katy gallagher

Katherine Ruth "Katy" Gallagher (born 18 March 1970) is an Australian politician, a current member of the Australian Senate, and the former Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory and member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly from 2001 to 2014, representing the electorate of Molonglo for the Australian Labor Party. She was also Minister for Health, Minister for Higher Education and Minister for Regional Development. On 5 December 2014 Gallagher announced she would resign from the territory parliament, and run to replace Kate Lundy in the Australian Senate. On 11 December 2014 she resigned as Chief Minister and Andrew Barr was elected as her replacement. She was appointed to the Senate by the ACT Legislative Assembly on 25 March 2015, a day after Lundy's formal resignation, and was formally sworn in on the 26th. Wikipedia
The Sydney Morning Herald Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:14

Falling like flies: Senate has lost 13 senators since the last election

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As Sam Dastyari packs up his belongings and heads for the door, he has plenty of company in the Senate's Class of 2016.
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The Age Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:21

The Senate has lost nearly 20 per cent of its members since the 2016 election

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As Sam Dastyari packs up his belongings and heads for the door, he has plenty of company in the Senate's class of 2016.
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The Sydney Morning Herald Sun, 12/10/2017 - 04:02

Labor says Katy Gallagher's High Court ruling is not a test for other MPs

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Labor won't consider a High Court ruling on Katy Gallagher's eligibility as a precedent for MPs under a cloud over dual citizenship claims, despite Malcolm Turnbull's view that other opposition MPs should resign if the ACT senator is disqualified.
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The Sydney Morning Herald Fri, 12/08/2017 - 01:54

The episode that shows how debased our politics is

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"The short-term gameplaying we're watching is so ruthless that parties have begun scalping themselves," writes Waleed Aly.
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Sky News Australia Fri, 12/08/2017 - 01:19

Citizenship saga to continue in 2018

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The citizenship saga engulfing MPs will spill over into 2018 as they continue to fight over referrals.
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