Tim Wilson resigns to seek Liberal preselection for seat of Goldstein Wilson, who has served as human rights commissioner for two years of his five-year term, will seek preselection in seat now held by Andrew Robb

Tim Wilson resigns to seek Liberal preselection for seat of Goldstein

Tim Wilson resigns to seek Liberal preselection for seat of Goldstein Wilson, who has served as human rights commissioner for two years of his five-year term, will seek preselection in seat now held by Andrew Robb

The Abbott government has appointed the former opinion editor of Rupert Murdoch’s flagship Australian newspaper to the board of the Australia Council.

The Abbott government has appointed the former opinion editor of Rupert Murdoch’s flagship Australian newspaper to the board of the Australia Council.

A MAJOR branch stacking row centred on the office of former Defence Minister Kevin Andrews has broken out in the Victorian Liberal Party on the eve of the Federal Election.

A MAJOR branch stacking row centred on the office of former Defence Minister Kevin Andrews has broken out in the Victorian Liberal Party on the eve of the Federal Election.

Right on? … libertarian Tim Wilson.

Right on? … libertarian Tim Wilson.

A Labor staffer has been expelled from the party after stacking branches in federal seats, including that held by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.

A Labor staffer has been expelled from the party after stacking branches in federal seats, including that held by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.

Mr Wilson's former employer, the IPA, has long advocated the commission be abolished.  Attorney-General George Brandis made no secret of the fact he selected Mr Wilson to shake up the status quo. At the time, Senator Brandis said the commission had been too narrowly focused on anti-discrimination and had not done enough to promote principles such as freedom of speech and freedom of association.

Mr Wilson's former employer, the IPA, has long advocated the commission be abolished. Attorney-General George Brandis made no secret of the fact he selected Mr Wilson to shake up the status quo. At the time, Senator Brandis said the commission had been too narrowly focused on anti-discrimination and had not done enough to promote principles such as freedom of speech and freedom of association.

Former Institute of Public Affairs policy director Tim Wilson has just been appointed as the new Human Rights Commissioner.

Former Institute of Public Affairs policy director Tim Wilson has just been appointed as the new Human Rights Commissioner.

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How to kill off a lord mayor: inside the 'Get Clover' plot | The Saturday Paper


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Bill Shorten heckled by Cory Bernardi over anti-bullying program...: Bill Shorten heckled by Cory Bernardi over… #CoryBernardi

Because he was an economic liberal, the party base was prepared to overlook some of Turnbull's left-wing views. Not any longer.

Because he was an economic liberal, the party base was prepared to overlook some of Turnbull's left-wing views. Not any longer.

James Paterson's maiden speech proves the 28-year-old Liberal senator will shake things up  Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/james-patersons-maiden-speech-proves-the-28yearold-liberal-senator-will-shake-things-up-20160315-gnjwse.html#ixzz432NIp0CV  Follow us: @smh on Twitter | sydneymorningherald on Facebook

James Paterson's maiden speech proves the 28-year-old Liberal senator will shake things up Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/james-patersons-maiden-speech-proves-the-28yearold-liberal-senator-will-shake-things-up-20160315-gnjwse.html#ixzz432NIp0CV Follow us: @smh on Twitter | sydneymorningherald on Facebook

Institute for Public Affairs: the think tank with arms everywhere

Institute for Public Affairs: the think tank with arms everywhere

But the Institute of Public Affairs - an influential free-market think tank well-connected within the Liberal Party - wants Australia’s minimum wage abolished.

But the Institute of Public Affairs - an influential free-market think tank well-connected within the Liberal Party - wants Australia’s minimum wage abolished.

Mr Wilson's former employer, the IPA, has long advocated the commission be abolished.  Attorney-General George Brandis made no secret of the fact he selected Mr Wilson to shake up the status quo. At the time, Senator Brandis said the commission had been too narrowly focused on anti-discrimination and had not done enough to promote principles such as freedom of speech and freedom of association.

Mr Wilson's former employer, the IPA, has long advocated the commission be abolished. Attorney-General George Brandis made no secret of the fact he selected Mr Wilson to shake up the status quo. At the time, Senator Brandis said the commission had been too narrowly focused on anti-discrimination and had not done enough to promote principles such as freedom of speech and freedom of association.

Australian Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson has promoted McDonald's "property rights" at the controversial Tecoma outlet by posting a Facebook ''selfie'' with a McCafe cup in hand.  Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/commissioner-champions-tecoma-mcdonalds-human-rights-20140428-zr12q.html#ixzz40ESOQZaZ  Follow us: @theage on Twitter | theageAustralia on Facebook

Australian Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson has promoted McDonald's "property rights" at the controversial Tecoma outlet by posting a Facebook ''selfie'' with a McCafe cup in hand. Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/commissioner-champions-tecoma-mcdonalds-human-rights-20140428-zr12q.html#ixzz40ESOQZaZ Follow us: @theage on Twitter | theageAustralia on Facebook

Institute of Public Affairs says its members are furious about 2016 budget changes limiting contributions and tax-free income

Institute of Public Affairs says its members are furious about 2016 budget changes limiting contributions and tax-free income

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