Liberal National Party

Man, 20, stabbed to death as London’s ‘murder’ count flies past 100

A man has been stabbed to death and a teenager left wounded in hospital after a brutal knife ‘fight’ in north London.<p>The Metropolitan Police said …

North London

Environmentalists question Qld shark kills

Baiting and killing sharks after two life-threatening attacks in the Whitsundays gives swimmers a false sense of security and won't prevent more …


John Howard wants more female Liberals, calls quotas 'patronising'

Mr Howard said there were more Liberal women in the Parliament in 1996 than in 2018.<p>"I would like to see it come back to that sort of level or even …

Scott Morrison

Queensland debates abortion law

Heather Douglas is a professor of law at the University of Queensland, an expert in issues of domestic and family violence and a former committee …

Domestic Violence

Brisbane's Lady Cilento hospital to be renamed to 'clear up confusion'

Brisbane’s four-year-old Lady Cilento Children’s hospital is to be renamed the Queensland Children’s hospital, at a cost of up to $500,000.<p>Queensland’s health minister, Steven Miles, announced the change on Friday, saying it would clear up confusion about whether the hospital was a public or …

Family Planning

Bizarro lobbying: why so many lobbyists aren’t registered as lobbyists

The arcane rules of the lobbyist register mean lobbyists for a firm that lobbies don't need to register as lobbyists because they're lobbyists of a …

Scott Morrison

Is anyone surprised about Morrison’s failure on climate policy?

<i>Crikey</i> readers discuss Scott Morrison's climate policies and Labor's Witness K failures.The post Is anyone surprised about Morrison’s failure on …

Scott Morrison

Liberia:Missing Billions - Govt Prevents Key Figures From Leaving the Country

[Observer] While investigation into the reported disappearance of US$16 billion as confirmed by Information Minister, Lenn Eugene Nagbe, is yet …

Central Banks

Newman's relative in court on fraud charge

The brother-in-law of former Queensland premier Campbell Newman has appeared in a Brisbane court over an alleged multi-million dollar fraud.


Foreign donation ban moves a step closer

Limits on foreign political donations are a step closer as an inquiry takes public feedback on changes to the government's proposed reforms.

Liberal Party

Qld Labor denies charity terror link

The Queensland government has strongly rejected assertions by the opposition that it is facilitating funding to terrorism.

Queensland Health

Dozens feared to have contacted life-threatening disease from stone-cutting

Dozens more workers could have contracted a life-threatening lung disease, as the Queensland government announces an immediate crackdown on …

Health and Safety

Two Brisbane City councillors set to retire

Two of Brisbane’s longest-serving LNP councillors are set to retire ahead of the next Brisbane City Council election.

Australian Politics

LNP may be forced to return another $5,000 donation linked to property firm

Queensland's Liberal National Party (LNP) is facing more headaches under strict new laws banning donations from property developers, and could be …

Australian Politics

Twenty-five year low: Liberals could be left with just five women in the House of Representatives

Liberals told Fairfax Media they feared the outlook for the next election was so grim the party could be left with only a handful of women in the …

Real Estate

Liberia:Authorities Tight-Lipped On Reported Missing Container of Money From Freeport of Monrvia

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Government of Liberia is yet to give any clarity on the reported missing container of money amounting to L$9 billion …

Free Port

Dangerous sex offenders to be tracked for life under Queensland law change

Dangerous and repeat sex offenders will soon have to wear tracking devices for life and be subject to a string of new control measures under urgent …

Liberal National Party

Australians rally behind nine-year-old who refused to sing national anthem in 'racism' protest

Australians have rallied around and shared their support for a nine-year-old who was handed a detention at school after she objected to singing the …

UK News

Indigenous supporters of Adani mine not being heard: Canavan

16/09/2018|3min<p>Resources Minister Matt Canavan believes the majority of Indigenous people are being ignored when it comes to voicing their support …

Coal Mining

Scott Morrison's pick to replace Malcolm Turnbull in the seat of Wentworth reveals a dark SECRET raising questions over the Liberal Party's vetting process

The woman backed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to replace Malcolm Turnbull in his electorate was once a member of the Labor Party.<p>Katherine …

Liberal Party

Kate Langbroek's brother and senior politician in hot water for lewd comment on a picture of the Prime Minister's media adviser's wife

Former LNP opposition leader John-Paul Langbroek and brother of popular radio host Kate Langbroek has caused a stir after posting a suggestive …

Scott Morrison

Rightwing Australian politicians attack girl, 9, over anthem protest

A nine-year-old Australian schoolgirl has been targeted for condemnation by prominent rightwing politicians after she refused to stand during a rendition of the national anthem, arguing that it airbrushes Indigenous peoples from the country’s history.<p>Harper Nielsen’s parents said they were proud of …

Anthem Protests

'I don't want to get too mushy but she's the one for me': MP who has crossed the floor reveals he also crossed the seas for love - and the very unromantic way he proposed to his bride-to-be

An MP who has proven he is not opposed to crossing the floor in parliament has revealed he crossed the ocean to find his future wife.<p>The Member for …

Australian Politics

Australia-New Zealand rivalry heats up as former PM John Key roasts revolving-door leadership

With a political career spanning more than a decade, former conservative New Zealand prime minister John Key has shaken his fair share of hands along …

Northern Territory

Ag education program axed

Queensland kids will no longer have access to a popular ag education program when funding is cut.

Australian Politics

What are the UK storm names for 2018 and how are they decided?

Names of storms have just become part of our daily lexicon and news cycle (including unofficial ones like Hurricane Bawbag).<p>The Met Office has been …

Australian Politics

This is the man who thinks he can take on Graham Quirk, and win

Self-proclaimed underdog Rod Harding has never spent a day in the council chamber but wants Graham Quirk gone and some "new blood" in the council.


The Queensland LNP fall out after Peter Dutton's failed PM coup

Insiders in the Liberal National Party have confirmed Queensland president Gary Spence has been pressured to resign by some within his own party, …


Cashless welfare card to be introduced in parts of Queensland after Coalition's Senate win

The cashless welfare card will be rolled out in parts of Queensland after legislation to expand the controversial trial passed the Senate on Tuesday.<p>The 33-32 vote came after the federal government won the support of the independent Tim Storer, who backed the expansion having won an amendment to …

Australian News

Alan Jones ordered to pay $3.75 million in Wagner defamation case

The court order to pay $3.75 million is the largest damages awarded against him.The post Alan Jones ordered to pay $3.75 million in Wagner defamation …