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Fraser Anning speech

FRASER Anning’s controversial speech in parliament this week wasn’t just offensive — large chunks of it were plainly incorrect. The Katter Party Senator’s maiden speech has united all sides of politics in condemnation of his comments about immigration, Muslims and a reference to Adolf Hitler’s “Final Solution”. Energy Minister Josh …

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Joe Hildebrand in Stellar

BABY-FACED Labor powerbroker Sam Dastyari had a secret plan to become premier of NSW before he was spectacularly brought down by his ties to shady Chinese figures. Dastyari has for the first time revealed his raw anguish at being stripped of his once unstoppable political career in an interview with …

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Newspoll

FEDERAL Labor has retained a 51-49 lead over the Coalition on a two-party preferred basis, according to the latest Newspoll. The major parties haven’t budged on a two-party basis for four Newspolls dating back to the beginning of July, the latest national survey published in The Australian on Sunday night …

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730 report

LEIGH Sales didn’t hold back on 7.30 last night, grilling former Prime Minster Tony Abbott on his position on the National Energy Guarantee. When Ms Sales asked the Mr Abbott about his strategy for today’s party room meeting, where the National Energy Guarantee will be discussed, he made it very …

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Fraser Anning

BOB Katter has given a bizarre interview in which he backed his embattled party colleague “1000 per cent”. He told reporters Senator Fraser Anning’s speech yesterday, which evoked the language of Adolf Hitler, was “absolutely magnificent” and “solid gold”. “You don’t have to be Albert Einstein to see that we, …

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Fraser Anning

FRASER Anning’s full speech: Thank you, Mr President. I am pleased to advise that this is finally my first speech. On 6 February 1890, Sir Henry Parkes, the man who was to become the ‘Father of our Federation’, spoke to assembled delegates at the Federation Conference in Melbourne. He said: …

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Fraser Anning

AUSTRALIAN senator Fraser Anning sparked a massive backlash after invoking the term “Final Solution” in his maiden speech to the Senate yesterday. Senator Anning, a member of Katter’s Australian Party, called for a “plebiscite to allow the Australian people to decide whether they want wholesale non-English speaking immigrants from the …

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Fraser Anning

A BLOKE who got just 19 votes in a Federal election still managed to get his bum on a Senate seat. That he’s been given a platform and a $200,000 salary, shows our voting system is broken. In his offensive and dangerous maiden speech, Senator Fraser Anning said “the final …

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Embattled Labor MP

FOR the final eight sitting weeks of Parliament in 2018, Emma Husar will sit bitter and wounded in the House of Representatives blaming her plight on the party which put her there. The Labor member for the Penrith-based, western Sydney seat of Lindsay will be watched carefully to see how …

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