Bronwyn Bishop

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Name: Bronwyn Bishop
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Security tightened at Parliament House following terror attack in Canada

Security has been tightened at Parliament House in Canberra and government buildings around the country following today’s murderous terror attack in Canada.Amid fears of a similar attack on home soil, Prime Minister Tony Abbott assured parliament and ... [Published 9News.com.au - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Security measures ramp up

4BC Mornings: Queensland Police have increased security measures around the Parliament House and the Executive Building following the Ottawa shooting.Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart spoke to 4BC Mornings about the implications the shooting ... [Published 4BC - 12 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

XINHUA - Security upgraded at Australian parliament after Ottawa's "grim day"

Security upgraded at Australian parliament after Ottawa's "grim day"Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.CANBERRA, Oct.23 (Xinhua) -- Australian authorities are considering tougher security measures at Parliament House after a gunman stormed the Canadian legislature ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Abbott: Canada attack confirms free countries are under threat

ELEANOR HALL: Australia's National Security Committee of Cabinet met this morning in response to the Canadian shootings.The Prime Minister said that the Canadian attack is further confirmation that free countries and institutions are under threat.Like ... [Published ABC Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Women ambassadors meet Australian Foreign Minister

Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka ​Tuku’aho and the Hon. Julie Bishop MP . Canberra, 22 October 2014.Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka ​Tuku’aho, Tonga’s High Commissioner to Australia was among the women ambassadors who met Australian Foreign Minister, the Hon. ... [Published Matangi Tonga - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Crikey Political Index 16 - 21 October, 2014: Ebola finally getting some air time as Opposition attacks Government stance

The death of Gough Whitlam has dominated the last 24 hours of political coverage, but it had been a quiet week in any case, with four main movers up the list. Opposition Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Tanya Plibersek leapt up to a very rare appearance in ... [Published iSentia - 11 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Saber: IPU result reflects global confidence in our democracy

The result of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) election proved that the parliamentarians of the democratic countries have their confidence in the democracy of Bangladesh, said the newly elected IPU president Saber Hossain Chowdhury.The ruling Awami league ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Enriching Migration: Away & Home

This week began with a bit of good news: Madam Speaker of the Federal Parliament in Canberra, Ms Bronwyn Bishop, reversed her earlier decision to ban burqa-wearing visitors from sitting in the public gallery of the Parliament.They were designated places ... [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Fiji, Enrichment, Australia
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Australia lifts ban on face veil in parliament

Australia’s prime minister has intervened to overturn a ban on face veils, such as the niqab, in the federal Parliament House.The department that runs Parliament House in Canberra had announced earlier this month that “persons with facial coverings” would ... [Published Arabian Business - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

IPU President Saber Hossain Chowdhury returns home

(BSS) - Saber Hossain Chowdhury, MP, who was elected President of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) for the next three years, returned home today.Chowdhury also the Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Textiles and Jute, won ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bishop burqa ban backflip

The ban on wearing a burqa in Parliament House has now been reversed. The department of parliamentary services has advised members of staff that visitors still need to remove facial coverings for security at entry point, but once inside Parliament House, ... [Published Your Life Choices - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Measure to Ban Burqa in Australian Parliament Quashed

SYDNEY Australian lawmakers have thrown out a measure that called for women covering their faces with an Islamic burqa or niqab to sit in a separate public area in Parliament.The approval of the measures against veils in early October by the Speaker Bronwyn ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]

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"The body was lying just outside the door where [Mr Baird] was," Ms Bishop said. "he is safe but clearly very shaken by what is a shocking incident."
...measures at Parliament House after a gunman stormed the Canadian legislature overnight in what Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop said had "all the hallmarks of a terrorist attack."
Speaker Bronwyn Bishop told MPs on Thursday morning that the recent upgrades had included "enhanced perimeter controls and armed response capability" to stop the kind of attack that happened in Ottawa

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Security tightened at Parliament House followin... [Published 9News.com.au - 4 hours ago]
Prime Minister Tony Abbott talks of Canada as '... [Published Brisbane Times - 5 hours ago]
XINHUA - Security upgraded at Australian parlia... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 6 hours ago]
Abbott says Canada is family [Published Warwick Daily News - 6 hours ago]
Barney backs down on funding figures [Published Stock & Land - 7 hours ago]
Abbott: Canada attack confirms free countries a... [Published ABC Online - 8 hours ago]
Ottawa terrorist attack prompts worldwide step-... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 9 hours ago]
Canadian parliament attack: the identical terro... [Published WA Today - 9 hours ago]
Women ambassadors meet Australian Foreign Minister [Published Matangi Tonga - 10 hours ago]
Security upgraded at Australian parliament afte... [Published China.org.cn - 10 hours ago]
Abbott solidarity with Canada after terror [Published Townsville Bulletin - 10 hours ago]
Crikey Political Index 16 - 21 October, 2014: E... [Published iSentia - 11 hours ago]
Security measures ramp up [Published 4BC - 12 hours ago]
Ottawa shootings prompt increased security at A... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 12 hours ago]
Speaker says Australian parliament safe [Published NEWS.com.au - 13 hours ago]
‘Body was lying just outside the door’ [Published NEWS.com.au - 13 hours ago]
Speaker says Australian parliament safe [Published Melbourne Age - 13 hours ago]
Shirin, Saber accorded reception [Published New Age Bangladesh - 18 hours ago]
Saber: IPU result reflects global confidence in... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 22 hours ago]
Enriching Migration: Away & Home [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 22 2014]
Australia lifts ban on face veil in parliament [Published Arabian Business - Oct 21 2014]
IPU President Saber Hossain Chowdhury returns home [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Oct 21 2014]
Plan to make women in a burqa sit in separate g... [Published TheJournal.ie - Oct 21 2014]
Bishop burqa ban backflip [Published Your Life Choices - Oct 21 2014]
Latin American Herald Tribune - Measure to Ban ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
Controversial Parliament House Burqa Ban Dumped [Published Yahoo! 7 Lifestyle - Oct 21 2014]
THE END OF AN ERA: Have Gough's great moments b... [Published NEWS.com.au - Oct 21 2014]
Parliament's burqa ban started by radio rumour [Published ABC Online - Oct 21 2014]
10 Things: politics is a numbers game [Published The Vine - Oct 20 2014]
What brought on this mess? [Published Albury Border Mail - Oct 20 2014]
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Ottawa terrorist attack prompts worldwide step-... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 9 hours ago]
With terrorism jitters at an all-time high in Canada, Ottawa was far from the only city to spend Wednesday scrambling increased security to government buildings. Indeed, by nightfall in Ottawa, even Canada’s fellow commonwealth members had seen fit to ...
Australia abandons controversial niqab segregat... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Oct 20 2014]
A controversial plan to make women wearing the burqa or niqab sit in separate glassed public enclosures at Australia's Parliament House due to security concerns was abandoned Monday after an outcry.The backdown followed a decision on October 2 by Speaker ...
MH17 disaster included ‘substantial number’ of ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 18 2014]
SYDNEY, Australia — World-renowned AIDS researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine, officials said Friday, news that sparked an outpouring of grief across the global scientific ...
WHICH IS WITCH [Published Tim Blair - May 28 2014]
Reader David of the Riverina detects Fairfax double-standard witchcraft: Yesterday’s Wodonga Border Mail ran this Broelman cartoon which depicts Bronwyn Bishop as… ...
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