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Canberra Analysis Blog

(8 May 2016) Election date confirmed as 2 July, campaign is now officially underway The Prime Minister, Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, has made a rain-soaked journey through Canberra’s inner-southern suburbs to Government House at Yarralumla to make a formal request to the Governor-General for a double-dissolution election on Saturday, 2 July.  Mr Turnbull is aiming…

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One of the most intriguing aspects of this year’s federal election will be how much of an impact the new political party which is being led by independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon will have. The “Nick Xenophon Team” (NXT) was launched in December 2014, but it’s only in the past three months that its…

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The year 2015 has marked the end of the Parliamentary careers of some prominent Australians and their contributions to public life as elected members are worth reflecting on before the year officially comes to a close. There was the shock of the sudden passing of the House of Representatives Member for the Western Australian seat…

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