If Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull had a time machine he’d surely go back and change a few things. He’d almost certainly go back and come out strongly in favour of the banking royal commission.
Unless Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull can get her to flip back into supporting the Coalition’s budget, his company and personal income tax cut plans look to be in trouble.
If you or your family have ever needed emergency assistance, you’ll know there’s no finer sound than the wailing of an ambulance siren. And no finer sight than those hard working paramedics who’ve rushed to the scene to render assistance.
If you were hoping the by-elections for the five vacant Labor seats would be done and dusted quickly, here’s some bad news. The earliest possible date for the by-elections is at least a month away.
With hopes of helping keep a lid on energy price rises, or even bring them down, the government has been actively encouraging AGL to sell its Liddell power station. Tony Abbott has been among the most vocal proponents for forcing AGL’s hand.
While Australia cannot dismiss the risks involved with China’s growing international ambitions, the Middle Kingdom remains our largest trading partner. This makes for a delicate dance for Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
If you were still doubting Australia’s allure to international migrants and refugees, just look at the latest figures from the Commonwealth Games.
Political correctness has been growing for the past decade. But this next possible move, under consideration by Victorian councils, could see classic children’s books and toys banned.
Currently, domestic air passengers aren’t required to show photo identification to board domestic flights. But this could all change. And it’s all under the guise of best practices and your protection…
South Australia has long been home to Australia’s multi-billion-dollar shipbuilding industry. And the government has taken moves to ensure the critical industry has enough continuous work to keep it going.
Even as voters prepare for multiple by-elections across Australia, another Labor MP’s eligibility has come into doubt. Why? Because of questions about her possible dual citizenship, of course.
Whether you’re earning $50,000 or $200,000, the government’s personal income tax plan will put significantly more money in your pocket. The early years of the seven-year plan will favour the lower end of the income earners. The later years will…
More than half of Australia’s voters can’t run for parliament…unless they revoke their dual citizenship. And Malcolm Turnbull says there’s no time for a referendum to overturn the ban on dual citizen MPs.
From corporate boardrooms to the halls of Canberra, gender equality remains a heated topic in Australia. And the Labor party has wasted little time trying to turn the issue to its political advantage.
The refugee challenge facing Australia isn’t going to go away. Not this year. And not over the next many decades. It will remain a pressing issue so long as Australia is a wealthy, free, and safe place to live, work and raise a family.
With both the government and the opposition having put forward their proposed budgets, Monday seemed the perfect time to ask some questions and get some answers. But those answers, ultimately, lead to a lot more questions.
Offshore detention has been debated for quite some time, in both the media and in parliament. But it’s not often that you see both major parties and their leaders on the same side of the fence.
Speculation from Hillary Clinton has warned Australians that China may be interfering in domestic political decision making. Clinton feels it’s not too late to put a stop to China’s influence spreading throughout Aussie politics.
From 1991–2015, far more New Zealanders made the move to Australia than Australians moving to New Zealand. And New Zealand’s National Party leader Simon Bridges fears that trend could return…with dire consequences for his country.
When was the last time you opened your electric bill and thought, ‘Gee, what a bargain?’ If you answered ‘never’ you may be pleased to know there’s a chance — albeit a small one — that your provider may owe you a refund on some allegedly dodgy charges.
Changes to go before parliament this week will see mayors or councillors charged with serious integrity offences automatically suspended with pay. This leaves the Mayor of Australia’s sixth largest council in a bit more than a spot of trouble…
Last week saw a wave of Labor MPs booted from parliament. Why? Because of their foreign citizenship ties of course. Now they face a by-election. All to be held on the same day. Here are the key points you should know.
The coalition still trails Labor by the thinnest of margins on a two-party preferred basis. But Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reason to celebrate the latest Newspoll results.
Women make up 50.04% of Australia’s population, according to figures from the World Bank. Should they hold 50.04% of every job? Quotas are a notoriously poor way to fill the ranks with underrepresented parts of the population.
The Banking Royal Commission has revealed some astonishing fraud and deception from the big banks and AMP. And any companies that think they’re safe because they’re not a bank should think again.
After a number of Labor MPs were found to still have dual citizenships, even after a lawyer cleared them, it’s now time for a new set of by-elections. And Labor leader Bill Shorten is using this time to show what Labor could do regarding tax cuts.
This past week has seen a number of Labor MPs forced to resign due to their dual citizenship. This comes after Opposition Leader Bill Shorten claimed his party had nothing to worry about and were all clear to sit in parliament.
Neither of the major parties is likely to support legalising recreational marijuana at this stage of the game. They prefer to sit back, relatively safely, and take a wait and see attitude. Wait and see how legalisation works out in…
Down…but perhaps not out. With four MPs having quit over their dual citizenship status, contenders are eyeing the vacant seats. While all four plan to run again for their lost seats in the upcoming by-elections, their victory is far from assured.
There’s an old saying that goes, ‘Be careful what you wish for.’ While that may also hold true in politics, politicians would do better to remember the following, ‘Be careful what you guarantee.’