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There's still time to save the APVMA

An internal indicative timeline for the relocation of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority shows it’s not too late for the Prime Minister to demonstrate some leadership and put an end to his Deputy’s pig-headed pork barrelling.

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Another Parliamentary year passes without privacy alerts

Today Australians were on the brink of finally being given a basic privacy protection which they have waited three years for, but the Government has squibbed it yet again.

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Dear Malcolm - stop the APVMA relocation

I have written to the Prime Minister demanding he reverse the APVMA’s order to relocate.

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APVMA relocation all cost, no benefit to Canberra

Today I addressed the Parliament on the Deputy Prime Minister’s bid to relocate the APVMA.

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Canberra families and Australian taxpayers both lose in Barnaby Joyce's flawed $25 million plan to move APVMA

It says everything you need to know about the Coalition’s shocking decision to relocate Canberra’s Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority that the only voice they can find to endorse it is a former television presenter.

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If you want to blame someone for Census fail, start at the top

There isn’t a scapegoat big enough or a bootcamp intensive enough to distract from the fact the responsibility for the 2016 Census debacle lies squarely with the Abbott-Turnbull Government.

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Time to get serious about cyber skills shortage

Daesh are a perversion. They are a flag without a nation. Their vision of victory is not peace but violence. If they are fighting both offline and online, so must we.

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Giving Tree a chance for Canberra community to help less fortunate this Christmas

For many of us, Christmas season is a time to relax, spend time with friends and family and swap presents.

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Foam contaminant anxiety grows after another week of Turnbull Government silence

It has now been more than a week since the Department of Defence released preliminary sampling results confirming the presence of firefighting foam contaminants at 12 Defence sites around the country.

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Shine Dome cake to highlight perinatal anxiety and depression

I'm delighted to be competing in Saturday’s PANDSIfest Mini Cake Off with a Canberra-themed coffee cake, modelled on the Shine Dome.

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