Independent Senator Rod Culleton declared bankrupt by the Federal Court in Perth, which would disqualify him from parliament, but he has vowed to fight on.
Maverick right-wing senator Cory Bernardi is reportedly planning to leave the Coalition and form a radical Donald Trump-inspired party early in 2017.
Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment Jason Clare, “I think that people are angry and they’re pretty bloody frustrated with politics at the moment.”
“It’s about broadening reach, it’s about patience and endurance and mutual respect,” Malcolm Turnbull told about 300 supporters.
Australian Republican Movement says 81 of 150 MPs and 40 of 76 senators favour the move, citing public statements from the politicians.
Justice Mordecai Bromberg said there was no explanation why applications by the men, referred to by the initials F and G, sat in a “complex cases” queue.
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“We consider this is a huge intimidation to the Japanese nationals,” Japanese-Australian community leader Tetsuhide Yamaoka said in a statement from Tokyo.
“There were times when I thought the air campaign could have been conducted with more vigour,’’ the former prime minister told The Australian in July.
Michael Pezzullo and other senior bureaucrats have engaged in a series of high-level meetings with figures connected to US President-elect Donald Trump.
Pharmacy Guild of Australia on a lobbying blitz of Coalition MPs to pressure Prime Minister Turnbull and Health Minister Sussan Ley into changing course.
“It’s very good arrangement and we are confident that we’ll continue through the change of administration,” Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.
Stand-off between Pauline Hanson and Senator Culleton contnue after the party leader voiced anger over his split from colleagues on the backpacker tax vote.
Approval ratings for Turnbull had fallen to 46 percent by Nov. 17, the Fairfax poll showed, a fall of 4 percentage points from the previous survey in June.
“These amendments if passed will see Australia go from some of the worst whistleblower protection laws in the world to the best,” Senator Xenophon said.
“I indicated to him my confidence the US-Australian alliance will remain as robust as ever,” Malcolm Turnbull told reporters in Lima, Peru.
Should Trump veto the deal, the detainees would be left with the choice of returning to their home countries or remaining in Nauru or Papua New Guinea.
“I can confirm the government has reached a further third country resettlement arrangement for refugees with United States,” PM Malcolm Turnbull said.
“We again call marriage equality supporters across all political parties to work together to find a pathway,” said Alex Greenwich of Marriage Equality.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo postponed visit to Australia after violence erupted in Jakarta following rally calling the Christian governor be jailed.