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05 Feb
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Bernard Keane on Clive Palmer’s transparency

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19 Apr
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Chief of Staff defends Clive Palmer over bullying claims

Federal Member for Fairfax

Media release

Clive Palmer’s Chief of Staff, James McDonald, has laughed off suggestions his boss is a bully.
“I publicly support Clive Palmer and wish to confirm that at no time have I ever been bullied by him or witnessed him bullying other people in our office,’’ Mr McDonald said.

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08 Apr
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Response to inquiries regarding ABCC amendments, National Integrity Commission

Federal Member for Fairfax

Media release

Western Australia’s only Federal Parliamentarian independent of the major parties, Senator Zhenya ‘Dio’ Wang, will seek industry views on his proposed improvements to laws to re-establish the Australian Building and Construction Commission given the absence of a response from the Government.

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29 Mar
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Response to inquiries regarding legislative negotiations

Federal Member for Fairfax

Media release

Senator for Western Australia Dio Wang says he will continue negotiating in good faith with the Government on laws to stamp out corruption in the building and construction centre while at the same time urging all parties to commit to his parliamentary inquiry into the establishment of a federal anti-corruption watchdog.

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24 Mar
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Is the PM banking on a pre-Budget poll?

Federal Member for Fairfax

Media release

Western Australia’s only Federal Parliamentarian independent of the major party machines, Senator Zhenya ‘Dio’ Wang, has called on the Government to come clean on potential plans to send Australians on an election ‘blind date’ as early as May in order to avoid handing down a Budget disaster by being in caretaker mode.

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21 Mar
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Statement in response to industrial relations legislation and the election

Federal Member for Fairfax

Media release

After months of uncertainty and threats by the Government on election timing, Senator for Western Australia Zhenya ‘Dio’ Wang says Australians will welcome decisive action taken by the Government today to finally bring on its proposed industrial relations legislation.

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15 Mar
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Parliamentarians join forces to address Lyme-like illness

Federal Member for Fairfax

Media release

Senator for Western Australia Zhenya ‘Dio’ Wang has urged Parliamentarians to make Lyme-like illness an election issue at today’s launch of a Parliamentary group to support people suffering the debilitating symptoms of the tick-borne disease, which has divided medical opinion over its existence in Australia.

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07 Mar
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Finally, a chance for people to have their say on federal anti-corruption agency

Federal Member for Fairfax

Media release

Senator for Western Australia Zhenya ‘Dio’ Wang has invited people to have their say on the need for an independent federal anti-corruption agency as part of a long-overdue Parliamentary inquiry established last week despite the Government voting against it.

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03 Mar
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Domestic violence hotline needed urgently: Clive Palmer

Federal Member for Fairfax

Media release

The Australian Government needed to make the funding of a domestic violence hotline a top priority, federal leader of the Palmer United Party and Member for Fairfax, Clive Palmer, said today.

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03 Mar
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Matters of Public Importance – Electoral Voting Reform

Federal Member for Fairfax

SPEECH TO THE SENATE

Senator WANG (Western Australia) (17:04): The Liberals, Nationals, Greens and Xenophon coalition wants to wipe independent voices from the Senate. Might I suggest that there is actually a legitimate way to do that: if the established parties represented the people of Australia better, we would not see one-quarter of Australian voters choosing anyone but them.

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03 Mar
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Government has no plans to give WA a fair share of GST

Federal Member for Fairfax

Media release

The Federal Government has confirmed it has no election commitments to ensure WA gets its fair share of GST revenue, after being questioned by Senator for Western Australia Zhenya ‘Dio’ Wang.

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