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Nick Xenophon
South Australia
Australian Politics

Shipbuilding facing disaster: Xenophon

Daily Mail - July 21, 2014

Independent senator Nick Xenophon fears the shipbuilding industry will face a "valley of death" without a steady flow of Defence contracts. He has described as extraordinary a decision by the federal government to limit a $1.5 billion tender for two RAN ships, ...and more »

Hospital visit for ill Xenophon

The Daily Telegraph - July 17, 2014

INDEPENDENT senator Nick Xenophon has been released from hospital where he was taken for tests after feeling unwell at Parliament House. AFTER arriving at work on Wednesday Senator Xenophon started feeling "uncomfortable" during a mid-morning ...and more »

Hospital visit for ill Senator Xenophon

Sky News Australia - July 16, 2014

Independent senator Nick Xenophon has been released from hospital where he was taken for tests after feeling unwell at Parliament House. After arriving at work on Wednesday Senator Xenophon started feeling 'uncomfortable' during a mid-morning ...and more »

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7 Wonders of South Australia: The winners

ABC Online - July 24, 2014

I cheered when Anna Meares was chosen as the flag bearer to lead the Australian contingent at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Not simply because she deserves it as a true sporting champion. Not just because she has made South Australia her ...and more »

South Australia Brekkie Wrap | Thursday, July 24, 2014

Roxby Downs Sun - July 24, 2014

Here's a trip down memory lane for people in South Australia's Mid North. Check out this old snap of Port Pirie's main street in the 1970s. TOP STORIES. SA Variety Bash 2014 has a Victor Harbor based 'fun' captain: Merv Mortimer will help keep drivers ...and more »

Holden recalls 25000 Commodore, Caprice vehicles with possible welding faults

ABC Online - July 24, 2014

Holden is recalling late-model Commodore and Caprice cars built at its Elizabeth plant in South Australia. The company says a welding fault on the front seat assembly could result in it separating from the seat track in an accident. "If the weld is incomplete, ...and more »

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AUSTRALIAN FM: ARMENIAN CASE NOT GENOCIDE

Daily Sabah - July 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop informed the Australian Turkish Advocacy Alliance (ATA-Australia) that it was Australian foreign policy not to define the Armenian case as genocide, and that it was unconstitutional for Australian ... ATA-Australia collaboration is a part of a broader Anglo-Turkish Diaspora Cooperation Program in which Turks in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Jersey share best practices based on a common jurisprudential and political ...

Athletes and politics: A perfect match

The Roar - July 24, 2014

On Tuesday evening, Beau Ryan, he of Cronulla Sharks and Footy Show fame, shared his thoughts on the current state of Australian politics. Within 15 minutes, likely following a call from Rabbits Warren explaining that it wasn't a good look to suggest Tony ...and more »

Australian senator: I like them rich, silent and 'well hung'

DigitalJournal.com - July 23, 2014

"I'm just a bit concerned because you're so young, I'm not sure you'd be able to handle Jacqui Lambie," the outspoken politician, who served a decade in Australia's armed forces, said. The senator then asked: "Are you well-hung?" "Like a donkey," he replied, ...and more »

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