The 2019 Federal election is now just a matter of weeks away. We can only guess what changes that will bring. And while we take guesses at what the Federal government will bring us over the coming years, it’s a good time to look back at the highs and lows since the 2016 federal election.
If you haven’t decided who you’ll cast your vote for in the upcoming Federal election, there’s still time.
Most likely, Australians won’t go to the polls until either 11 May or 18 May
If you haven’t paid much attention to how you eat your meat pies, you may want to take note the next time you bite into one. The proper method, if there is such a thing, has even made its way into international politics.
If you drink alcohol, smoke tobacco, drive a car, or plan to visit a doctor this year, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has some bad news for you.
At the end of the day, there is no getting around the fact that Aussie companies paying a 30% tax rate will be operating at a disadvantage to their foreign competitors who pay far lower taxes.
Nationals deputy leader Bridget McKenzie makes an excellent point on who we want to lead our regions and our nation. And that is to get the best people into those positions, regardless of race or gender.
If you live in Victoria, CommSec’s latest quarterly ‘State of the States’ economic report contains same good news…and some not so good news.
Australians have been targeted in more than 300 major data breaches this year — with hackers and criminals getting access to the private data of hundreds of thousands of people.
New Zealand’s acting prime minister has lashed out at criticisms of his country’s voting system by John Howard, suggesting they were political interference and calling them ‘lazy’ and ‘idle’.
Senior government ministers have zeroed in on embattled federal Labor MP Emma Husar over bullying allegations, calling for her to be sacked if the claims are proven.
New Zealand’s acting prime minister has doubled down on his call for Australia to change its 116-year-old flag, saying it’s causing confusion.
The cost to everyday Australians of meeting the Paris Accord emission reductions continues to grow. While any tangible benefits remain unknown…at best.
The tough border policy is a long game. Reversing course now could see people smugglers back in action almost overnight. And that reality is not lost on South Australian voters.
No one argues the fact that electricity prices have gone through the roof and need to come down. But the Liberal party remains adamant that they have the best solution to bring costs back to Earth.
In the 20th century it wasn’t uncommon for bosses to task employees with taking care of their personal chores. In the 21st century, as Federal Labor MP Emma Husar may learn to her dismay, that is no longer acceptable.
The two-day long AUSMIN talks in California touched on a number of sensitive issues around the world. The talks revealed that US-Australia relations are stronger than ever.
Labor Leader Bill Shorten is under renewed pressure days out from the Super Saturday by-elections, with internal polling showing the Liberals seizing the lead in the Tasmanian seat of Braddon.
The selective memory powers of our nation’s politicians never cease to amaze. Victoria’s now-infamous rorts-for-votes scandal — and what Premier Daniel Andrews did or did not know — is only the latest example.
There are good reasons Australia’s cities are ranked among the most liveable cities in the world. Those same reasons make Australia a tremendously attractive location for people smugglers to spruik to their desperate human cargos.
The annual AUSMIN talks, also attended by Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne and US Defence Secretary James Mattis, began as US President Donald Trump heightened world tensions with his angry, all capitalised tweet threatening Iran.
It makes sense to ensure that migrants planning to call Australia home not only speak English, but also share the most basic of Australian values. Malcolm Turnbull is open to the idea.
Federal Labor is facing a historic defeat in the Queensland seat of Longman, and could also lose the Tasmanian seat of Braddon, according to new polling ahead of the Super Saturday by-elections.