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Blog: Bill Shorten in Parliament – Motion on Australia’s non discriminatory immigration policy (15 August 2018)

I move, that this House: 1 Acknowledge the historic action of the Holt Government, with bipartisan support from the Australian Labor Party, in initiating the dismantling of the White Australia Policy. 2 Recognise that since 1973, successive Labor and Liberal National Party Governments have, with bipartisan support, pursued a racially non-discriminatory immigration policy to the … Continue reading Blog: Bill Shorten in Parliament – Motion on Australia’s non discriminatory immigration policy (15 August 2018)

News Release: Luke Hartsuyker – a legacy of under achievement and lost opportunity

LUKE HARTSUYKER - A LEGACY OF UNDER ACHIEVEMENT AND LOST OPPORTUNITY The announcement by Luke Hartsuyker that he won’t be contesting Cowper for the National Party at the next election creates an opportunity for the people of Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour and the Mid-North Coast to make a clean break toward a positive new future … Continue reading News Release: Luke Hartsuyker – a legacy of under achievement and lost opportunity

Briefing: Addressing the climate crisis – where does Labor stand?

The Economist this week has a sobering piece on the current state of global initiatives to address climate change. It opines: “Yet as the impact of climate change becomes more evident, so too does the scale of the challenge ahead. Three years after countries vowed in Paris to keep warming “well below” 2°C relative to … Continue reading Briefing: Addressing the climate crisis – where does Labor stand?