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South Australia
Australian Politics

Defence ignoring Oakey 'toxic water': Xenophon

Brisbane Times - May 29, 2016

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon has taken his campaign into the southern Queensland seat of Groom, calling for Defence to stop ignoring Oakey's "toxic water nightmare". Groundwater in the small town, 154km west of Brisbane, has been contaminated ...and more »

Defence ignoring Qld toxic water: Xenophon

SBS - May 29, 2016

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon has taken his campaign into the southern Queensland seat of Groom, calling for Defence to stop ignoring Oakey's "toxic water nightmare". Groundwater in the small town, 154km west of Brisbane, has been contaminated ...and more »

Defence ignoring Qld toxic water: Xenophon

Yahoo7 News - May 29, 2016

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon has taken his campaign into the southern Queensland seat of Groom, calling for Defence to stop ignoring Oakey's "toxic water nightmare". Groundwater in the small town, 154km west of Brisbane, has been contaminated ...and more »

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South Australian club golf results

Golf Australia - May 29, 2016

GOLF SA: Pennant: Women: A3 Pool B: Glenelg 4 d Tea Tree Gully 1 (S Tuohy 7 d L Horne 6, C Darling 3 d J Le Raye 2, H Waddy 3 d V Bell 1, J Gehling 4 d B Paneros 3, I Lynch lt J Tannebring 1 down), Mt Osmond 5 d North Adelaide 0 (P Mathews 2 d Y Mi ...

Port Augusta power station's equipment to be auctioned ahead of demolition work

ABC Online - May 29, 2016

Auctioning thousands of items from the now-closed Port Augusta power stations in South Australia will attract interest from across Australia, the firm organising the sell-off says. Auctioneer Mason Gray Strange has been appointed by Alinta Energy to ...

South Australia to send Southeast Asia trade delegation to the PHL

GMA News - May 29, 2016

The government of South Australia (SA) announced that it was sending a South East Asia trade delegation to the Philippines as part of its engagement strategy. "We want to have closer engagement with the Philippines which is why we have put together a ...and more »

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Federal election 2016: Rise Up Australia aims to win three Senate seats

The Sydney Morning Herald - May 28, 2016

It is a party that says it is for Australia, doesn't believe in political correctness and vows to protect the country for generations to come. The Rise Up Australia Party will announce two Senate candidates for Queensland on Saturday night and is ...and more »

Ex-Idol host to stand against Tony Abbott

Yahoo7 News - May 28, 2016

Australian politics is broken, former Australian Idol host James Mathison says, as he begins his campaign to unseat Tony Abbott in his safe seat of Warringah. The 38-year-old television personality will use social media to target the youth vote using ...and more »

Ex-Idol host to stand against Tony Abbott

The Cairns Post - May 28, 2016

"Our politics is broken. Only a strong independent movement can change the system. Let's do this." Mr Mathison said the "compassionate and caring" electorate had rejected Mr Abbott's stance on marriage equality, climate change and asylum seekers.and more »

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Hear ye, hear ye. Smear me, smear me.

May 18, 2016

The major parties have been busy this week digging up ancient history on Graham Craig, now deceased, who ran on a ‘No Pokies’ ticket with me in 1997...and more »

Voters need to head off defence industry shipwreck

April 01, 2016

AUSTRALIA’s naval shipbuilding industry is up the proverbial creek without a rudder. ..and more »

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