Andrew Wilkie

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Move to disallow $18m leadership program grant pitched by David Hurley
Greens senator David Shoebridge says grant impacts ‘independence’ of governor general’s office and Scott Morrison should have rejected requests for support

Paul Karp

05, Sep, 2022 @11:04 AM

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Assange family barred from taking book about WikiLeaks founder into Australia’s parliament
Family planned to distribute book, deemed ‘protest material’ by security, to MPs and media as they urged government to intervene in proposed extradition

Christopher Knaus

05, Aug, 2022 @8:39 AM

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Labor MP Milton Dick emerges as frontrunner for Speaker role despite factional divisions
Member for Oxley in Queensland is in close contest with Victorian MP Rob Mitchell for the coveted position

Sarah Martin

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Anthony Albanese’s choice of Speaker will be key to transforming our testosterone-fuelled parliament | Ellen Fanning
There is speculation the prime minister might choose a truly independent umpire, with Andrew Wilkie’s name mentioned

Ellen Fanning

28, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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What happens if there is a hung parliament: how would independents approach talks and what is non-negotiable?
Read the full responses from independent candidates and crossbench MPs surveyed

Christopher Knaus

12, May, 2022 @2:46 AM

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Parliament should intervene to protect whistleblower’s communications to MP, committee says
NSW clubs lobby has applied to federal court to access correspondence between former employee Troy Stolz and Andrew Wilkie

Christopher Knaus

26, Oct, 2021 @5:40 AM

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ClubsNSW demands pokies whistleblower stop crowdfunding for court case
Lawyers have written to Troy Stolz telling him to take down his GoFundMe page and return all the money raised so far

Christopher Knaus

24, Jun, 2021 @7:31 AM

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ClubsNSW threatens to try to force media to hand over emails with pokies whistleblower
Troy Stolz told to set aside $150,000 from sale of house to cover lobby group’s court costs

Christopher Knaus

15, Jun, 2021 @4:58 AM

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Andrew Wilkie warns he will have ‘a lot to say’ in parliament about whistleblower’s battle with ClubsNSW
Tasmanian MP says parliamentary privilege is ‘absolute’ and crucial for whistleblowers such as Troy Stolz

Christopher Knaus

04, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Tasmania's vow to reform political donation laws shines spotlight on federal inaction
Federal government will soon have weakest donation laws in Australia as Tasmania expected to require donations of at least $5,000 to be disclosed

Christopher Knaus

16, Feb, 2021 @8:27 AM

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Australian government gags debate to ram environmental law changes through lower house
The move outrages Labor, the Greens, crossbench MPs and conservationists with the legislation now headed to the Senate

Lisa Cox

03, Sep, 2020 @10:04 AM

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Queensland Labor joins calls to prevent 'corrosive' Australian political donations law
Branch calls for Coalition bill to be opposed over potential to open door to banned donations in inquiry instigated by Greens and Jacqui Lambie

Paul Karp

13, Jul, 2020 @8:09 AM

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