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Mining magnate to share balance of power in Australian parliament

Oct 02 2013

CANBERRA Outspoken mining magnate Clive Palmer is set to play a key role in Australia's new parliament after his start-up party won a third upper house seat on Wednesday, giving him the power to block or pass laws.

Mining magnate to share balance of power in Australian parliament

Oct 02 2013

CANBERRA Outspoken mining magnate Clive Palmer is set to play a key role in Australia's new parliament after his start-up party won a third upper house seat on Wednesday, giving him the power to block or pass laws.

Mining magnate to share balance of power in Australian parliament

Oct 02 2013

CANBERRA, Oct 2 Outspoken mining magnate Clive Palmer is set to play a key role in Australia's new parliament after his start-up party won a third upper house seat on Wednesday, giving him the power to block or pass laws.

Cars, guns and sport: small parties drive Australian Senate to distraction

Sep 09 2013

CANBERRA It's got guns for everyone and souped-up cars, as well as mechanical dinosaurs and a Titanic replica - welcome to the new dawn of Australian politics.

Cars, guns and sport: small parties drive Australian Senate to distraction

Sep 09 2013

CANBERRA It's got guns for everyone and souped-up cars, as well as mechanical dinosaurs and a Titanic replica - welcome to the new dawn of Australian politics.

Cars, guns and sport - small parties drive Australian Senate to distraction

Sep 09 2013

CANBERRA It's got guns for everyone and souped-up cars, as well as mechanical dinosaurs and a Titanic replica - welcome to the new dawn of Australian politics.

Cars, guns and sport: small parties drive Australian Senate to distraction

Sep 09 2013

CANBERRA, Sept 9 It's got guns for everyone and souped-up cars, as well as mechanical dinosaurs and a Titanic replica - welcome to the new dawn of Australian politics.

Conservative leader Abbott sweeps into power in Australian elections

Sep 08 2013

SYDNEY/CANBERRA Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott swept into office in national elections on Saturday as voters punished the outgoing Labor government for six years of turbulent rule and for failing to maximise the benefits of a now fading mining boom.

Australia's new government aims to re-boot mining boom

Sep 08 2013

CANBERRA Australia's incoming conservative government promised to re-boot a stalled mining boom and revive an appetite for investment on Sunday after leader Tony Abbott swept into office on a platform to scrap a mining tax and run a stable administration. | Video

Australia's new government aims to re-boot mining boom

Sep 08 2013

CANBERRA Australia's incoming conservative government promised to re-boot a stalled mining boom and revive an appetite for investment on Sunday after leader Tony Abbott swept into office on a platform to scrap a mining tax and run a stable administration. | Video

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