Country Liberal Party

Type: Organization
Name: Country Liberal Party
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

NT political donation inquiry rescinded

A wide-ranging inquiry into political donations promised by the Northern Territory government has been dumped for one narrower in focus, much to the outrage of the opposition.The NT's only independent member Gerry Wood succeeded in August in passing a ... [Published 9News.com.au - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 4 reports

CLP and Labor both claim bragging rights after Lauren Moss wins Casuarina by-election (ABC)

Labor and the Country Liberal Party (CLP) are each claiming bragging rights in the Casuarina by-election, with both saying they lost votes to the "incumbency factor". ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 3 reports

Casuarina by-election underway, with Lauren Moss and Harry Kypreos the favourites (ABC)

Voting is underway in the Northern Territory's Casuarina by-election, with the Country Liberal Party (CLP) needing a swing of more than 9.3 per cent to take the seat from Labor. ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Email appears to provide evidence of undeclared electoral donations to CLP

MARK COLVIN: The ABC has obtained an extraordinary email which appears to provide key evidence that a private company being investigated by the Australian Electoral Commission funnelled undeclared campaign donations to the Northern Territory Country Liberals' ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Terry Mills held 'director role' in Foundation 51 while NT chief minister, emails claim (ABC)

Explosive emails obtained by the ABC claim that in 2012 the Northern Territory's then chief minister, Terry Mills, secretly held "a directorial role" in Foundation 51, a company that its opponents say is a private "slush fund" for the Country Liberal ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Palmer United Party Loses All Representation In QLD Parliament As State MP Carl Judge Goes Independent

State MP Carl Judge has quit the Palmer United Party (PUP) in a move which may impair the party’s chances of winning a key electorate in the Sunshine Coast.Billionaire businessman Clive Palmer’s diminished party has lost all representation in the Queensland ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

NT politician Dave Tollner to stay with CLP after weeks shooting, fishing and doing "important work" in wilderness

National Territory politician Dave Tollner has said he will stay with the Country Liberal Party despite handing in his resignation to the Chief Minister.The former Deputy Chief Minister and Treasurer resigned from the ministry over homophobic slurs he ... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

No police call centre for Katherine: Giles

Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister says police call centre in Katherine ruled out in 2012.DESPITE renewed calls by furious residents for a dedicated police call centre in Katherine, Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Adam Giles says ... [Published Katherine Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

NT by-election set for October 18

Territorians face their second by-election this year following the resignation of long-serving Labor MLA Kon Vatskalis.The member for Casuarina resigned from parliament on Thursday after 13 years.In 2001, he won the seat when Labor took Darwin's northern ... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Protesters rally at Bess Price's office after water supply cut at Aboriginal community of Whitegate

Holding signs that included "turn on the tap" and "water is a human right", dozens of people have protested against a decision to cut off water to an Aboriginal community in Central Australia.The protesters included MLA Alison Anderson - formerly of the ... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Questions hang over Maley resignation

MYSTERY continues to surround the sudden resignation of Northern Territory magistrate Peter Maley.HE resigned from his post of 11 months on Monday night, hours after asking News Corp Australia for more time to respond to questions put to him on Friday ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Father of NT minister's homophic abuse victim apologises for media coverage

_ David Tollner as a federal MP in 2004. Photograph: Alan Porritt/AAP A Northern Territory politician and father of a staffer who was subject to homophobic remarks by the deputy chief minister, David Tollner, has apologised to Tollner for the incident ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]

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"I will be mortified if this information becomes widely known. It must be closely held for obvious reasons" wrote the Foundation's director Graeme Lewis
"I further move that this Parliament suspends standing orders pursuant to standing order 306 so as to allow a motion which rescinds the motion of Mr Wood the Member for Nelson on the 20th of August 2014 under the Inquiries Act relating to political donations" he said

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NT political donation inquiry rescinded [Published 9News.com.au - Oct 22 2014]
NT Parliament debates axing political donations... [Published ABC Online - Oct 22 2014]
NT Parliament debates axing inquiry into 20 yea... [Published Prime 7 - Oct 22 2014]
CLP and Labor both claim bragging rights after ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 19 2014]
CLP and Labor both claim bragging rights after ... [Published Prime 7 - Oct 19 2014]
Labor's Lauren Moss wins Casuarina by-election [Published Prime 7 - Oct 18 2014]
Labor's Lauren Moss wins Casuarina by-election ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 18 2014]
Casuarina by-election vote count begins, with e... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 18 2014]
Casuarina by-election live [Published The Poll Bludger - Oct 18 2014]
Casuarina by-election underway, with Lauren Mos... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 18 2014]
Casuarina by-election underway, with Lauren Mos... [Published Prime 7 - Oct 18 2014]
Tough questions for Cas candidates [Published Northern Territory News - Oct 18 2014]
Casuarina by-election: Labor Party, CLP go all ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 17 2014]
Casuarina by-election: Labor Party, CLP go all ... [Published Prime 7 - Oct 17 2014]
Email appears to provide evidence of undeclared... [Published ABC Online - Oct 16 2014]
Foundation 51: Email suggests $200,000 spent on... [Published Prime 7 - Oct 16 2014]
Terry Mills held 'director role' in Foundation ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 09 2014]
Terry Mills held 'director role' in Foundation ... [Published Prime 7 - Oct 09 2014]
Palmer United Party Loses All Representation In... [Published Business Insider Australia - Oct 09 2014]
NT politician Dave Tollner to stay with CLP aft... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 26 2014]
No police call centre for Katherine: Giles [Published Katherine Times - Sep 25 2014]
NT by-election set for October 18 [Published Prime 7 - Sep 18 2014]
Protesters rally at Bess Price's office after w... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 15 2014]
Questions hang over Maley resignation [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 27 2014]
Father of NT minister's homophic abuse victim a... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
Newman will pay for 'brain snap': Palmer [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 28 2014]
Matters Northern Territorian [Published The Poll Bludger - Apr 27 2014]
Alison Anderson a 'sideshow': NT chief [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 02 2014]
NT govt arrogant and losing touch: MP [Published Townsville Bulletin - Mar 27 2014]
Biography for Gary Nairn [Published Able2Act - Nov 21 2007]
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Casuarina by-election live [Published The Poll Bludger - Oct 18 2014]
Two by-elections today: one for the Western Australian seat of Vasse (on which you can read my thoughts here , as well as here if you’re a Crikey subscriber), where polls will close at 9pm eastern standard time; and one in the Northern Territory seat ...
Matters Northern Territorian [Published The Poll Bludger - Apr 27 2014]
Enough going on in the top end lately that it seems opportune to rope them together into a blog post: • The Palmer United Party has silently secured three seats in the 25-member parliament after recruiting the three remote-area indigenous MPs who quit ...
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