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NSW filibuster for the tragics, but there’s bigger stuff at stake

Crikey June 6, 2011 26 Comments

This weekend the norms of NSW parliamentary procedure were put to the test with a total of more than 29 hours of debate and the first use of the “guillotine” rule to cut off debate since 1906, writes David Mallard, lecturer, political analyst and blogger.