Malcolm Turnbull refuses to rule out changes to Racial Discrimination Act

The Prime Minister is still refusing to rule out changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.

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One year of Mitch Fifield's media reform inaction

One year ago today Communications Minister Mitch Fifield announced that the Turnbull Government’s flawed media reform legislation would be introduced into Parliament.

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Test for Turnbull: 18C Report does not recommend changes to existing law

Today the Committee set up to water down race hate speech has found no basis to recommend any changes to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

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Fifield admits he never bothered asking what Australia Post CEO was paid

Under questioning at Senate Estimates today Communications Minister Senator Mitch Fifield admitted that in his 18 months as Minister he has not once bothered to ask the Australia Post board what CEO Ahmed Fahour was paid.

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Brandis must front committee to explain Bell Group today

The Labor Party, Greens Party, Nick Xenophon Team and Derryn Hinch have jointly urged Senator Brandis to appear at Senate estimates this morning and give a full account of his involvement in the Bell Group saga.

 

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Labor forces NBN rollout transparency

NBN Co’s announcement today that it will update its website function to also include information on what kind of NBN connection people will receive is the direct result of Labor’s advocacy on the issue.  

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One year on, ACMA still waiting

Today is the one year anniversary of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) having no permanent Chair.

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Brandis' lies on Bell Group fall apart

Astonishing new revelations on tonight’s 730 Report suggest that Attorney-General George Brandis has deliberately misled the Parliament on the extent of his knowledge of the Bell Group affair.

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Own up to your cuts, George

George Brandis has been Attorney-General for nearly four, long years.

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Brandis cover-up on Bell Group

Evidence heard today at a Senate inquiry proves that Senator Brandis himself has attempted to prevent the truth coming to light in the sordid Bell Group affair.

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