Category: Politics

Greens senator Lee Rhiannon announces resignation

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon has officially announced she will be retiring from her seat…

Nearly 200 Commonwealth Games attendees seek asylum down under

Nearly 200 people who arrived in Australia to attend the Commonwealth Games on the Gold…

Live export sheep ban bill gaining support in parliament

Support for the shutdown of the live export sheep trade is gaining headway with the…

Hanson-Young wins Greens ticket in spite of challenger

The Greens senate member Sarah Hanson-Young has won an internal Greens party challenge to lock…

Live sheep exports will not be banned despite animal welfare concerns

There won’t be any ban on live exports of sheep to the Middle East during…

Liberal leadership gives up on Perth, Fremantle by-elections

Senior ministers in the Turnbull Government have given their endorsement to the party decision not…

Former Labor MP Susan Lamb’s British citizenship finally renounced

Six months removed from her emotional speech to parliament explaining why she couldn’t renouncer her…

Hillary Clinton opens up to Julia Gillard over 2016 election loss

In the days immediately after Donald Trump won the US presidency in 2016, Hillary Clinton,…

Labor MP Anne Aly clears up her citizenship doubts

In yet another blow in the citizenship saga, with Katy Gallagher being ruled ineligible to…

UAE military meetings in Canberra raise human rights criticism

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), a nation that has been accused of committing war crime…

High Court rules Labor Senator Katy Gallagher ineligible

Labor’s Katy Gallagher has officially been ruled ineligible to sit in parliament by the High…

Peter Costello says most of us will die before national debt is paid

The majority of living Australians will be deceased before the national debt is fully paid,…

Dutton says it is a ‘myth’ that other countries will take Manus refugees

The refugees on Manus Island that are not being resettled to the USA will remain…

Date set for Labor senator Katy Gallagher citizenship decision

The High Court of Australia has set the day after the budget as the day…

Jobs slashed at Environmental Dep could mean extinction for rare species

The Federal Environmental Department is set to lose 1/3 of its staff that actively work…

Labor calls for a complete ban on live exports of livestock

Further doubt has been cast over the future of the live export industry as the…

French President challenges Australia to lift climate change game

Emmanuel Macron, the President of France has challenged Australia to do a better job when…

NBN boss says Government to blame for slow internet speeds

The Coalition Government’s eagerness to rely on copper wiring has meant cheaper NBN prices at…

PM promises major infrastructure spending to WA in vote bid

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s government has started and escalated a new bidding war to get…

O’Dwyer admits Government should not have delayed royal commission

A week following a tense TV interview in which she routinely avoided answering questions on…

World’s largest medicinal cannabis grower to set up in Victoria

The world’s #1 biggest grower of medicinal cannabis, Canopy Growth Corporation, is planning to set…

Government gives Centrelink 1000 more call centre operators

If you have ever felt the frustration of being on hold with Centrelink then this…

Government awards $6 million to Chinese owned gas company

$6 million has been granted by the Federal Government to a Chinese owned gas producer…

Turnbull admits royal commission should have been done sooner

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that in retrospect it would have been more ideal…

Scott Morrison accuses Bill Shorten of politicising royal commission

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has continued in resisting calls for him to apologise and admit…