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THE rise in the jobless rate highlights the need for an urgent abolition of the carbon and mining taxes, Employment Minister Eric Abetz says. New figures show that the jobless rate rose to a three-month high of 5.8 per cent in November from 5.7 per
Greens MLC Mark Parnell had pushed a plan to allow people to number preferences above the line, which gained government support. But this idea was defeated with the Liberal Party, Family First and independent John Darley voting against it. This means
Clive Palmer will walk away with more than $2.3 million in payments from the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) after his party's federal election success. After valuing each first preference vote at 248.800 cents, the AEC paid out a total of $58.
Auckland [ change ] Showers Max 23° Min 16° Challenge to Green Party co-leadership Edward Swift, Newstalk ZB November 27, 2013, 9:10 am Green Party member David Hay is intending to challenge Dr Russel Norman for the party's co-leadership. Mr Hay, who
The Labor opposition is considering a request from the Greens to use their combined numbers in the Senate to force the government to provide information about its military-led Operation Sovereign Borders policy. The Greens' two-pronged plan is
47 Comments: 0 The Bulgarian Greens party has voted to leave the coalition right-wing Reformist Bloc . The decision was taken at a session of the National Committee on Wednesday night. Of the 30 present party members, 16 voted in favour of leaving
Greens senator Scott Ludlam has admitted he doesn't think his position is secure while votes are still missing from the Western Australian Senate election. "I think it's possible that we will be heading to a fresh election mid-way next year," he told
The Conservation Minister is mystified by a Green Party attack on moves to protect the endangered Maui's dolphins. The party says Cabinet papers obtained under the Official Information Act show the Government has ignored advice that interim measures
The Bulgarian Greens party will not negotiate a coalition with the right-wing Reformist Bloc , but will continue its participation in its Civil Council in an effort to free the country from the mafia. The information was reported by the Greens co-
The wasted opportunities The chance to build a different kind of economy after the crash was lost...Sadly the coalition's approach to the feng shui of government has been to slam shut important policy windows, bolt the doors and throw away the key...