Australian Labor Party

Turnbull has been given a reprieve on leadership

The PM's fate depends upon an unlikely – perhaps impossible – settlement to his own party’s endless wars on climate change.

Australian Politics

Overseas students skipping WA a 'lost opportunity costing us millions'

"Two weeks after coming to government, the first decisions of the McGowan government were to remove Perth from the regional sponsored migration …


Speech to the 2018 ACT Labor Conference

August 18, 2018<p>Thank you delegates, union affiliates and all members for being here today.<p>I’d like to particularly thank Party President Jo Chivers, …

Andrew Barr

Dutton is laying the groundwork for a leadership challenge: Labor

18/08/2018|6min<p>Labor frontbencher Mark Butler says Malcolm Turnbull's proposed changes to the National Energy Guarantee shows he has 'completely lost …


Hundreds of commuters are left stranded after a technical issue brings trains to a halt in Sydney – leaving dozens of people trapped on carriages in between stations

Technical issues affecting communications between both trains and stations has caused massive delays in Sydney on Saturday morning.<p>Some Sydney train …


The prime minister has my support: Dutton

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has shot down reports that he is considering taking a tilt at the coalition leadership.

Australian News

First son of the Dawn Wade Scholarship

In his third year, Brett decided to run as Student Club President, with the goal of giving back to the community that changed his life. “Receiving …

Australian Universities

'No way to run a government': Abbott slams Turnbull's revised energy plan

Loading<p>"I'd rather change the policy than change the leader," Mr Abbott said.<p>"That's the question: can we change the policy without changing the …

Australian News

Sanctuary for family violence victims opens in Geelong

A Victorian-first safety hub has opened in Geelong, aimed at providing shelter and care to victims of family violence.<p>Premier Daniel Andrews attended …

Common Sense

The PM Years

<b>It was the coup that killed Australian politics.</b><p>Less than three years after taking government in a landslide election victory, Kevin Rudd was …

Kevin Rudd

Post-mortem report reveals reasons for Labor's South Australian election loss

The South Australian Labor Party has conducted a detailed post-mortem of its 2018 election loss, admitting it was caught off-guard by the sudden …


Liverpool Reportedly Beat Manchester United, Chelsea to Ki-Jana Hoever Signing

Liverpool have reportedly beaten the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea to the signing of Ajax prospect Ki-Jana Hoever.<p>According to James Pearce of the <i>Liverpool Echo</i>, the 16-year-old defender has attracted interest from a number of huge clubs in European football.<p>"Hoever was …


REVEALED: Labor's election mistakes - and blueprint for recovery

Malinauskas and Close face the media after their confirmation. as leader and deputy. Photo: Tony Lewis / InDaily<p>“We also need to revisit all of our …

Australian Politics

Question Time in federal parliament

WHAT WE LEARNED<p>* Labor is happy for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags to fly alongside the national flag in the House of …


Australian PM facing opposition over emission reduction target - Xinhua

CANBERRA, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is facing a revolt from his own party over his signature energy policy, the …

News (China)

Geelong to get more train services, station upgrades in $736m promise from Labor

Train services in Geelong will be upgraded under a $736 million plan promised by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews if the Government is re-elected in …


Lawsuit claims current human rights abuse in NT youth detention

Two youth detainees have filed a lawsuit against the Northern Territory government claiming human rights abuses, according to the ABC.<p>Lodged by the …

Human Rights

Barr calls for binding vote on territory rights

The chief minister will tell his federal counterparts they must vote in favour of the ACT's ability to legislate on euthanasia.

Northern Territory

Greens announce federal candidates in push for lower house and Senate

Mr Hollo said the party was inspired by campaigns outside the ACT like Melbourne federally and at state level, and Newtown in NSW when looking at how …

Labor Party

NSW Labor leader Foley 'faces challenge'

NSW Labor party polling in September may lead to a leadership challenge against Luke Foley, a media report suggests.

Australian Politics

Neg: Labor warns it will not back taxpayer support for new coal-fired power

We are going to move an amendment which is 45%.<p>The shadow climate change minister Mark Butler says Labor is open to dealing with the government’s national energy guarantee legislation before the states have signed off on it.<p>But with the government scrambling to land a power price fix to quell an …

Australian News

Western Australia to offer pathway to skilled migration to high achieving international students

Western Australia will soon introduce a new Occupation List for graduates to offer a pathway to skilled migration to high-achieving international …

Western Australia

Michaelia Cash's Vow Of Silence On The AWU Raid Leaks Has Been Going For 297 Days

The minister claims she is not being investigated by the police.<p>Jobs minister Michaelia Cash has maintained her 297-day vow of silence by again refusing to answer if she has been interviewed by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) over the leaks from her office to the media about raids on the …

U.S. Federal Courts

Rising out-of-pocket medical costs force more than 1m Australians to put off doctor visits: report

More than one million Australians have put off seeing a doctor in one year because they could not afford it, according to a report from the …

Bill Shorten

AFL takes stance against Queensland senator Fraser Anning's comments

Richmond and Essendon are set to unite prior to Friday’s blockbuster clash in a moment of solidarity to promote diversity in the AFL.Tigers star …

Bill Shorten

WA state treasurer's all-expenses-paid China trip linked to controversial billionaire, communist regime

The handful of federal MPs who accompanied Mr Wyatt, including Mr Bowen, declared in their financial interests disclosures that the Communist Party …


Five years of Liberal wage stagnation as pay undershoots again

Wage stagnation for Australian workers continued in the June quarter, with private sector employees falling behind inflation. It's become a hallmark …


Will Labor support the Neg ... or let it fail? – Australian politics live podcast

National energy guarantee,Australia news,Australian politics,Liberal party,Labor party,Malcolm Turnbull,Bill Shorten<p>With the Neg negotiations in full swing, Katharine Murphy talks to Mark Butler, shadow energy minister, about the road ahead. How have countries such as the UK been successful in …


Nahan admits staffer photographed confidential Huawei security advice

"No indication was given at the start of the meeting that the document was confidential. When advised of the confidentiality of the document the …

Liberal Party

Australian jobless rate drops to lowest level since 2012

Australia’s jobless rate dropped to 5.3 percent last month, the lowest since November 2012.The latest unemployment figures show the rate fell 0.1 …