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Coal seam gas will be a campaign focus

NSW Labor has announced Darriea Turley as Country Labors candidate for the Electorate of Barwon in next years State Election. The announcement comes just weeks after Labor Leader Luke Foley and Ms Turley visited Coonamble in Barwons east to talk to more than 150 farmers to reiterate Labors
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Naden seeks to challenge major parties

Phillip Naden. Gilgandras Phillip Naden will contest the seat of Barwon as an Independent candidate in the NSW election in 2019. Mr Nadens decision to stand as an independent has been driven by the desire to give the electorate an alternative choice outside of the major parties. “While I recognise and acknowledge the legacy of the seat that is currently held by the
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Younger people a priority

Mr Barilaro and Mr Schier. The NSW Nationals have endorsed Gilgandra resident Andrew Schier as the partys candidate for the seat of Barwon in the 2019 State election. The endorsement follows the announcement by sitting Nationals Barwon MP Kevin Humphries that he will not contest the election after 11 years in Parliament. Mr Schier said, “Im excited about the challenges
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Warm welcome at Surfers Point for Margaret River Pro | Photos

Warm welcome at Surfers Point for Margaret River Pro | Photos As WA surfers battled it out on the waves off Surfers Point for the WA Trials on Tuesday morning, Tourism Minister Paul Papalia and Member for Warren-Blackwood Terry Redman were at the Margaret River Pro event site to officially launch the 2018 competition. Joined by competing surfers Stephanie Gilmore, John
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Here’s what the Australian Tax Office has the power to do

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has been described as one of the most powerful institutions in the country. It has extraordinary powers more akin to police and law enforcement agencies. And when it makes mistakes, it can destroy small businesses and livelihoods. A joint investigation by Four Corners and Fairfax Media has exposed disturbing behaviour within the Tax
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Wall Street loses momentum on FBI raid, tech sector rebounds

After an initial surge, Wall Street gave up most its gains in late afternoon trade following a report that the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer. Markets at 7:15am (AEDT): ASX SPI 200 futures -0.1pc, ASX 200 (Monday's close) +0.4pc at 5,809 AUD: 76.99 US cents, 54.44 British pence, 62.48 Euro cents,