Environmentalists entrenched across the spectrum of government are making plans to price petrol cars out of the hands of ordinary working Australians, according to Queensland Nationals senator Barry O’Sullivan.
You’re probably familiar with the wildly painted Wicked Campers. In today’s thin-skinned environment, the sometimes sexual messages have proven too much for Victoria’s pollies, who aim to protect their delicate citizens at all costs.
Dutton was quoted saying these rejected asylum seekers could ‘most certainly’ arrive at our shores, knowing admittance will be more likely because of the new medivac bill passed last week.
Everything is happening at once for Morrison this week — all starting with the Coalition’s loss over the useless medivac bill, allowing asylum seekers to receive medical transfers to Australia.
Malcolm Turnbull’s daughter, Daisy Turnbull Brown, is standing up for volunteers that have been experiencing abuse on the streets in the lead up to the election, AAP reports.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has today addressed the cyber attack on parliament’s servers on 8 February, revealing that a foreign government is responsible for the ‘malicious’ hack. Though Mr Morrison refused to discuss the source of the attack, China remains the most likely suspect.
The national poll has narrowed the gap between Labor and the Coalition as to who will snag the victory in the upcoming federal election. The Ipsos poll of 1200 voters revealed that Labor is just barely retaining the winning spot.
Completed in 1988, the iconic 45,000 seat Allianz Stadium could get a reprieve on its death sentence. And it could save New South Wales taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
Senator David Leyonhjelm has used his remaining days in the Senate to again call for the legalisation of pepper spray, in his unshakeable quest to give vulnerable people the opportunity to defend themselves from criminals.
The story goes that Burston felt threatened by Ashby, and so retaliated violently to a supposed advance by the One Nation staffer.
In a sign of the troubles to come, Attorney-General Christian Porter said already up to 300 people on Manus Island and Nauru are close to securing the medical approvals they’ll need to be brought over to Australia.
Few senators can stand up and say they have voted in accordance with their conscious throughout their tenure. In his consistent fight against big government and the nanny state, Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm certainly counts among that exclusive group.
Draft laws, which have passed the first hurdle of parliament, will soon allow pensioners to earn $300 a fortnight, without it impacting their welfare payments. And rightly so, as some older Australians still struggle to make their ends meet. It’s an amendment that should have been pushed forward long ago.
Having lost the vote which makes it easier for sick asylum seekers — and potentially those simply claiming to be ill — to come to Australia for treatment, Prime Minister Scott Morrison wasted no time putting ‘plan B’ into action.
Hanson accused an unnamed senator of harassing women, who then used taxpayer funds to pay for these women’s mouths to remain shut. Hanson told the upper house on Tuesday, ‘This gutless wonder we call senator should hang his head in shame.’
Concerned about the rising potential for human casualties from crocodile encounters, a Queensland senator has urged the state government to consider culling the animals.
The Northern Territory has less than a quarter million residents. Meaning that $10 million of taxpayer money is a big deal. Especially when the government invests it into a doomed company.
Australia’s tech industry has the potential to be among the best in the world. But the federal government’s overreaching encryption bill has put that potential at risk.
The Solicitor-General Stephan Donaghue has advised the federal government that the new border protection laws in relation to an ‘independent health panel’ breach the constitution in two ways.
On Monday Ubank, NAB’s digital-only branch, announced that customers who are applying for a home loan can soon do so by talking to an artificially intelligent assistant rather than an actual human being.
At the beginning of the working week, Shorten was finally given the security briefing he had been putting off regarding the effect the medivac bill will have on current border security protocols.
They pride themselves on being the party who looks out for the little guy. But Labor’s idea to fix the dividend imputation, or franking credits, will ultimately be taking money right from the profits of retirees — who have been working to the bone their whole lives.
There is no shortage of concerns about the well-meaning but ill-conceived changes proposed over the way sick asylum seekers are brought to Australia for treatment. Among those is the simple fact that anyone can claim to be seriously ill.
According to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, coal export values should reach $67 billion in total in 2018–19. But that vast amount of wealth is at risk from climate warriors, intent on putting an end to Australia’s coal industry.
With the final report of the Banking Royal Commission handed down, now is a good time to reflect on its consequences. But one of the casualties of the commission’s report appears to be the concept of personal responsibility.
Australian security organisations are currently responding to a foreign government attack that unfolded today on the Australian parliament’s computing system.
Dutton is calling on Labor to oppose a bill to change the way medical transfers are processed for asylum seekers in offshore detention. The bill would give permission for any two doctors to request a medical transfer for an individual in offshore detention in order to get the medical assistance they require from the mainland.
Australian Paper’s Maryvale mill in the Latrobe Valley has announced a $600 million deal with waste management group Suex, which will see the paper mill being powered by Victoria’s waste products.
Ms Bishop initially resigned from the government front bench after Malcolm Turnbull was thrown out in the August Libspill. And now, entering her 21st year of parliament, Ms Bishop has tremendous ambition for the party.
It’s been many years since the National and Liberal parties joined together to form the Coalition. 97 years, to be precise. The Nationals are now pushing to go it alone in the NSW Senate race, in the pursuit of proper representation.