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FitzSimons says a new generation is now stepping up to lead Australian republic campaignGet our free news app, morning email briefing or daily news podcast‘I managed to crawl right under the skin of Penny Wong’: PricePrice has bragged that her first speech to parliament ended in Penny Wong fleeing the chamber.I managed to crawl right under the skin of Penny Wong.I put it to Wong we need to co-design an Asian voice to parliament.So that policies that affect Asian Australians can be their responsibility and any time I need expert advice on how to better improve Wong’s life, I can consult with the Asian voice.I thought ‘thank you Lord for strategically placing me after my Labor colleague to deliver my first speech’.There could be no better contrast. Continue reading...

Australia live news updates: Peter FitzSimons to step down as ARM chairman; Tony Abbott tells CPAC that Covid turned Australia into a ‘prison island’

FitzSimons says a new generation is now stepping up to lead Australian republic campaign

‘I managed to crawl right under the skin of Penny Wong’: Price

Price has bragged that her first speech to parliament ended in Penny Wong fleeing the chamber.

I managed to crawl right under the skin of Penny Wong.

I put it to Wong we need to co-design an Asian voice to parliament.

So that policies that affect Asian Australians can be their responsibility and any time I need expert advice on how to better improve Wong’s life, I can consult with the Asian voice.

I thought ‘thank you Lord for strategically placing me after my Labor colleague to deliver my first speech’.

There could be no better contrast.

Continue reading...