Liberal Party of Australia

Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out of the country

Rebels motorcycle outlaw gang boss Aaron "AJ" Graham is the latest bikie to be kicked out of Australia after a new law was pushed through targeting …

Australian News

Newspoll shows yes vote has firm lead in marriage equality survey

Yes campaign ahead 59% to 38%, poll says, as Labor clears way to push a bill through Senate the same week result announced<p>The yes vote has a commanding lead among people who have already voted in the marriage law postal survey, leading 59% to 38%, according to the latest Newspoll.<p>The Newspoll …

Equality

Insta-famous hedgehog has over twice as many followers as Malcolm Turnbull

The photogenic Japanese creature named Azuki may have even have surpassed Sonic as the world’s most popular hedgehog — hauling in more than 174,000 …

Australian News

Sketch: Malcolm Turnbull makes Tony Abbott's day. Guaranteed

"Quick, quick, Prime Minister!" cried one of Malcolm Turnbull's more excitable footmen. "He's at the doors!"<p>No one in what was reputedly the most …

Australian News

Peter Dutton's citizenship crackdown quietly killed off by the Senate

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says he won't back down on his proposed overhaul of Australian citizenship laws, despite the proposal dying quietly …

Australian News

Dutton has 'thrown up white flag' as Citizenship bill faces Senate deadline: McKim

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton appears to have run up the "white flag" on the government's planned changes to citizenship eligibility rules, the …

Peter Dutton

Malcolm Turnbull says he expects 'more complaints' about NBN

Total national broadband network complaints soar from 10,487 to 27,195, according to annual report<p>The prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has conceded complaints about the national broadband network will increase as more people are connected, with the latest figures showing complaints about internet …

Malcolm Turnbull

Labor could back Malcolm Turnbull's energy plan

Federal Labor has pointedly left open supporting Malcolm Turnbull's "game-changing" energy reliability package despite launching a spirited …

Climate

Former WA top cop likened to Abbott

WA Premier Mark McGowan says retired police commissioner Karl O'Callaghan is demeaning his legacy by undermining his successor and likened his …

Tony Abbott

Citizenship bill headed for Senate doom despite last dash changes by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton

Migrants wanting to become Australians are stuck in limbo following the latest stalemate in the Senate over citizenship reforms.<p>A last-minute …

Australian News

Turnbull says government was right to hold SSM postal survey

The PM believes the high participation rates in the survey means he was right to implement it.The post Turnbull says government was right to hold SSM …

Australian News

The government's energy policy hinges on some tricky wordplay about coal's role

The most important thing to understand about the federal government’s new National Energy Guarantee is that it is designed not to produce a …

Energy

How to extricate yourself from an energy policy jam

There are a few tricks to Malcolm Turnbull's new energy policy. Here's how he did it. The post How to extricate yourself from an energy policy jam …

Australian News

Labor, states query Turnbull energy plan Yahoo7 News

Labor has signalled it could support the Turnbull government's national energy guarantee but has serious doubts about promises on power price and …

Australian News

Malcolm Turnbull's national energy guarantee plan masks a carbon price

The Turnbull government's new national energy guarantee would introduce a de facto carbon price, measuring the cost of emissions for the first time …

Climate

'Soft serve' savings in new energy policy

Labor's Sam Dastyari has munched on cold cheeseburgers and melting soft-serves to show what he says Australians will save under the Turnbull …

Energy Policy

Live: The big sell on the Coalition's energy policy begins

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has begun the big sell on his energy policy, warning states and territories they'll pay more for power if they don't …

Australian News

Forget the detail, our impatience over the energy crisis may get Turnbull's plan across the line

The greatest ally Malcolm Turnbull has for his "game-changer" National Energy Guarantee isn't the gaggle of experts he's assembled to devise it.<p>Nor …

Australian News

Biggest source of migrants to Australia revealed

The federal government has released figures on the nation’s biggest source of skilled and family migrants.

Western Australia

State Labor premiers savage Malcolm Turnbull's energy policy, setting up a COAG brawl

Labor premiers say the plan is a capitulation to Tony Abbott and victory for the coal industry.

Climate

Team Turnbull under fire on two fronts

MALCOLM Turnbull has a clear strategy to end the year on a positive note, and use the early part of next year to revive his political fortunes.<p>But …

Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull is playing a losing hand on energy policy

There are four main reasons why the government’s latest energy policy will not go down well with the public<p>Right now, Malcolm Turnbull is giving his best impression of a poker player about to table a royal flush, but this week’s Essential Report suggests that he’s actually playing a losing hand …

Opinion

Unsure what to think about the new energy plan? Here's what four market experts think

The Turnbull government has announced its new energy policy following months of internal deliberations.<p>The government hopes the new plan will …

Australian News

Almost 11 million same sex marriage surveys returned

The latest estimate from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed 10.8 million surveys — about 67.5 per cent of the 16 million sent out — had now …

Australian News

Environment groups slam energy plan

Conservation and advocacy groups have come out swinging against a 'disastrous' energy and climate policy announced by the federal government.<p>Kelly …

Climate

Declaring victory

Today the nation got a new energy policy, and the word on everyone’s lips was “certainty”. You heard it from Malcolm Turnbull. You heard it from his …

Climate

Turnbull to announce CET free energy policy

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will not implement a clean energy target as recommended by the chief scientist Dr Alan Finkel after meeting with his …

Renewable Energy

I would need to be 'drafted' back: Abbott

Tony Abbott says he's not opposed to a return to the prime ministership, but only if he's 'drafted' into the position by his colleagues.<p>The …

Tony Abbott

What happens next is up to MPs, not the PM | Sean Kelly

On any count, Malcolm Turnbull should be panicking today. Let’s run through the litany.<p>A new Newspoll came out today [$] showing Labor at 54, the …

Malcolm Turnbull

Coalition flounders in Newspoll, trailing for 21st time in a row

Survey puts Malcolm Turnbull under more pressure internally as Labor leads 54% to 46% on two-party-preferred terms<p>Malcolm Turnbull enters a new parliamentary fortnight with his government behind in the Newspoll for the 21st time in a row.<p>It’s set to be a critical week for the prime minister as the …

Malcolm Turnbull