Activist group GetUp hopes Coalition will consider ‘fundamental’ difference between political parties and advocacy groups
The government is set to press ahead with efforts to ban foreign donations, but the activist group GetUp says it hopes the Coalition will consider the “fundamental” difference between what political parties do and what advocacy groups do.
In a new submission to the joint standing committee on electoral matters, which is holding a fresh inquiry into political donations, GetUp says “certain far-right journalists and politicians” have become obsessed with “mythical tides of foreign funding” flowing to GetUp.
Andrew Sempell likens donation announced by Archbishop Davies to era when church ‘sought to control political processes’
An Anglican rector has penned a strongly worded letter criticising the decision of the Sydney diocese to donate $1m to the no campaign in Australia’s postal survey on same-sex marriage, saying it is akin to an earlier era when the church “sought to control political processes in concert with government”.
“We are on the wrong side of grace,” the Rev Andrew Sempell, rector of St James’s in Sydney, wrote in a letter circulated on Facebook on Tuesday.
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HELSINKI (Reuters) – Nokia plans to reduce up to 310 jobs from its Nokia Technologies unit and halt development of its virtual reality camera “OZO” and hardware, the Finnish company said on Tuesday.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) released this campaign ad to launch her 2018 bid for Sen. Bob Corker’s vacant Senate seat.
Crime and Corruption Commission lays six new charges against 65-year-old, who allegedly received bribes from a property developer
Paul Pisasale, the former Queensland mayor once ranked as one of Australia’s most popular elected officials, has been charged with corruption for allegedly receiving bribes from a property developer.
The Crime and Corruption Commission on Tuesday announced it had laid six charges against the 65-year-old Ipswich man, including official corruption, fraud, perjury, misconduct in public office and drug possession.
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