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MP condemns 'racist' Facebook group
The Northern Territory's federal Labor MP Warren Snowdon says there is no room in the Alice Springs community for extremist racist views.

Proposed resources tax under fire at Brisbane forum
The mining sector has continued its assault on the Federal Government's proposed resources tax at an industry conference in Brisbane.

Don't spend infrastructure funds on mining: union
The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) says they support the Federal Government's proposed regional infrastructure fund but want to ensure the money remains in mining regions.