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Australian Politics

Xenophon says Qantas claims on Jetstar not credible

Australian Aviation - October 24, 2014

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon headlined a list of frustrated shareholders looking for answers at Qantas's annual general meeting in Melbourne on Friday. The Senator took the step of purchasing $500 worth of Qantas shares to attend Friday's annual ...

Xenophon to take on Qantas

Yahoo!7 News - October 23, 2014

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon will be attending the Qantas Annual General Meeting in Melbourne in order to question CEO Alan Joyce and the board over its record $2.84 billion loss. Mr Xenophon, a long time critic of the Qantas board, recently bought ...and more »

Senator Xenophon plans to take on Qantas at AGM

9news.com.au - October 23, 2014

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon will be attending the Qantas Annual General Meeting in Melbourne in order to question CEO Alan Joyce and the board over its record $2.84 billion loss. Mr Xenophon, a long time critic of the Qantas board, recently bought ...and more »

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SA Police to monitor more than 200 fire bugs during danger season

ABC Online - October 26, 2014

South Australia Police say they will be monitoring more than 200 suspected fire bugs during the upcoming fire danger season. The Country Fire Service [CFS] brought forward the start of the season in eight districts and has warned the state faces an increased ...and more »

Thunderstorms and fire danger for South Australia before cool change crosses ...

Herald Sun - October 26, 2014

THE state's weather is throwing up a bit of everything today as thunderstorms pass and fire dangers persist ahead of an expected cold change later. A band of thunderstorms made its way across the state from Sunday morning. The thunderstorms prompted a ...

Man dies in car rollover in SA's far north

Sky News Australia - October 26, 2014

A man has died and five other people have been taken to hospital after the car they were in rolled in South Australia's far north. The accident happened on Challenger Access Road near Tarcoola on Saturday night. One passenger died at the scene and three ...and more »

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US and UK want us to help more in Ebola fight, Abbott admits

Gladstone Observer - October 26, 2014

She has been a member of the Canberra parliamentary press gallery for more than 40 years, during which time she has covered all the most significant stories in Australian politics. As a former editor of The Canberra Times, Michelle Grattan was also the first ...and more »

A Moment With Gough Whitlam

The Conversation AU - October 26, 2014

Edward Gough Whitlam has passed on, leaving behind millions of citizens saddened by scores of eloquent obituaries reminding us how, once upon a time, Australian politics produced world-class leaders courageously committed to the public good.and more »

The Forgotten Coup

Truth-Out - October 25, 2014

Across the political and media elite in Australia, a silence has descended on the memory of the great, reforming prime minister Gough Whitlam, who has died. His achievements are recognized, if grudgingly, his mistakes noted in false sorrow. But a critical ...and more »

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