Federal Senator Fraser Anning found himself in a firestorm following his comments on the Christchurch massacre. Things only heated up when Anning slapped a 17 year old teenager who hit the senator over the head with an egg.
When an unplanned medical emergency does strike, Australians have a right to expect prompt treatment. Yet unfortunately many patients face long delays. Hoping to tackle that issue, Labor spruiked walk-in nurse centres as a proven way to ease pressure on hospital emergency departments.
Things are going from bad to worse for the Greens party. Following a series of damaging allegations over the past year that included bullying and sexual misconduct, party members are abandoning the increasingly bitter faction.
Following the play by play in the Brexit negotiations is a bit like watching a game of table tennis. Follow along too closely and you’re likely to get a headache. And if anyone has a headache over the latest constitutional crisis, it’s Prime Minister Theresa May.
Just three days after the horrendous massacre at two mosques in Christchurch left 50 people dead, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed New Zealand will toughen its gun laws.
Tens of thousands of Aussie school kids are skipping school today to attend climate change rallies instigated by the group School Strike 4 Climate Australia. But we can’t blame the children for responding as intended to the fear campaign of global warming.
Shorten and Labor workplace spokesman Brendan O’Connor have lodged a submission on the minimum wage to the Fair Work Commission, calling for a ‘responsible, real increase’ to the Aussie minimum wage. They argue that ‘no Australian working full-time should be living in poverty’.
At 4pm today the final report of the Banking Royal Commission will be released. The commission’s conclusions and recommendations are likely to have far-reaching consequences for Australia’s financial industry.While we wait, let’s look at some key areas.
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.