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Australian Politics

Same-sex marriage inquiry to hold hearings

Townsville Bulletin - January 19, 2017

The hearings come despite Labor, the Greens, the Nick Xenophon Team and Derryn Hinch killing off the coalition's proposed February 11 plebiscite in parliament last November. The latest inquiry does not deal with the plebiscite itself but rather the ...and more »

Same-sex marriage inquiry to hold hearings

Yahoo7 News - January 19, 2017

A government-dominated Senate committee will hold public hearings next week into laws to allow same-sex marriage. The hearings come despite Labor, the Greens, the Nick Xenophon Team and Derryn Hinch killing off the coalition's proposed February 11 ...and more »

Same-sex marriage inquiry to hold hearings

Geelong Advertiser - January 19, 2017

The hearings come despite Labor, the Greens, the Nick Xenophon Team and Derryn Hinch killing off the coalition's proposed February 11 plebiscite in parliament last November. The latest inquiry does not deal with the plebiscite itself but rather the ...

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Zampa vows to stay on the defensive

dailytelegraph.com.au - January 21, 2017

However, Zampa's prospects of making the leap into the Test arena appear bleak, after National Selector Trevor Hohns alluded to the South Australian as a defensive option and said Australia was craving a leggie who chased wickets. Zampa has copped the ...and more »

Zampa vows to stay on the defensive

The Advertiser - January 21, 2017

However, Zampa's prospects of making the leap into the Test arena appear bleak, after National Selector Trevor Hohns alluded to the South Australian as a defensive option and said Australia was craving a leggie who chased wickets. Zampa has copped the ...and more »

Porte to claim Tour after Willunga win

The Australian - January 21, 2017

A four-rider break featuring Australian Will Clarke (Cannondale-Drapac) formed early in Saturday's 152km stage in perfect summer conditions south of Adelaide. At 129km, the race went over the top of Willunga Hill for the first of two finishing laps.and more »

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Labor urges TPP alternatives

Sky News Australia - January 21, 2017

The TPP was across 12 countries and was supported by both major local political parties as an improved pathway for Australian access to trade markets. 'The way that the TPP works is that without the United States, the TPP doesn't come into effect,' Mr ...and more »

Revealed: the schools, electorates and political party that get the most Gonski money

The Sydney Morning Herald - January 21, 2017

And he slammed the political priorities of the Nationals' federal party leader, Barnaby Joyce. "I think that the issues that Barnaby Joyce has been prosecuting are off target," said Mr Piccoli, who may lose his long-held portfolio in this week's ...and more »

Another one bites the dust. Is this the new normal?

Courier Mail - January 20, 2017

Now, with the departure of Mike Baird — the closest Australian politics has ever come to sex appeal — the longest serving leader across the entire eastern seaboard is Daniel Andrews, who has just managed to rack up two years in the People's Republic ...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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