Activists are claiming that animals are being exploited at abattoirs and farms, but the federal government claims that the ‘stupidity’ of activists could be causing animal deaths.
Mr Morrison is promising a blend of youth and experience in liberal ranks, as the Coalition attempts an unlikely come-from-behind election victory.
Last year it was local councils stripped of hosting Australia Day citizenship ceremonies. Now, MPs could be the ones facing a ban from hosting these ceremonies.
While the fate of Brexit hangs in the balance, that hasn’t stopped the UK from signing trade deals, readying for post-Brexit. New Zealand has joined Australia in signing a deal with Britain intended to soften the impact of Brexit on trade.
The 29 March due date looming over the UK as it gets closer to leaving Europe, the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit is increasing, as it seems to be the only way this political move can happen on time.
It’s too soon to call Australia’s tumbling dwelling prices a full-blown crash. But with house prices in Sydney and Melbourne falling in 2018, the picture isn’t rosy.
Now, as lending in the housing market falls below its 10-year average, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is urging banks to start approving home loans.
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Aussie stocks had another poor day yesterday, with the ASX 200 falling 0.8%. Commodities were the main drag on the index, thanks to the ongoing plunge in oil prices and now, the iron ore price as well. BHP and Rio Tinto both fell around 3.5%.