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A fight for sixth place in the WA senate re-run

Posted by Vote Climate on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, In : WA Senate 

Election pundit, Anthony Green is tipping a fight for sixth place in WA senate election between the Greens' Scott Ludlam, the Palmer United Party, and the microparties (particularly HEMP and Sustainable Population).

Quote: "ABC election analyst Antony Green told The West Australian newspaper that the preference flows indicate that the 3 Liberal, 2 Labor, Green or PUP is the likely result of the WA Senate rerun.

“The last spot will come down to Ludlam, Palmer United or one of the micro-parties...

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Shorten denies rumours that ALP is considering retreat from Carbon price

Posted by Vote Climate on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, In : Carbon price 

Melbourne climate group Lighter Footprints has contacted Bill Shorten and he has written back reassuring the group that the speculation about the ALP backing away from the carbon price, if under pressure from the Coalitions after the election, is unfounded.

Read more from Business Spectator below:

It took nearly two weeks, but Bill Shorten on Thursday finally put to rest rumours on both sides of parliament that he was trying to build support for a Labor backflip on carbon pricing.

The speculat...

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