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Perth Liberal state conference: GST and Secession

Perth Liberal state conference: GST and Secession

September 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Perth annual Liberal Party state conference has yielded interesting results, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull promising GST reform and a motion for WA to secede and establish financial independence. Turnbull promised reform of the GST system, moving towards establishing a 70% floor on...

All the awful: a ghastly start to the Federal Election

All the awful: a ghastly start to the Federal Election

Tim Meuzelaar, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2016


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The Federal Election season has only just begun but has already spawned some questionable moments on what will be one of the longest campaign trails in Australian political history — and the last time it was this long, they certainly didn't have Twitter. With the current PM out of touch, a former...

Doubly dissolution-ed? What would win a student vote

Doubly dissolution-ed? What would win a student vote

Ryan Langley, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2016


Filed under News

Australian politics seems to be all over the place at the moment. With a double dissolution looming on the horizon and a same-sex marriage plebiscite just around the corner, ECU Daily asked students around campus what they thought of everything going on. Here is what people had to say — kicking...

Political Poker played in the Senate

Political Poker played in the Senate

Zeta Morgan, Staff reporter

March 23, 2016


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Australian politics has become a game of poker after Malcolm Turnbull announced a double dissolution if the ABCC bill is not passed, forcing a possible early election. Mr Turnbull called the Senate’s bluff and declared Australia will be heading back to the polls on 2 July if Senators do not pass...

Abbott unloads on Morrison: “He badly misled people”

Abbott unloads on Morrison: “He badly misled people”

Christopher May, Staff reporter

September 24, 2015


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Tony Abbott may have pledged to never background journalists or leak against colleagues, but speaking to The Daily Telegraph he pulled no punches on his recount of events leading up to last week's leadership spill. Mr Abbott claimed Scott Morrison never warned him of an upcoming leadership challenge...

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