Again, we’re discussing our poor welfare system, and Canberra’s inability to increase Newstart. Both parties have had their opportunities to move it, and they still do. Whether they will, is, unfortunately, a matter of discussion.
The MP that destroyed a hotel door is set to go on indefinite leave with full pay. The premier that offered him support has repeatedly promised to punish intoxicated politicians. A double standard is clearly present.
With Peter Dutton cranking up the paranoia about the medevac law, it behoves us to not be lost in his awful, if predictable rhetoric.
Greenpeace has written Boris an angry letter, climate protestors have thrown themselves in front of his car to find out, yet no-one knows what he thinks of the environment. His track record is…puzzling.
On Monday, Scott Morrison panned the Labor Party for stranding refugees on Manus. However, a series of emails from 2014 illustrates his thinking when he was the Minister of Immigration.
With Boris Johnson set to become the Prime Minister of Britain, he joins the triumvirate of global leaders who use folksy stupidity to distract from the evil within.
With the cost of water in the Murray-Darling basin at its highest level in a decade and the World Bank calling for responsible access for all, our responsibility is to not turn this crisis into a business opportunity.
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.