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Making good an election promise to shake-up the Canberra bureaucracy, the Prime Minister has created four mega mini… https://t.co/AJRUvPPFyU

Newgate Australia
6 Dec 2019
14
November

Newgate Political Update: NSW Nationals – a changing of the guard

Grant quitsNSW Deputy Premier and Leader of The Nationals, Troy Grant, has announced he will stand down from both positions at tomorrow’s Party Room meeting. His Deputy, the Minister for Education, Adrian Piccoli, has also announced he will not recontest the Deputy Leadership.The announcement follows...

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10
November

NEWGATE AUSTRALIA: US ELECTION NOTE #2

A NEW DAY IN TRUMP’S AMERICA Americans and the rest of the world are coming to grips with the political boilover in Washington. Markets dived sharply yesterday but rebounded just as strongly in anticipation of a Trump stimulus package. Trump has won the Presidency and his party...

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8
November

NEWGATE AUSTRALIA: US ELECTION NOTE #1

2016’S TWO AMERICASWelcome to Newgate Australia’s coverage of the November 8 US election brought to you from our correspondents on the ground in Washington and New York.America is deeply divided by this extraordinarily bitter presidential campaign described this week by CNN (paraphrasing Gerald Ford on...

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26
August

Newgate Political Update: Federal Parliament Returns

New blood, negotiation, and inquiriesA record injection of new blood will see 53 new Members and Senators join seasoned Parliamentarians in Canberra on Tuesday 30 August for the first sitting of the 45th Federal Parliament.Next week a large number of cross bench Senators, the...

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18
July

Newgate Election Note #9: PM Unveils new-look Cabinet

The Prime Minister has announced his new Cabinet.While some (including the PM himself) might observe this to be a minimalist reshuffle, on close examination it is quite significant and highlights the economic and political priorities of his Government. The most noticeable development is that the National Party will now have...

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8
July

Newgate Election Note #8: Rocky Road back to government

After almost a week of counting, the Turnbull Coalition Government appears finally to have the numbers to be returned to office, securing the support of key independents Bob Katter, Andrew Wilkie and Cathy McGowan on supply and confidence. Pending final counting (which could still take...

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