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Centre Alliance to Make New Push for Senate China Inquiry
12 September 2019
Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick today confirmed that he will renew his push to establish a wide-ranging Senate Committee inquiry on Australia’s relations with China.
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Coalition and Labor Fail on Proposed Parliamentary Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme
11 September 2019
Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick will today move to reactivate the Senate’s lapsed inquiry into the establishment of a parliamentary foreign influence transparency scheme.
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Time to Fix A Historic Wrong and Repair Australia's Commitment to International Law
9 September 2019
Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick today announced his intention to introduce a Senate motion calling on the Australian Government to revoke declarations made in March...
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Labor Surrenders to Government on Senate China Inquiry
7 September 2019
"Federal Labor’s decision to oppose a Senate inquiry on Australia’s relations with China is a sad act of political cowardice," Senator Rex Patrick has said.
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Will the Australian Parliament Again Self-Censor on China?
6 September 2019
Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick today confirmed his intention next Monday, 9 September 2019, to move a Senate motion to establish a comprehensive inquiry into...
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Government must come clean on latest raid
4 September 2019
Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick today expressed serious concern about the Australian Federal Police’s latest raid, this time at the home of a former senior...
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Australia Must Respond to China’s Political Prosecution of Australian Citizen Yang Hengjun
27 August 2019
The Chinese Communist Government’s action in charging Australian writer Yang Hengjun with espionage constitutes a very negative turn in China’s relations with Australia and a...
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PM’S Risky Middle East Commitment: The Fine Line Between Between Freedom Of Navigation Operations And Conflict Could Have Significant Consequences For Australia
21 August 2019
Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s decision to commit Australian air and naval forces to support a United States commanded effort to police sea lanes in the...
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