Newsfeeds (the good, the bad and the ugly)

Nick Xenophon
South Australia
Australian Politics

Varroa fight at critical stage

Stock Journal - April 24, 2014

THE ongoing protection of Australia's honeybee population from a deadly overseas parasite that has decimated hives worldwide is at "situation critical", according to Independent Senator for SA Nick Xenophon. Since 2004, the Varroa mite has been infecting ...

Independent MP Nick Xenophon urges outgoing AFL chief Andrew Demetriou to ...

Herald Sun - April 18, 2014

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon called on outgoing AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou to block any moves by the Giants to fund their operation with gaming revenue. The Herald Sun revealed the GWS board, led by chairman Tony Shepherd, was ...

Nick Xenophon backs push for royal commission to hear cases of HMAS ...

ABC Online - April 16, 2014

Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon has welcomed a push for lawyers acting for victims of sexual abuse at HMAS Leeuwin in the 1970s to have their cases considered by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual ...and more »

More News

A little piece of Australia with Cuomo's name on it

Albany Times Union (blog) - April 25, 2014

Add to that list the South Australian International Climate Change Leadership Award, which was previously awarded to Schwarzenegger during his term in office and this year goes to Cuomo. The prize, in honor of efforts to fight climate change, will result in a ...and more »

South Australian police figures reveal worrying levels of underage drinking in pubs

Courier Mail - April 25, 2014

READ MORE: Australians drinking less than 15 years ago. Your say: What can be done to reduce under-age drinking? “There is no legal requirement under the liquor licensing act for a licensed premises to advise police of any underage patrons they have ...and more »

Outback town gets star treatment - April 24, 2014

AUSTRALIAN Hollywood star Nicole Kidman has been spotted in Broken Hill, filming scenes for a new mystery thriller, Strangerland. The 46-year-old actor arrived at the set, an old storage yard, in the remote New South Wales town on Thursday afternoon.and more »

More News

US alliance overcharges and under-delivers, says ANU's Mike McKinley

The Canberra Times - April 24, 2014

The New Zealand-born academic, a specialist in global politics and Australian-US relations at the ANU's department of political science and international relations, was asked to speak at the IPAN Canberra Peace Convergence Conference by the Medical ...and more »

Mike Baird and political bloodlines

The Canberra Times - April 24, 2014

There are many prominent Australian political families that have produced not just elected representatives but government ministers, such as Labor's Beazleys and Creans, the Liberals' Downers, and the Nationals' Anthonys. There are many more, including ...and more »

Harradine remembered as above politics

The Australian - April 23, 2014

AUSTRALIA'S longest-serving independent senator, Brian Harradine, has been remembered at a state funeral in Hobart as a politician with an integrity above politics. Mr Harradine has been farewelled by family, friends and politicians of all stripes during a ...and more »

More News