Scott Morrison meeting James Marape to agree that offshore detention doesn’t exist is beyond poor politics, it’s closer to a contrived joke.
What a week it has been, we’ve had arson devastate Japan’s anime community, a historic murder ruling at home and one criminal making the news for the wrong reason.
Scott Morrison jumping into Donald Trump’s bed has initiated an awkward relationship. Whether we get as much as we give, is entirely up to the PM.
Today, Barnaby Joyce unexpectedly broke rank, calling for an increase in Newstart payments. Sadly, his message didn’t travel far, as Scott Morrison stated that he has “no plans” to do such a thing.
Australian millionaire Dick Smith has railed against franking credits, pointing at the $500,000 the ATO gave him in 2017. A bit late to do anything about it, Dick.
Australia has long billed itself as a nation where we speak truth to power. However, the only truth is that the powerful are abusing the positions we’ve given them.
In a since-deleted event, a 4WD group on Facebook has vowed to climb Uluru the day the climbing ban comes into effect, ostensibly to spite “do-gooders” and prove that “religious beliefs” should not dictate our enjoyment of the site.
Not long after we discovered that the AFP used our encryption laws to raid the ABC, the same publication has revealed that Dutton’s cabal asked for the fingerprints of journalists two months before the raid.
According to a new poll, only 38% of Australians support Scott Morrison’s religious freedom laws, with the same measure supporting Israel Folau’s crusade.
This morning, Tim Costello said that Christians fearing persecution in Australia should “calm down”. However, the perception of a threat to religion, and the judgments made to offer that protection, are not new.
The Prime Minister of PNG has asked our government to cancel the Paladin contract on Manus Island…but only so local businesses can capitalise on the refugees seeking asylum.
In the wake of his purported involvement in the #Watergate scandal, Angus Taylor seems to be involved in yet another example of using parliamentary influence for financial gain.
With Peter Dutton putting his desire for leadership behind him, he has turned his attention back to vilifying those he believes places Australia at risk.
Alabama will not pursue manslaughter charges against a victim of a shooting who lost a foetus because of it, but considering the laws still on the books, sanity has not prevailed.
According to Mathias Cormann, the top priority of Scott Morrison is protecting our right to choose a religion. This is a venture in folly, as we already possess that freedom. We should see this for what it is – a smokescreen.
According to Fairfax, George Pell’s scheme to address sex abuse claims spent far more money on itself that it ever did victims of the church.
Alan Kurdi, the toddler that highlighted the inhumanity of the migrant crisis, is set to be the subject of a film. His family are not happy.
This week has been a series of unfortunate affairs: Alabama doubles down on their abortion rhetoric, Folau will finally see the inside of a courtroom and still no word on the Australian missing in North Korea.
With Donald Trump potentially visiting Australia, we have no reason to follow America into Iran, or against China in matters of trade. We have our own needs, thanks.
The man who labelled himself as “the only Australian living in North Korea” has been arrested this morning. Local authorities have no idea why.
Our climate apocalypse, kids in cages, Boris Johnson steering Brexit. Many people are wondering what we did to deserve such a bleak set of circumstances. Well, let me tell you.