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How Bill Shorten has the tactical edge on Malcolm Turnbull

Most of us have highly stereotypical, caricatured views of the parties’ respective strengths and weaknesses.

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The Week That Was - May 15 to May 21

The second week of the election campaign began with Malcolm Turnbull promising money for new technology for kids with diabetes to allow their parents to monitor their sugar levels, and Bill Shorten wanting all primary school children to learn to swim. 463 more words

Politics

Australia: Malcolm Turnbull's approval slides as election campaign drags

Mark Kenny
Chief political correspondent

A huge majority of voters expect the coalition to win the election, even as support for the two sides remains neck and neck. 881 more words

A Statement from Omid's Family

Omid was an Iranian refugee who set himself on fire in Nauru on 27 April. He died in a Brisbane hospital on 29 April. Omid’s funeral was held in Iran yesterday, 20 May. 304 more words

News Story

Turnbull looks at funding for Hell's Gate Dam west of Townsville

20 May 2016: KAP Leader for Kennedy, Bob Katter has thanked the Prime Minister for his interest in the Hell’s Gate dam proposal. The Turnbull Express came to Townsville earlier in week (18 May) promising rail upgrades into the Port and a feasibility study into Hell’s Gate dam. 314 more words

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Australian minister warns against 'illiterate, innumerate' refugees

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SYDNEY: Australia’s immigration minister brought border security and immigration to the centre of the 2016 election campaign, warning that resettling “illiterate and innumerate” refugees would strain the social safety network and take Australian jobs. 473 more words

Current Affairs

Eight months on: Reflections on the Abbott years

I’ll come clean: I’ve been living in a state of “abyss”, a period of time (some eight months) where the news of Malcolm Turnbull replacing Tony Abbott as Prime Minister hadn’t fully sunk in yet. 1,137 more words

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