
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
voting for a group of candidates, none of whom they know."'Easy solutions may seem attractive': Wong SA Labor Senator Penny Wong described Senator Xenophon as a very effective operator. "He's very good at getting attention, he's also been... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Shorten coy on plebiscite bill supportgay marriage. Mr Shorten has labelled a plebiscite as a taxpayer-funded platfo
Shorten coy on plebiscite bill support
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
gay marriage. Mr Shorten has labelled a plebiscite as a taxpayer-funded platform for homophobia. Opposition Senate leader Penny Wong lamented coalition MPs and senators, such as George Christensen and Cory Bernardi, had demonstrated an incapacity... Read more
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