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Archives for September 2009

Pyne and Gillard Debate Waste in the BER Program

Christopher Pyne and Julia Gillard have clashed over alleged waste and mismanagement in the Building the Education Revolution program.

The Opposition’s Shadow Minister for Education proposed a Matter of Public Importance in the House of Representatives this afternoon.

The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, responded to Pyne. [Read more…]

Government Releases Second Electoral Reform Green Paper

The Australian government has released a Green Paper on electoral reform.

The Green Paper is titled, “Strengthening Australia’s Democracy”. It was released by the Cabinet Secretary and Special Minister of State, Joe Ludwig.

The paper follows last year’s release of a Green Paper on election funding, donations and expenditure.

This document deals with a broader range of issues and options relating to Australia’s electoral systems.