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Non-lawyers should be barred from AAT, former High Court judge says

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has been a source of controversy in recent years and the Coalition has come under fire over a recent spate of Liberal Party-linked appointments.
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Liberal MP calls on government to accept New Zealand refugee offer

Liberal MP Russell Broadbent wants to see the end of 'indefinite, long-term' offshore detention.
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Liberal MP breaks ranks to call for increase to Newstart

Liberal senator Dean Smith has broken ranks with the federal government to call for an increase to the Newstart payment.
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WA Liberal senator urges Newstart increase

Liberal senator Dean Smith has broken ranks with the federal government to call for an increase in Newstart.
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There's a better way to protect religious speech and other freedoms

Liberal senator James Paterson’s claim that a Religious Discrimination Act is needed because people like Israel Folau “feel like they are being crowded out of the public square’’ is at best..
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Barilaro urges federal Nats to consider Liberal Senate challenge

The NSW Nationals leader John Barilaro says his federal colleagues should consider pushing the Liberals to hand over a Senate vacancy.
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Treasurer dismisses MP citizenship report

Deputy Liberal leader Josh Frydenberg is unperturbed by a new legal report suggesting dozens of politicians could be disqualified from federal parliament.
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Liberal MP questions RBA inflation target

Liberal MP Craig Kelly has questioned whether a 2-3 per cent inflation target is relevant in the present economic climate.
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Liberal offers to follow Cormann into fire

Liberal senator James Paterson insists Mathias Cormann enjoys the support of his colleagues despite revelations over last year's leadership spill
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Pyne's gig doesn't pass pub test, MP says

South Australian Liberal MP Tony Pasin says Christopher Pyne's new job with EY shows poor judgement and doesn't pass the pub test.
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Hawke stubs out political headache for Lib

Liberal Party heavyweight Mathias Cormann has revealed Bob Hawke's shared penchant for a cigar got him out of a tight spot in 2015.
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Cormann stands by his PM spill decision

Despite being branded disloyal by some of his colleagues, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann isn't resiling from his role in last year's Liberal leadership spill.
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Minister rejects 'political Judas' tag

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has rejected suggestions he was the commander in chief of Peter Dutton's campaign in the August Liberal leadership spill.
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Abetz wants full details of Pyne's new job

Liberal senator Eric Abetz wants to see the full details of Christopher Pyne's new job to ensure it hasn't breached former ministerial standards.
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Dutton blasts Turnbull's last-ditch idea

Peter Dutton has come out swinging against Malcolm Turnbull over a last-ditch attempt by the former prime minister to cling to the Liberal leadership last year.
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Liberal wins Budapest primary to face Orban's Fidesz in mayoral election

The first formal primary in Hungary's history, for Budapest's mayoral election, wrapped up on Wednesday as the opposition joined forces to try to wrest political leadership in the capital from Prime..
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Cory Bernardi rules out rejoining Liberal Party

Senator Cory Bernardi has ruled out rejoining the Liberal Party because it would create "new bad blood" within its ranks.
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Harvey rules out Western Power sale

New West Australian Liberal leader Liza Harvey has killed off the party's policy to part-privatise Western Power, saying it was "for a particular time".
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Australia's Hong Kong community 'disappointed' by MP's response to controversial extradition law

The Australian Hong Kong community are urging the Federal Government - and in particular Liberal Minister Gladys Liu - to take stronger action after days of protests in Hong Kong.
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Harvey proud as first female WA Lib leader

Liza Harvey has been elected unopposed as leader of the Liberal party in Western Australia and Bill Marmion has been chosen as her deputy.
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Liza Harvey elected new WA Liberal leader

Liza Harvey has been elected unopposed as leader of the Liberal party in Western Australia and Bill Marmion is her deputy.
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New WA Liberal leader is Liza Harvey

Liza Harvey has been elected unopposed as leader of the Liberal party in Western Australia and Bill Marmion is her deputy.
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Nahan quits Liberal party leadership

West Australian opposition leader Mike Nahan has quit the Liberal Party leadership, just hours after rejecting claims he had drafted a resignation letter.
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Danish center-left opposition set to take power, exit polls suggest

Denmark's opposition parties led by the Social Democrats look set to oust the ruling Liberal Party and its center-right alliance, two exit polls after Wednesday's election suggested.
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Danish exit polls show centre-left opposition to win majority in elections

Denmark's opposition parties led by the Social Democrats took a lead in two exit polls on Wednesday, suggesting the ruling Liberal Party and its centre-right alliance will have to hand over power.
Reuters - Published