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AllAfrica.com
Kukah - Travails of a Witness to Crisis, ConfusionThe burden which Reverend Father Hassan Matthew Kukah, the Bishop of Sokoto; ca
Kukah - Travails of a Witness to Crisis, Confusion
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The burden which Reverend Father Hassan Matthew Kukah, the Bishop of Sokoto; carries revolves around the admixture of his idealist and realist posture about Nigeria. Top on that, social commentator and analyst from Kaduna State also carries the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament Not to Blame Over Late BillsThere is a raging debate of whether Parliament should be dissolved or not for n
Parliament Not to Blame Over Late Bills
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
There is a raging debate of whether Parliament should be dissolved or not for not passing a number of legislation as required in the Constitution under Schedule 5. And whereas I believe we could have done better as a House, I don't believe Parliament... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KLRC Launches Manual to Guide Better Law MakingNairobi — A day after Kenya marked five years since the promulgation of the new
KLRC Launches Manual to Guide Better Law Making
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nairobi — A day after Kenya marked five years since the promulgation of the new Constitution, the Kenya Law Reform Commission has launched a guide to the legislative process in the country to enhance law making at both levels of government. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Governors Warn of Anti-County LawsGovernors have criticised the National Assembly for deliberately passing Bills
Governors Warn of Anti-County Laws
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Governors have criticised the National Assembly for deliberately passing Bills that undermine devolved functions. Makueni Governor and chairman of the Council of Governors' (COG) Legal Affairs, Prof Kivutha Kibwana, said MPs have already passed 25... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cutsLocal Court Chief Magistrate Graeme Henson cautions against "short-sighted" bud
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cuts
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Local Court Chief Magistrate Graeme Henson cautions against "short-sighted" budget cuts. Photo: Louie Douvis The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sighted reduction" in the number of judges, and foreshadowed... Read more
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The Border Mail
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cutsThe chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sight
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cuts
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sighted reduction" in the number of judges and foreshadowed funding cuts could hit country areas especially hard. The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cutsThe chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sight
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cuts
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sighted reduction" in the number of judges and foreshadowed funding cuts could hit country areas especially hard. The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cutsThe chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sight
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cuts
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sighted reduction" in the number of judges and foreshadowed funding cuts could hit country areas especially hard. The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned... Read more
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The Young Witness
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cutsThe chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sight
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cuts
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sighted reduction" in the number of judges and foreshadowed funding cuts could hit country areas especially hard. The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned... Read more
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Western Advocate
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cutsThe chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sight
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cuts
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sighted reduction" in the number of judges and foreshadowed funding cuts could hit country areas especially hard. The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cutsThe chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sight
Top magistrate warns of social cost of 'short-sighted' cuts
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned against the "short-sighted reduction" in the number of judges and foreshadowed funding cuts could hit country areas especially hard. The chief magistrate of the NSW Local Court has warned... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Georgia Gov. Deal urges legislators to use caution on phasing out income taxATLANTA | Republicans’ long-held goal of ending or reducing the state income ta
Georgia Gov. Deal urges legislators to use caution on phasing out income tax
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
ATLANTA | Republicans’ long-held goal of ending or reducing the state income tax could wind up hurting the state’s finances by scaring bond investors. And that’s the reason Gov. Nathan Deal is urging his fellow Republicans in the General Assembly to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Quest for Women's RightsTo wrap up our August Women's Month celebration The Journalist brings an offeri
The Quest for Women's Rights
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
To wrap up our August Women's Month celebration The Journalist brings an offering from a phenomenal leader from the African continent, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. Like many in my generation we grew up during the liberation struggles of our Southern... Read more
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Philly.com
Is trouble brewing between City Council and the schools?"Let me be clear about my concern with this announcement," Clarke wrote: How wi
Is trouble brewing between City Council and the schools?
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
"Let me be clear about my concern with this announcement," Clarke wrote: How will hiring several top administrators "enhance the educational experience of Philadelphia's children?" The deputies Hite hired or whose duties he expanded will draw more... Read more
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The Temple News
William Penn demolition expected in late fallThe former William Penn High School building will be turned into an athletic an
William Penn demolition expected in late fall
The Temple News / Posted 3 days ago
The former William Penn High School building will be turned into an athletic and job-training facility, per Temple’s master plan. Plans to demolish and redevelop the William Penn High School building on Broad and Master streets—once an anchor for... Read more
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The Star
China looks to calm marketsBEIJING: China has been so surprised by the global reaction to its currency dev
China looks to calm markets
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING: China has been so surprised by the global reaction to its currency devaluation that it is likely to keep the yuan on a tight leash in the near term to head off a currency war that could spark a broader financial crisis, policy insiders... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Surprised by global impact of yuan move, China looks to calm marketsA customer counts Chinese Yuan notes at a market in Beijing, August 12, 2015.
Surprised by global impact of yuan move, China looks to calm markets
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
A customer counts Chinese Yuan notes at a market in Beijing, August 12, 2015. BEIJING China has been so surprised by the global reaction to its currency devaluation that it is likely to keep the yuan on a tight leash in the near-term to head off a... Read more
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Reuters
Surprised by global impact of yuan move, China looks to calm marketsA customer counts Chinese Yuan notes at a market in Beijing, August 12, 2015.
Surprised by global impact of yuan move, China looks to calm markets
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
A customer counts Chinese Yuan notes at a market in Beijing, August 12, 2015. BEIJING China has been so surprised by the global reaction to its currency devaluation that it is likely to keep the yuan on a tight leash in the near-term to head off a... Read more
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US National Soccer Players
Don't laugh along with FIFABy J Hutcherson (Aug 25, 2015) US Soccer Players - The leaders of world soccer'
Don't laugh along with FIFA
US National Soccer Players / Posted 5 days ago
By J Hutcherson (Aug 25, 2015) US Soccer Players - The leaders of world soccer's governing body, FIFA, are doing a nice job of staying on topic. In an interview with BBC Sport, current president Sepp Blatter decided to dispense with any subtlety by... Read more
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Finance Asia
Konruns Pharma's IPO plan aligned with policyBeijing Konruns Pharmaceutical is looking to capitalise on China's domestic inn
Konruns Pharma's IPO plan aligned with policy
Finance Asia / Posted 6 days ago
Beijing Konruns Pharmaceutical is looking to capitalise on China's domestic innovation push by preparing an initial public offering to secure funding to develop new product lines for the country’s expanding drugs market. A source familiar with the... Read more
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New Now Next
7 International LGBT Activists You Need To Know AboutKenita Placide has a heartbreaking and important story to tell. After her fath
7 International LGBT Activists You Need To Know About
New Now Next / Posted 6 days ago
Kenita Placide has a heartbreaking and important story to tell. After her father’s suicide, she struggled with depression before working with United and Strong, an LGBT advocacy group in the small Caribbean country. Soon after, she was chosen to be... Read more
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CBS Sports
FIFA's head of reform defends Sepp Blatter, bashes US soccerFrancois Carrard, the person in charge of running FIFA's reform commission, doe
FIFA's head of reform defends Sepp Blatter, bashes US soccer
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
Francois Carrard, the person in charge of running FIFA's reform commission, doesn't think Sepp Blatter is being treated fairly. Blatter, the president of FIFA, announced in June that he will step down from his position. He is set to be replaced in... Read more
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SportingNews
Man leading FIFA's reform commission calls U.S. soccer ethnic sport for girlsSwiss lawyer François Carrard, appointed to lead FIFA's reform commission, said
Man leading FIFA's reform commission calls U.S. soccer ethnic sport for girls
SportingNews / Posted 6 days ago
Swiss lawyer François Carrard, appointed to lead FIFA's reform commission, said outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been unfairly judged. In an interview with the Swiss newspaper Le Matin, Carrard revealed his plan for the reform commission,... Read more
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News Mail
Childcare workers may soon have to report abuseREQUIRING childcare workers to report suspected child abuse could lead to repor
Childcare workers may soon have to report abuse
News Mail / Posted 6 days ago
REQUIRING childcare workers to report suspected child abuse could lead to reports being made out of fear rather than based on evidence, a legal expert has warned. A Queensland Law Reform Commission discussion paper has proposed early childhood... Read more
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Market Watch
China's economic targets in reach: state plannerChina's economy is facing obvious downward pressure but the government targets
China's economic targets in reach: state planner
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
China's economy is facing obvious downward pressure but the government targets for the full year are attainable, the nation's economic planning agency said Monday. The National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement on its website... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Carrard makes presence felt at FIFA Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet Le
Carrard makes presence felt at FIFA
Football.co.uk / Posted 7 days ago
Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet League Two Scottish Premiership Scottish Championship Scottish Division 1 Scottish Division 2 24... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Economic targets within reach: BeijingChina's economy is facing obvious downward pressure but the government targets
Economic targets within reach: Beijing
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
China's economy is facing obvious downward pressure but the government targets for the full year are attainable, the nation's economic planning agency said on Monday. The National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement on its website... Read more
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Business Spectator
Economic targets within reach: BeijingChina's economy is facing obvious downward pressure but the government targets
Economic targets within reach: Beijing
Business Spectator / Posted 7 days ago
China's economy is facing obvious downward pressure but the government targets for the full year are attainable, the nation's economic planning agency said on Monday. The National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement on its website... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaulThe criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaul
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
The criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing backlog of cases and improve the efficiency of the courts, a former Supreme Court judge and law reform commissioner has warned. The criminal justice system in NSW needs... Read more
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The Young Witness
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaulThe criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaul
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
The criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing backlog of cases and improve the efficiency of the courts, a former Supreme Court judge and law reform commissioner has warned. The criminal justice system in NSW needs... Read more
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Western Advocate
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaulThe criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaul
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
The criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing backlog of cases and improve the efficiency of the courts, a former Supreme Court judge and law reform commissioner has warned. The criminal justice system in NSW needs... Read more
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Daily Liberal
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaulThe criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaul
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
The criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing backlog of cases and improve the efficiency of the courts, a former Supreme Court judge and law reform commissioner has warned. The criminal justice system in NSW needs... Read more
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The Border Mail
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaulThe criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaul
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
The criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing backlog of cases and improve the efficiency of the courts, a former Supreme Court judge and law reform commissioner has warned. The criminal justice system in NSW needs... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaulThe criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaul
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
The criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing backlog of cases and improve the efficiency of the courts, a former Supreme Court judge and law reform commissioner has warned. The criminal justice system in NSW needs... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaulThe Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research says delays in the NSW District Cou
District Court delays point to need for justice system overhaul
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
The Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research says delays in the NSW District Court have increased substantially in recent years. Photo: Louie Douvis The criminal justice system in NSW needs a major overhaul to tackle the growing backlog of cases and... Read more
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The Register
Ashley Madison spam starts, as leak linked to first suicidePart of the near-inevitable wash-up from the Ashley Madison hack has begun, wit
Ashley Madison spam starts, as leak linked to first suicide
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
Part of the near-inevitable wash-up from the Ashley Madison hack has begun, with people reporting getting e-mails offering to save them from embarrassment, and a possible suicide in the USA. The misery caused by the hack is already in evidence in... Read more
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Philly.com
Phila. Foundation's mission to refocusErin E. Arvedlund, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Sunday, August 23, 2015, 3:01
Phila. Foundation's mission to refocus
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
Erin E. Arvedlund, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Sunday, August 23, 2015, 3:01 AM Ramos, a native of North Philadelphia, chaired the School Reform Commission for two years, earning a reputation as being sharp and competent during one of the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Health groups including AMA Victoria throw support behind medicinal marijuanaHEALTH experts have backed the introduction of medicinal marijuana in Victoria.
Health groups including AMA Victoria throw support behind medicinal marijuana
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
HEALTH experts have backed the introduction of medicinal marijuana in Victoria. The Australian Medical Association Victorian branch was among health groups, patients and families to throw their support behind the use of cannabis in “exceptional... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
State should fully fund Quality Basic Education Act - A new school year has begun. Smiling kids are skipping off to school for new adventures in learning. Refreshed teachers have their classrooms decorated to invite their bright-eyed students insi...State should fully fund Quality Basic Education Act A new school year has begu
State should fully fund Quality Basic Education Act - A new school year has begun. Smiling kids are skipping off to school for new adventures in learning. Refreshed teachers have their classrooms decorated to invite their bright-eyed students insi...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
State should fully fund Quality Basic Education Act A new school year has begun. Smiling kids are skipping off to school for new adventures in learning. Refreshed teachers have their classrooms decorated to invite their bright-eyed students... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe Ain't China, Says Jonathan Moyo"ZIMBABWE ain't China!," Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo said Tuesday i
Zimbabwe Ain't China, Says Jonathan Moyo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
"ZIMBABWE ain't China!," Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo said Tuesday in comments thought to have been directed at Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies in the ruling Zanu PF party. Mnangagwa's allies are convinced he is President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Move Deadline to Avoid DissolutionThe National Assembly will tomorrow seek to extend the August 27 deadline for C
MPs Move Deadline to Avoid Dissolution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The National Assembly will tomorrow seek to extend the August 27 deadline for Constitutional Bills by 12 months to avoid being dissolved. Yesterday, the Constitutional Implementation Oversight Committee chairman, Njoroge Baiya, tabled a notice for... Read more
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The Age
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groupsSenior members of eight environment groups gather in Sydney to oppose the feder
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groups
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Senior members of eight environment groups gather in Sydney to oppose the federal government's plan to reduce legal appeal rights for major projects. Photo: Peter Hannam The Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groupsSenior members of eight environment groups gather in Sydney to oppose the feder
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groups
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Senior members of eight environment groups gather in Sydney to oppose the federal government's plan to reduce legal appeal rights for major projects. Photo: Peter Hannam The Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law... Read more
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iol.co.za
Decriminalise sex work in SA - AmnestyREUTERSOrganisations say that the need for the decriminalisation of sex work is
Decriminalise sex work in SA - Amnesty
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
REUTERSOrganisations say that the need for the decriminalisation of sex work is particularly pressing as continued criminalisation has had adverse effects on sex workers and society. File photo: Christian Hartmann Pretoria - The long-standing battle... Read more
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The Courier
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groupsThe Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law i
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groups
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
The Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law is an anti-democratic move that could put at risk Australia's famous natural heritage sites, green groups say. The Abbott government's proposed change to a key... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groupsThe Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law i
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groups
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
The Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law is an anti-democratic move that could put at risk Australia's famous natural heritage sites, green groups say. The Abbott government's proposed change to a key... Read more
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The Young Witness
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groupsThe Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law i
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groups
The Young Witness / Posted 12 days ago
The Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law is an anti-democratic move that could put at risk Australia's famous natural heritage sites, green groups say. The Abbott government's proposed change to a key... Read more
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Western Advocate
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groupsThe Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law i
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groups
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
The Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law is an anti-democratic move that could put at risk Australia's famous natural heritage sites, green groups say. The Abbott government's proposed change to a key... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groupsThe Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law i
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groups
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
The Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law is an anti-democratic move that could put at risk Australia's famous natural heritage sites, green groups say. The Abbott government's proposed change to a key... Read more
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Manning River Times
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groupsThe Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law i
Great Barrier Reef and other icons at risk from proposed law change: green groups
Manning River Times / Posted 12 days ago
The Abbott government's proposed change to a key environmental protection law is an anti-democratic move that could put at risk Australia's famous natural heritage sites, green groups say. The Abbott government's proposed change to a key... Read more
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