The decision of Foreign Minister to suspend foreign aid provided to Union Aid Abroad (APHEDA) following revelations that funding had made its way to a Palestinian terrorist group in the Gaza Strip has been welcomed by Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.
Responses to Labor’s Questions on Notice from the Department of Home Affairs in the much-hyped ‘au pair’ inquiry have again demonstrated their fishing expedition has been a complete flop and that the evidence of Roman Quaedvlieg is not only deficient but unsustainable.
Liberal Senator Eric Abetz said he was honoured to have been elected as the Chair of the Senate’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee earlier today.
The Tasmanian Liberal Senate Team has secured a commitment that jobs at the Bureau of Meteorology in Tasmania will be maintained in the foreseeable future.
Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has welcomed the decision of Tasmanian Liberal Preselectors today who have nominated a very strong set of Liberal Candidates for the consideration of Tasmanians at the next election.
The Prime Minister’s announcement today that the National Energy Guarantee is “dead”, instead choosing to focus on reducing power prices and increasing reliability has been strongly welcomed by Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.
Despite Labor’s best efforts to try and whip up excitement about today’s ‘Au Pair inquiry’, the whole hearing has been a total non-event and Labor Senators have been left with egg on their faces.
The long overdue decision by the Australian Press Council to remove GetUp Deputy Chair Carla McGrath has been welcomed by Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.
I am saddened by the passing of US Senator John McCain, a towering figure of the Republican Party in the United States and a great friend of Australia.