• PMA 1977

    Senator for South Australia

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I am not driven by politics. But through politics, I have the opportunity to drive change.

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Disability Services

Indigenous Affairs

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Skye Kakoschke-Moore
South Australia

Nick Xenophon urges Budget bank levy to be extended to foreign banks

The Advertiser - May 23, 2017

Senator Xenophon says the 0.06 per cent levy should also apply to foreign banks operating here, even if their liabilities are held overseas. “I would urge the Opposition and other non-government senators to support this. Why should big foreign banks ...and more »

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Xenophon backs tax on foreign banks | The West Australian

The West Australian - May 21, 2017

Crossbench senator Nick Xenophon wants the federal government to extend its new bank levy to foreign banks as well as the largest domestic operators.and more »

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Press 1 for Canberra's bank levy excuses

The Australian - May 22, 2017

Now, as the Labor Party and the Nick Xenophon Team push to broaden the tax's application to foreign banks, it's to encourage domestic competition. Finance Minister Mathias Cormann told ABC Radio this morning that there was no plan to include foreign ...and more »

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Oakden nursing home agency report reveals fresh abuse allegations

ABC Online - May 26, 2017

The Aged Care Quality Agency's reports are among 1,900 pages of information tabled in Federal Parliament after Independent Senator Nick Xenophon demanded all documents about the disgraced facility be released. The agency handles accreditation of ...and more »

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Minister criticises 'dopey' drug cheat ad

9news.com.au - May 25, 2017

Crossbench senator Nick Xenophon referred the ad to ACMA, and raised the issue during a Senate hearing in Canberra on Thursday. Minister Mitch Fifield agreed it shouldn't be on air, and described the ad, which pokes fun at performance-enhancing drugs, ...

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Mr X wants Budget levy extended to foreign banks

The Advertiser - May 23, 2017

Senator Xenophon says the 0.06 per cent levy should also apply to foreign banks operating here, even if their liabilities are held overseas. “I would urge the Opposition and other non-government senators to support this. Why should big foreign banks ...and more »

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Accused Adelaide terrorist grew up amid war

The Advertiser - May 26, 2017

Upon turning 14, she migrated to South Australia with her mother and two brothers to begin a new life. The woman would go on to be educated at the Islamic College of SA and was accepted to study nursing at TAFE SA. She had made positive contributions ...

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Rooftop Solar In New South Wales Saved Consumers Nearly $1 Billion During Heatwave

CleanTechnica - May 26, 2017

Rooftop solar also likely delivered considerable savings in markets in Queensland and South Australia over the same period, although Petkovic says she has not crunched the numbers on those states, and there are many other factors to consider.and more »

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SA Power station putting the bubbles in beer

ABC Online - May 26, 2017

Next time you're sipping on a nice South Australian sparkling ale, or a Barossa red, you could be sucking on the waste of the state's biggest power station. A new processing plant has begun taking exhaust from the gas-fired Torrens Island Power Station ...

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