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Brandis denies plebiscite will lead to hate speech

14 Sep 2016

We know from the Irish referendum that a marriage equality plebiscite will give a megaphone to the homophobes. Senator Rice asks the government whether they accept the consequences.

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Asylum Seekers

14 Sep 2016

My question is to the Attorney-General, representing the Prime Minister. Attorney, today Save the Children and UNICEF revealed that the cost since 2013 of Australia's failed and inhumane asylum seeker policies is $9.6 billion.

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Question without notice: The Budget

05 May 2016

My question is to the minister representing the Prime Minister, Senator Brandis. Last night, the budget did not mention global warming once, not a peep. The Treasurer's speech completely ignored it. The budget papers ignored it. 

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Program cuts in the 2014-15 Budget - Smaller Government Reform Agenda,

03 May 2016

With reference to the following programs cut in the 2014-15 Budget as part of the Smaller Government Reform Agenda, can a list be provided of the annual budget (including operating costs and staff levels) for programs prior to their abolition?

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The Affordable Housing working group

03 May 2016

With reference to the Affordable Housing working group established in January 2016, who is representing homelessness?

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