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A NEW political party hopes to put the issue of drug decriminalisation on the agenda at the upcoming federal election. Greg Chipp, whose father Don was the founder of the Australian Democrats, launched the Drug Law Reform Australia party in Melbourne
The red-robed mayor of local council Charles Sturt, Kirsten Alexander, has led about 150 people into the surf at Henley South in Adelaide to raise money for beyondblue. And unlike its conservative American namesake, it was one tea party where
Ms Kanck was a Democrats member of the South Australian Parliament for 15 years. National Executive spokesman John Davey said the party took its action over Ms Kanck's attempts to merge the Democrats with the Sustainable Population Australia party...
Mr Bilney was a member of Federal Parliament from 1983-1996 and before that an adviser to Gough Whitlam and a foreign diplomat. He held the marginal Adelaide seat of Kingston from the election of the Hawke government in 1983 until the defeat of the
Cheryl Kernot April 15, 2012 Read later "We're talking about everything" .....Greens about their future prospects without Bob Brown, there has been an underlying Australian political reality for 30 years: the public persona of the leader has been
THE Australian Democrats, once the nation's third political force, are facing termination as a party. The Australian Electoral Commission is threatening the national party with deregistration. The commission says the Democrats' national membership
She was the youngest woman to enter federal parliament in 1995 and became the youngest woman to lead a political party before she left in 2008. Now the former Senator has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for her service to the
Australian Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young failed in a bid to become the fledgling party's deputy leader, it has been revealed. A source has told AdelaideNow that the 29-year-old immigration spokeswoman, who has made a significant name for herself
Aug 17, 2010 The money might be on Labor to win, but anything could happen in the coming 2010 Australian Federal elections. What is definite is that the Australian Greens will change the political landscape dramatically in the coming Parliament .
Natasha Stott Despoja August 17, 2010 People should be urged to get involved, not follow Latham and opt out...That's why Mark Latham's call to people to return a blank ballot paper makes me angry. I get what he is saying: the major parties have