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Danny Wharton: The Election and You

With the recent general election that saw a massive surge in young voters, many are left wondering how the system actually works. How did the Conservatives get 44% of the vote but nearly 50% of the seats? 761 more words

Could silent voters be denied a say in the marriage equality survey?

Update – 11 August – 1.50pm The Minister for Finance and Acting Special Minister of State (responsible for the AEC), Mathias Cormann, has tweeted to say that “Our commitment for all Australians on Electoral Roll incl silent electors to have opportunity to have their say in Marriage Law Survey.  854 more words

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Just in Time? Malcolm Roberts' 1974 Application for Citizenship by Notification

The documents behind the Buzzfeed story on how Senator Malcolm Roberts, indicating he was a British subject in his 1974 application for Australian citizenship, suggests a “just in time” application regarding his citizenship status. 960 more words

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Why MDC-T MPs are against coalition

By Daniel Chigundu

MORGAN TSVANGIRAI has revealed that some selfish MDC-T legislators are against coalition because they are afraid their seats might be allocated to alliance partners. 398 more words

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Is Shumba extorting companies?

By Daniel Chigundu

OUTSPOKEN Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has told the National Assembly that Mines and Energy Committee chairperson Daniel Shumba is demanding money from companies so that they won’t appear before his portfolio committee. 477 more words

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Call to expedite Cyber Bill gets louder

By Daniel Chigundu

THERE are fears that the Parliamentary Privileges Committee report on death threat messages to MDC-T Members of Parliament (MPs) might be abused to introduce the Cyber Crime Bill. 421 more words

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Parliament refuses to approve Ndudzo …as MPs plead for Chiri to stay

By Daniel Chigundu

LEGISLATORS from across the country political divided have rejected government’s choice Mike Ndudzo for Auditor General’s post, claiming he has a bad track record. 532 more words

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