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Sting in the tail of strict High Court ruling

Time this week seems to be on the government’s side: the Treasurer on Tuesday handed out a budget that promised significant tax cuts, and a return to surplus, largely through a series of complex choices about timing.

  • Rosalind Dixon
  • Brisbane Times

And the High Court ruled Wednesday that ALP Senator Katy Gallagher was incapable of being chosen for the Senate at the last federal election, because at the time she nominated as a candidate the UK Home Secretary had not yet registered her renunciation of…

Enel 2bThe problem for Senator Gallagher was all in the timing: even though she filled in the forms and paid the fee, her attempts to renounce her citizenship simply came too late for…

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