Category: Australian Politics

As Ronald Reagan famously quipped, ‘The most terrifying words in the English language are: “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.”’ Yet all jokes aside, it pays to keep a close eye on what Australia’s politicians are up to with your hard-earned tax dollars. From Canberra to the state capitals and regional councils, we’ll keep you on top of the Australian political news you’re unlikely to get anywhere else.

Wentworth Candidate Kerryn Phelps Does Not Have HIV

According to The Australian, John Howard is now going in to bat for Liberal in the Wentworth seat, trying to regain enthusiasm from ‘grumpy voters’ who have lost faith in the party since Turnbull’s recent ousting. But this will likely be a tough feat for Howard, having to follow the Sydney Harbour electorate by-election, which went south from Turnbull’s previous 18% two-party preferred vote.