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3 weeks ago

The Tasmanian Independent

The Australian Greens
Our democracy shouldn't be for sale.

But Labor and the Liberals have taken $100,000,000 from big corporations since 2012, corrupting our democracy and rewarding their big corporate mates.

The Greens are announcing our plan to clean up politics and get the influence of big money out, so we can create a future for all of us.
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1 month ago

The Tasmanian Independent

AS I keep saying it is a pity she can't be PM of the Australia.

SBS Australia
Be on the right side of history, says NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

She delivered this powerful rebuke to leaders who refuse to act on climate change.
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2 months ago

The Tasmanian Independent

Guardian Australia
Best of 2018: The stark contrast between Jacinda Ardern and Trump's speeches at the UN was one of our most watched videos of the year.

Donald J. Trump was laughed at. New Zealand's prime minsister received thunderous applause. See the wildly contrasting styles of the two world leaders in their speeches to the United Nations general assembly.
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3 months ago

The Tasmanian Independent

Andrew Wilkie - Independent for Denison
The Government didn’t have the numbers to stop a motion for a federal integrity commission. It’s good to see the now power-sharing Parliament reflect the will of the people but don’t hold your breath that this Government will act on it.
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SBS News
This is how Iceland turned its teenagers from heavy drinkers to model citizens.
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SBS News
Scotland used to be the most violent country in the developed world - then it started treating violence as a health problem.
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3 months ago

The Tasmanian Independent

Senator Peter Whish-Wilson
The Australian Government will only ever talk about Japan's whaling program when we raise it in Parliament, like I did today. Yesterday the whaling fleet left port in Japan, headed for the Southern Ocean to slaughter 333 minke whales. Yet this coming Friday, Australia will be rolling out the red carpet to the Prime Minister of Japan and we don't even know if Australia will raise formal objections with him at all.
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5 months ago

The Tasmanian Independent

Andrew Wilkie holding this government to account

Andrew Wilkie - Independent for Denison
The Minister for Home Affairs has repeatedly refused requests from medical professionals to transfer from Nauru to Australia the traumatised children urgently needing medical treatment.
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6 months ago

The Tasmanian Independent

SBS Australia
Who’s driving Australia’s alcohol consumption, baby boomers or millennials?

The Feed SBS VICELAND checks the numbers.
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