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Australia warned on playing with fire

The Herald - April 26, 2017

Last Thursday, Nick Xenophon, a prominent “third party” senator in the Australian parliament, warned of the catastrophic consequences of a US war with China in an address before the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), a think-tank with close ...

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Family First to merge with Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives

The Guardian - April 26, 2017

That election will see vigorous competition between Australian Conservatives and the Nick Xenophon Team for disaffected voters on the right and centre right in SA. Reacting to news of the merger, Xenophon told Guardian Australia: “Two splinters don't ...and more »

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Nick Xenophon: abolish TV licence fees, toughen Google and Facebook taxes

The Australian Financial Review - April 25, 2017

Senate powerbroker Nick Xenophon believes the federal government should abolish broadcast licence fees altogether for free-to-air television and implement a "turnover tax" to make sure US-based technology giants Facebook and Google, who suck up a ...and more »

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Australia 'ripping off' New Zealand with citizenship changes

The Guardian - April 26, 2017

Under that program, New Zealanders who arrived in Australia between 2001 and early 2016 and who had earned more than A$53,000 a year for five consecutive years could apply for permanent residence from 1 July 2017 and gain citizenship after one year ...and more »

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Wild weather lashes Adelaide

The Advertiser - April 26, 2017

FIERCE winds tore branches down and felled powerlines, causing power outages across Adelaide, as a cold front moved across the state overnight. Cape Willoughby and Hindmarsh Island recorded average wind speeds of 50 to 65 km/h and gusts to 90 to ...and more »

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Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives to amalgamate with Family First

ABC Online - April 26, 2017

Senator Bernardi is the leader of the Australian Conservatives and its sole representative in federal parliament. In South Australia, Dennis Hood and Robert Brokenshire, who are both members of the State Upper House, will switch from Family First to ...and more »

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