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Sukkar uses taxpayer budget to employ friend who also designed smear sheets – The Age

Michael Sukkar was a groomsman at graphic designer Matt Pham’s wedding and gave him a taxpayer-funded job while he worked full-time elsewhere.

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An electorate office budget can be used to pay for mailouts to local residents and to assist a minister to conduct parliamentary business. The budget cannot be used to pay for party political activity.
Emails sent by Mr Pham reveal that he was used by Mr Sukkar’s office to design flyers to solicit political donations for the Liberal Party’s Deakin 200 Club in early February 2017. Taxpayer funds are not meant to be used to pay for any work done to facilitate donations for a political party.
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Ryan Papenhuyzen’s moment of Grand Final magic leaves jaws on the floor – NEWS.com.au

Ryan Papenhuyzen’s moment of Grand Final magic leaves jaws on the floor

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Legacies are made on the big stage and on Sunday night Ryan Papenhuyzen showed hes more than made for the limelight.The Melbourne Storm fullback capped off a sensational season by tearing up ANZ Stadium as the Storm claimed a 26-20 win over the Penrith Panthers.
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As all eyes focused on Storm star Cameron Smith in what may well have been his final game, it was Papenhuyzen…

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Cloud9 sign all-female Valorant team – Sierra Leone Times

Cloud9 signed the organization first all-female squad adding a Valorant team that will play under the name Cloud9 White

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Cloud9 signed the organization’s first all-female squad, adding a Valorant team that will play under the name Cloud9 White.
The all-male Valorant team will be called Cloud9 Blue.
Signed to the White roster were the members of North America-based MAJKL — pronounced “magical” — which finished in 5th-8th place out of 16 teams at their first tournament, the Counter Logic Gaming – Blitz Open Cup is September. The team won the FTW Summer Showdown tournament, part of the Valorant Ignition Series, and…

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The New Zealand women trapped in Australia and imprisoned in abuse under the Hague Convention – ABC News

New Zealanders in Australia are usually not eligible for benefits or housing due to visa constraints, and when they’re forced to flee home in desperation to escape…

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It’s a nightmare scenario that is a common plight for international women living under the shadow of domestic violence in Australia.
New Zealand women in particular face a unique set of circumstances that throw up enormous barriers in allowing them to escape partner abuse.
Under the common 444 visa, New Zealanders have the right to live and work in Australia, but because they remain citizens of their homeland, they are not entitled to government benefits.
When faced with domestic violence and without…

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