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questions-on-notice

QON- ASIC blocking scammer sites

02 Apr 2014

ASIC does an important job, reducing white collar crime and the like. They also block sites used by scammers to rob the unwary. Scott asks some questions about the nature and extent of this blocking

questions-on-notice

QON- ASIC site blocking bungle

02 Apr 2014

Australia's Securities and Investments Commission does good work stopping scammers and white-collar crime, but last April they blocked 1199 law abiding sites by mistake. Scott Ludlam has some questions about this.

speeches-in-parliament

Speech: Inquiry recommends changes to NAPLAN to put kids at the centre

27 Mar 2014

Senator Penny Wright speaks on the report and recommendations of the Senate inquiry into NAPLAN testing, MySchool and what we need to fix to help kids.

speeches-in-parliament

Speech: Tabling of inquiry report into proposal to restablish Australian Building and Construction Commission

27 Mar 2014

Senator Penny Wright speaks to the tabling of the Senate Standing Education and Employment References Committee into the proposal to re-establish the Australian Building and Construction Commission

speeches-in-parliament

Greens back bill to introduce fairer indexation for veterans

27 Mar 2014

Senator Penny Wright gives a speech in support of fairer indexation for veterans

questions-on-notice

QON- Attorney General answers: all the internet surveillance that we admit to allowing is legal

26 Mar 2014

Edward Snowden's leaks raised some very serious questions about the 97% of our internet communications that are carried by submarine cables. At the point where the cables reach the land, they are spliced by NSA and other agencies, and the entire contents of the web is sent back to whatever place the US is keeping all this information. Senator Ludlam asks some serious questions about the legality of this practise and other aspects of our surveilllance state.

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