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Varroa fight at critical stage

Stock Journal - April 24, 2014

THE ongoing protection of Australia's honeybee population from a deadly overseas parasite that has decimated hives worldwide is at "situation critical", according to Independent Senator for SA Nick Xenophon. Since 2004, the Varroa mite has been infecting ...

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

Herald Sun - 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 ...

ABC Online - 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 ...and more »

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Anti-corruption Commissioner Bruce Lander says corruption opportunistic, not ...

Yahoo!7 News - April 24, 2014

"I'm confident that there is corruption in South Australia because I'm confident that there are people in the public sector or within local government who will abuse their position in one way or another and commit criminal offences," he said. "There is no ...and more »

Jake Lehmann contracted by South Australia - April 24, 2014

South Australia have rewarded Jake Lehmann, the son of Australia's coach Darren Lehmann, with his first state rookie contract after strong performances in last summer's Futures League. Lehmann's inclusion in the SA squad followed his compiling of 255 ...and more »

News in pictures South Australia | PHOTOS

The Islander - April 24, 2014

News in pictures South Australia | PHOTOS. NARACOORTE: CFS crews and cave guides came to the rescue of a man who fell, injuring his head and hand and dislocated a knee 200-metres into the Wet Cave at Naracoorte Caves. PORT PIRIE: The dirt was ...and more »

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In China politics is always about business

On Line opinion - April 24, 2014

In order to promote mutual understanding, I am always searching for ways of better explaining China to an Australian audience. Fortunately, from time to time, the news here at home throws up useful parallels. One useful way of thinking about the Party in ...and more »

US 'alliance overcharges, under-delivers'

The Canberra Times - April 23, 2014

The New Zealand-born academic, a specialist in global politics and Australian-US relations at the ANU's department of political science and international relations, was asked to speak at the IPAN Canberra Peace Convergence Conference by the Medical ...and more »

Mike Baird and political bloodlines

The Canberra Times - April 24, 2014

There are many prominent Australian political families that have produced not just elected representatives but government ministers, such as Labor's Beazleys and Creans, the Liberals' Downers, and the Nationals' Anthonys. There are many more, including ...and more »

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