Releases

SHIP HAPPENS?

10th February 2016

Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, says information revealed at a Senate Estimates hearing on Wednesday night, points to the Government backing away from its commitment to building Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) in SA, despite promises made by the Federal Government.
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Near miss at Melbourne Airport reveals our system of aviation safety may well be: UP IN THE AIR

8th February 2016

Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, has called for an urgent safety audit of Airservices Australia following the recent release of a passenger mobile phone video taken last year, which showed how close three aircraft at Melbourne Airport came to a potential disaster.
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6 years on - 'Pink Batts' fiasco leaves devastated installers ruined, still waiting for promised compensation

4th February 2016

Almost six years after the Rudd Government’s disastrous Home Insulation Program (HIP) was suddenly wound up, over 100 family businesses that were installers are still waiting for adequate redress for having their businesses ruined.
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Senate inquiry into medical complaints regime

2nd February 2016

The Senate will investigate bullying and harassment in the medical profession under a motion co-sponsored today by South Australian independent Senator Nick Xenophon and Victorian independent Senator John Madigan.
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Google pays $260m in back taxes to UK - How much do they owe Australia?

23rd January 2016

Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, says that news out of the UK today that Google has agreed to pay more than $260 million in back taxes to the UK Government “begs the question – how much does Google owe the Australian Government if it hasn’t been paying its fair share of taxes here?”
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Nick's tweets

It's Fringe time in Adelaide and this is a show not to be missed! Ka-Ching! reveals how poker machines are... https://t.co/8tIADNSNOs
12 Feb
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