Releases

Timor Credibility Gap

28th July 2015

Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, has called out Labor for a back-flip on where the sea border between Australia and East Timor should lie, reneging on its previous stance that the border ought to be equidistant between the two countries.
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Hokey-Pokie: Kevin Andrews campaign donation spurs reform call

27th July 2015

Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, says the latest revelations of a $20,000 Clubs NSW donation to support the re-election of Victorian Liberal front bencher Kevin Andrews highlighted the “urgent need for campaign financing and disclosure reform”.
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Key witness torpedoes Government plans for overseas submarine build

22nd July 2015

Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, says the evidence today from Australia’s most respected naval shipbuilder, Dr John White, in relation to the $50 billion future submarine project is a “game-changer”.
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Move to make MPs' and Senators' entitlements more transparent, accountable with tougher penalties

17th July 2015

Independent Senator for South Australia Nick Xenophon will introduce amendments to the Parliamentary Entitlements Act to require greater transparency and accountability of MPs and Senators in the use of their entitlements.
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ASC jobs sunk because of Government inaction on ships and subs

17th July 2015

Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, says that the latest announcement of 101 contractor jobs being lost at the ASC “signals hundreds more jobs could go unless the Federal Government acts urgently and decisively to build the Future Submarines and Frigates in Australia”.
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