March Australia

Australians united for a better government

"Knights and dames: PM has power to bestow honours on non-Australians" via The Guardian

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"A formal document signed by the Queen to reinstate Australian knights and dames has been published in the commonwealth Gazette and reveals the prime minister will also have the power to confer honorary knighthoods and dameships on non-Australian citizens."

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/17/knights-and-dames-pm-has-power-to-bestow-honours-on-non-australians

National MPs warn against ABC budget cuts via SMH

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"Nationals MPs Bruce Scott and Mark Coulton have voiced their concern about possible cuts after Fairfax Media reported on Sunday that Prime Minister Tony Abbott could break a key pre-election promise by cutting funding to the national broadcaster." - SMH

Read more here: http://smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/nationals-mps-warn-against-abc-budget-cuts-20140413-zqu8z.html

Christine Milne says Tony Abbott is ruling for Gina Rinehart and Rupert Murdoch

"Greens leader Christine Milne says Prime Minister Tony Abbott is governing in the interests of mining magnates and media moguls and predicts he will be unable to manage an unruly Senate after July 1." - SMH


Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/christine-milne-says-tony-abbott-is-ruling-for-gina-rinehart-and-rupert-murdoch-20140331-35u9p.html#ixzz2xyvuoLpo