Tensions between Australia and China have been increasing. Now China’s embassy in Canberra has issued a warning for all Chinese-born students currently living and studying in Australia.
When it comes to political party leaders, there’s no doubt that they are powerful figureheads. But they’re not elected by the people. They are elected by their peers.
2018 was less than a day old when the nanny staters lobbed their first salvo. The nanny staters decided to kick off the New Year with a fresh stab.
Today’s article, originally published on 10 October, considers the security risks involved with wearing a Burqa. We take a look at how the ban has been implemented in other countries, and the idea of a Burqa ban for Australia.
Like Australia, the US, New Zealand and Germany all receive major direct foreign investments from China. And they aren’t happy about Beijing’s attempts to gain political influence.
Universities around Australia have come under fire for sharing their research with the wrong people. Now people are calling for tougher laws on research programs sharing information with foreign entities.
Politics can be a fickle game. And elections are no exception. With the current stand-off between Canberra and Beijing, a letter was sent to the Chinese community of Bennelong.
Over the weekend, Iraqi and allied forces finally claimed victory in the last large-scale battle with ISIS. That doesn’t mean it’s all over.
In March this year, a parliamentary committee recommended banning political donations from foreign entities…
Liberal Democrats’ Senator David Leyonhjelm is the only senator to have circulated amendments to the Dean Smith Marriage Amendment Bill so far.
Few of us — Aborigines aside — have an unbroken lineage linking us to Australia for more than one or two generations. That’s certainly turned out to be the case for our politicians.
A leading academic from Charles Stuart University believes his new book Silent Invasion has been deliberately targeted by the Chinese to prevent publication.
Tougher restrictions to the Interactive Gambling Act were passed in August, prohibiting outright online betting once a sporting event has begun.
How many more politicians need to come forward as dual citizens, before enough is enough?
The Liberal National Party is proposing to fill the role of parents with a trial for a 10:00pm curfew for children under the age of 16 in Townsville.
The ‘third best city is visit in 2018’, according to Lonely Plant isn’t Melbourne, the sporting capital of the world; nor Sydney, that which has some of the most iconic Australian tourist destinations.
This will be the first safe injecting room in Victoria. It will be housed at North Richmond’s Community Health Centre on Lennox Street.
Joyce is well-liked in New England because he never uses two words when one will do. His politics aren’t what make him popular; his uncomplicated approach to issues does.
The idea originated from teaching artist Leon Ewin, with MONA creative director Leigh Carmichael defending his claims, saying that Tasmania needs to be open about the ‘proactive idea’ as a way to improve Tasmania’s education.
Shots fired, well actually it’s more like letters fired, as North Korea sends the Australian Government a letter encouraging us to turn against U.S. President Donald Trump.
Something needs to be done when a mother is forced to break the law just to save her daughter’s life and that’s exactly what Sunshine Coast’s Katrina Spraggon has been forced to do.
Peta Credlin took part in heated a panel discussion on Paul Murray Live, on Thursday. And it didn’t take long for her adversaries to try shooting her down.
The next Queensland election is likely to see Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party re-establishing itself as the power broker in the next state parliament.
Threats included physical attacks on those refusing to support the cause. Even worse, according to The Australian, some protesters allegedly threatened to rape the children of workers refusing to join the protest.
The Federal Court have found no issue with the Fair Work Commission’s decision to reduce penalty rates. The unions have lost this battle.
Remember the 1980s? Back then, government promised that deregulation and the privatisation of power companies would result in lower prices. We don’t need to tell you that the opposite has proven true. These days, energy policy is not only in a crisis; it’s a catastrophe.
They may have been nicknamed ‘burqa bans’, but those who advocate for the law say that it’s just legislation to make proof of identity easier for law enforcement agencies. Burqa bans are becoming more common around the world. It seems like it’s only a matter of time until Australia joins in.
Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has delivered a stinging attack, with a warning about the rapid decline of the West to a British think-tank.
What we need is to ensure Australians get their energy at close to cost. And to secure that the government — gasp — should mandate a reserve for domestic consumption.
Thanks to Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest for putting his full weight behind the nanny state. But increasing prohibition-like tactics on tobacco is not the answer. It may, in fact, lead some younger people to view smoking as ‘cool’ again. Because, after all, it’s illegal!