Penny Ying-yen Wong

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Name: Penny Ying-yen Wong
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Brandis misses the finer points of free speech

The consensus on climate change is the effect of free speech as John Stuart Mill theorised it, it is not a threat to free speech as George Brandis so wrongly argues, writes Henry Martyn Lloyd."I'm a John Stuart Mill man," says Senator George Brandis ... [Published ABC Online - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ladies of wine face off in dessert com

At a recent event in Coonawarra, 12 female wine makers from around Australia gathered to celebrate rural women and rural life.But they were also there to compete.Each had brought a dessert to enter into competition, with the only rule being that it had ... [Published Efficient Farming - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 2 reports

Column - First they came for the Catholics and sceptics

FIRST they came for the Catholics and climate sceptics. Beware: the true bigots will next reach for your throat, too.Attorney-General George Brandis, raised a Catholic, was right last week: “The Left haas embraced a new authoritarianism.”They have given ... [Published Herald Sun - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 4 reports

Brandis got confused

GEORGE Brandis is confused. About free speech, the issue he seems to spend all his time thinking and writing and talking about.In an interview with the British Spiked Online about his plans to amend the Racial Discrimination Act, the Attorney-General ... [Published The Australian - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Joe Bullock proves Labor Party's need for reform: Lousie Pratt

Outgoing West Australian senator Louise Pratt launched a blistering attack on her Labor running mate Joe Bullock on Wednesday, labelling him a "deeply homophobic" person who is disloyal to his own party.Senator Pratt, who conceded she would lose her seat, ... [Published WA Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

You're a feminist not an extremist: Penny Wong

Every now and again we need to remember what feminism's already achieved, as well as a wake-up call regarding how much work there's still to do.We also need reminding that progress on gender equality can quickly go backwards.Senator Penny Wong managed ... [Published Women's Agenda - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

‘Feminism is not an extreme term,’ says Penny Wong | World news

Penny Wong has appealed to conservatives and progressives to “own” the “f-word” – feminist – in the name of women’s freedom of choice and because equality of opportunity has not been achieved.Wong took direct aim at Senator Michaelia Cash, the minister ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Free trade deal: Government MP George

A Government MP has hit out at the trade deal struck by Prime Minister Tony Abbott with his Japanese counterpart, questioning the value of an agreement that does not have a "significant benefit for Australian agriculture".Acting Prime Minister Warren ... [Published Efficient Farming - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Japanese submarines would breach promises to SA, says Wong

The Federal Opposition has expressed alarm at suggestions the Government might buy off-the-shelf submarines from Japan rather than build more in Adelaide.Acting Opposition Leader Penny Wong says Tony Abbott made firm promises to South Australians, ahead ... [Published ABC Online - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Government hopeful of Japan trade deal

Federal government frontbencher Mitch Fifield says Trade Minister Andrew Robb has a 'pretty good strike rate' when it comes to negotiating trade agreements.Prime Minister Tony Abbott is in Tokyo to finalise a free trade deal with Japan and is due to meet ... [Published Sky News Australia - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 4 reports

Labor licks its wounds at WA poll (AAP)

AAP Labor Senate leader Penny Wong says the party's results off the WA senate re-run was disappointing.Labor senate leader Penny Wong says the party needs to have a good, hard look at itself after it was punished by West Australian voters in the senate ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

TRANSCRIPT: George Brandis Said Much More Than 'People Have A Right To Be Bigoted'

Comments in the Senate by the Attorney-General George Brandis that Australians have “a right to be bigots” have prompted an angry reaction from some quarters as the Federal Government prepares to roll back provisions of the Racial Discrimination Act that ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Mar 24 2014]

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Brandis misses the finer points of free speech [Published ABC Online - Apr 21 2014]
Ladies of wine face off in dessert com [Published Efficient Farming - Apr 21 2014]
Column - First they came for the Catholics and ... [Published Herald Sun - Apr 20 2014]
The new church of bigotry [Published Herald Sun - Apr 20 2014]
Brandis got confused [Published The Australian - Apr 19 2014]
George Brandis: sidelining climate change denie... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
Climate change proponents using 'mediaeval' tac... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 18 2014]
Sidelining climate change deniers 'deplorable' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Tony Abbott denies meeting Australian Water Hol... [Published Canberra Times - Apr 17 2014]
Sinodinos ministry return uncertain [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 17 2014]
O'Farrell's resignation came at the peak of his... [Published ABC Online - Apr 17 2014]
Joe Bullock proves Labor Party's need for refor... [Published WA Today - Apr 16 2014]
Jacqui Lambie stands by national service call on Q [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Apr 15 2014]
Penny Wong calls for positive policy to counter... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Q&A’s all-female panel separates the ‘man hatin... [Published Women's Agenda - Apr 15 2014]
Western Victoria and South East South Australia... [Published ABC Online - Apr 15 2014]
Australia debates repeal of parts of racial dis... [Published Ifex - Apr 14 2014]
Bill Shorten’s plan to democratise Labor [Published WA Today - Apr 14 2014]
Trade bill garners support [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
You're a feminist not an extremist: Penny Wong [Published Women's Agenda - Apr 14 2014]
Am I a feminist? Four women reply (and they're ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
‘Feminism is not an extreme term,’ says Penny W... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]
QandA gig for Lambie [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 11 2014]
Wong: feminism not an extreme term [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
Jobs alarm as fourth warship put ‘off the table’ [Published Adelaide Now - Apr 10 2014]
Acting Labor leader Penny Wong says feminism is... [Published Canberra Times - Apr 10 2014]
Jacqui Lambie to appear on Q [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Apr 10 2014]
United Voice calls on Joe Bullock to resign fro... [Published Brisbane Times - Apr 10 2014]
Free trade or a free kick for ideologues? [Published Business Spectator - Apr 09 2014]
The Australian Medical Association blasts consi... [Published ABC Online - Apr 09 2014]
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PT6M13S http://www.smh.com.au/action/externalEm... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 18 2014]
5:41pm:Ciao. Prime Minister Tony Abbott departs Question Time on Monday. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen 5:38pm: But before we do, what did we learn today? Everyone’s a bit rattled by the poll results of the weekend. Bill Shorten is seeking votes in science, ...
Why I am proud to march at my first Mardi Gras ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 28 2014]
Penny Wong: Mardi Gras is an affirmation for those confident enough to march, but also for those still coming to terms with their sexuality. And now, we need to win the argument for marriage equality Penny Wong ...
Live article connection interrupted. Please ref... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Feb 27 2014]
6:06pm: As we head off for a kale smoothie, what did we learn today? When there are no magic wands, $300 million or so will have to do;Compared to the Craig Thomson affair, the government has been a model of public administration over its handling ...
Another Week of Anthropocene Antics, February 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 24 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Information Overload is Pattern RecognitionFebruary 23, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , G20 ...
Australia's free trade agreement with South Kor... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 20 2014]
Penny Wong: Labor has some outstanding questions regarding the ‘trophy’ deal: does the agreement deliver the best deal for Australian jobs? Is the promised access to Korea’s markets real? Penny Wong ...
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