Penny Ying-yen Wong

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First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Submarine plan ‘driven by politics’

Source: Supplied “OPTION J” — a codename for plans to buy submarines from Japan — was the “worst-kept secret” at the Adelaide Defence and Industry conference this week, a senior Defence analyst says. Mark Thomson is from the Australian Strategic Policy ... [Published - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Chris Back’s Views On Clive Palmer

[embedded content]CLICK on the player above to watch the interview on the “Evening News”.Interview TranscriptIt seems that some Australians were relieved that the Carbon Tax was finally axed. But, in the past two weeks it has been suggested that Clive ... [Published WAMN - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tasmanian Labor Party votes to ban non-party members from serving in future cabinets

Labor's Tasmanian branch has voted to bar non-party members from ever again entering Labor-led state cabinets.The ALP has held its first conference since its comprehensive defeat at the March state election, when voters reduced the party's numbers in ... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Stay strong, Wong tells Tas Labor

TASMANIAN Labor should not spend too long licking its wounds from a gutting election loss, Senator Penny Wong has told the state party's conference. ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Coalition's ''twisted priorities'': Wong

LABOR Leader in the Senate, Penny Wong, has told a state conference of party faithful that the Coalition Government's budget is a ''vicious attack'' based on ''twisted priorities''. LABOR Leader in the Senate, Penny Wong, has told a state conference of ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Shorten on principle

Julia Gillard was only too happy to engage with this organisation whose long, tawdry list of offences against GLBTI people and families confirm it’s not so much the Australian Christian Lobby as the Australian Anti-Queer Lobby. She drew the line only ... [Published Gay News Network - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 3 reports

Senate approves carbon tax repeal bill

The Senate has voted 39-32 to scrap the carbon tax.There was confusion in the upper house when government leader Eric Abetz missed an opportunity to give notice of a time for the vote.He asked Senate President Stephen Parry to "bear with him" while he ... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 8 reports

WATCH: Penny Wong lashes out at homophobic behaviour in Australia’s sporting culture

South Australian Senator Penny Wong has lashed out at homophobic behaviour in Australia’s sporting culture during a passionate address to the Senate.Openly gay Senator Wong began today’s address by praising champion swimmer Ian Thorpe for coming out saying ... [Published Gay News Network - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 5 reports

Wong: We’re closer to gay marriage

Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm has called for a conscience vote on same-sex marriage.AUSTRALIA is edging closer to allowing same sex marriage, according to Labor Senator Penny Wong.Her optimism matches a Crosby Textor poll showing the majority ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Aust edging towards gay marriage: Wong

Source: AAP LABOR frontbencher Penny Wong believes Australia is edging towards allowing gay marriage as pressure mounts on Tony Abbott to allow his MPs a conscience vote. NEW Senate crossbencher David Leyonhjelm has flagged he will introduce a private ... [Published - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

Senate rejects the Government's bid to abolish the carbon tax

MARK COLVIN: The Senate has thwarted the Government's bid to scrap the carbon tax today.This morning the Prime Minister declared "today's the day" but within hours Palmer United senators and Motoring Enthusiast Party Senator Ricky Muir combined with Labor ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 5 reports

Labor: PUP ‘poodles’ fail first test

An unhappy day at the office for the Abbott government as the new senate flexes its muscles and stalls voting down the carbon taxIT WAS a big day for Clive Palmer’s new Senate team, but already they’re being slammed for lacking “courage” and failing in ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jul 08 2014]

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Sass Place co-founder makes final 15 [Published In-Business - 9 hours ago]
Australians Are Deeply Concerned About U.S. Pro... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 30 2014]
Submarine plan ‘driven by politics’ [Published - Jul 30 2014]
Chris Back’s Views On Clive Palmer [Published WAMN - Jul 29 2014]
Why Combet rejected PM offer, and tweeting [Published Prime 7 - Jul 29 2014]
Grace Preschool inspires intergenerational garden [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Jul 28 2014]
Tasmanian Labor Party votes to ban non-party me... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 26 2014]
Stay strong, Wong tells Tas Labor [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Jul 26 2014]
Coalition's ''twisted priorities'': Wong [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jul 26 2014]
Combet: The day Julia Gillard told me she would... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 25 2014]
Shorten on principle [Published Gay News Network - Jul 25 2014]
Poll: Carbon Tax Reused for Renewables Could Wo... [Published Triple Pundit - Jul 24 2014]
Labor must get its storystraight on LGBTI issues [Published Same Same - Jul 23 2014]
A Gay Father's Open Letter To Ian Thorpe [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 21 2014]
Two Years After Coming Into Effect, Australia K... [Published Environmental News Network - Jul 18 2014]
Australia makes history by axing carbon tax [Published Fierce Energy - Jul 18 2014]
How parlour politics trumped problem-solving an... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 18 2014]
Australian Women’s Weekly editor on how its lat... [Published Mumbrella - Jul 18 2014]
Bring killers to justice: Abbott [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 18 2014]
Politics Live: July 18, 2014 [Published Canberra Times - Jul 18 2014]
Russian ambassador hauled in to explain [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 18 2014]
Rolling coverage of flight MH17 shot down over ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Jul 18 2014]
Australian politicians hold a minute's silence ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Jul 18 2014]
Politics Live: July 18, 2014 [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 18 2014]
Abbott finally gets carbon tax axed [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jul 17 2014]
Politics Live: July 17, 2014 [Published Canberra Times - Jul 17 2014]
Carbon price falls - Kevin Rudd’s day of shame [Published Business Spectator - Jul 17 2014]
Passions at play as senators make final case fo... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Carbon Tax finally axed [Published ABC Online - Jul 17 2014]
Analysis: Abbott claims scalp of 'toxic tax' [Published ABC Online - Jul 17 2014]
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PT6M13S [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 | - 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 | - 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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