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ajc.com
Google honors Indian chemist Asima Chatterjee with doodleher career, she was recognized by institutions from across the globe, including
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her career, she was recognized by institutions from across the globe, including the Indian government. She received the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian honor from the country, and was appointed to the upper hou... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fiona Patten learns the art of the possible in euthanasia lawmakingcancer, died, aged 57, a month after the election. Patten was preparing to int
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
cancer, died, aged 57, a month after the election. Patten was preparing to introduce pro-euthanasia legislation in the Upper House when, on May 7, 2015, the Andrews Government moved to establish an inquiry into end of life choices to be... Read more
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New Kerala
Nawaz Sharif to regain chairmanship of PML-N - newkerala news #274146the parliament, should not be eligible to become a party's chairperson either.
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
the parliament, should not be eligible to become a party's chairperson either. In a session chaired by Raza Rabbani, the upper house passed Election Bill 2017 with a majority vote, through which the legal bar on a person to serve as an... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Senate passed election bill which can re-elect Nawaz Sharifduring the voting process. Since the bill, already passed by the National Asse
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
during the voting process. Since the bill, already passed by the National Assembly, has been passed with amendments by the upper house, it will go to the NA again and, in all probability, the lower house of parliament will approve it. Friday was... Read more
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New Kerala
Google honours Indian chemist Asima Chatterjee on 100th birthday - newkerala news #274125from the Indian government, including some of the highest awards (like the Padm
New Kerala / Posted 9 hours ago
from the Indian government, including some of the highest awards (like the Padma Bhushan) and an appointment to the upper house of Parliament!" Asima joined the Lady Brabourne College in Calcutta Universtiy in 1940 and founded the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Google honours Indian chemist Asima Chatterjee on 100th birthdayfrom the Indian government, including some of the highest awards (like the Padm
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 hours ago
from the Indian government, including some of the highest awards (like the Padma Bhushan) and an appointment to the upper house of Parliament!” Asima joined the Lady Brabourne College in Calcutta Universtiy in 1940 and founded the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Russia sees ‘full-scale cyberwar’ as bomb-threat wave continuesa full-scale cyberwar using telephone terrorism,” said Frants Klintsevich, depu
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
a full-scale cyberwar using telephone terrorism,” said Frants Klintsevich, deputy head of the Defense Committee in the upper house of parliament, said in a telephone interview. “We will respond.” Among the latest targets: a Stalin-era bomb... Read more
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The Border Mail
Fiona Patten, once radical, learns the art of the possiblecancer, died, aged 57, a month after the election. Patten was preparing to int
The Border Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
cancer, died, aged 57, a month after the election. Patten was preparing to introduce pro-euthanasia legislation in the Upper House when, on May 7, 2015, the Andrews Government moved to establish an inquiry into end of life choices to be... Read more
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The Courier
Fiona Patten, once radical, learns the art of the possiblecancer, died, aged 57, a month after the election. Patten was preparing to int
The Courier / Posted 13 hours ago
cancer, died, aged 57, a month after the election. Patten was preparing to introduce pro-euthanasia legislation in the Upper House when, on May 7, 2015, the Andrews Government moved to establish an inquiry into end of life choices to be... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fiona Patten learns the art of the possible in euthanasia lawmakingcancer, died, aged 57, a month after the election. Patten was preparing to int
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
cancer, died, aged 57, a month after the election. Patten was preparing to introduce pro-euthanasia legislation in the Upper House when, on May 7, 2015, the Andrews Government moved to establish an inquiry into end of life choices to be... Read more
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The Age
Fiona Patten learns the art of the possible in euthanasia lawmakingcancer, died, aged 57, a month after the election. Patten was preparing to int
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
cancer, died, aged 57, a month after the election. Patten was preparing to introduce pro-euthanasia legislation in the Upper House when, on May 7, 2015, the Andrews Government moved to establish an inquiry into end of life choices to be... Read more
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heraldscotland
Robert McNeil: Yes, there is much posh food for thought on the future of this potty chamberall just claimed their money and said nothing. But that would negate the purpo
heraldscotland / Posted 21 hours ago
all just claimed their money and said nothing. But that would negate the purpose of a bicameral legislature, in which the upper house is supposed to be a repository for wisdom that acts as a brake on anything mad coming out of the House of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Yogi to face 'mini referendum' in parliamentary bypoll ahead of 2019and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya, respectively, until they resigned yesterda
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya, respectively, until they resigned yesterday following their election to the UP Upper House (Vidhan Parishad) earlier this month. Their resignation has necessitated by-elections to these seats, which would... Read more
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Gulf News
Senate adopts electoral reforms bill 2017Paves way for Nawaz Sharif to head PML-N Islamabad: The Upper House of Parliam
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
Paves way for Nawaz Sharif to head PML-N Islamabad: The Upper House of Parliament on Friday adopted Electoral Reforms Bill 2017 after lawmakers discussed their reservations on Section 203. The bill has already been approved by the National... Read more
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Canberra Times
Under-fire MP Khalil Eideh confirms exit, as Labor factional battle loomsfully exonerated," he said. Fairfax revealed this month that Mr Eideh would no
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
fully exonerated," he said. Fairfax revealed this month that Mr Eideh would not seek to recontest the Western Metropolitan upper house seat, but he has confirmed he intends to serve out the remainder of his term. The confirmation comes as internal... Read more
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Reuters
Australian court rules senator was British citizen when nominatednationalist politician and senator Malcolm Roberts was a citizen of Britain at
Reuters / Posted yesterday
nationalist politician and senator Malcolm Roberts was a citizen of Britain at the time of his nomination to parliament’s upper house. Australia’s parliament has been rocked by revelations that seven politicians, three ministers among them, are... Read more
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Ekklesia
£1.3m claimed by peers who never speak in the Lordsof Lords next month, which will be published to coincide with the launch of the
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
of Lords next month, which will be published to coincide with the launch of the Lord Speaker’s Committee on the Size of the Upper House’s report. Darren Hughes, Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society, said: “These figures are a damning... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Under-fire MP Khalil Eideh confirms exit, as Labor factional battle loomsfully exonerated," he said. Fairfax revealed this month that Mr Eideh would no
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
fully exonerated," he said. Fairfax revealed this month that Mr Eideh would not seek to recontest the Western Metropolitan upper house seat, but he has confirmed he intends to serve out the remainder of his term. The confirmation comes as internal... Read more
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The Age
Under-fire MP Khalil Eideh confirms exit, as Labor factional battle loomsfully exonerated," he said. Fairfax revealed this month that Mr Eideh would no
The Age / Posted yesterday
fully exonerated," he said. Fairfax revealed this month that Mr Eideh would not seek to recontest the Western Metropolitan upper house seat, but he has confirmed he intends to serve out the remainder of his term. The confirmation comes as internal... Read more
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Junkee
The "No" Campaign Is Gaining Ground, It's Time To Change Tacticswhen a state same-sex marriage bill we worked hard to gather support for was de
Junkee / Posted yesterday
when a state same-sex marriage bill we worked hard to gather support for was defeated by just one vote in the Tasmanian Upper House after a last minute campaign to confuse and confound MPs. We are seeing the same tactic now, and we are anxious... Read more
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dna
Sonia Gandhi reaches out to Modi on women's billgovernment adopted it in the Rajya Sabha to keep it alive on the legislative ag
dna / Posted yesterday
government adopted it in the Rajya Sabha to keep it alive on the legislative agenda as Bills introduced and passed by the Upper House do not lapse. While Sonia took credit for the passage of the Bill in the Upper House and her women colleagues... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
My conscience is clear, says Northern Ireland peer Lord Laird over £48k expense claimsof £11,091.06 each. ERS chief Darren Hughes said: "There appears to be a growi
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
of £11,091.06 each. ERS chief Darren Hughes said: "There appears to be a growing 'something for nothing' culture in our upper house, with tidy sums being claimed by those who barely contribute." There is no suggestion Lord Laird broke any rules... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
My conscious is clear, says Northern Ireland peer Lord Laird over £48k expense claimsof £11,091.06 each. ERS chief Darren Hughes said: "There appears to be a growi
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
of £11,091.06 each. ERS chief Darren Hughes said: "There appears to be a growing 'something for nothing' culture in our upper house, with tidy sums being claimed by those who barely contribute." There is no suggestion Lord Laird broke any rules... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Govt considering introducing Women’s Reservation Billof its passage brightened when the UPA government tabled it in the Rajya Sabha
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
of its passage brightened when the UPA government tabled it in the Rajya Sabha in 2010 and managed to get it passed in the Upper House. However, reluctance from some of its allies and opposition from backward caste MPs from many parties meant that... Read more
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dna
Women's Reservation Bill: Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi, govt sources say talks underwayof its passage brightened when the UPA government tabled it in the Rajya Sabha
dna / Posted 2 days ago
of its passage brightened when the UPA government tabled it in the Rajya Sabha in 2010 and managed to get it passed in the Upper House. However, reluctance from some of its allies and opposition from backward caste MPs from many parties meant that... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Anti-PDA politician says couples embracing in public should be jailed in Indiathe northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. He has previously faced charges of
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. He has previously faced charges of rape and murder, and was expelled from the upper house of Parliament on corruption charges. The seat he now holds is in the lower house. His remarks come at a time... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government considering introducing Women's Reservation Billit a few times. However, it could never be passed in any of the two Houses on a
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
it a few times. However, it could never be passed in any of the two Houses on all these occasions. The prospects of its passage brightened when the UPA government tabled it in the Rajya Sabha in 2010 and managed to get it passed in the Upper H... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
New York to New Delhi, Modi government faces pincer attack from Sonia, RahulDal when it came up for passage in the Rajya Sabha in 2010. They demanded sub-
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dal when it came up for passage in the Rajya Sabha in 2010. They demanded sub-quota for different groups. Although the upper house of Parliament passed it, the bill lapsed with the dissolution of the last Lok Sabha in 2014. The BJP had extended... Read more
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Canberra Times
Victorian MPs sport a long list of free memberships and sponsored travel sponsored study tours of Israel are a perennial feature on the register. Elsew
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
sponsored study tours of Israel are a perennial feature on the register. Elsewhere, Rachel Carling-Jenkins, the former DLP upper house MP who defected to Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives, was sponsored on two overseas trips, including a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Embattled MP's office closed, staff on indefinite leave amid rort investigationthis month the opposition, using parliamentary privilege, accused Mr Eideh – wh
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
this month the opposition, using parliamentary privilege, accused Mr Eideh – who represents the western suburbs in the upper house – of a rort in which money from his office's official printing budget was siphoned off and used to pay for ALP... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
'Couch potato peers' claiming £1.3m despite not speaking in House of Lords for a yeardamning indictment of the state of the House of Lords. There appears to be a gr
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
damning indictment of the state of the House of Lords. There appears to be a growing ‘something for nothing’ culture in our upper house, with tidy sums being claimed by those who barely contribute. “And there are a worrying number of couch potato... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Couples embracing in public should be jailed, Indian politician saysthe northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. He has previously faced charges of
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. He has previously faced charges of rape and murder, and was expelled from the upper house of Parliament on corruption charges. The seat he now holds is in the lower house. His remarks come at a time... Read more
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The Courier
MPs sport a long list of freebiessponsored study tours of Israel are a perennial feature on the register. Elsew
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
sponsored study tours of Israel are a perennial feature on the register. Elsewhere, Rachel Carling-Jenkins, the former DLP upper house MP who defected to Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives, was sponsored on two overseas trips, including a... Read more
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The Age
Victorian MPs sport a long list of free memberships and sponsored travel sponsored study tours of Israel are a perennial feature on the register. Elsew
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
sponsored study tours of Israel are a perennial feature on the register. Elsewhere, Rachel Carling-Jenkins, the former DLP upper house MP who defected to Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives, was sponsored on two overseas trips, including a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Victorian MPs sport a long list of free memberships and sponsored travel sponsored study tours of Israel are a perennial feature on the register. Elsew
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
sponsored study tours of Israel are a perennial feature on the register. Elsewhere, Rachel Carling-Jenkins, the former DLP upper house MP who defected to Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives, was sponsored on two overseas trips, including a... Read more
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The Border Mail
Embattled MP's office closed, staff on indefinite leavethis month the opposition, using parliamentary privilege, accused Mr Eideh - wh
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
this month the opposition, using parliamentary privilege, accused Mr Eideh - who represents the western suburbs in the upper house - of a rort in which money from his office's official printing budget was siphoned off and used to pay for ALP... Read more
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The Courier
Embattled MP's office closed, staff on indefinite leavethis month the opposition, using parliamentary privilege, accused Mr Eideh - wh
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
this month the opposition, using parliamentary privilege, accused Mr Eideh - who represents the western suburbs in the upper house - of a rort in which money from his office's official printing budget was siphoned off and used to pay for ALP... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland peer Laird claimed nearly £50k expenses but only voted twiceof £11,091.06 each. ERS chief Darren Hughes said: "There appears to be a growi
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
of £11,091.06 each. ERS chief Darren Hughes said: "There appears to be a growing 'something for nothing' culture in our upper house, with tidy sums being claimed by those who barely contribute." Unelected Lord Laird (73), told the Mirror he is... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
115 peers claim £1.3m ‘despite not speaking in House of Lords for a year’damning indictment of the state of the House of Lords. There appears to be a gr
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
damning indictment of the state of the House of Lords. There appears to be a growing ‘something for nothing’ culture in our upper house, with tidy sums being claimed by those who barely contribute. “And there are a worrying number of couch potato... Read more
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News.com.au
Print corruption probe shuts Vic MP officeThursday. "Mr Eideh's electorate office at the moment is closed and his staff
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday. "Mr Eideh's electorate office at the moment is closed and his staff are on leave as a matter of proper process," upper house president Bruce Atkinson said. "Indeed those actions were sought by Mr Eideh." Questionable invoices of one MP,... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Print corruption probe shuts Vic MP officeThursday. "Mr Eideh's electorate office at the moment is closed and his staff
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday. "Mr Eideh's electorate office at the moment is closed and his staff are on leave as a matter of proper process," upper house president Bruce Atkinson said. "Indeed those actions were sought by Mr Eideh." Questionable invoices of one MP,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Print corruption probe shuts Vic MP officeThursday. "Mr Eideh's electorate office at the moment is closed and his staff
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday. "Mr Eideh's electorate office at the moment is closed and his staff are on leave as a matter of proper process," upper house president Bruce Atkinson said. "Indeed those actions were sought by Mr Eideh." Questionable invoices of one MP,... Read more
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Daily Record
100 skip House of Lords debate for whole year but rake in £1.3million expensesindictment of the state of the House of Lords. “There appears to be a growing
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
indictment of the state of the House of Lords. “There appears to be a growing ‘something for nothing’ culture in our upper house, with tidy sums being claimed by those who barely contribute.Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow has... Read more
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Perth Now
MP Eideh's office shut amid rorting probeThursday. "Mr Eideh's electorate office at the moment is closed and his staff
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday. "Mr Eideh's electorate office at the moment is closed and his staff are on leave as a matter of proper process," upper house president Bruce Atkinson said on Thursday. "Indeed those actions were sought by Mr Eideh." Mr Atkinson said Mr... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Germany: Facts and figures before Sunday's electionin 1990. POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS: Germany has two houses of Parliament, the Bun
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
in 1990. POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS: Germany has two houses of Parliament, the Bundestag (lower house) and Bundesrat (upper house, representing the 16 federal states). The head of government or chancellor is now Angela Merkel, the leader of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
MP Eideh's office shut amid rorting probeThursday. "Mr Eideh's electorate office at the moment is closed and his staff
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday. "Mr Eideh's electorate office at the moment is closed and his staff are on leave as a matter of proper process," upper house president Bruce Atkinson said on Thursday. "Indeed those actions were sought by Mr Eideh." Mr Atkinson said Mr... Read more
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The Courier
Rort investigation: MP's office closed, staff on indefinite leavethis month the opposition, using parliamentary privilege, accused Mr Eideh - wh
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
this month the opposition, using parliamentary privilege, accused Mr Eideh - who represents the western suburbs in the upper house - of a rort in which money from his office's official printing budget was siphoned off and used to pay for ALP... Read more
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News.com.au
Valentine shows no love for Cable Car Billland on kunanyi/Mt Wellington to allow cable car proposal to proceed. THE Cabl
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
land on kunanyi/Mt Wellington to allow cable car proposal to proceed. THE Cable Car Bill looks likely to pass Tasmania’s Upper House as Legislative Councillors begin debating the controversial legislation. Discussion on the Bill began this... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Victorian MP shuts office amid allegations of allowance misusefrom Labor parliamentarians' printing budgets to pay for bogus party membership
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
from Labor parliamentarians' printing budgets to pay for bogus party memberships, Parliament investigated. Last week, Upper House president Bruce Atkinson and Speaker Colin Brooks referred the allegations to the Independent Broad-based... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
MP crosses floor over Boxing Day trading hoursNews MoneySaver HQ Small Business Relationships 0A0871E9-1636-49F4-9041-2E3
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
News MoneySaver HQ Small Business Relationships 0A0871E9-1636-49F4-9041-2E36E2BB5333 Breaking News media_cameraThe upper house has been debating Boxing Day trading hours. Picture: Bill Hearne LIBERAL MP Matthew Mason-Cox has crossed the... Read more
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