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Victorian Labor requires legal action against member amid allegations of branch stacking

Posted December 10, 2015 22:18:35 Connected Story: Labor members to have cards torn up over membership irregularities Connected Story: Shorten favours female candidate to replace retiring Victorian MP The conflict more than branch stacking in the Victorian division of the Labor Celebration has intensified, with the party taking legal action to force a dissident member…


Grand Mufti thanks Burke for assistance amid criticism of Paris attacks comments

Posted December 02, 2015 00:26:26 Australia’s Grand Mufti has personally thanked Labor MP Tony Burke for defending him during a speech to Federal Parliament, showing how closely the Islamic cleric is following the political debate in Canberra. Ibrahim Abu Mohamed has come under fire for initially failing to condemn the Paris terrorist attacks, with Sources…


Medicare debate on hold amid strong opposition

Posted December 01, 2015 12:48:41 Map: Australia The Federal Government has suspended discussions on its modifications to Medicare following repeated delays in the Senate. The bill, recognized as the Overall health Insurance Amendment (Security Net) Bill, aims to save the Government a lot more than $ 260 million by lowering the threshold for some services…