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AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Says 12,000 Syrian, Iraqi Refugees Will Be Allowed

AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Says 12,000 Syrian, Iraqi Refugees Will Be Allowed

Tony Abbott called it a “generous response” to a humanitarian emergency. Read more.

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Because Of Homophobia, Racism Penny Wong Declines Leader Of Labor Party

Penny Wong: “I often say that I think the way in which this debate can affect people is just ignored by too many politicians.” Read more.

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AUSTRALIA: Peter Dutton Slams New York Times Over Asylum Seeker Editorial, Insisting Government’s Policies Lawful, Safe, Worked

AUSTRALIA: Peter Dutton Slams New York Times Over Asylum Seeker Editorial, Insisting Government’s Policies Lawful, Safe, Worked

Earlier on Tony Abbott said the “very sad” photographs of the Syrian child, Alyon Kurdi, demonstrated the need for tough asylum seekers policies. Read more.

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Julie Bishop Urges More European Countries To Join Airstrikes Against Islamic State In Syria, Iraq

Julie Bishop said jihadists were responsible for driving thousands of migrants to Europe and broadening of coalition fighting them was necessary. Read more.

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Tony Abbott In Crisis Over Border Force

“This has been incredibly badly handled, Peter Dutton needs to immediately come clean on how this announcement was so botched,” Mr Marles said. Read more.

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Australia Wants A Republic: Time For UK, The Queen To Go

I welcome a new push to say farewell to the monarchy and make Australia a republic. There’s just one problem: most of us don’t care. Read more.

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Tony Abbott Offers Jacqui Lambie Briefing On A Secret Report

Tony Abbott government has offered briefing on a secret report by trade union royal commission – the contents of which pose “grave threats…” Read more.

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