The mainstream media will tell you implementing this quota will stop discrimination, and give women more a voice in parliament. And while this might be true, it’s not guaranteed. The problem is what happens when the best person doesn’t get the job?
Slippery slope arguments are among the worst mistakes to make in debating. Well, it seems that this time the slope just became a lot more slippery.
At its core, the new bill will mandate that phone companies and tech giants like Google, Apple and Facebook install spyware on mobile phones that they communicate with.
Valid points made by a valid politician. And it seemed, for just a brief moment, that the Australia Day debate would finally be over, shutting up the left wing troublemakers once and for all.
Reports emerged today that China has been cheating on its energy policy, building massive amounts of new coal-fired plants. So what is China doing secretively?
Tensions between the US and China have never been so sour, with the mainstream media stirring great anxiety over a drawn-out trade war between the two nations. As things tip to boiling point, it seems a cold war mentality is settling in.
The ABC is a mess. Again. News broke on Tuesday that the ABC had sacked Managing Director Michelle Guthrie two years into the job. Days later, the media is once again in a frenzy.
Greens Leader Richard Di Natale says Australians will see a change of government at the next election. He added that it’s time to turf the ‘disgraceful and undeserving’ coalition out of office.
Hats off to Morrison, who is committed to taking a responsible approach in fixing the issue, displaying qualities of a leader the country has been begging for over the past year. Alright, now to the bad news…
This week it was revealed that the wage bill for Victorian public servants will blow out by more than $2.5 billion. This is a more than 11% increase. The Australian Tribune doubts that they will be delivering 11% more services.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a $4.5 billion grant for the Catholic and Independent school sectors on Thursday. But not everyone is pleased with Morrison’s new announcement…
FBI texts referred to it as the ‘Insurance Policy.’ We now call it the Steele Dossier. US President Donald Trump’s most recent move in the Russia investigation is potentially the most explosive development yet.
Federalism is the idea that the federal government should share its duties for governing with the states. Currently, it is the layer cake of Canberra bureaucrats who determine winners and losers at the state and local level.
Yesterday, the annual report of the Department of Premier and Cabinet revealed that for the 12 months ending 30 June, the state government spent $13.22 million on marketing and promotion.
After years of fearmongering by the ‘remain’ campaign on both sides of the Channel, it’s quite possible the vote may go the other way if it were held tomorrow.
Bill Shorten has recently announced a raft of measures to change Super and close the gender pay gap. These quotas are really just a convenient way of avoiding deeper questions…
Fresh debate has been sparked over the Paris Climate Agreement in Australia. Due to the target, energy prices have risen quickly in the past few years, bleeding household wallets dry.
The most recent threat was from the US to China, as Trump toyed with the idea of placing another US$200 billion on Chinese imports.
Rather than supporting the president of his nation, it appears Kerry may be encouraging one of America’s top adversaries to remain defiant.
The following descriptions will be both troubling and confronting… Tuesday, 18 March 2018. Clarendon Street, South Melbourne, around 4:20am. Seven teenagers demand money from an innocent bystander walking home from work.
Yet as Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov points out, ‘Russophobia’ by entrenched US government officials is throwing up roadblocks towards a peaceful future between the world’s two nuclear superpowers.
For all the controversy over whether the event is, or should remain off the record, the most news worthy thing published in the mainstream media was the off-the-cuff heckling that surrounded the charity event.
Russian President Vladimir Putin undoubtedly puts his nation’s interests first. But over the past months, he’s met with US President Donald Trump and German President Angela Merkel to propose closer economic and diplomatic ties with the US and EU.
Yes, machines really are coming for your job. If you’re still in doubt, just ask tour guides in the Japanese city of Kyoto. According to EFE, Robohon, a Japanese mini-robot will work as a tour guide in Kyoto.
We’re at the crux of the Paris Agreement. To put it bluntly, it’s a US$100 billion a year wealth transfer from developed nations who are also paying huge costs for their own dubious CO2 reduction efforts
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has stated that a US president hasn’t been confronted in such a manner since the American Civil War, when General George B McClellan and President Abraham Lincoln clashed.
Enter The New York Times. Not content to merely report the news, the paper has become one of Trump’s most vocal critics. Trump’s supporters are unlikely to be shaken by this latest attempt to smear his image.
Yet in Canberra, every Senate sitting kicks off with a reading of the Lord’s Prayer. It’s been this way since 1903, following a petition by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of New South Wales.
Peter Dutton is already facing heat over his intervention in two visa cases, and now it seems that Labor is looking to restart the discussions over Dutton’s eligibility to remain in parliament.
For practically all of Spring last year, our Parliament was busy adhering to section 44(i) of the Australian Constitution, where parliamentarians couldn’t hold any allegiance to a foreign power…which includes citizenship.