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Delivering for the New England

Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has reaffirmed his commitment to the New England electorate after stepping down as leader of The Nationals and welcomed newly elected party leader, Michael McCormack. “I offer my congratulations to Michael in his new role and wish him all the best for the future,” he said. Mr Joyce said […]

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Marriage Equality passes the Senate

The passage of marriage equality legislation through the Senate marks a historic day for all of Australia. Viewed 34272 times by 2678 viewers

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Julie Bishop Officially Opens Local Innovation Hub

Member for Curtin Julie Bishop MP opened the Centre for Entrepreneurial Enterprise and Innovation (CERI) in Nedlands on Thursday and congratulated them on being awarded a MTPConnect Project Fund program grant. Viewed 50350 times by 2819 viewers

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Coalition Must Hear the People and Invest in Cross River Rail

Malcolm Turnbull must heed the clear message from the Queensland election result and end his irrational refusal to invest in Brisbane’s much needed Cross River Rail project. Viewed 34867 times by 2808 viewers

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Labor condemns North Korean missile test

Labor condemns North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test in the strongest terms. This test, which has the hallmarks of an intercontinental ballistic missile, is yet another provocative and dangerous act taken by the North Korean regime, in continuing and complete defiance of international law and UN Security Council resolutions. Viewed 34704 times by 2760 viewers

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A fairer tax system for all Australians

Today Labor is announcing new plans to improve our tax system so that it is fair for all Australians. A Shorten Labor Government will introduce a standard minimum 30 per cent tax rate for discretionary trust distributions to mature beneficiaries (people over the age of 18). Labor’s policy will tackle the use of income splitting […]

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Macquarie Park Interchange a win for commuters

Faster and smoother transitions between buses, trains and taxis will become a reality for commuters in the Macquarie Park precinct after the Turnbull and Berejiklian governments agreed to build a major new interchange. Viewed 41376 times by 2076 viewers

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Ramsay Centre for western civilisation looks to a golden age before us

Originally published in The Australian, 20 November 2017 It is never easy to talk to someone about death, even in the abstract, but it’s especially daunting to raise it in the context of “what happens after you’re gone”; and if it ­involves a vast sum of money, it’s all so much the harder, seeming both […]

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Mooloolah Valley Community Centre here to stay under an LNP Government

LNP Member for Glass House, Andrew Powell, said that an LNP Government would provide a long term lease to the Mooloolah Valley Community Association to allow them to plan for the future and continue delivering the valuable programs and services they provide to the district. Viewed 17421 times by 836 viewers

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Canberra celebrates the end of Ramadan

Canberra’s vibrant and diverse Muslim community will mark Eid al-Fitr by attending special morning prayers before a feast of traditional dishes – their first daytime meal in a month. Viewed 53118 times by 3414 viewers

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