Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull defends inland rail route

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has defended a federal government decision to construct the final leg of the Melbourne to Brisbane inland railway on …

Australian News

Turnbull: Qld govt lacks 'wit' on power

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the Queensland government lacks the "wit" to manage its power grid properly, as he spends a second day in the …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Australia looks to deny encryption to terrorists | ZDNet

Australia Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has used a United Nations speech to thank Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, Google, and YouTube for their help in …

Encryption

'OH THIS F***': A government MP reacts when Malcolm Turnbull was asked about more women in Queensland politics

Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull is in Queensland visiting a number of electorates and meeting with Liberal National Party MPs, including Luke Howarth …

Liberal Party of Australia

Australia: U.S. Taking 54 Refugees From Offshore Camps

A group of 54 refugees from Australia’s offshore detention centers will depart for the United States “in the coming weeks,” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced Wednesday in a video on social media. Many of the refugees have been waiting for years for evaluations on their resettlement …

Refugees

Malcolm Turnbull says energy target legislated 'while Tony was prime minister'

Prime minister hits back at Tony Abbott after former prime minister says clean energy target would be ‘unconscionable’<p>Malcolm Turnbull says Australia has a renewable energy target now because of decisions Tony Abbott took as prime minister, and he claims the Coalition is “united” in ensuring that …

Climate

Turnbull rejects efforts to ‘dumb down’ energy debate into renewables v coal

A day after Tony Abbott’s call for coal to be prioritised, the prime minister says the debate has seen too much ideology and ‘not enough competence’<p>Malcolm Turnbull has rejected efforts to “dumb down” the energy debate into renewables versus coal, and says the government’s new investment framework …

Climate

Crisis-hunting

Tony Abbott tweeted a bunch of times over the past day or so. He tweeted praise for Roger Corbett, who had defended voting “no” on same-sex marriage …

Tony Abbott

First Australian refugees due in US in weeks

The first group of refugees held by the Australian government are set to be resettled in the United States within weeks, signalling that a deal …

Refugees

MP drops F-bomb in front of Turnbull

LIBERAL National Party member Luke Howarth has been busted dropping the f-bomb at a press conference with Malcolm Turnbull.<p>Standing with the prime …

Australian News

Australia blessed with more than 22,000 possible pump storage sites, ANU finds

Australia has more than 22,000 sites around the country that could be suitable for pumped hydro storage, according to a study by the Australian …

Australian News

LNP MP swears in front of prime minister

Liberal National Party federal member Luke Howarth has dropped a swear word during a press conference with the prime minister in Brisbane on Thursday.<p>…

Liberal National Party

America first? Trump to take in Australia's REJECTED immigrants

Posted September 20, 2017 12:25 PM by Daniel Horowitz<p>President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shake hands during their …

Conservative View

First refugees to leave for the United States

About 50 refugees from Nauru and Manus Island will leave in the next week to ten days for resettlement in the United States.<p>This is the first batch …

Refugees

U.S. is set to receive 54 of a potential 1,250 refugees detained in Australia

After roughly four years spent in an offshore Australian detention center on the remote island of Manus, a group of 54 refugees will be processed for …

Refugees

Queensland is leading source of renewable energy jobs, report says

Australian Renewable Energy Index says state had almost 6,500 people working in renewables in August, ending NSW’s dominance of sector<p>Queensland has emerged for the first time as the nation’s leading source of renewable energy jobs, according to figures suggesting the Palaszczuk government’s policy …

Renewable Energy

Australia-Indonesia free trade talks going round in circles

The latest press conference on free trade deal negotiations between Australia and Indonesia felt a lot like Groundhog Day.

North Korea

Energetic fight illuminating

The political championship fight over energy policy has turned into an all-in brawl. Punches are flying in all directions.<p>In one corner, the Turnbull …

Australian News

First wave of refugees to US from Pacific camps imminent Yahoo7 News

First wave of refugees to US from Pacific camps imminent<p>Sydney (AFP) - A first wave of refugees will leave remote Pacific detention camps and be …

Refugees

Big bang theory: Abbott still drowning out Turnbull's sales pitch

By Christmas, Malcolm Turnbull will be halfway through this term of Parliament. Perhaps further, given an election in late 2018 remains a live option.<p>…

Australian News

A clean energy target is not 'unconscionable', Tony Abbott. Wrecking climate policy is

Abbott wants to lead an insurgency to sink Turnbull’s climate and energy policy, which has always been a proxy for his leadership. It’s pure political expediency<p>Tony Abbott has been an implacable force against rational climate action in this country for the best part of a decade, and nothing has …

Climate

‘Stupid,’ ‘Disgusting’ Australia Refugee Deal Goes Into Effect

Australia is the kind of friend that takes your side even when you’re wrong. In geopolitical terms, this means that when the United States asked for …

Liberal Party of Australia

Malcolm Turnbull says North Korea will be 'wiped out' if regime attacks US

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has backed US President Donald Trump's fiery language on North Korea, saying "the whole country will be wiped out" …

North Korea

Back to 2009: Abbott declares war on everything

Well, that turned out well didn’t it. Despite prime minister Malcolm Turnbull’s desperate attempts to appease the conservative faction of his …

Renewable Energy

Donald Trump honours 'dumb' deal to resettle 50 boat people in the US

The first refugees will leave Manus Island and Nauru within days for a new life in the United States after America made good on its word to honour a …

Australian News

The Australians most likely to get an income bump

That’s one finding of a survey which today is reporting just 36 per of workers had a pay increase over the past 12 months.<p>Some 52 per cent were stuck …

Australian News

Abbott could cross floor over clean energy target

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has intensified the pressure on Malcolm Turnbull over a clean energy target.<p>It is understood Mr Abbott could cross …

Climate

Matthewson: Tony Abbott is completely out of touch on renewable energy and here’s why

Shooting for Turnbull on energy policy, Abbott and Credlin's latest misfire only alienates them further from their own voters. The post Matthewson: …

Australian News

Turnbull offers Queensland power station funding if it votes LNP in state poll

Prime minister visits Queensland, where Labor premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is rumoured to be preparing to call a state election<p>Malcolm Turnbull has added fuel to the electoral arms race for Queensland, hoping to woo the state with the promise of a new coal-fired power station – but only if it …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Refugees to receive decisions from the US Yahoo7 News

After years in limbo on Manus Island and Nauru, some refugees will soon know whether they will be moving to the US to start a new life.<p>Immigration …

Australian News