There’s genuine cause to say ‘Happy New Year’, with 2019 bringing in a new round of tariff cuts on Aussie exports. On 1 January, 1500 products included in Australia’s free trade agreement with China and Korea had their export tariffs removed or reduced.
For years now, the Labor party has been using quotas to try and address this imbalance within their own ranks. Today, nearly half of all Labor politicians are women. But within the Liberal and National coalition, the balance remains much more skewed, at five-to-one.
2018 has come and gone. And if you followed along with the political shenanigans in Canberra, it may have left a bit of bad aftertaste. Now, at the crux of a new year, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed the government can, and will, do better.
After claims of a 2011 sexual harassment allegation against Mr Buckingham came to light, the MP has been under pressure to leave the NSW Greens by party rivals.
It won’t be a popular decision with globalists. But Prime Minister Scott Morrison stood firm on the need for Australia, and Australia only, to determine who comes into the nation.
Nationals’ leader Michael McCormack admitted the federal government was ‘not so good on the politics’ in 2018. But McCormack remains upbeat about the Coalition’s prospects next year.
We should be thankful, at least Australia’s electricity sector is on track to meets its emission reduction targets well ahead of 2030. Now the government and energy industry can concentrate on reliability and getting costs down.
Money in the form of political donations can far too easily sway pollies’ decisions on important issues. It’s tricky enough when that money comes from domestic sources. But when the money is donated by foreign entities, it almost certainly comes with strings attached
With a raft of new policy measures on the table at the conclusion of the ALP conference in Adelaide, it is increasingly clear that Labor’s industrial relations reforms will benefit unions not workers. The crux of the matter is wage growth.
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.