The first budget update has disclosed information that could mean additional money for Australian wallets. Mr Frydenberg’s budget has disclosed an $11 billion war chest at the government’s will before the next election.
ScoMo claimed on Sunday that Hurley was his first and only choice as successor of Sir Peter Cosgrove. He went on to explain that his thought-process was no doubt ‘traditionalist’, in that finding a new governor general involved a quest for a former military figure.
Alt-left factions seem intent to transform the Labor party into something resembling the Greens. That’s despite the election rout the Greens just suffered in Victoria’s state election.
Put in the most simplest way possible, scrapping negative gearing is a tax increase. Moreover, it is a tax increase at a time when our economy is fragile, in the sector where it is weakest — real estate.
The government-grant-funded Australian Broadcasting Network (ABC) have recently been accused of favouring just one political party in particular when it comes to airtime promotion.
It’s been a long time since the federal government managed to live within its means. In fact, the last budget surplus was delivered when John Howard was prime minister. But the Morrison government is on track to do so again.
It won’t come as news to you that Australians pay a lot for their power. But did you know Aussies are paying two or even three times as much as their US counterparts?
We all know you can’t take every opinion poll at face value. But when you consistently lose every leadership poll — and by a factor of 18% or more — it’s a big stretch to claim that you’re popular.
John Howard, for one, isn’t dissuaded by the polls. And, with four election wings under his belt as Liberal leader, his belief that ScoMo will defy the poll odds and win next year shouldn’t go unnoticed.
The realisation that Australia has been growing too rapidly for too long is beginning to sink in. Yes, Australia is a nation historically built on immigration. But times change…
Many homeowners have been hoping the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will come to their rescue by cutting interest rates below the current record low 1.5%. But they’re likely to be disappointed.
Religious schools who wish to discriminate against students and teachers of different sexual orientations and faiths should do so without public funding. It’s really quite simple.
Labor Party hasn’t decided when it would amend the negative gearing tax break. But Labor is committed to keeping negative gearing only for newly constructed homes.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton knows all too well the dangers involved with slackening Australia’s strict and effective border protection policies.
Brexit is in emergency mode, on Wednesday our time, Theresa May’s government was found in contempt of parliament for not releasing the full Brexit divorce deal. And this has laid perfectly into the hand of the Deep State.
Labor and the Greens, along with some crossbench support, managed to push a bill to transfer sick asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru to Australia all the way to the Senate.
This week in Canberra, Abbott lobbied for better pay and working conditions for teachers in remote areas, in an effort to combat the current poor quality of education for our indigenous youth.
Australia’s election process is among the best in the world. But that doesn’t mean there may not be ways to improve it. Below you’ll find the proposed changes that are intended to improve the federal election process.
The government wants to manipulate your dietary choices with a big stick tax approach. And like some horror movie character that never quite dies, the sugar tax is back…again.
Mr Turnbull attempted to stop Liberal executives from sparing conservative Sydney MP Craig Kelly a preselection battle. This didn’t go in Mr Turnbull’s favour.
Left-wing agitators would have you believe that the Coalition cares only for the deep pockets of big business and thinks not at all about the average Aussie worker.
You may not recall much from 1989–91. But if you were a home owner in Sydney, you likely lost sleep during those years as you watched your home’s value plummet. Now Sydney is on track to beat that ruinous record.
Have you heard of Tuvalu? The nation of nine tiny islands sits around 3,500 kilometres off Australia’s east coast. It has a population of just under 12,000 people. Yet its government is trying to strong arm Australia’s domestic climate policies.
Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm has introduced a bill to parliament to almost halve Commonwealth tax collections.
Over in the US, concern is mounting that more than a few of the 360,000 Chinese nationals studying in US schools could be spying for the Communist Party.
The Australian Tribune believes the government’s proposed new laws to enable agencies to read encrypted messages go too far. The laws will erode citizens’ rights to online privacy and could undermine public safety.
Welcome to the Northern Territory, where parliament has essentially done away with the concept of gender. Or at least with the concept that your girlfriends are girls, your boyfriends are boys, and your intersex friends are intersex.
It was the op-ed that everyone conveniently missed. Alexander Downer’s intriguing piece in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) three and a half weeks ago showed that there is more to the Khashoggi killing than meets the eye.
Trump has kept up his criticism of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. He says that some of the Fed’s policies and their continuation of raising interest rates were harming the US economy.
Proposed laws to make migrants wait up to four years before being able to access any form of welfare benefit have officially passed the first stage in federal parliament.