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Nick Xenophon
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Australian Politics

Federal election 2016: Xenophon team split on offshore processing

The Australian - June 25, 2016

Several Nick Xenophon Team candidates have broken ranks with their leader and other party members to slam offshore processing of asylum-seekers on Nauru and Manus Island, vowing not to support the policy in parliament. This comes amid confusion ...and more »

GetUp favours Xenophon team, Glenn Lazarus and Ricky Muir in Senate races

The Guardian - June 24, 2016

It advises voters in those states to put the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) third. In Victoria, GetUp suggests voters put Labor, the Greens, NXT and Motoring Enthusiast senator Ricky Muir in any order in the top four preferences. In Queensland, GetUp ...

Xenophon has the political X factor

The Advertiser - June 24, 2016

For the record, the polls have the Nick Xenophon Team polling between 20 and 25 per cent — in many cases higher than the Labor Party — in South Australia. Across Adelaide and in to the Hills, his vivid orange signs are everywhere, sometimes, but not ...and more »

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Citizens' jury to consider SA nuke dump

Yahoo7 News - June 25, 2016

A proposal to establish a high-level nuclear waste dump in South Australia's north is set to go before the first of two citizens' juries. The 50 randomly selected people will gather on Saturday and Sunday to discuss issues arising from the recently ...and more »

How negative gearing got young investor in property door

The Advertiser - June 25, 2016

But the Real Estate Institute of South Australia says if federal Labor's proposed changes to negative gearing rules come into place, people such as Ms Gregg will find it harder to enter the market. Ms Gregg says negatively gearing both properties has ...and more »

How negative gearing got young investor in property door

Perth Now - June 25, 2016

But the Real Estate Institute of South Australia says if federal Labor's proposed changes to negative gearing rules come into place, people such as Ms Gregg will find it harder to enter the market. Ms Gregg says negatively gearing both properties has ...and more »

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Ahead of Australian election, champion of anti-Asian politics looms in the wings

Asia Times - June 25, 2016

After being in the political wilderness for almost 20 years, firebrand One Nation leader Pauline Hanson is trying to make a comeback in the upcoming federal elections on July 2. While Australia has transformed itself into one of the most multicultural ...

Election 2016: Brexit fuels Australia's own new divide over open markets

The Australian Financial Review - June 24, 2016

"The recycling of the ad increases its penetration," says Professor Vromen, who is in charge of the Australian arm of a US-UK-Australia study on the impact of social media on politics and new forms of campaigning on-line, which is sponsored by the ...and more »

The (swivel) eyes have it

dailytelegraph.com.au - June 24, 2016

BEWARE the swivel-eyed loons. That is a message the (now former) British Prime Minister David Cameron got loud and clear yesterday. And the relevance to Australian politics will not have been lost on Malcolm Turnbull. As Britain prepares to exit the ...and more »

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Election 2016: Nick Xenophon intends to 'drag both parties to the centre'

June 19, 2016

Potential kingmaker Nick Xenophon has named his policy priorities for negotiation with Labor or Liberal to form a government after the July 2 election...and more »

Why the Nick Xenophon party is against free trade fundamentalism

June 11, 2016

Originally published in The Australian Financial Review, 9 June 2016..and more »

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