Media Releases 2004
December 16th, 2004
No Pokies MLC Nick Xenophon has called on the Attorney General and the Police Minister to provide urgent reports on the Byron Pickett case

December 1st, 2004
Revealed: 17 year old overseas student loses over $40,000 at Casino
- two years worth of tuition and living expenses - including over $20,000 in just one week

November 26th, 2004
Nick Xenophon's breakthrough amendment to increase funding to the Gamblers' rehabilitation Fund passes in the Upper House

November 19th, 2004
'Pokies Watch' Phone In inundated with calls about pokies addictions and sharp practices

October 27th, 2004
The Rann Government has been savaged over its watered-down smoking laws
– with one of Australia ’s leading tobacco control figures calling it a ‘sell out’

October 26th, 2004
Call for a national response following sentencing in Australia's biggest gambling related crime 

October 26th, 2004
Nick Xenophon reveals that the SA Health Minister has sat on a key tobacco plan
for over five months without acting 

October 23rd, 2004
Nick Xenophon calls for James Hardie executives to be subjected to a community service order
that would involve caring for and cleaning terminally ill asbestos victims

October 22nd, 2004
Mr Xenophon responds to the public disclosure of the letter from Archbishop Stylianos, the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia to Archbishop Joseph of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of New Zealand

October 18th, 2004
Draft Industrial Manslaughter Laws announced at the Simply Safety Seminar
at the Old Adelaide Gaol

September 23rd, 2004
Mr Xenophon to introduce legislation to establish an asbestos hotline
aimed at informing the public and advising home owners/renovators to prevent exposure

September 17th, 2004
Nick Xenophon calls on MPs to put all domestic travel reports
on the Internet to ensure more accountability

September 11th, 2004
Xenophon receives backing from US drug expert
in his calls for a clinical trial of Naltrexone for gambling addicts

July 29th, 2004
Calls for a coronial inquest into the death of Michael Eldridge

July 28th, 2004
Public meeting to hear how lax consumer credit laws and aggressive bank practices
have fuelled a youth debt blow-out

July 27th, 2004
Xenophon welcomes Federal Labor's new gambling policy
but calls for Latham to go even further

July 25th, 2004
Xenophon calls on the Premier to initiate a referendum on poker machines

July 24th, 2004
Xenophon steps in to support a gambling phone in for people with disabilities

July 23rd, 2004
Xenophon initiates changes to electricity and gas bills

July 8th, 2004
National gambling statistics show South Australia leading country
on total gambling losses

June 27th, 2004
Xenophon calls for aid to stop the closure of the Ice Arena

June 25th, 2004
Federal Government's Family Bonus results in huge spike in poker machine gambling

June 16th, 2004
Land tax crippling B and B operators

June 11th, 2004
Archbishop's Resignation: An Important Step in the Journey of Healing for Victims

June 2nd, 2004
Xenophon welcomes SA Government's plans to amend asbestos legislation

May 31st, 2004
Anglican Church Child Sex Abuse Inquiry

May 27th, 2004
Xenophon critical of SA Government's weak 2004/2005 Budget 

May 24th, 2004
Xenophon calls for Federal MPs to Follow SA's Lead on Travel Reports
Being Posted on the Net

May 19th, 2004
Xenophon calls for a 'Fuelwatch' programme to run in South Australia

May 4th, 2004
Xenophon to team up with Greens MP Kris Hanna to toughen pokie reduction legislation

April 28th, 2004
Adelaide Casino in Breach of Code of Practice

April 29th, 2004
Victim's of Plea Bargaining 'System' Plead for Justice

April 20th, 2004
Xenophon Calls for Changes to Law on Media and Public Access Ban in AP Lands

April 1st, 2004
Xenophon critical of Kellogg's Response to Online Casino Allegations

March 31st, 2004
Kellogg's Kids Promotional DVD Linked to Online Casino

March 25th, 2004
Xenophon slams SA Government for Breaking Key Election Promise to Keep SA GM Free

March 24th, 2004
Xenophon to close deadly asbestos loophole

March 23rd, 2004
Xenophon calls for an inquiry into the Medical Board

March 15th, 2004
Move for Parliamentary Inquiry into 'Sydney-Centric' ABC Management

March 8th, 2004
Xenophon critical of pokie barons' calls for compensation

March 4th, 2004
Xenophon Slams the SA Premier's Reshuffle Blunder

March 1st, 2004
Xenophon Plan to Ensure Asbestos 'Cowboys' are Lassoed in with new law

February 25th, 2004
Calls to Provide Government Funding for Pubs with No Pokies

February 23rd, 2004
Xenophon Teams up with Greens MP Kris Hanna to Ensure Insurers Disclose
the Extent of their Expected Windfall

February 23rd, 2004
Courts to have power to order intervention programs for gambling related crimes
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