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2014/08/21 13:34
2014/08/21 13:34
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DEALING with balance-of-power Senators is never easy for governments. Wayne Swan quickly learnt not to underestimate the determination of Nick Xenophon when he began negotiating with the independent...
2014/08/21 13:34
2014/08/21 13:34
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2014/08/21 08:19
2014/08/21 08:19
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declared his budget is "not draconian, it's necessary", seizing on comments from Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens suggesting the Coalition's economic strategy was...
2014/08/21 07:19
2014/08/21 07:19
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When the media mogul slammed the Church of Scientology as a 'weird cult', he became a hero to anti-cult activists. MEDIA mogul Rupert Murdoch may be a villain to some on Fleet Street. But when he...
2014/08/20 21:12
2014/08/20 21:12
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The federal government has been taken to task by key crossbench senators for a confused budget sales job, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott signalled a compromise deal on the $7 GP co-payment could be in...
2014/08/20 20:06
2014/08/20 20:06
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CLIVE Palmer’s Senator for Queensland Glenn Lazarus has been raiding Wikipedia pages about Queensland to tell voters all about the state he is meant to represent. A personal website for the Palmer...
2014/08/20 08:21
2014/08/20 08:21
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The multi-party Senate would support a full ban of advertising and sponsorship of corporate bookmakers, Jeff Kennett says. The former Victorian premier has started to approach people, including...
Read more at The Age, The Courier
2014/08/19 18:07
2014/08/19 18:07
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Immigration Minister Scott Morrison is mounting a new push to restore temporary protection visas. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison is mounting a new push to restore temporary protection visas...
2014/08/19 13:26
2014/08/19 13:26
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ELEANOR HALL: The Treasurer and the Foreign Minister have slapped down the head of the Palmer United Party over his outburst about China. Clive Palmer referred to "Chinese mongrels" on the ABC's Q&A...
2014/08/19 08:05
2014/08/19 08:05
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EXCLUSIVE: Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon will resume his fight against organised crime gangs using poker machines to launder money in the Senate next week. Senator Xenophon told...
Read more at Perth Now, Herald Sun
2014/08/19 07:27
2014/08/19 07:27
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Clive Palmer has vowed to block any move by the Abbott government to weaken or abolish Australia’s renewable energy target (RET) during this parliament. Clive Palmer has vowed to block any move by...
2014/08/18 15:04
2014/08/18 15:04
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TODAY is International Orang-utan Day. In anticipation, my children’s school had an Orange Day last week in order to raise funds for this endangered species. This was an easy one for my son Conrad....
2014/08/18 07:55
2014/08/18 07:55
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Tony Abbott has bitten the bullet after several weeks of ministerial floundering, indicating he'll consider alternatives to tough budget measures. But any adjustments will only go so far. "What...
2014/08/18 04:41
2014/08/18 04:41
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MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: "An adjustment here", "an adjustment there" is how the Federal Government, from the Prime Minister down, is laying the ground for some Budget back downs. But it isn't ready, yet,...
2014/08/18 04:12
2014/08/18 04:12
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Tony Abbott has said the government will not “sell out the fundamentals”, as senior ministers signal their willingness to compromise on budget measures. The prime minister returned to the “budget...
2014/08/18 03:18
2014/08/18 03:18
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Tony Abbott says his government will consider adjustments to its unpopular budget but won't 'sell out' on the fundamentals. The prime minister's happy to talk to crossbench senators about potential...
2014/08/16 11:34
2014/08/16 11:34
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WHAT next? Will the Adelaide Zoo sell ivory at its gift shop? What about elephant feet umbrella stands? Or ashtrays made from sustainably farmed chimpanzee hands? Care for a sustainable Japanese whale...
2014/08/15 15:18
2014/08/15 15:18
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Niccollò Machiavelli's "The Prince," a guide for the ideal ruler, made his name synonymous with a ruthless pragmatism based on the manipulation and total defeat of an enemy. Xenophon lived sometime...
2014/08/15 02:22
2014/08/15 02:22
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Crossbench senator Nick Xenophon has used a famous Monty Python sketch to describe the state of the Abbott government's paid parental leave scheme. Crossbench senator Nick Xenophon has used a famous...
2014/08/14 03:19
2014/08/14 03:19
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Australian Motoring Enthusiast senator Ricky Muir has been driving on a bumpy road, losing three staff members, including his most senior aide, in his first month in Parliament. Australian Motoring...
2014/08/13 08:12
2014/08/13 08:12
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The taskforce set up to investigate abuse in the Australian military does not know how many alleged perpetrators identified among the 2,400 complaints made are still serving in the military, a Senate...
2014/08/21 13:34
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