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Australian senate rejects proposed visa, citizenship curbs

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's lawmakers have rejected legislation that would tighten citizenship and foreign worker visa rules, a blow to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull who had sought to stop a loss..
Reuters

Australian Senate considers new rules after burka stunt

australian senate considers new rules after burka stunt
The Senate will consider introducing dress standards after a far-right leader caused controversy.
BBC News

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Republicans hit high gear on their plan to reform the US tax code on Thursday night. The Senate passed its 2018 fiscal year budget resolution, clearing a major hurdle on the track to tax reform. With..
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News video: Greens Senator Receives Automated 'Vote No' Call From Cory Bernardi

Greens Senator Receives Automated 'Vote No' Call From Cory Bernardi 00:25

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young was the recipient of a robocall created by fellow senator, and conservative, Cory Bernardi, who launched a campaign to share his views on the same-sex marriage survey..
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News video: Nick Xenophon Quits Senate to Run for Local Seat

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In true quirky Nick Xenophon style, the independent politician strolled into his own press conference on October 6 carrying a lectern, before announcing he was quitting the Senate to run for the state..
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News video: Australian Government to Investigate Google and Facebook as Media Reforms Pass the Senate

Australian Government to Investigate Google and Facebook as Media Reforms Pass the Senate 23:39

The Australian Senate passed new legislation that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said was a “welcome” reform to media practice on Friday, September 15.The Broadcasting Legislation..
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News video: Senators Give Emotional Response to Anti-Vilification Bill During Marriage Equality Debate

Senators Give Emotional Response to Anti-Vilification Bill During Marriage Equality Debate 13:40

Senators Penny Wong and Janet Rice gave emotional responses to an anti-vilification bill introduced to the Senate on Wednesday, September 13.Mathias Cormann’s bill seeks to fine people who..
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Pauline Hanson: Far-right One Nation leader wears burqa into Australian Senate chamber calling for ban

'To ridicule that community, to drive it into a corner, to mock its religious garments is an appalling thing to do and I would ask you to reflect on what you have done'
Independent

Pauline Hanson wears burka in Australian Senate

pauline hanson wears burka in australian senate
The Australian far-right leader's stunt came ahead of her bid to ban the garment in the nation.
BBC News

Same-sex marriage a step closer as Australian Senate inquiry rejects discriminatory measures

A Senate inquiry into equal marriage has moved the issue a step closer as it unanimously rejected several measures to discriminate LGBT people.
PinkNews

Same-sex marriage will ‘destroy the whole human race’, Australian parliament told

A Sikh community leader has told the Australian Senate that marriage equality "will destroy the whole human race".
PinkNews

Australian Senate gives PM milestone victory, then defeat

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull secured the passage of some cornerstone legislation on Wednesday but quickly suffered an embarrassing defeat of a government plan for a..
Reuters

Australian Senate will debate equal marriage on Thursday after vote avoided

Australia's Senate will debate same-sex marriage on Thursday - but the issue will likely be prevented from coming to a vote
PinkNews

Australia Senate tells PM: Just pass same-sex marriage now

The Australian Senate has passed a motion calling on the PM to scrap plans for a distant 'public vote' on same-sex marriage, to act on the issue now.
PinkNews

Australian Electoral Commission warned over failure to enrol 1.2m voters

Report from Australian National Audit Office finds the electoral commission has still not taken action to fix a series of failings following the botched 2013 Senate elections in Western..
guardian.co.uk


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