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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Government Needs to Help Julian Assange: Barrister Greg Barns Pleads

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Government Needs to Help Julian Assange: Barrister Greg Barns Pleads 0

‘Malcolm Turnbull and the Australian Government need to do finally get involved in this matter,’ Greg Barns legal advisor to Julian Assange says.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Fails to Gain Post-Budget Poll Bounce

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Fails to Gain Post-Budget Poll Bounce 0

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull remains in precarious position with polls showing he would lose election against Labour opposition.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Considering NATO Request to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Considering NATO Request to Send More Troops to Afghanistan 0

“It is very important that we continue – we and our other allies in the effort in Afghanistan – continue to work together,” Australian PM Turnbull said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Argues: Limit Medicare Levy to High-Income Earners

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Argues: Limit Medicare Levy to High-Income Earners 0

“Labor cannot support making people on modest incomes give up even more of their pay packet,” Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Budget 2017: Turnbull School Funding Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Budget 2017: Turnbull School Funding Takes Center Stage 0

Turnbull has tempted a backlash with the Coalition’s voter base, particularly Catholic families, as he seeks to “right Labor’s wrongs’’ by implementing needs-based funding and “bring the school-funding wars to an end”.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ADF Warns Australia Needs to Defend Itself From Ballistic Missile Attack

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ADF Warns Australia Needs to Defend Itself From Ballistic Missile Attack 0

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told radio station 3AW the Government is taking the threat posed by North Korea “very, very seriously”.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Australia First’ Fortifies Turnbull Position

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Australia First’ Fortifies Turnbull Position 0

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has recorded a rise in voter support just days after tightening rules for foreigners seeking work and citizenship under an “Australia first” policy, a newspaper poll showed on Monday.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence to Turnbull: US Will Honor Refugee Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence to Turnbull: US Will Honor Refugee Deal 0

“We will honor this agreement out of respect to this enormously important alliance,” Pence said at Turnbull’s harbor side official residence in Sydney.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Says Australian Values Underpin New Citizenship Requirements

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Says Australian Values Underpin New Citizenship Requirements 0

“There is no more important title in our democracy than Australian citizen,” prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says in Canberra.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Assad Has to Go!’ Turnbull Declares

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Assad Has to Go!’ Turnbull Declares 0

Malcolm Turnbull declared President Bashar Assad of Syria has got to go if there is to be a political settlement of that country’s brutal civil war.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Trump Briefed Turnbull Before Syria Air strikes

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Trump Briefed Turnbull Before Syria Air strikes 0

“This is a war crime of the worst sort, it is inhuman and it has been universally condemned,” Malcolm Turnbull said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Calls Labor’s Attacks on AFP as ‘Shameful’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Calls Labor’s Attacks on AFP as ‘Shameful’ 0

Turnbull: “Labor is all politics and no principle, but they have hit a new low as they try to play political games by questioning the independence of Australian Federal Police.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull to Ban Secret Union Payments

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull to Ban Secret Union Payments 0

“A repeat offender when it comes to payments was Australian Workers Union Victoria under the leadership then of the now leader of opposition,” Turnbull said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Launches Twitter Tirade, Calls Shorten Liar

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Launches Twitter Tirade, Calls Shorten Liar 0

Malcolm Turnbull ‘pulled a Donald Trump’ on Sunday, launching a Twitter tirade after a media report claimed the government will scrap welfare payments in the May Budget.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Party, One Nation Look for Answers After State Poll Flop

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Party, One Nation Look for Answers After State Poll Flop 0

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and maverick nationalist politician Pauline Hanson faced questions about their leadership on Monday.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Facing Energy Crisis’: Turnbull Warns

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Facing Energy Crisis’: Turnbull Warns 0

Turnbull criticised state governments for hampering onshore gas exploration. “We are facing an energy crisis in Australia because of restrictions on gas.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull, Joko Widodo Restore Full Military Ties

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull, Joko Widodo Restore Full Military Ties 0

“President Widodo and I have agreed to full restoration of defence cooperation, training exchanges and activities,” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Comeback Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Comeback Takes Center Stage 0

Abbott is portraying his book, “Making Australia Right”, as merely a policy discussion, a back bencher taking a pew in the Liberal broad church and raising urgent matters.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Branded ‘Aussie Gold Digger’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Branded ‘Aussie Gold Digger’ 0

“Let’s hope the PM is thinking about the national interest with Turnbull today. The “Aussie gold digger” might want another lucky strike,” Winston Peters New Zealand First MP posted on Twitter.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Disability Funding to Welfare Cuts Backfires Spectacularly

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Disability Funding to Welfare Cuts Backfires Spectacularly 0

Turnbull government’s bid to link disability funding to welfare cuts has backfired spectacularly, angering the Senate crossbenchers it was meant to win over and drawing fire from advocates and even a Paralympic champion.

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