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Coalition still hopeful of tax cut for $50m businesses

The Australian Financial Review - March 27, 2017

Nick Xenophon (centre) dramatically lifted his team's bargaining price on Monday, demanding the government commit to an emissions intensity scheme, while Derryn Hinch (right) is supporting tax relief only for those with a $10 million turnover. Andrew ...and more »

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MPs call on Government to appoint Minister for Young People

ABC Online - March 27, 2017

Nick Xenophon Team's (NXT) Rebekah Sharkie thinks so. Today she and Independent MP Cathy McGowan will submit a motion to the House of Representatives which calls on the government to appoint a “Minister for Young People”. It comes after Ms ...and more »

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Could Nick Xenophon stop Malcolm Turnbull's plan to keep Australian companies from moving offshore? - March 27, 2017

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he's determined to get the government's 10 year Enterprise Tax Plan passed to prevent companies from leaving Australia due to the high corporate tax rate, but Senator Nick Xenophon could stand in his way to securing ...and more »

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Federal government told to speak to youth, not at them

The Border Mail - March 28, 2017

Indi MP Cathy McGowan and Nick Xenophon Team MPs Rebekha Sharkie and Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore teamed up this week to highlight what they said was an oversight when it came to politicians making decisions for young people in areas like ...

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China-Australia Extradition Treaty Collapses Amid Human Rights Concerns

Huffington Post Australia - March 28, 2017

CANBERRA – The Turnbull Government has shelved plans to enact an extradition treaty with China, under the combined opposition of Labor, the Greens, Nick Xenophon Team, former Liberal senator Cory Bernardi, and a significant cohort of the ...and more »

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'Foolishness' to mess with China extradition deal: Barnaby Joyce

Busselton Dunsborough Mail - March 28, 2017

Senator Bernardi, who defected from the Liberal Party to sit on the crossbench, said concerns about China's legal system and executions should scuttle the deal, while Labor and Senate forces including Nick Xenophon and the Greens are likely to vote to ...and more »

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WATCH LIVE: Holland rips through Redbacks - March 28, 2017

A relentless day-three bowling performance from left-arm spinner Jon Holland has South Australia needing a miracle to get back into the Sheffield Shield final in Alice Springs. Holland (5-57) ripped through the Redbacks' top-order in the first two ...and more »

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India v Australia: fourth Test, day four – live!

The Guardian - March 28, 2017

South Australia are in all sorts of trouble in Alice Springs. In reply to Victoria's first innings score of 487 they're 132-6 with Joe Mennie and keeper Alex Carey at the crease. Jon Holland has been the chief destroyer for the Bushrangers. He has 4-39 ...and more »

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Australian Maritime College boss shocked by plan for Adelaide facility

ABC Online - March 28, 2017

The head of the Australian Maritime College (AMC) in Tasmania is shocked that another maritime facility is planned for South Australia, saying the Launceston institution has been "caught in the crossfire". Last week, the Federal Government announced it ...and more »

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