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Nick Xenophon weighs supporting parental leave 'double dippers' deal

The Australian - October 27, 2016

The Nick Xenophon Team's three senators hold the key to passing the policy, first announced by Joe Hockey, that will effectively prevent employers providing additional “top up” leave for their employees unless they are also willing to cover the 18-week ...and more »

Paid paternity leave reform bill on hold

The Australian - October 27, 2016

While Senator Xenophon did not support the “double dipping” changes in the previous parliament, he is reserving his decision with colleagues in the Nick Xenophon Team on the new attempt to pass the bill. The government's welfare reforms are also short ...

Treasurer pressures Xenophon to adopt company tax cuts

Townsville Bulletin - October 26, 2016

“In the last Parliament Nick Xenophon was one of eight voices, he had an opinion in the Senate, now he has the balance of power on so many issues in the Senate and I really think that does bring a new sense of responsibility and a new accountability to ...

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SA Great: Lonely Planet lists South Australia as top destination in 2017 | YOUR PHOTOS

The Transcontinental - October 27, 2016

jodinh #southaustralia #calypsostarcharters #dunebustersportlincoln #wanna #portlincoln #dunebusters #dreamjob #passion amazing day!! If your heading to portlincoln definitely look at shark cage diving @calypsostarcharters plus a day out with dune ...and more »

SA Great: Lonely Planet lists South Australia as top destination in 2017 | YOUR PHOTOS

The Transcontinental - October 27, 2016

Lonely Planet Publications Asia Pacific sales and marketing director Chris Zeiher said while South Australia's climate may be hot, it “offers the coolest mix of brilliant wine country, abundant produce festivals, stark and stunning tracts of ...and more »

Cricket: South Australia in command of Sheffield Shield clash with WA after day two

Community Newspaper Group - October 27, 2016

Sam Whiteman and Shaun Marsh appeal unsuccessfully for the wicket of centurion Tom Cooper . Picture: Paul Kane/Getty Images. SOUTH Australia has a commanding first-innings lead over the Western Warriors after two days of their Sheffield Shield clash ...and more »

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Trust trumps delivery as biggest issue - October 27, 2016

The rise of populists such as Donald Trump in the US and Pauline Hanson in Australia is a sign of a lack of trust in politics-as-usual. Compounding the trust deficit is the way in which senior politicians have shown a lack of respect for their advisers ...and more »

Indigenous incarceration inquiry announced by George Brandis, Nigel Scullion

Radio Australia - October 27, 2016

... and Justice:ALL:ALL Australia:ALL:ALL indigenous, jail, incarceration, government ABC By political reporter Stephanie Anderson Attorney-General George Brandis says the incarceration rate of Aboriginal Australians is a "national tragedy" and ...and more »

'Cruel, poisonous': Waleed Aly slams refugee policy in NYT

The New Daily - October 27, 2016

In the article published on Thursday (AEST), the outspoken academic and activist compared Australian politics to a sedative, “rendering all else some indecipherable white noise” so “we can snooze through any bombshell”. Aly's piece comes after an ...

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Nick's must reads

The real agenda behind amending 18C: sending a message to minorities

September 02, 2016

Why doesn't anyone talk about 18D? It's a cracker of a read. Every line packs a punch, every beat lands, every story arc is realised. It's not so much the sequel to 18C as its completion...and more »

For or against: The Census debate

The Advertiser - August 05, 2016

AGAINSTNick Xenophon..and more »

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