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

The Australian - 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 ...

Yahoo!7 News - 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 ...

Politicians' industry showcase to hit Geelong this month

Ferret - April 15, 2014

The group, established by Victorian Senator John Madigan (a former blacksmith and boilermaker), SA Senator Nick Xenophon and federal MP Bob Katter, has been running for more than two years. According to its website, the initiative “promote[s] industry, ...and more »

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South Australians are being advised to go and get a flu shot, as figures show a ...

Courier Mail - April 20, 2014

CASES of influenza in South Australia have soared by more than 40 per cent, prompting authorities to urge people to get a flu shot to protect themselves and the community from the potentially deadly infection. SA Health has issued an urgent warning about ...and more »

Flu cases in SA up more than 40pc

NEWS.com.au - April 20, 2014

CASES of influenza in South Australia have soared by more than 40 per cent, prompting authorities to urge people to get a flu shot to protect themselves and the community from the potentially deadly infection. SA Health has issued an urgent warning about ...and more »

Cases of influenza in South Australia up more than 40 per cent on last year ...

The Australian - April 20, 2014

CASES of influenza in South Australia have soared by more than 40 per cent, prompting authorities to urge people to get a flu shot to protect themselves and the community from the potentially deadly infection. SA Health has issued an urgent warning about ...and more »

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Climate change proponents using 'mediaeval' tactics: George Brandis

Sydney Morning Herald - April 18, 2014

Senator Brandis said there had been a shift in Australian politics, claiming it was now the “Tory point of view”, rather than the left, that fell on the side of liberation and free speech. “Now, the left has adopted a reasonably comprehensive secular morality of its ...and more »

Boozy, snoozy, doozy – how Australian politicians have found themselves in ...

Herald Sun - April 18, 2014

It is against the law to be drunk in charge of a bicycle in Australia, but all too often it has been no offence to be more than a little bit tipsy when in charge of running the nation. Politicians enjoying a “booze snooze” at the public's expense in our parliaments ...

Australian Human Rights Activist: Shen Yun Demonstrates the Real China

The Epoch Times - April 18, 2014

Mr. Vinnicombe said about six years ago he rang the Epoch Times newspaper office to ask for Jennifer Zeng to speak at a One Nation meeting, the political party he advocates, representing Blaxland, NSW. “That's where I met Jennifer,” he said. Ms. Zeng, who ...and more »

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