Targeting the large group of as-yet undecided voters, current Prime Minister Scott Morrison and opposition leader Bill Shorten are pitching their highly contrasting visions on government spending and taxation.
In the latest stoush, a $245,000 Western Australian government advertising campaign had the state Nationals referring it to the Public Sector Commission, the Australian Associated Press reports.
In a rather upbeat meeting between Pompeo and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Putin emphasised that the conclusion of the Mueller report means US–Russian relations can work on being restored.
How many of you remember the moon landing? Well…it seems we’ll be able to share and reflect on that same experience again with our children, thanks to Donald Trump…and Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos.
The next step on his cross-country campaign, Mr Morrison has flown to Geelong to battle for the seat of Corangamite — saving it from what AAP has called ‘political oblivion’.
US President Donald Trump has China on the ropes. Trump called the widening US–China tariff war ‘a little squabble’. But at the same time he stuck to his guns by ordering his administration to ready 25% duties on all remaining Chinese imports.
Barr’s decision seems to be a response to the outcry from Trump supporters, who believe the Mueller report was made through unlawful spying from the Justice Department and the FBI on the president’s 2016 campaign.
The journalist who asked Prime Minister Scott Morrison if he thought that gay people go to hell didn’t deserve an answer. Morrison was asked the infantile question on Monday. The journalist was tying into the public backlash against Australian rugby player Israel Folau.
Income tax cuts have proven central to this election. if Labor has its way affected individuals will see their retirement savings taxed three times — going into super, in the fund, and then again in retirement.
It’s been just over a year since commonwealth laws changed, and forced medium to large companies to show when personal data was wrongly retrieved.
Tony Abbott is ‘getting the old team back together’ as he attempts to retain his seat of Warringah on Sydney’s northern beaches. Thus, he has recruited former Prime Minister John Howard on a mall walk.
The next talk between the two leaders will most likely occur at the next G20 summit in June. Mr Trump has already described the impending talk as being a ‘fruitful’ one.
With the latest Newspoll seeing Labor and Liberal close to neck and neck, it’s up to Mr Morrison to tip the scales back into the Liberal’s favour.
As election day ticks closer for Britain, the British Prime Minister is feeling nothing short of a burn, with Senior Conservatives pushing her to set out her plans for leaving as soon as this week. A promise she vowed to fulfil if the referendum did not pass parliament.
Australia’s resource industry forms a cornerstone of its successful economy. Nowhere is that truer than in central Queensland. But in order for the industry to continue growing and thriving for the next generations, it will need some healthy investment.
The new housing deposit scheme being spruiked by both the Liberal and Labor Parties in hopes of winning your vote may lure you into buying a property you can’t really afford. And one that could still go down in value for years to come.
It’s the question that classically divides socialists from capitalists. Do you want higher tax rates in exchange for more government services…or not?
US President Donald Trump maintains that trade wars are good and easy to win. On the good side, he intends to use some of the billions of dollars in tariffs the US is collecting on Chinese imports to send US food aid to impoverished nations.
The state government treasures from SA, NSW and Tasmania want Shorten to unveil what they believe is the actual impact of his election policies, the Australian Associated Press report.
Trump remains committed to levelling the skewed trading relationship China has long enjoyed with the West. Even as his new round of tariffs are set to come into force, top level officials are continuing their negotiations for a mutually acceptable agreement.
Have you decided who’ll get your vote in the federal election next Saturday? If not, you’re not alone.
The display of four nations combining efforts to challenge Beijing is certainly a new and interesting occurrence. Particularly when it has been just days since Trump threatened to increase tariffs on Chinese goods to 25%.
Under the resettlement deal the US agreed to take 1,250 refugees. To date, more than 500 refugees have already been resettled in the US. That leaves some 900 people still detained on Manus Island and Nauru.
The government’s new climate change legislation will, among other things, mandate a minimal 10% reduction in methane emissions from Kiwi livestock by 2030. And make no mistake. While this hasn’t happened in Australia yet, Aussie ecowarriors will be watching this legislation closely.
If cash were successfully banned, it would give governments full control and oversight over your finances. That could include implementing negative interest rates to spur the economy. The bank would take some of your digital cash savings away from you each month.
Last night, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten engaged in their third and final live debate.
While there wasn’t a conclusive winner, there definitely were some winning — and losing — arguments being tossed around.
Both the Labor and Liberal parties have lost candidates over offensive social media posts and remarks over the past week. Now it’s the Greens turn — with the resignation of federal election candidate Jay Dessi.
With both sides digging in the crisis, it’s beginning to spiral dangerously, with news coming that US Attorney William Barr will be held in contempt for his refusal to hand over the redacted copy of the Mueller report on the Russian election interference.
The far-left protestor who hurled a boiled egg at Prime Minister Scott Morrison ignorantly stated that her act was ‘the most harmless thing you can do’. It was not.
In tacit recognition that the global drug war has been a disastrous failure, New Zealanders will be able decide if they want cannabis use legalised. And it could happen sooner than we thought — with a referendum to be held on legal cannabis during the next general election in 2020.