Revealed: Complaint to ASIC on Qantas
28th August 2014
Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, has revealed that he made a formal request to ASIC early last month for an investigation into Qantas, and met with ASIC Chair Greg Medcraft and senior officers.
The request for an investigation is attached, and Senator Xenophon has again written to ASIC today following Qantas’ record $2.84 bil...
Government 'MIA' on shipbuilding jobs
27th August 2014
Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, has called on the Government to reverse its “outrageous” decision to exclude Australian industry from tendering for a $2 billion navy supply ship contract, following a damning Senate inquiry report released today.
Senator Xenophon said its 6 June decision on the supply ships tender risked the ...
We all scream for palm oil-free Golden North Ice Cream
9th August 2014
Senator Xenophon is leading a push to have the Royal Zoological Society of South Australia reverse its decision to reject Golden North ice cream in favour of foreign multinational Streets Ice Cream, which has palm oil.
He needs at least 50 signatures of Society members to trigger a Special General Meeting to be held within 42 days.
Palm oil plantat...
Food for thought: privacy going 'down, down'
8th August 2014
Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, will be moving for an urgent Senate inquiry and reform of privacy laws following revelations that Coles and Woolworths could use data collected through their loyalty programs to assess customers for their new financial services products.
With Coles and Woolworths reportedly planning to offer p...
Zoo called to account
8th August 2014
Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, is calling for members of the Royal Zoological Society of SA to come forward and sign a resolution to trigger a Special General Meeting, following Adelaide Zoo’s decision to drop ‘palm oil free’ ice creams made by iconic South Australian company Golden North.
Senator Xenophon released the word...