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Nick Xenophon
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Australian Politics

One step forward for Indonesia, 2 steps back for Malaysia, says Aussie paper

The Malaysian Insider - October 21, 2014

PKR secretary-general Rafizi Ramli (second right) and members of the PKR delegation are seen with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop (centre) and South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon (left). – October 21, 2014.As Indonesia welcomes its seventh ...and more »

Metadata roadblock on the agenda as senators join forces

The Daily Telegraph - October 21, 2014

Greens senator Scott Ludlam along with cross-bench senators Nick Xenophon and David Leyonhjelm are joining forces to sharpen their attack on the Coalition's proposed mandatory data retention scheme. The senators are scheduled to conduct a briefing on ...and more »

The latest CFI and ERF developments

Lexology (registration) - October 20, 2014

On 7 October 2014, Senator Nick Xenophon released a set of amendments to the Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014 (CFI Amendment Bill) and the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (NGER Act). This legal update summarises ...and more »

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And then there were three

ESPNcricinfo.com - October 23, 2014

Some voices, notably that of the South Australia captain Johan Botha, have been critical of the east coast/early season format, and there is now the possibility of the competition being fundamentally changed in the future through the inclusion of a National ...and more »

Penguin and seal focus

The Islander - October 23, 2014

Dr Diane Colombelli-Negrel of the School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, gave an overview of her project investigating the reasons behind population declines of Little Penguin in South Australia. The study, commissioned by Adelaide and Mount ...and more »

All hail the Phantom

ESPNcricinfo.com (blog) - October 23, 2014

He was a technically correct left-hand opening batsman, and his ability to bat for long periods of time was quickly recognised by the state selectors and he was chosen for the Victoria 2nd XI to play against South Australia on December 31, 1954. The match ...

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Federal Politics Live: October 23, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald - October 23, 2014

No? Well, step this way and read about the most excellent promotion the Boathouse Palm Beach on Sydney's swanky Palm Beach has been receiving courtesy of Tourism Australia. As political correspondent James Massola reports in this story, the restaurant ...and more »

Scott Morrison denies cabinet tensions – politics live

The Guardian - October 23, 2014

Trade and investment minister Andrew Robb gets a question about a story this morning in Fairfax about a restaurant the Robb family owns being the beneficiary of a Tourism Australia campaign. Robb is unhappy to get a grubby question from Labor.and more »

Professor Jenny Hocking wrote the two-volume biography of Gough Whitlam: A ...

The Guardian - October 23, 2014

I did not recognise myself in the words that Whitlam used in his book to describe this women's movement: 'women's groups throughout Australia launching energetic campaigns demanding equality of economic, social, political and sexual rights and improved ...and more »

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