NZ eyes plain packaging laws

Story Published: 20 Apr 2012

THE New Zeland Government has agreed in-principle to intoduce similar legislation to Australia's tobacco plain packaging...

Cigarettes, Nicola Roxon, Plain Packaging

Taxpayers won't foot Slipper's bill

Story Published: 26 Apr 2012

ATTORNEY-GENERAL Nicola Roxon has issued a statment indicating Peter Slipper has not asked the commonwealth to pay his...

Nicola Roxon, Peter Slipper

Roxon denies penning letter linking Brough to Slipper drama

Story Published: 25 Dec 2012

ATTORNEY-General Nicola Roxon has denied pressuring a Labor MP to refer Mal Brough to the Federal Police over his alleged...

Afp, Australian Federal Police, Australian Politics, Crimes Act, Labor, Lnp, Mal Brough, Nicola Roxon, Peter Slipper

Overarching discrimination laws difficult for govt to define

Story Published: 20 Mar 2013

PROMISED reforms to create a single national law governing all forms of discrimination have been put on ice.

Australian Government, Discrimination, Mark Dreyfus, Nicola Roxon

Submissions made for child sex abuse royal commission terms

Story Published: 21 Dec 2012

THE Federal Government continues work on the make-up and terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Institutional...

Child Sex, Federal Government, Nicola Roxon, Royal Commission

Nicola lets fly at 'bastard' boss Kevin Rudd

Story Published: 17 Oct 2013

IN THE aftermath of the ALP’s decimation at the polls, ex-Attorney General Nicola Roxon has ripped into into the man many...

Alp, Editors Picks, Federal Election 2013, Kevin Rudd, Nicola Roxon, Politics

Outcry over discrimination bill led to other options: Roxon

Story Published: 31 Jan 2013

ATTORNEY-GENERAL Nicola Roxon has backed away from parts of a new national discrimination bill that may have threatened...

Discrimination, Freedom Of Speech, Human Rights, Nicola Roxon

Chris Pyne compares Prime Minister Gillard to Adolf Hitler

Story Published: 4 Feb 2013

CHRISTOPHER Pyne has simultaneously described the Labor Governments’ weekend as akin to Hitler’s last days and similar to...

Cabinet, Chris Evans, Chris Pyne, Julia Gillard, Nicola Roxon

Smoking rates still too high

Story Published: 19 Aug 2012

SMOKING rates in rural and remote Australia are still “disturbingly high”, but doctors believe new plain packaging laws...

Bat, Nicola Roxon, Phillip Morris, Plain Packagin, Smoking

Julie Bishop grills Nicola Roxon on Slipper text scandal

Story Published: 11 Oct 2012

JULIE Bishop used question time to quiz Attorney-General Nicola Roxon when she became aware of the lewd text messages Peter...

Coalition, Julie Bishop, Labor, Nicola Roxon, Peter Slipper, Politics, Sexual Harassment, Text Messages