Politics

Kevin Rudd criticised by Prime Minister of Tuvalu for “imperial” proposal

Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s proposal to trade Australian citizenship for the sea-based resources of island nations threatened by climate…

Pauline Hanson accused of sexual harassment by former colleague

Former One Nation senator Brian Burston has made claims of sexual harassment against his former boss and leader of One…

Medivac bill passes in the House of Representatives and Senate

The controversial legislation to allow asylum seekers to travel to Australia for medical treatment has passed in both the House…

Pyne warns medical transfer bill could jeopardise border security

Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne has said that all people in offshore detention could “qualify” to travel to Australia under…

Federal Parliament recoils from potentially foreign cyber-attack

Australian cyber security experts are investigating a cyber-attack on parliament’s computer systems that is speculated to be orchestrated by a…

Treasurer’s meeting to focus on nation-wide population growth

At today’s meeting of state and territory treasurers in Canberra, the Federal Government will attempt to introduce a plan to…

Dutton admits he may be wrong about Labor’s security briefings

Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton has recently accused Opposition Leader Bill Shorten of ignoring the warnings of security agencies…

Trump’s State of the Union urges bipartisanship on immigration law

United States President Donald Trump used his SOTU address to appeal to Congress to stand united on policy regarding national…

Howard Schultz moving towards US presidential run

Former Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz, plans to deliver a policy speech at Purdue University on Thursday. Schultz has burst onto…

Bullied student and freed drug offender to join Trump for SOTU address

A grandmother who was serving a life sentence and a student bullied for having Trump as his last name lead…

Eleven EU nations now recognise Guaido as Venezuelan interim president

Eleven major European nations have joined the US in officially recognising Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela. President…

Donald Trump says deploying US troops to Venezuela is ‘an option’

President of the United States Donald Trump has said that military intervention in Venezuela is “an option” in order to…

Shorten’s policy to reward whistleblowers deemed ‘wacky’ by O’Dwyer

Labor’s election promise to give cash rewards to whistleblowers has been dismissed as ‘wacky’ by the Federal Government, which argues…

Scott Morrison confirms last Nauru children to leave for US

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that all remaining children on Nauru will soon leave the island for the United…

Pyne: “no discipline” for pilots who potentially bombed Iraqi civilians

Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has said that the RAAF will not punish Australian pilots involved in an airstrike that may…

Trump suggests his ‘naive’ intelligence officials ‘should go back to school’

United States President Donald Trump has condemned his intelligence chiefs as “extremely passive and naive”. Mr Trump made the comments…

Clive Palmer under fire for claiming links to Lyons and Menzies

Both families of former prime ministers Lyons and Menzies have criticised Clive Palmer for claiming that that they were former…

Scott Morrison promises 1.25 million jobs if Government re-elected

The Prime Minister has promised that, if re-elected, the Coalition would create 1.25 million new jobs over a 5 year…

What’s the deal (or no deal) with Brexit?

In June 2016 the United Kingdom voted with a majority of 52% to leave the European Union, and for most…

Kim Jong-un gives order to prepare for second Trump summit

Leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un has given orders to his staff to prepare for another political summit with United…

NSW Liberals angry as preselection candidate shunted for former Labor president

Liberals around New South Wales are angered by the decision to replace an existing preselection candidate with former Labor president…

Agriculture Minister wants investigation into whether footage of sheep deaths was paid for

David Littleproud, the Federal Agriculture Minister, has ordered his department to investigate whether or not whistleblowers were paid to capture…

Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer announces resignation from politics

Government Minister for Women, Jobs and Industrial Relations, Kelly O’Dwyer, has revealed that she plans to exit political life at…

Greens push for more accessible infrastructure for disabled Australians

The Greens party is pushing for a billion dollar funding pledge in order to make public infrastructure more accessible for…

Theresa May scrapes through no-confidence motion following Brexit blunder

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May has managed to survive a no-confidence vote following her failure to deliver…