Tag: Liberal

Never ‘burn economy’ for sake of image, Liberal MP says

Posted December 14, 2015 01:46:18 A Liberal MP says the Federal Government should not revise its greenhouse reduction targets following the signing of the historic climate modify deal in Paris. The international climate adjust conference adopted an international accord on Sunday, aimed at transforming the world’s fossil fuel-driven economy within decades and slowing the pace…


Dwindling fuel supplies putting Australia’s safety at danger: Liberal senator

Updated December 09, 2015 00:29:29 Liberal senator Bill Heffernan has warned Australia’s safety is getting put at risk since of its dwindling fuel supplies and is urging the Government to address the problem. According to an International Power Agency agreement, Australia is obliged to have at least 90 days of fuel in storage, but its…


Liberal Trent Zimmerman wins North Sydney seat

Updated December 05, 2015 22:26:57 Trent Zimmerman has won the Federal by-election in North Sydney despite an almost 14 per cent swing against the party. “Not all of the votes have been counted however, but it’s very clear that with over 50 per cent of the ballots in that the Government is going to retain…


Men should remain in Syria, Iraq to fight Islamic State: Liberal backbencher

Posted December 01, 2015 14:01:31 A former Abbott government frontbencher has criticised male asylum seekers who seek refuge overseas instead of fighting for their homeland. Liberal backbencher Bob Baldwin told Parliament last evening that it was “a bit wealthy” to expect coalition soldiers to fight in nations such as Syria and Iraq when appropriately aged…