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City begin global search for Fornaroli injury replacement

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Melbourne City have already begun the international search to find an injury replacement for star striker Bruno Fornaroli, the club’s top goalscorer for the past two seasons.

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And given their high profile connection with owners Manchester City, the options are plentiful.

The Melbourne side could look to tap into the City squad for an on-loan replacement or search for another forward who is out of favour at their club and might be interested in securing regular game time over the next four months.

City’s scouting network is global – it delivered Fornaroli to them two seasons ago – and new coach Warren Joyce and his management team will also be able to tap into their expertise.

Fornaroli, City’s marquee player, is expected to be out of action until at least the new year having suffered a fractured ankle in City’s 3-2 FFA Cup win over Sydney Hakoah on Tuesday night.

His loss is a major blow to the City Football Group-owned club given his goalscoring record. In his first season in the A-League, Fornaroli scored 28 goals in the Cup and League, while in his second he netted 20 in the two competitions.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has rung the changes at the Etihad and in the last days of the transfer window City is reported to be moving on several players.

While Melbourne would no doubt love to have access to the likes of City’s out-of-favour Ivory Coast frontman Wilfried Bony as a short term signing he is thought far more likely to rejoin Swansea City, the Premier League club at which he made his name in England. He has also been linked to a surprise loan move to Italian club Hellas Verona as well as with Spartak Moscow, Marseille and Valencia.

Still, Melbourne City’s financial firepower and the fact that any short-term signing would fall under Fornaroli’s marquee status so his wage would not be counted under the salary cap, certainly gives them plenty of potential targets.

Given that Fornaroli – who will have surgery next week when the swelling goes down – is expected to return in January, any well-credentialled overseas signing who comes as a short term replacement could then look to move on from his parent club in the European January transfer window.

He would, if he played regularly in the A-League, maintain his fitness and be match fit for any new employer should he be able to secure a transfer then.

A move to Australia might look left field, but for some it might be a more tempting prospect than playing low intensity soccer in the reserves in front of paltry crowds through a European winter.

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Hunter Catholic school principal discourages teachers from publicly supporting same-sex marriage

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Edict: St Pius X principal Robert Emery wrote to teachers he did not mean to alarm anyone by suggesting they not make comments contrary to church teachings. “My only intention is to to keep us all safe.” Picture: Marina NeilTEACHERS at one of the Hunter’s largest Catholic high schools have been issued an edict not to “say or suggest or imply” they support same-sex marriage.

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St Pius X High School Adamstown principal Robert Emery has written two emails to staff warning that while they should vote in the upcoming marriage law postal survey according to their conscience, they shouldn’t “put yourself out there in a way that could be detrimental to your employment or promotional prospects in a Catholic school”.

Mr Emery said while staff didn’t need to delete comments previously made on social media, they should “be careful from this point onwards not to say or write anything online or in class that could be seen as contradicting Catholic Church teaching”.

“That is not a sensible thing to do when you are an employee of the Catholic diocese,” he wrote.

“It is completely permissible to answer student questions about the issue provided you present both sides of the debate in a fair and non-judgemental way.

“You are of course also OK to say that you agree with the church’s view on the issue, if that is what you believe.

“It is NOT OK [sic] to say or suggest or imply that you believe the other side of the debate is the correct one – even if you do!”

A Catholic Schools Office (CSO) spokeswoman said Mr Emery wrote the emails based on hisresponsibility to ensure staff were acting in compliance with the CSO’s code of conduct.

A concerned parent who saw the emails said they were “blown away” by the reference to future opportunities for career advancement.

“The overwhelming feeling I got was that they seemed threatening,” the parent said.

But the CSO refuted this, saying “all decisions on employment, promotion and reward will be made on the basis of merit and will not discriminate on the basis of particular attributes”.

The Catholic Schools Officedeclined to comment on ramifications for teachersfound to publicly support the ‘yes’ vote, except to say they had been “remindednot to bring personal opinion into the debate, but rather address both sides of the same sex marriage debate with their students”.

Principal RobertEmery said teachers hadn’t been discouraged from discussingthe issue.

“The students are really interested in the same sex marriage debate, very much from a social justice perspective and teachers have spoken about both sides of the debate with their students,” he said.

“The discussions have detailed what is currently occurring –that there are people fighting for the right for marriage equalityand conversations also touch on the church’s teachings.”

But a concerned parent said hearing personal opinions only from teachers whodid not support same sex marriage could skew students’ understanding of the issue.

“I can’t believe the email basically said feel free to speak out against it [same sex marriage], but don’t you dare say anything for it,” the parent said.

“What messages are being sent to kids of a vulnerable age?

“Is this the start of the negativity everyone predicted?

“It’s really concerning and upsetting because Bishop Bill Wright hasnot put any formal statement out, the principal has just taken it upon themselves to put this out.”

Bishop Wright said in a statement to theHerald“the diocese respects each individual’sright to their personal opinion on what the law should be on same sex marriage”.

Catholic schools St Ignatius’ College in Sydney and Xavier College in Melbourne have cautiously endorsed same-sex marriage in messages to parents, staff and students.

They referred to Pope Francis’ teachings on love, mercy and non-judgement and encouragedtheir school communitiesto dwell on their own consciences.

The Independent Education Union said it was“extremely concerned that our schools could become fertile ground for damaging speech” during the debate.

It said it wouldexpect schools to be “safe havens” and that“neither staff nor students are put into situations where inappropriate or hostile commentary, or action, is directed at them”.

The Australian Psychological Society (APS) published a tip sheet this week about talkingwith children and young people about marriage equality and related issues.

It includes:

Let your children know it is ok to talk about marriage equality.Listen carefully to children to understand what they really want to know.Explain the meaning of LGBTI+ words.Let children know there is diversity in relationships.Talk to children about what marriage equality means.Offer alternate views of relationships – not everyone wants to get married.Clarify any confusion and misconceptions about the marriage equality vote.The Herald, Newcastle

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Goodbye to Dubai: Qantas shifts London stopovers

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Qantas is dropping Dubai from its network and will instead have its Europe-bound aircraft stop over in Singapore, in a major shake-up that repositions it towards the booming Asian market.

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The airline said on Thursday it would reroute its daily Sydney – London A380 service to fly via Singapore instead of Dubai from March 2018. That service will replace one of its two daily Sydney – Singapore A330 flights.

Qantas had already announced its Melbourne – London service will fly non-stop to Europe out of Perth on its new Dreamliners starting in March, meaning the airline will not have any flights to Dubai.

Flights to Singapore from Melbourne are also being ramped up as part of the overhaul, with Qantas’ daily service upgraded from a 235-seat A330 to a 484-seat A380 and its thrice weekly A330 service increased to a daily service.

Melbourne passengers will have the option to transfer in Singapore onto a flight to London as an alternative to the 17-hour leg out of Perth.

Qantas codeshare partner Emirates will continue to fly 77 weekly services to its base in Dubai, connecting to destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, which passengers will be able to book through Qantas.

The two airlines said on Thursday they would apply to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for a five-year extension to their alliance deal.

Qantas said it no longer needed to fly its own aircraft to Dubai as most of its passengers flew only to London and passengers flying elsewhere in Europe already flew their entire journey on Emirates.

“That means we can redirect some of our A380 flying into Singapore and meet the strong demand we’re seeing in Asia,” chief executive Alan Joyce said.

Australia’s biggest airline last said last week it was looking to do away with stop-overs en route to London all together, and had challenged manufacturers Airbus and Boeing to produce aircraft it could fly non-stop to the UK by 2022.

Qantas said the changes announced on Thursday would deliver it net benefits of more than $80 million a year from 2019.

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Feast on Father’s Day

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FISH OF THE WEEK: Darcy Ittensohn wins the Jarvis Walker tacklebox and Tsunami lure pack for this 41cm whiting in the Swansea Channel recently.

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The Father’s Day weekend promises fishing fun, with reasonable weather on the radar and the lure of winter species in abundance.

The weather has been wild outside but will possibly abate by Saturday and present a great chance to chase snapper.

“They’ve been gettingreds up to 2kg in close this week and we’ve got a cracking tide just on 5am on Saturday,” Jason “One For” Nunn, from Fisherman’s Warehouse at Marks Point, said.

“If the seas calm down and you can get offshore its a grand opportunity to fish for a Father’s Day feast.”

Down south around Texas, there’s some been great kingfish about, up and over a metre, and a lot of longfin perch.

“The perch are great eating and only ever caught in deep water,” Jason said. “Generally in 100m to 120m of water, and they stick to the bottom.

“You fish for perch like you would for snapper, generally with smaller hooks, pillie strips, bonito, mackeral and even a prawn if you can get them down.

“At the moment there’s not a lot of current around so it’s a fantastic time to have a shot.”

Cool tailor

Closer to shore, the tailor have been going wild.

Jason bagged out during a windy, brisk but productive midweek session on the lake in an open tinnie.

“Bloody cold, with the wind chill but there is plenty of tailor around,” he said.

“The late afternoons go good with fishranging from 1kg to 1.5kg.”

Jason suspects they are starting to gather in the run-up to the full moon due next week.

“All the fish I caught through the week were fully roed up,” he said

“The deeper patches of water between Marks and Coal Points seem to be holding a heap of fish.

“I was casting to fish with shallow divers and they were absolutely crunching them.

“When they were coming into the boat they were spewing up white bait.

“It was pretty uncomfortable with the wind and chop, but it confirmed the theory that these conditions tend to raise the bait to the surface and the tailor were smashing them.

“They have been in this deep stretch of water for about a fortnight, compressed, stacked up on top of each other and as the moon approaches they push up.”

Outside inAnglers have been getting jew on squid, but they are pretty scarce in the lake. Squid that is.

It’s a different story offshore, but as mentioned the seas have made it tough getting out.

The upside to the big seas is they have pushed the bream inside.

“Bream have been going off in the southern sections of the lake, responding well to lures,” Jason said. “August is always a good month.”

Lean whitingThere’sgenerous numbers of whiting building up in the channel and they’ve been about in numbers near Aeropelican in the lake.

“They’re stacked up on the sand but not really on the chew,” Jason said.

“They seem lean and probably won’t bulk up until the next prawn run probably due mid-October out of the channel.”

It’s been a similar story with salmon; plenty about but not too much action.

“We’re seeing heaps on the surface doing their ‘guppie’ thing where they look like they’re biting at air, but not biting at anything else,” Jason said.

“I think it has something to do with spawning.”

Meanwhile, there’s a few luderick about but the best might be yet to come through September as fish begin to push back in from offshore.

“We’ve seen a few luderick around Swansea Bridge and out on Lucy’s Breakwall but the bigger fish tend to come in around September and are normally of a very good quality,” said Jason, who is a big rap on the weed fly if you can’t get hold of any genuine green weed.

Bay reportBream have been prevalent throughout Port Stephens and surrounds, responding to soft plastics and floating fish baits worked in chicken pelletberley, according to the guys at Duff’s Salamander Bait and Tackle.

Similarly, luderick have been about in numbers.

Stockton Beach has been throwing up plenty of bream of a night, biting on pipi, mullet and beach worms in thegutters. Don’t be surprised to find tailor, jew and whiting in the mix.

Local rock platforms, when accessible,have been producting tailor, bream, and jew.

Trag up to 3kg off the BIg Gibber have had anglers excited north of Nelson Bay while snapper continue to inhabit Sambo Reef, 21 and the V as well as the odd jew and rock cod around Broughton Island and Uralla Reef.

Closure overThe three-month fishing closure for Australian Bass and Estuary Perch in local rivers closes at midnight on August 31, allowing anglers to get back to targeting some of Australia’s great native sportsfish.

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‘Stretched ourselves thin’: Ardent takes stock in US after hurricane hit

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – JUNE 12: Ardent Leisure CEO Simon Kelly on June 12, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ben Rushton/Fairfax Media)Dreamworld theme park owner Ardent Leisure has flagged a more “measured” approach to the next phase of its US expansion as its entertainment centres in Houston took a hit from Hurricane Harvey, which has devastated parts of Texas.

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Ardent, the first Australian company to be directly impacted by the hurricane, described the closure of five centres as a “short-term” business interruption.

But chief executive Simon Kelly said the company’s immediate focus was on nursing the business through its recovery.

Main Event operates 38 centres across the US, offering a range of games from ten pin bowling to paint ball and laser tag under one roof.

Its five centres in the immediate Houston area have been closed since the hurricane struck the coast on August 26 and sustained varying degrees of damage.

Mr Kelly said the level of damage was being assessed but the process was being hampered by access and utility issues.

“We have insurance, so from a financial point of view it has no impact. But the welfare of our staff is a priority and we are working with them to ensure their safety,” Mr Kelly said.

Ardent expected three of the centres to re-open within seven days, while the fourth was likely to be delayed by a month or two. The fifth centre had sustained more extensive damage and it was not known when it would reopen. Growth sector

Main Event has been identified by Ardent as the growth sector of the business.

“We have a portfolio of 38 centres across 14 North American states, which is just scratching the surface. But Main Event is a significant business as it represents two-thirds of our earnings. But at the moment, we are extremely committed to nursing the business through the recovery phase and supporting our staff and workers there,” Mr Kelly said.

He added that the next phase of growth in the US would be more “measured”.

“The long-term strategy for Ardent is the Main Event business in the US. But we ran it hard, probably too hard, and stretched ourselves thin in terms of capability and on-the-ground operations,” Mr Kelly said.

“We must be disciplined in the rollout to make sure we have the systems and operations in place in an optimal way.” Tough year

The hurricane caps off a tough year for Ardent, which also reported an audited full-year loss of $62.6 million on Thursday, compared with a $42.4 million profit for the 2016 year.

As reported earlier this month when its released its unaudited figures, the result was significantly impacted by the Dreamworld tragedy, where four people died on the Thunder River Rapids ride last October, and the park’s subsequent shutdown for 45 days.

The loss includes $94.9 million in charges relating to a property, plant and equipment write-down, a goodwill impairment and incident costs associated with the Dreamworld tragedy. Restoring value

Mr Kelly said the result reflected the challenged trading environment experienced by Dreamworld following its re-opening, with its theme parks division reporting a core earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation loss of $3.4 million, compared with a $34.7 million profit the previous year.

“Our focus is on nursing Dreamworld back to what it was a year ago and unlocking the surplus land at the park,” Mr Kelly said.

“We think it will take two years, but we are confident of restoring the value. I’m not sure how much the 2018 Commonwealth Games will impact the park with tourism, but it will certainly put the Gold Coast on the map.”

The negative impact of the Dreamworld tragedy was partially offset by a $45 million gain on the sale of its health club and marinas divisions. Shareholder battle

The latest blow from Hurricane Harvey comes as Ardent prepares to battle aggressive shareholder Ariadne on Monday in Sydney.

Ariadne, which accounts for about 10 per cent of the Ardent register, has called an extraordinary meeting in a bid to get its two directors, Gary Weiss and Brad Richmond, appointed to the Ardent board. Ariadne had initially wanted four appointments but has since wound back its claim to two.

It has been a long and, at times, bitter campaign and Ardent directors have advised shareholders to vote against all Ariadne’s resolutions.

Mr Kelly declined to comment on the meeting or any possible outcome.

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‘World’s number 1 anti-vaxxer’ denied entry to Australia

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The self-proclaimed “world’s number one anti-vaxxer” has been denied permission to visit Australia.

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Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said on Thursday Kent Heckenlively would not be able to tour Australia later this year as part of an international campaign calling for a pause in childhood vaccinations.

“We’re not going to allow him to come here,” Mr Dutton told Sydney radio station 2GB.

“These people who are telling parents that their kids shouldn’t be vaccinated are dangerous. We have been very careful in having a look right through this particular case and it’s clear to me that it’s not in our national interest that he should come here.”

Mr Heckenlively, who lives in northern California, contributes to a website that claims autism is “an environmentally induced illness, that it is treatable, and that children can recover”.

He also has links to Andrew Wakefield, the disgraced former doctor whose debunked study was central to the anti-vaccination movement and has since gone on to make the film Vaxxed.

The film has been banned by several film festivals but has been shown in secret locations around Australia.

The Turnbull government has strong views on the effectiveness of childhood vaccinations. Photo: Karleen Minney

Immigration officials recently banned British campaigner Polly Tommeyand US campaigner Suzanne Humphries from entering the country for three years after the pair toured Australia with Vaxxed, which alleges there is a link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and autism.

The opposition had written to Mr Dutton requesting Mr Heckenlively’s application for a visa be denied.

“Dangerous misinformation peddled by anti-vaccination proponents should never take the place of proven, scientific advice, and we have a responsibility to make sure parents are getting the right messages,” the opposition’s health spokeswoman, Catherine King, said on Thursday.

“The fight against vaccination misinformation is continuous – earlier this month, we saw two anti-vaccination advocates tour the country and show a film that wrongly claims a link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and autism. While our immunisation program has historically been effective, there is growing evidence that anti-vaccination advocates and their political allies like Pauline Hanson and One Nation are now undermining our success – as shown by the doubling of measles cases between 2013 and 2014.”

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Gareth Ward: ‘I was absolutely terrified’

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Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward found himself facing an extortion attempt in New York after ordering an online massage. Picture: Georgia MattsKiama MP Gareth Ward was “terrified” he could be shot or stabbed following a confrontation with a pair of extortionists in a New York hotel.

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The Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra was on a stopover in New York for a few days before heading to Canada for a conference for parliamentarians with a disability.

The legally-blind MP was staying at the Intercontinental Hotel on 44th Street near Broadwaywhen he booked a massage online on Tuesday evening.

Mr Ward refuted media claims he asked for a“special massage”, stating it was a request for a standard $100 massage that he needed after walking around all day.

When he answered a knock on his hotel room door, Mr Ward opened it and saw two men standing there.

When “it became clear there was more on offer” than just a massage, Mr Ward said he asked the two mento leave.

“They became aggressiveand when they wouldn’tleave I was goingto call security,” Mr Ward said.

“Then they pulled out a phone with a camera and put it in my face and said, ‘we’re goingto tell people that you had raped me’ and all that sort of stuff.

“He said ‘I want $1000, I want $1000 and if you don’tgive me $1000 I’m going to plaster [the video]all over the internet’.”

Mr Ward described the confrontation as “frightening” –“I don’t think I have ever been that scared” –and he wondered if one of the men was armed.

“That was my first thought,” he said.“That there was a knife, there was a gun. I was terrified, I was absolutely terrified.”

Still, he had the presence of mind to get the men to follow him down to the foyer, where there was an ATM.

He knew it was therebecause he’d withdrawn money from it on the day he arrived at the hotel.

But once there, he had no intention of withdrawing any cash this time.

“I turned the corner and then literally ran over to the desk and said ‘call the police, these guys are trying to rob me’,” he said.

“That’s when they bolted.”

The Kiama MP then reported the incident to New York Citypolice.

“They said it happens all the time, that it happens frequently and they’ll be investigating,” Mr Ward said.

He said he told police he was travelling onto Canada and they informed Mr Ward that he was fine to travel.

Mr Ward said he knew what people were going think about the incident.

“I’ll wear the embarrassment,” he said.“The mediahas accused me of all sorts of things.

“I am just holding my steadfast cool because I know I have done nothing wrong.”

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Michael Redman’s the ‘cider man’

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Barossa man wins world cider award TweetFacebook Cider wins world award Sidewood Estate operations manager Michael Redman, Williamstown, shares his cider success. Photos: Carla Wiese-Smith.+12Sidewood Estate operations manager Michael Redman, Williamstown, shares his cider success. Photos: Carla Wiese-Smith.MORE GALLERIES

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facebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappChances are, the refreshing pear cider you enjoy after work or on a weekend could beproduced by none other than South Australian-based Michael Redman.

The winery operations manager and cidermaker at Sidewood Estate in the Adelaide Hills has recently been awarded best dry style perry (pear cider)at the 2017 World Cider Awards in London.

It’s beenhandpicked –like its fruit – from 25 other pearciders across the world, including five Australian.

Sidewood’s apple cider also took out a gold medal in the same awards –not bad for a winery which just happens to make cider, too.

“Wefirst and foremost make wine,” Mr Redman said.“We are a 1000-tonne winery and we are just in the process of putting in a bottling line.

“I basically look after all the wine and cider from grape to bottle.”

The juicy, dessert style pears aresourcedfrom Drury’s Orchard at Inglewood, which Mr Redman saidmakes themideal for Sidewood’sperry (the correct term for pear cider).

And while he may be Redman by name, headmitsto being more of a white wine man and less of a perryman, something he believeshelped him to win the award.

“I don’t actually like ciderso it’s very easy to make it the same flavour each time.”

Williamstown cidermaker Michael Redman has ‘crushed’ the opposition in the World Cider Awards. Photo: Carla Wiese-Smith.

As for the award, Mr Redman said the success and hard work behind the award hasn’t yet kicked in.

“I really haven’t had bloody time to think about it,” he laughed.

“A work colleague said to me it’s better than winning the Brownlow and I said, you are probably right.”

Sidewood has another connection to football, as the wine partner of Port Adelaide Football Club.

“We’ve got the real ‘pear’ of Port right here!”

Mr Redman’s role as operations manager meansfrom February to May he is busy with the winery side of the business, but come November/December he’sknee deep in pears.

“This was a particularly long vintage so we are still trying to catch up,” he said.

So how did the man from Gloucester, NSWbecome part of the Barossa scene?

He’s quick totell you it was a series of jobs which led him here, including working as achef, in a newsagent and forthe family timber mill company.

He moved to SA in 2013,with his first vintage done and dustedin 2014.

Mr Redman says he is definitely here to stay –he’s played 50-plus A and B grade games for Tanunda Hockey Club, and can’t wait to notch up his 100th.

And when it comes to the final product,Mr Redman says if he sees people out and about drinking his efforts –Sidewood cider is on tap at Stein’s Taphouse in Nuri – he’s more than happy to let them know.

“I’m certainly not backwards in coming forwards,” he laughed.

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Keep calm and let the High Court carry on: John Howard

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John Howard addressed the National Press Club in Canberra on Wednesday 7 September 2016. Photo: Andrew Meares Senator Derryn Hinch at Parliament House Canberra on Thursday 22 June 2017. Photo: Andrew Meares

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Keep calm and let the constitutional citizenship fiasco run its course, former prime minister John Howard has advised, as the High Court saga threatens to engulf its eighth federal politician.

“My view about this is nobody is to blame and I think trying to apportion blame, and people running around and saying ‘oh you knew about this’, or ‘you should have known’, I think that is silly,” he told ABC radio.

Victorian crossbench senator Derryn Hinch was the latest politician to become caught up in the crisis, confirming on Wednesday night he holds a United States social security number.

Senator Hinch said on Thursday he suspected someone close to him had leaked the details of his US social security number to the media.

“Someone has done it, someone doesn’t like me,” he said.

Senator Hinch lived in the US for 10 years as a reporter for Fairfax Media, but said he did not become a citizen and never held a green card.

He said he paid an additional tax over the decade which made him eligible for an American pension, a payment he stopped when he was sworn into parliament.

That potentially could make him the test case for another part of section 44 which prohibits people who are “entitled to the rights and privileges of a subject or a citizen of a foreign power” from standing for parliament, a section that was yet to be examined by the court.

Immediately after Greens MPs Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters resigned from Parliament after discovering they held dual citizenship, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull went on the attack, calling their failure to check “incredible sloppiness” and “extraordinary negligence”.

Since then, three of his cabinet ministers were found to be dual-citizens, including Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce.

Mr Joyce, Fiona Nash and Matt Canavan will have their eligibility for election examined by the High Court in October, along with One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts, crossbencher Nick Xenophon and both Ms Waters and Mr Ludlam.

Under section 44, part (i) of the Australian constitution, a person is disqualified from standing for Parliament if they are “under any acknowledgment of allegiance, obedience, or adherence to a foreign power, or is a subject or a citizen or entitled to the rights or privileges of a subject or a citizen of a foreign power”.

Senator Hinch’s case could rest on the key question of entitlement, and how the High Court interprets that in other matters.

Constitutional expert George Williams told the National Press Club on Wednesday that if a strict test of entitlement was applied, “tens of people” within Parliament could face court challenges.

Mr Howard said Australia was not the first nation to deal with issues arising from interpretations of its founding document and called for calm, as there was “nothing you can do about it”.

“Let’s just draw a deep breath, accept that this is a case that years ago, when the constitution was written, if you lived in Canada or Britain or New Zealand etc, you didn’t have a separate nationality, we were all subjects of the British Empire, there was no Australian nationality until 1948.

“We just have to let it work its way through and accept that the High Court will rule and whatever the High Court decides, that’s the law, because we live by the rule of law.

“But I don’t think it is a crisis for Australian democracy and I am frankly surprised people are running around trying to apportion partisan blame, I don’t think it is a case for that.”

Senator Hinch told the ABC he would ask for advice on his situation and refer himself if necessary, but believed he met all the eligibility requirements.

Mr Turnbull said he remained confident, based on advice from the Solicitor-General, his MPs would emerged unscathed from the High Court challenge.

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Greens unveil $60b push to build one million houses by 2050

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The Queensland Greens have promised to push for the construction of one million social housing properties by 2050, if they win seats in the upcoming state election.

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The left-leaning party openly admitted the plan seemed “radical” but said the mass construction of government-owned housing would tackle looming social and economic issues facing the property market.

“The private housing market has failed,” Greens candidate for South Brisbane Amy MacMahon said. “20,000 of us are homeless, over 29,000 are on the waiting list for social housing, one in five are struggling to pay the rent or mortgage while an entire generation can’t afford to buy a home.

“Just like healthcare or education, everyone should be guaranteed a home.”

The Greens would push for the establishment of a Queensland Housing Trust, a government organisation that would build 20,000 homes a year, culminating in one million built by 2050.

Census data from 2016 showed there were almost 10 million dwellings Australia-wide – meaning the Greens would build about one-tenth of that in Queensland in more than 40 years.

Under the plan, the Greens claim homelessness and the strain on social housing would be eliminated within the first few years ??? but it won’t come cheap.

“This plan will see an investment of $60 billion over the first 10 years,” Ms McMahon said. Her party plans to fund the project with rental revenue from the houses and increased mining royalties. Related: Beloved Dornoch Terrace house to be knocked downRelated: REIQ slams Queensland Greens’ rental policyRelated: Inside one of Brisbane’s most unique heritage homes

The Greens claim 16,000 jobs would be created each year.

In the first 10 years, half of the houses would be reserved for social housing and the rest would be given to anyone who applied.

“We would never accept the state government turning hundreds of thousands of children away from schools, or people from hospitals, because we hadn’t invested enough in public education or healthcare,” Ms MacMahon said. “This plan may seem radical but in countries like Austria and the Netherlands virtually everyone has access to high quality, well designed social housing.”

Housing minister Mick de Brenni has been contacted for comment, but the state government has implemented a plan to build 3300 low-cost homes within three years and invest $1 billion.

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