Industry Minister full of ship
6th May 2016
Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, has called on Industry Minister Christopher Pyne to apologise for his remarks on the Nine Network’s Today Show this morning when he essentially said of the hundreds of shipbuilding workers who will lose their jobs over the next 18 months, that “it doesn’t matter because those jobs will be coming back and those people will probably just continue on with the Offshore Patrol Vessels”.
Kidman sale blocked - for now...
29th April 2016
Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon said the Treasurer’s ‘preliminary decision’ today to block the sale of Australia’s biggest private landholding S. Kidman & Co to a foreign company is “obviously welcome and highlights the need for real reform in this area”.