The Australian Tag

Tim Fischer -- The Australian -- 24 April 2018   Post the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting and post Brexit, trade manoeuvres should build now and encompass lateral thinking with Singapore, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Australia can benefit greatly from Brexit with new concepts...

Jennifer Oriel -- The Australian -- 16 November 2017   James Paterson’s bill on same-sex marriage deserves a more considered response by the Prime Minister, the Coalition partyroom and the Senate. It provides a comprehensive approach to same-sex marriage legislation that balances freedom and equality by appeal...

Simon Benson -- The Australian -- 13 November 2017 A conservative-backed same-sex marriage bill enshrining wide-reaching shield laws for celebrants, businesses, educators, charities and parents opposed to gay marriage will be taken to the Coalition partyroom in a looming showdown over freedom of speech and religious...

Senator Paterson – The Australian – 13 November, 2017   On the question of religious freedom and same-sex marriage, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten both put it well. On September 15, the Prime Minister said: “I just want to reassure Australians that as strongly...

Stefanie Balogh -- The Australian -- 9 September 2017   The nation’s universities have spent $1.7 billion on advertising, marketing and promotions over the past seven years as the tertiary sector shifted to a demand-driven system. As universities run a fierce campaign against higher education reforms that would...

Joe Kelly -- The Australian -- 29 August, 2017   Victorian Liberal senator James Paterson has bluntly rejected a major plank of Tony Abbott’s conservative manifesto, speaking out against a constitutional change to allow a joint sitting of parliament without first holding a double-­dissolution election. The former prime...