If you think women were shunned in Tony Abbott’s new cabinet, you should see how women’s issues tend to be treated in cabinet meetings across government. Cabinet is important because it sets the government’s
Household power bills are unlikely to fall for two years, despite Tony Abbott’s intention to make the carbon price repeal his first item of legislative business, the electricity industry is warning. With
The Coalition's pledge to "build the roads of the 21st century" and withdraw funding for rail projects is regressive and fails to tackle the issue of congestion, according to public transport advocates.
Anthony Albanese and Bill Shorten have pledged to Labor members that they will stand firm in support of carbon pricing, although the two leadership contenders have been urged to do more to tackle the internal
Australia's exposure to climate change has worsened more rapidly than in any other major economy in the past two years, with stresses on water supplies increasing and the cost of natural disasters running
Blind compassion is killing the asylum seeker debate. While Tony Abbott entangles his new government in megaphone diplomacy with Indonesia, upsetting our biggest neighbour in the process, refugees are
Bills to repeal Labor’s clean energy package have been introduced to federal parliament amid protests from the public galleries and procedural skirmishes in the House of Representatives which delayed process
At about 8:30 a.m. one morning in April, a generator rumbled to life at Rana Plaza – rattling the building, as it always did when it started. Work had just begun at the welter of garment factories when