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Coalition's childcare package gets through the senate

myGC.com.au - March 24, 2017

The legislation passed with the support of crossbenchers including Derryn Hinch, One Nation and the Nick Xenophon Party. However Early Childhood Australia CEO Sam Paige says they are concerned about the impact the “activity test” will have on part-time ...and more »

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We must watch our step on ALP's 18C plan: Nick Xenophon

The Australian - March 23, 2017

Senate powerbroker Nick Xenophon has warned that politicians need to tread very carefully over Labors plan to apply a section 18C-style discrimination ...and more »

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High-income families the losers as Senate passes childcare bill

The Australian - March 23, 2017

The childcare bill passed the Senate with support of Pauline Hanson's One Nation, the Nick Xenophon Team and independents Cory Bernardi, David Leyonhjelm and Derryn Hinch, after more than 18 months of negotiation over how the package would be ...and more »

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Momemtum is with us, not Australia: Pujara

cricket.com.au - March 24, 2017

India's No.1 ranked Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujuara has rejected Australia captain Steve Smith's claims that the tourists have the momentum heading into the series decider in Dharamsala. After Australia escaped the third Test in Ranchi with a draw by ...and more »

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Tony Abbott backs calls to keep Hazelwood power plant open

The Guardian - March 24, 2017

When it closes next week, the brown coal-fired power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley will remove 1,600 megawatts from the Australia's energy market. It is the country's dirtiest power station, producing 1.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide for each ...and more »

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Australian given suspended sentence for accidentally killing girlfriend in Thai jetski crash

ABC Online - March 24, 2017

A court in the resort town of Phuket gave Thomas Keating a suspended one-year sentence and a $190 fine for reckless driving causing the death of Emily Collie. "I respect the judge's decision, and am grateful that the sentence was suspended," said Mr ...and more »

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