Recent raids into ABC’s Sydney Headquarters, and Canberra home of New Corp Australia reporter, has sparked politically charged debates on freedom of the press, and the necessary protections needed for journalists in Australia.
The majority realised that while Australia should do its part to combat global pollution issues, going it alone is far too costly and would do nothing to impact any possible rises in the Earth’s temperature.
Recreational use is already legal throughout Canada, much of the US, and several nations in Europe, South America and Africa. It’s almost inevitable that Australia will follow suit and finally end the failed prohibition of cannabis. Though you can expect the Nanny Staters to fight that every step of the way.
Censorship is getting out of control. Left-leaning tech giants are acting as publishers, not platform owners. The social media giants are censoring ideas that their establishment paymasters don’t like.
A week after telling Victorians who have saved for a luxury car to ‘get a life’, it’s been revealed Treasurer Tim Pallas got special permission to have a Lexus as his chauffeur-driven ministerial car.
The fallout from the federal police raid on the ABC offices continues to grow. Australians are shocked that this could happen in their own country. The Morrison government is in damage control, denying all knowledge or involvement. Labor is on the attack, trying to steer the blame back onto the government.
If you think the US’ attempts to prosecute and lock away Wikileaks founder Julian Assange for reporting the truth is a unique occurrence among supposedly free Western democracies, think again.
Liberal Tasmanian senator Eric Abetz should be careful what he wishes for. In supporting Israel Folau’s rights to share his religious views on social media, he noted that ‘workers cannot be sacked over their religious views’ in Australia. That’s a…
Nuclear is banned as a source of power but several Nationals MPs will put forward a motion in the Senate to create a committee to investigate using nuclear power in the energy mix.
Every Australian should have the right to believe what they feel is correct…so long as that doesn’t directly infringe on other Australians’ rights to study, work and live free of discrimination.
The state’s public health system is highly vulnerable to cyber attacks but staff awareness of data security is low with issues around physical security, password management and other access controls, Auditor-General Andrew Greaves said in a report.
THC Global is facing ‘extraordinary delays’ receiving it manufacturing permits for two facilities in Queensland, according to their chairman Steven Xu. However, chief executive Ken Charteris’ recent contacts with the Office of Drug Control has been ‘highly positive’, Xu stated.
In a world kept afloat by an ever-rising tide of debt, Victoria’s Labor government is acting according to script. And that is to write a budget that will see the state’s debt double to $55 billion over the next four years.
The power industry has labelled the energy mandate as labelled draconian, extreme and arbitrary, AAP reports. This gives the federal government unparalleled powers to break up power companies.
They weren’t the kinds of lasers wielded by the likes of Luke Skywalker and Hans Solo. But they were enough to force an unscheduled landing for an Australian navy helicopter.
According to Westpac senior economist Bill Evan, the Reserve Bank will go beyond previous notions by slashing the cash rate by three times before the end of 2019. On Friday, Evans said he now believes the central bank will head further into unfamiliar territory as it cuts the 1.5% interest rate.
It’s decided. Anthony Albanese has taken over from Bill Shorten as the new leader of the Australian Labor Party, after nominations for the role closed on Monday morning. Victorian MP, Richard Marles, is expected to become his deputy.
Ecowarriors on the far-left have done an admirable job of portraying Australians as being against new coal mine development. While that may be true for some of the vocal urban elite, the reality is quite the opposite.
Fresh from a stinging election loss, the Labor party is on track to back the same failed policy initiatives that voters just shunned. Near the top of the list is the coalition’s tax cut agenda, which would deliver sweeping tax relief to all Australians over the next five years.
You’d think that Labor’s leadership would have walked away from Saturday’s trouncing election loss somewhat the wiser. You’d think they might have taken the hint that aside from a vocal minority of urban elite and the climate fanatics at GetUp,…
Balancing Australians’ rights to freely practice the religion they believe in while protecting other Aussies with essential anti-discrimination policies is no easy feat. And as the federal election recently highlighted, getting the balance wrong can see voters turn against you.
Key Morrison government advisor, Arthur Sinodinos, believes Australia’s economy will be better off under Liberal leadership. And if they can approve the tax cuts before the end of this financial year, he says Australians will have an extra $1,080 for people earning up to $90,000.
Just hours after the coalition was declared victorious, the Coal Council set to work urging Morrison to show his support for coal through brand-new coal power plants, and reduced barriers to new mines.
What may upset many disappointed voters is that the issue of climate change is not one of the first to be sent through Parliament, as many considered this the ‘climate election’.
The general response from non-Liberal voters this election has been one of incredible disappointment and sadness when it comes to their concerns about the climate. Their first choices promised them immediate action, not the calm and steady reassurance from the Coalition of ‘we’re doing okay’.
Australia has voted in favour of getting the job done. An outstanding achievement for Scott Morrison. And he’s wasting no time delivering on his promises, prioritising tax cuts after he fills the vacant positions in his ministry line up.
Morrison is confident that the ‘climate wars’ that hamstrung the Liberal Party are history. And he says his government can deliver emissions reductions of 26–28%…without costing you your job.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison believes that with more Aussies finding jobs the follow through will be that companies increase pay, according to AAP.
The untimely death of an Aussie political legend may convince voters it will be worthwhile having Morrison stick around…or it may reignite a love for the Labor party.
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.