The former prime minister has stepped into the climate debate, with a stark warning to moderate Liberals to act. All the day’s events, live 10.34pm GMT This issue has come off the boiler – but will no doubt start ticking away again when a distraction is neededThe Migration Committee will today hold a public hearing for its inquiry into migration in regional Australia, featuring the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. pic.twitter.com/HBRXTS1n4K 10.14pm GMT Even though it seems like 600 days ago, it was only yesterday that Peter Dutton defined “leftwing terrorism” as Islamic terrorism, for reasons only he can explain – but won’t.In the midst of that word vomit, you may have missed this from Katharine Murphy:While the debate about false equivalence played out in public, Guardian Australia has also confirmed that one of the minister’s advisers cited the climate activist group Extinction Rebellion as an example of a troublesome leftwing organisation during a telephone conversation with a member of the public who sought to query Dutton’s controversial intervention in the debate.Matthew Noel, an engineering student from New South Wales, says he rang Dutton’s ministerial office in Canberra on Tuesday morning. Continue reading…
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Author : Amy Remeikis
Publish date : 2020-02-25 22:34:15
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