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Coalition yet to commit to asylum seeker group

Jakarta : Indonesia | Jul 05, 2012 at 4:23 PM PDT
Source: Sydney Morning Herald
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Story continues below At the time, Ms Gillard wrote to Mr Abbott, Greens Leader Christine Milne and all the crossbenchers inviting them to participate in the parliamentary group. The opposition and government were allocated three spots, while the independents and Greens were offered two places... FULL ARTICLE AT Sydney Morning Herald
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