Original article by Phillip Coorey
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 1 & 4 : 2-Nov-17
Former senator Richard Colbeck is expected to replace the Liberal Party’s Stephen Parry in the upper house, after the latter advised that he will resign after receiving confirmation that he has British citizenship by descent. Meanwhile, acting Prime Minister Julie Bishop and acting Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek have both dismissed a push by the Greens and some Liberals for an audit of the citizenship status of all federal parliamentarians.
LIBERAL PARTY OF AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY, AUSTRALIAN GREENS, HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA. OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL, GREAT BRITAIN. HOME OFFICE, ONE NATION PARTY, NATIONAL PARTY OF AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND SCIENCE