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Donald Trump’s New York Times Interview: Full Transcript

Donald Trump’s New York Times Interview: Full Transcript | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
Read the full text of the president-elect’s meeting with reporters, editors and opinion columnists from The Times.
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Hear ye, hear ye. Smear me, smear me. | Nick Xenophon - Independent Senator for South Australia

Hear ye, hear ye. Smear me, smear me. | Nick Xenophon - Independent Senator for South Australia | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
RT @storertim: Hear ye, hear ye. Smear me, smear me. | Nick Xenophon - Independent Senator for South Australia https://t.co/T4zs9phJcG via…
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Stan Grant says he is open to career in politics to advocate for Indigenous Australians

Guardian Australia’s Indigenous Affairs editor tells ABC’s Q&A program the positive response to his racism speech made him consider the ‘responsibility and obligation to the words in that speech’...

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Peta Credlin says she has no intention of entering politics; takes swipe at critics and urges women to take more leadership roles - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Peta Credlin says she has no intention of entering politics; takes swipe at critics and urges women to take more leadership roles - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
Peta Credlin, the controversial chief of staff to former prime minister Tony Abbott, says she will not run for politics and rounds on insider gossip from unnamed sources where no-one has the guts to put their name to it.
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Same-sex marriage: Process for vote will be 'accelerated' under Malcolm Turnbull, says Warren Entsch - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Same-sex marriage: Process for vote will be 'accelerated' under Malcolm Turnbull, says Warren Entsch - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
Government backbencher Warren Entsch says he is hopeful key details of a same-sex marriage plebiscite, including the question and the date, will now be decided before the next election under the leadership of Malcolm Turnbull.
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Malcolm Turnbull Ousts Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott - WSJ

Malcolm Turnbull Ousts Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott - WSJ | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
Malcolm Turnbull will succeed Tony Abbott as Australia’s prime minister after a party rebellion that may moderate the country’s stance on issues ranging from same-sex marriage to climate change and economic policy.
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Mike Baird - Sometimes you can know all the facts and... | Facebook

Sometimes you can know all the facts and statistics surrounding an unfolding tragedy, but it somehow remains an intangible or external problem. A problem...
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Future of Australia's video game development industry – Parliament of Australia

Future of Australia's video game development industry
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We will not be lectured about marriage equality by this woman –

We will not be lectured about marriage equality by this woman – | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
Breaking news! Julia Gillard supports same-sex marriage — two years too late. The former PM used her Michael Kirby lecture, delivered last night at Victoria University, to come out as a same-sex marriage supporter.
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Tony Abbott's leadership faces new dangers as Fairfax-Ipsos poll predicts 36-seat Coalition wipeout

Tony Abbott's leadership faces new dangers as Fairfax-Ipsos poll predicts 36-seat Coalition wipeout | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
New polling shows Tony Abbott's Coalition would have been swept from office on the back of a devastating 7.5 per cent swing, had an election been held on the weekend.
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Taxpayers spending $1.3m a day to keep asylum seekers in island hellhole –

Taxpayers spending $1.3m a day to keep asylum seekers in island hellhole – | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
It turns out it would be vastly cheaper to treat asylum seekers like actual human beings and provide proper housing and education services. But the Department of Immigration still says Nauru is a bargain.
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2015 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results - Background Paper 01/2015 dated 15/07/2015 - NSW Parliament

2015 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results - Background Paper 01/2015 dated 15/07/2015 - NSW Parliament | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
My statistical analysis of 2015 NSW election published at http://t.co/gezRiKl874 #nswpol #auspol http://t.co/3e5EvM3zCI
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Liberals to get Labor preferences in three rural seats to fend off Nationals

Liberals to get Labor preferences in three rural seats to fend off Nationals | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Deal struck between parties means Liberals will preference ALP before Greens in inner-city seats
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Australians crave change. But this election won't deliver it | David Marr

Australians crave change. But this election won't deliver it | David Marr | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
What lies ahead is a gruelling and expensive campaign that will leave the country much as it was before
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We’re off to the polls again.
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Australia defends asylum seeker offshore detention in High Court | Crikey

Australia defends asylum seeker offshore detention in High Court | Crikey | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
Are asylum seekers on Nauru being detained? The Australian government is trying to argue they can come and go as they please.
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NSW Greens branch unhappy with Lee Rhiannon losing education | Crikey

NSW Greens branch unhappy with Lee Rhiannon losing education | Crikey | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
The NSW Greens are very unhappy with the federal branch's decision to take the education portfolio off Lee Rhiannon.
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Liberal leadership: the faceless men who stalked Abbott and made Turnbull king | afr.com

Liberal leadership: the faceless men who stalked Abbott and made Turnbull king | afr.com | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
The lead strategist in the move against Tony Abbott only entered the Senate last July and has has a reputation as a campaign genius.
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No, PM, we don't have the answer

No, PM, we don't have the answer | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
No, Prime Minister, the Australian experience does not offer anything remotely useful to countries dealing with the biggest refugee crisis since the Second World War.
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11,000 Icelanders Offer to House Syrian Refugees

11,000 Icelanders Offer to House Syrian Refugees | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
Outpouring comes after officials said Iceland would only take 50 refugees.
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The slow death of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

The slow death of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
FOI needs a strong independent advocate. Powerful enemies are circling.
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One Entsch at a time: the Libs crawl toward same-sex marriage –

One Entsch at a time: the Libs crawl toward same-sex marriage – | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
Margot Saville went along to hear Liberal MP Warren Entsch speak at a pro-gay marriage event.
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Pauline Hanson's 'kiss of death' for Scott Morrison

Pauline Hanson's 'kiss of death' for Scott Morrison | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
In what has been described as the "kiss of death", Pauline Hanson has named the MP she thinks should become prime minister - Scott Morrison.
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Tony Abbott: determined to lead the Whitlam government of our time?

Tony Abbott: determined to lead the Whitlam government of our time? | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
Canberra observed: the Coalition parties may soon face a choice not just of losing an election, but seeing their reputation for good government going with it too.
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Politicians’ expenses post-Bronwyn Bishop: four reforms gaining traction

Politicians’ expenses post-Bronwyn Bishop: four reforms gaining traction | Politics, News, CAFF | Scoop.it
From logging expenses online in real time to establishing an independent oversight authority, momentum is building to reform the entitlements system
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