Ron Boswell

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Name: Ron Boswell
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Abbott told to put leash on unruly PUP

Former Nationals senator Ron Boswell said the Queensland developer and politician had forfeited his right to sit in Parliament after his racist outburst on the ABC’s Q&A program this week. Mr Boswell’s remarks will place pressure on Prime Minister Tony ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Show Palmer the party is over

WE WERE warned. Before he left the Senate seven weeks ago, Queensland political veteran Ron Boswell said Clive Palmer had to be taken on rather than negotiated with. Well, we’ve now had the full Palmer, the racist bully unplugged, lashing out at the world’s ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Pollies honoured for long service

FORMER Member for Hinkler Paul Neville made a trip back to Canberra to be part of a long-standing Nationals' tradition to recognise the contribution of six retired federal politicians. The presentation of engraved silver jugs to retiring members, affectionately ... [Published NewsMail - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Parry to keep eye on Senate

TASMANIAN Liberal Senator Stephen Parry said he would keep a close eye on several ``special senators'' after being elected as President of the Senate yesterday. TASMANIAN Liberal Senator Stephen Parry said he would keep a close eye on several ``special ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sweet deal turning sour

MORE petrol has been thrown on the fire raging in the Queensland sugar industry with the announcement that MSF Sugar with mills in Maryborough, Mulgrave, South Johnstone and Tableland is following the country’s biggest miller Wilmar and saying goodbye ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Clive Palmer: I just have my brain, which is very effective

\nC live Palmer’s beachside golf resort is dark and deserted, most of the villas unlit and the recreation rooms shuttered. Along the avenue of robotic dinosaurs there are some signs of human life, curious families peering into the gloom as the creatures ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Carbon tax repeal takes centre stage

The National party had their silver jug ceremony last night, as you can see by Mike Bower's picture above. This is a long standing ceremony where retiring and retired members are presented with a silver jug with all their committees and positions engraved ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Nationals' unclear future: economic developers or a country GetUp!? | Gabrielle Chan

_ 'If I can be belligerent and push economic progress, that is the part that lives on.' National party deputy leader Barnaby Joyce Photograph: AAPIMAGE When veteran Queensland National party senator Ron Boswell rose to give his valedictory speech, he ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Paid parental leave scheme could be exploited by small business: tax expert

To qualify for the PPL, women must have worked for at least 10 of the 13 months before the birth or adoption of a child. Photograph: Tracey Nearmy/AAP As Tony Abbott’s paid parental scheme came under sustained attack from all sides, a tax expert suggested ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 11 2014]
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 1 reports

Follow today's political developments live

The circus has begun. Clive Palmer has arrived in parliament in his Rolls Royce, government backbenchers are preparing to share their budget feedback with Tony Abbott and Labor is preparing for caucus meetings which may finalise, or perhaps rejig, its ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 27 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 1 reports

Copper River's first 24,000 lb salmon shipment lands at SeaTac for Alaska airlines cook-off

Copper River's first 24,000 lb salmon shipment lands at SeaTac for Alaska airlines  cook-offSEAFOODNEWS.COM  May 16, 2014The summer cookout season is heralded each spring by the arrival of the first Copper River salmon from Alaska.An Alaska Air Cargo ... [Published Seafood.com - May 16 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

Australian senator, well known NGO opponent, takes final swipe at WWF in farewell speech

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SCOM]  May 15, 2014Ron Boswell, from Queensland,  is a leader of the National Party in the Australian Senate and has served there for over 30 years.  Here is his retirement speech, in which he warns producers about the WWF, of which he ... [Published Seafood.com - May 15 2014]

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Abbott told to put leash on unruly PUP [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 22 2014]
Show Palmer the party is over [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Aug 20 2014]
Pollies honoured for long service [Published NewsMail - Aug 06 2014]
Parry to keep eye on Senate [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jul 07 2014]
Sweet deal turning sour [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jun 30 2014]
Clive Palmer: I just have my brain, which is ve... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 30 2014]
Carbon tax repeal takes centre stage [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 24 2014]
The Nationals' unclear future: economic develop... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
Paid parental leave scheme could be exploited b... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 11 2014]
Follow today's political developments live [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 27 2014]
Copper River's first 24,000 lb salmon shipment ... [Published Seafood.com - May 16 2014]
Australian senator, well known NGO opponent, ta... [Published Seafood.com - May 15 2014]
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