Bill Shorten has blamed “powerful vested interests” for the party’s shock election defeat, as new leader Anthony Albanese says senior frontbenchers must take responsibility for the loss. Speaking to Labor
Labor leader Anthony Albanese says the party will do things differently to win the next election, indicating a pro-business shift and an appeal to “successful” Australians. Repudiating Bill Shorten’s rhetoric
Scott Morrison has credited “quiet Australians” for his shock election win, with the Coalition poised to defy expectations and form a majority government. As the Labor party reeled from its disastrous
Labor will match Scott Morrison’s election pitch to first homebuyers, saying it can afford to support the government’s home deposit scheme because it is “closing loopholes” for the wealthy. After the used
A majority of Australians want the incoming Senate crossbench to pass key Labor policies if Bill Shorten wins the election on 18 May, including the commitment to reduce carbon emissions by 45% by 2030.
Taxpayers would save $350m if the government abolished perks giving retired politicians six-figure pensions for life, new analysis shows. Retired politicians elected prior to 2004 enjoy access to a hugely
Senator demands Morrison ‘rule out any Liberal party involvement’ in anti-refugee messages sent to Chinese Australians Penny Wong has blasted WeChat campaigns targeting Labor with fake news, as a new emerges
Party leader launches campaign with pledge to deliver ‘real change’ to help lift wages and cut tax evasion Bill Shorten has outlined his pitch to become the country’s next prime minister, telling the faithful
The second debate of the campaign produced more sparks than the first, with the Labor leader branding the PM ‘a classic space invader’ Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten have clashed over their tax and climate
Labor will unveil a National Disability Insurance Scheme Future Fund, promising a “locked box” to ensure all funds budgeted to the scheme are directed to the NDIS. Campaigning at a national day of action
He was a ‘family man’ running for the Australian Senate. Then a video from a D.C. strip club aired on national television.
But then, on Monday, Australia’s Nine Network aired further footage of Dickson’s already controversial trip to the District. This time, it showed him repeatedly touching a dancer at a strip club and making