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Asia Bibi Decision

The decision by the Pakistani Supreme Court to acquit Asia Bibi in her final death-row appeal of blasphemy charges is welcome.

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Will Tasmanian Labor follow Shorten on gender?

Bill Shorten’s statement today that he is opposed to removing gender from birth certificates and other government documents is interesting, but will his Tasmanian Labor colleagues who are driving this change back him in?

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Chancellor Merkel

The announcement by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, confirming the intention she stated in the most recent German election, that she will step down as Chancellor in 2021 and not seek reelection as the Chair of the CDU marks the end of an era according to Chair of the Australia-Germany Parliamentary Friendship Group, Eric Abetz.

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Senate Estimates

While Senate Estimates is usually for the Opposition, given their complete inability to land any blows on the Government this week, I thought I would issue my own Estimates summary of the key take-outs from the week.

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About Eric

Eric Abetz has been a Liberal Senator for Tasmania since 1994 and has served in a range of Leadership, Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial roles.

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