Senate

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Debt vultures in probe’s sights

debt vulture

Debt vultures in probe’s sights

Committee has unscrupulous agencies in its sights.

Health insurance value ‘eroded’

Health insurance value ‘eroded’

Health insurance value ‘eroded’

Transparency, complexity, affordability the key words.

Xenophon resigns as senator

Xenophon resigns as senator

Xenophon resigns as senator

Nick Xenophon has resigned from the senate and changed the name of his party.

Senator’s debt waived

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Senator’s debt waived

The Government says it’s inequitable to recover disgraced senator's debt.

One Nation is here to stay: Report

One Nation is here to stay: Report

One Nation is here to stay: Report

A new report from The Australia Institute shows One Nation isn’t going anywhere.

Who will fill the empty seat?

Who will fill the vacant seat in the Senate?

Who will fill the empty seat?

The High Court ruling on Bob Day leaves a vacant seat in the Senate. So, ...

Senators vote down pay freeze

Senators have voted down a motion to freeze their pay

Senators vote down pay freeze

All but six of 75 senators have voted down a motion to freeze their pay.

Robo-debt Senate inquiry starts

Senate inquiry into Centrelink debt recovery system

Robo-debt Senate inquiry starts

Community sector representatives have called Centrelink’s debt recovery system inhumane.

Continuing chaos in Canberra

The Bob Day bombshell and Senator Culleton’s ‘dark cloud’

Continuing chaos in Canberra

Australia’s Upper House is in chaos after a day of shock revelations.

Senator Hinch names paedophiles

Senator Hinch names paedophiles

Senator Hinch names paedophiles

Did Derryn Hinch abuse his power by naming and shaming child sex offenders?

One-seat majority for Government

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One-seat majority for Government

The Government will have just a one-seat majority in the House of Reps.

Senate voting rules: how to vote

New Senate voting rules: how to make sure your vote counts

Senate voting rules: how to vote

Voting rules for the Senate have changed. Here’s how to make your vote count.

PM threatens early election

PM threatens early election

PM threatens early election

Prime Minister Turnbull moves budget forward and threatens double dissolution.

Senate inquiry into gender super gap

Senate inquiry into gender super gap

Senate inquiry into gender super gap

A Senate inquiry into improving the finances of retired women is underway.

Excessive transaction fees to disappear

Excessive transaction fees to disappear

Excessive transaction fees to disappear

The now has ACCC the power to fine companies charging excessive surcharges.

New copyright Bill passes Senate

New copyright Bill passes Senate

New copyright Bill passes Senate

New copyright laws may see information censored, along with illegal content.

Pension changes approved

Pension changes approved

Pension changes approved

New pension legislation changes will save the Government $2.4 billion.

PUP loses another senator

PUP loses another senator

PUP loses another senator

After less than a year in the Senate, PUP has lost another senator.

Law changes will damage privacy

Law changes will damage privacy

Law changes will damage privacy

New anti-terror laws are expected to pass the senate before the end of the week. ...

Children granted bridging visas

Children granted bridging visas

Children granted bridging visas

All asylum-seeking children and their families must be released immediately

The carbon tax is here to stay

The carbon tax is here to stay

The carbon tax is here to stay

The Senate yesterday voted to reject the carbon tax repeal.

Federal debt ceiling removed

Federal debt ceiling removed

Federal debt ceiling removed

A deal with the Greens will see the removal of the Federal Government’s debt ceiling.

Senate to be sticking point

Senate to be sticking point

Senate to be sticking point

What happens with the Senate vote may shape politics for the next three years.

First Aboriginal to become ALP federal MP

First Aboriginal to become ALP federal MP

First Aboriginal to become ALP federal MP

Aboriginal Olympic gold medallist Nova Peris is to become Labor’s first indigenous federal MP

Boat people – have our leaders failed?

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Boat people – have our leaders failed?

How can politicians weep and wail and then meekly head off on holiday?

Mining tax passes Senate

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Mining tax passes Senate

The mining tax will become a reality on 1 July 2012. The Government’s much-maligned ...

Point-scoring politics

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Point-scoring politics

Our federal politicians returned to Canberra this week to once again take their seats ...

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