Nick Xenophon

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Federal election 2022: what are the chances for each party in the Senate and who will win?
The makeup of the Senate will be crucial to the success of the next Australian government: here is a prediction of the seats most likely to change

Ben Raue

19, May, 2022 @11:11 PM

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Rex Patrick takes aim at Nick Xenophon over Huawei in parliament remarks as former senator rejoins race
Senator likens Xenophon’s previous work for Chinese telco to working ‘for the German companies Krupp or Messerschmitt in 1938’ in senate debate

Katharine Murphy Political editor

30, Mar, 2022 @1:42 AM

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From Lambie’s ‘loud girl’ to Ericmentum, Tasmania’s fierce Senate race is a taste of what’s to come | Katharine Murphy
Weeks out from the 2022 federal election, it pays to remember the House contest determines who governs but the Senate always shapes what happens next

Katharine Murphy

25, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Rex Patrick, accidental senator: ‘I do cause trouble. But it’s public interest trouble’
He’s a gadfly, obsessive, a dog with a bone. The bureaucrats who face his relentless grilling might be surprised to know he isn’t always so headstrong

Tory Shepherd

21, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Nick Xenophon defends his new role with controversial telco Huawei – as it happened
Former senator says his job is simply to correct untruths and slurs against the Chinese technology giant. This blog is now closed

Christopher Knaus

02, Dec, 2019 @7:15 AM

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'Public at risk': bill to ban flammable cladding imports returns to Senate
Centre Alliance says it will reintroduce a bill to ban the import of combustible cladding

Paul Karp

23, Aug, 2019 @10:00 PM

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Rebekha Sharkie credits 'people power' with byelection victory
Live export ban and ABC funding among top priorities, Centre Alliance MP says

Anne Davies

29, Jul, 2018 @5:08 AM

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Seeing red: the personal feuds and party splits that plague the Senate
Almost two years on from the double dissolution election, its effects are still being felt with an endless game of musical chairs

Amy Remeikis

03, Jun, 2018 @12:30 AM

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Ghost water, poor planning and theft: how the Murray-Darling plan fell apart
More than five years and $9bn since the basin plan began, the Murray-Darling river system is in crisis. In a series of in-depth features and articles this week, Guardian Australia will explore what’s gone wrong

Anne Davies

04, Apr, 2018 @6:00 PM

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SA Best vows to crack down on attack ads after 'dirty' election campaign
Frank Pangallo denounces campaigns from pokies lobby, unions and major parties, and calls for independent authority to judge ‘truth in advertising’

Max Opray

19, Mar, 2018 @11:58 PM

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South Australian Liberals claim victory after 16 years in opposition
Party led by Steven Marshall looks almost certain to achieve a majority, while Nick Xenophon’s SA Best is disappointed

Max Opray in Adelaide

17, Mar, 2018 @12:49 PM

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How two third-party insurgencies pulled up short in Australia's super Saturday | Katharine Murphy
Labor’s victory in Batman is a standout, while Nick Xenophon struggled to win votes in South Australia

Katharine Murphy Political editor

17, Mar, 2018 @12:39 PM

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