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The Guardian (Australia) - December 06, 2016

The Communist Party of Australia condemns in the strongest possible terms the passing of the bill re-establishing the former Howard government's Australian ...

Senate passes the ABCC Bill: the ABCC is back in business

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - December 03, 2016

The other bill, establishing a Registered Organisations Commission, was passed by Parliament last week.1. The ABCC Bill was passed by a 36-33 vote, with the support of One Nation, the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT), Senator Leyonhjelm and Senator Hinch.and more »

Senate Passes The ABCC Bill: The ABCC Is Back In Business

Lexology (registration) - December 02, 2016

The other bill, establishing a Registered Organisations Commission, was passed by Parliament last week.[1]. The ABCC Bill was passed by a 36-33 vote, with the support of One Nation, the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT), Senator Leyonhjelm and Senator Hinch ...and more »

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Climate change battle heats up for Australian winemakers

The Standard - December 08, 2016

ORANGE, Australia―When an unprecedented heatwave hit South Australia state, home to the world-renowned Barossa Valley winemaking region, viticulturists fretted about the impact on their grapes. The crops survived, but the extreme weather last year ...and more »

Australia's fattest states revealed

The Advertiser - December 08, 2016

Latest official government snapshot shows country South Australia has the highest proportion of overweight and obese Australians at 73.3 per cent closely followed by western NSW (71 per cent). This compares to healthy North Shore where just 53 per cent ...and more »

Obesity snapshot: South Australia is the nation's fattest state

The Cairns Post - December 08, 2016

Latest official government snapshot shows country South Australia has the highest proportion of overweight and obese Australians at 73.3 per cent closely followed by western NSW (71 per cent). This compares to healthy North Shore where just 53 per cent ...and more »

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The men behind the Coalition's climate policy

The Australian Financial Review - December 07, 2016

It's an inconvenient truth that any political leader who muses about reducing emissions does so at their political peril. Back in 2007, Prime Minister John Howard promised to introduce a carbon trading scheme if he won the federal election. He didn't.and more »

One Nation senator Rod Culleton fights 'hidden constitution' for political life

The Age - December 07, 2016

... that the constitution has been "hidden in a drawer since 1975", One Nation Senator Rod Culleton battled for his political life on Wednesday. A larceny conviction at the time of his election, later annulled, sits at the centre of the West Australian ...and more »

One Nation senator Rod Culleton fights 'hidden constitution' for political life

The Sydney Morning Herald - December 07, 2016

... that the constitution has been "hidden in a drawer since 1975", One Nation Senator Rod Culleton battled for his political life on Wednesday. A larceny conviction at the time of his election, later annulled, sits at the centre of the West Australian ...and more »

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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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