08 Aug Free speech back on agenda after election

Liberal senators are backing plans for new legislation to protect free speech in a move to launch public hearings into Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, reviving a contentious reform hat divided Tony Abbott’s government more than two years ago. West Australian Liberal senator Dean Smith is pushing for a parliamentary inquiry to thrash out...

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17 Jun Senator Paterson attends opening of Cathedral College centre

A GATHERING of Cathedral College's 700-plus students in their new multi-purpose centre yesterday spoke volumes about the value of the project. Students from prep to year 12, along with teachers, staff, parents and guests fitted comfortably into the large space as they celebrated the official opening of the centre, and the nearby senior school precinct. The opening was...

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27 May Liberal pollies tour Bagel Belt

TWO Liberal candidates standing for local electorates in the July 2 Federal Election have been joined by rookie Victorian Senator James Paterson and Caulfield MP David Southwick for a meet-and-greet tour of the Jewish community. The federal trio, and their host Southwick, emphasised their commitment to the Jewish community's security needs. The two Liberals - Tim...

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