Everything is happening at once for Morrison this week — all starting with the Coalition’s loss over the useless medivac bill, allowing asylum seekers to receive medical transfers to Australia.
Completed in 1988, the iconic 45,000 seat Allianz Stadium could get a reprieve on its death sentence. And it could save New South Wales taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
Senator David Leyonhjelm has used his remaining days in the Senate to again call for the legalisation of pepper spray, in his unshakeable quest to give vulnerable people the opportunity to defend themselves from criminals.
Trump announced on Saturday that the caliphate was ‘ready to fall’ and is asking European allies to bring more than 800 captured Islamic State Fighters back into Britain, France and Germany, so they can be put on trial. He then adds that this will mark the end of US involvement in Syria.
Trump has now used the powers of his office to declare a national emergency in order to see the wall properly funded. And, according to a top adviser to the president, Trump will protect this declaration by issuing his first veto if congress votes against the national emergency regarding the border.
They pride themselves on being the party who looks out for the little guy. But Labor’s idea to fix the dividend imputation, or franking credits, will ultimately be taking money right from the profits of retirees — who have been working to the bone their whole lives.
Handing out taxpayer funded money to first time new home buyers comes with unintended consequences. Not least of which is that it tends to drive up the price of new homes.
For years the banks acted as if they were invincible, untouchable. They now claim they know they’re not above the law, but prior to the Hayne Royal Commission, you’d be led to believe that that’s exactly what they thought.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is the one who put forth the idea of lifting some or all tariffs on Chinese imports, and even a tariff rollback, while trade discussions are held this month.