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Review of religious freedom legislation welcomed

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

I welcome the decision of Cabinet to establish a panel of eminent people led by Philip Ruddock to consider the adequacy of legislative religious protections.

Today’s announcement demonstrates the strong leadership and commitment of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Treasurer Scott Morrison to protections for religious freedom and the five million Australians who voted No.

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Remembrance Day 2017

Wednesday, 08 November 2017

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, has encouraged the local community to pause on Remembrance Day, on Saturday 11 November 2017 and reflect on the Australians who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of our nation.

Remembrance Day marks the signing of the Armistice that ended the First World War in 1918 and is now a day for Australians to observe one minute’s silence at 11 am in memory of those who have died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts,” Alex Hawke said.

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