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Malcolm Turnbull announces double dissolution election for July 2: As it happened

www.abc.net.au

8th May 2016

Fists of Power

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the path is clear for the “greatest years in our nation’s history”, with voters going to the polls in a double dissolution election on July 2.

The first day of an election campaign (in a nutshell)

Here’s a breakdown of today’s most important developments.

  • Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has officially announced that a federal election will be held
    on July 2.

  • He has emphasised economic leadership and innovation in his address to media at Parliament House.

  • Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has also made his election pitch from Tasmania, where he was attending commemorations for the Beaconsfield disaster.

  • The writs will be issued on May 16, the electoral roll will close on May 23 and nominations for candidates will close on June 9.

It’s been a long day here at Parliament House, so let’s take a look back at what went down.

  • Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull officially announced that Australians will head to the polls on July 2
  • The Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove is set to dissolve Federal Parliament tomorrow morning after accepting the PM’s request for a double dissolution election
  • Mr Turnbull emphasised economic leadership and innovation in his address to media at Parliament House
  • Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has also made his election pitch from Tasmania, where he was attending commemorations for the Beaconsfield disaster. He spoke on trust and his party’s push for a “fair go”

We’ve also got the official dates from the office of the Governor-General with the writs to be issued on May 16, the electoral roll to close on May 23 and nominations for candidates to close on June 9.

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Posted on May 8, 2016, in ConspiracyOz Posts. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Definition of Disillusion
    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disillusion
    Just for the Record – Mick Raven

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