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Company tax Bill vote on hold with Nick Xenophon on bereavement leave

The Advertiser - March 29, 2017

Others are more pragmatic, and optimistic they can reach a compromise with the Nick Xenophon Team, whose three crossbench Senators can block bills that Labor and the Greens also oppose. Senator Xenophon has said he will vote in favour of company ...and more »

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'It's the only plan Australia has': business pleads to Senate for company tax cuts

The Sydney Morning Herald - March 29, 2017

The Nick Xenophon Team have said they could only support a cut to 27.5 per cent for companies with a turnover of up to $10 million. Senator Xenophon left Canberra early on Wednesday because of a family bereavement and it was unclear whether he would ...and more »

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Opposition swings crossbenchers to block Coalition's penalty rates cut

The New Daily - March 29, 2017

One Nation, the Nick Xenophon Team and crossbench senator Derryn Hinch reversed their positions and will now back Labor's bill when it is debated in the Upper House tomorrow. It comes as the Senate last night passed, as a matter of urgency, a motion ...and more »

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Brandis set to scale back 18C changes after failing to clear crossbench

The Australian - March 29, 2017

The amendment before the Senate would make it an offence to “harass” on the grounds of race to replace the repealed words, in a change that is meant to apply a stricter test that will raise the bar on complaints. Labor, the Greens and the Nick Xenophon ...and more »

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Crossbench backflips on penalty rate cuts

The Australian - March 29, 2017

Labor expects its bill to be debated tomorrow morning and hopes to secure passage through the Senate by midday with the support of the Greens, One Nation, and the Nick Xenophon Team, as well as Derryn Hinch and Jacqui Lambie. Once it passes, the bill ...and more »

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Company tax Bill vote on hold with Nick Xenophon on bereavement leave

The Advertiser - March 29, 2017

Others are more pragmatic, and optimistic they can reach a compromise with the Nick Xenophon Team, whose three crossbench Senators can block bills that Labor and the Greens also oppose. Senator Xenophon has said he will vote in favour of company ...and more »

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Cervical cancer vaccination rates for teenage girls in country SA among the worst

The Advertiser - March 30, 2017

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report for 2014-15, released today, reveals significant variations in immunisation rates across the country. In Adelaide, 75.8 per cent of girls were fully immunised. Across South Australia, the rate was ...and more »

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Hazelwood station shutdown to lift power bills 20pc

The Australian - March 29, 2017

He said the market was out of balance because long-running carbon and energy policy uncertainty had stalled investment in new generation capacity as ageing power plants such as Hazelwood, Wallerawang in NSW and Northern in South Australia ...and more »

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What we'll do to keep the lights on post Hazelwood: grid operator

The Sydney Morning Herald - March 29, 2017

In an interview with Fairfax Media, the Australian Energy Market Operator [AEMO] said Hazelwood's closure would be offset by the availability of three mothballed gas-fired stations – one each in South Australia, Tasmania and Queensland – and large ...and more »

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