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Senator's chief of staff colluded with Hipkins

The chief of staff of Australian Senator Penny Wong has been named as the ALP staffer who contacted NZ Labour MP Chris Hipkins about citizenship. 348 more words

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Busy days.

Making the most of the winter sunny days. Another ute load of bamboo stakes left to construct a screen fence.  Clearing and stacking dry branches for another bon fire before the restrictions apply. 239 more words

Australian Gay Marriage laws to be determined by 'Yes/No' Facebook page.

After recent backlash from the postal plebiscite, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has decided that the civil rights matter of Gay Marriage in Australia will now be determined by the popular Facebook page “Yes/No.” In a statement, Malcolm Turnbull had the following to say: 101 more words

Australia: Penny Wong says religion is blocking marriage equality

“At the centre of the opposition to equality of marriage rights for gay and lesbian members of the community is the conflation of religious concepts of marriage with secular concepts of marriage,” she said. 74 more words

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May 9, 2009 - CPRS negotiations revealed

So, the CPRS legislation was up and running, after the debacle of the White Paper in December 2008.  And the legislation even had some green support…. 169 more words

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