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Labor offers Fed cash to Horticulture Australia to identify priority climate-research objectives to start 2009

Posted by waterweek on 12 October 2007

Federal Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Kerry O’Brien, last Friday announced that if Labor was elected to government there would be additional measures to help agriculture adjust to the impact of climate change, reported The Canberra Times (4/10/2007, p.36).

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Quite possible for an Australian prime minister to refuse to call an election, warns former federal attorney-general

Posted by waterweek on 11 October 2007

According to Michael Lavarch, executive dean of the QUT Law Faculty and a former federal attorney-general, writing in The Australian Financial Review, (5/10/2007), p. 56, the prime minister only needs to go to the governor-general to get the house dissolved if he wants an election called before 15 November 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

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