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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Uluru Summit: Aboriginal Tasmanians to Argue for Compensation Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Uluru Summit: Aboriginal Tasmanians to Argue for Compensation Deal 0

Aboriginal Tasmanians will argue for a compensation deal as part of a national treaty at a historic meeting on constitutional recognition at Uluru.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Peter Dutton to ‘Fake Refugees’: Game Up!

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Peter Dutton to ‘Fake Refugees’: Game Up! 0

“This is a very serious situation and it’s costing Australian taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars a year,” Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said.

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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: Cyber Attack Hits Australia: Dan Tehan Cyber Security Minister

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Cyber Attack Hits Australia: Dan Tehan Cyber Security Minister 0

‘There has been a report to the Australian Cyber Security centre of one instance of what we believe could be this ransomware,’ she told reporters in Cairns.

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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: Julie Bishop Stands By Yassmin Abdel-Magied

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Stands By Yassmin Abdel-Magied 0

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop letter also highlighted that other CAAR members had praised the work Yassmin Abdel-Magied had done while on the council.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Sanders Defends Trump’s Praise of Australian Healthcare System

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Sanders Defends Trump’s Praise of Australian Healthcare System 0

“President Trump is right. The Australian healthcare system provides healthcare to all of its people at a fraction of the cost than we do,” Sanders commented on Twitter.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: China, Taiwan Spar Over Attendance at Conflict Diamond Meeting

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: China, Taiwan Spar Over Attendance at Conflict Diamond Meeting 0

China said on Wednesday it was reasonable to have a delegation from self-ruled Taiwan removed from a conference in Australia about conflict diamonds, as Taipei accused Beijing of playing politics for its own ends. China says Taiwan is part of

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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: Abbott Rubbished ‘Anti-Men’ Gender Quota

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Rubbished ‘Anti-Men’ Gender Quota 0

Abbott replied: “Look obviously we have to give women a fair go. We have to give women a fair go but some of this stuff just sounds like its anti-men.

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CANADA POLITICS: Harjit Sajjan Formally Apologized for Embellishing His Role in Key Afghan Offensive

CANADA POLITICS: Harjit Sajjan Formally Apologized for Embellishing His Role in Key Afghan Offensive 0

“My comments were in no way intended to diminish the role my fellow soldiers and superiors played in Operation Medusa,” Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation Electoral Rules Breach Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation Electoral Rules Breach Takes Center Stage 0

Murray Watt has asked Queensland Electoral Commission to investigate a report that One Nation secretly switched legal structures last year and now risks being deregistered as a party.

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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: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Biography

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Biography 0

My name is Yassmin Abdel-Magied and I have the blessing of associating with multiple identities. Read Yassmin Abdel-Magied Biography.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Controversial Anzac Day Post Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Controversial Anzac Day Post Takes Center Stage 0

Julie Bishop will “carefully consider” conservative backbencher Eric Abetz’s demands for Yassmin Abdel-Magied to be dismissed from government advisory board following her controversial Anzac Day post.

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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 Tries Hand At Koala Diplomacy Down Under

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence Tries Hand At Koala Diplomacy Down Under 0

“That’s my usual position on a Sunday afternoon,” Pence said as a bank of cameras clicked, capturing yet another picture-perfect moment for his family in Australia.

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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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