Pauline Hanson

Hanson accuses Labor candidate of bullying

Pauline Hanson has called on the Queensland premier to disendorse one of her candidates, accusing him of physically bullying a One Nation …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Adani loan a dealbreaker for One Nation

The prospect of the Liberal National Party and One Nation forming a minority Queensland government has been further clouded by the minor party's …

Tim Nicholls

Hanson doesn't know her candidate's name

Pauline Hanson can't name the One Nation candidate running in the seat of Toohey at the Queensland election on Saturday.<p>One Nation Leader Pauline …

One Nation Party

Voters see through Turnbull, but cool on Shorten: Queensland research

Malcolm Turnbull’s cancellation of next week’s House of Representatives sitting has been received sceptically by Queensland “soft” voters, but they …

Bill Shorten

Pauline Hanson likens Palaszczuk to 'spoilt brat' for ruling out One Nation deal

Hanson says Queensland premier ‘needs to get out of the sandpit’ and says Tim Nicholls needs to ‘grow up’<p>Pauline Hanson has likened the Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, to a “spoilt brat” for ruling out a deal with One Nation.<p>Arriving in Bundaberg just as the Labor campaign left, Hanson, …

One Nation Party

Petition to pressure MPs for religious freedoms shares users’ data without consent

Marriage Alliance petition doesn’t alert signatories that their names, emails and addresses will be supplied<p>A Marriage Alliance petition urging MPs to take their “hands off our freedoms” shares signatories’ names, emails and addresses with politicians without alerting users it will supply those …

Privacy

Joyce goes where Turnbull fears to tread – north of the Gympie line

Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce will take time out from the byelection in his own seat to go where Malcolm Turnbull cannot – north of the Gympie line …

Gina Rinehart

'Just build it' - Palaszczuk tells Adani

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on Indian company Adani to "get on with it" and build its controversial $16.5 billion Carmichael …

Richard Di Natale

‘I fear I’ll be disappointed when I get back to Ireland again’

I’m worried I’ll be at a loss, at a loose end like a displaced person, or worse, a tourist<p>28 minutes ago<p>Australia is hardly nirvana. Plenty of people …

News (Ireland)

'No bus! Go away!': Live broadcast of Georgia Dome demolition ruined by bad timing

'Quiet Hour' introduced at Coles supermarkets for people on autism spectrum<p>For many individuals on the autism spectrum a simple trip to the shops can …

Donald Trump

Malcolm Turnbull wants us to keep calm? When leaders say that, it usually means start worrying

Nothing to see here. Keep calm. Everything's under control.<p>The trouble with such reassurances is they convey the opposite. There usually <i>is</i> something …

Malcolm Turnbull

Hanson to scrap 'nanny state' booze laws

Pauline Hanson has used a visit to a rum distillery to say One Nation will scrap Labor's "nanny state" law on the sale of pre-mixed drinks at …

One Nation Party

One Nation a thorn in its Queensland rivals' sides

Asked whether the LNP would form government with Pauline Hanson’s party, Tim Nicholls has one answer: Pass!<p>Asked to answer yes or no to the question of whether he would form government with One Nation if necessary, the Queensland Liberal National party leader didn’t hesitate.<p>“Pass,” Tim Nicholls …

Tim Nicholls

Two teens charged over Sydney supermarket niqab robbery

Two teenage boys have appeared in court after being charged over the robbery of a Sydney supermarket while wearing "burqas".<p>The pair, both …

One Nation Party

ON capitalises on Hanson, Miller hook-up

One Nation's Queensland leader Steve Dickson says a meeting between Pauline Hanson and rogue Labor MP Jo-Ann Miller shows the party can work with the …

One Nation Party

ALP MP under fire for meeting with Hanson

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk won't rule out disendorsing Bundamba MP Jo-Ann Miller after the rogue backbencher met with Pauline Hanson on …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Her town: Going Zen with Pauline Hanson, a Jersey cow called Nola, and deep frying the ALP

By lunchtime, she and a prominent Labor MP would pull a stunt together that would leave the appearance of Nola the cow as a mere happy …

Brisbane

Morning mail: Robert Mugabe's resignation sparks jubilation

Wednesday: Celebrations break out on the streets of Harare as Zimbabwe’s president finally steps down. Plus: Queensland tree clearing exposed<p>Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 22 November.<p>Top stories<p><b>The president of Zimbabwe, Robert</b> …

Robert Mugabe

One Nation has 'no idea' what it's doing: Tim Nicholls

Queensland Opposition leader Tim Nicholls said One Nation's $18 billion in election promises was a sure sign the party had "no idea" what it's …

Tim Nicholls

Hanson to scrap 'nanny state' booze laws

One Nation says it will get rid of a 'nanny state' Labor law banning the sale of pre-mixed drinks at Queensland pubs and clubs after midnight.

One Nation Party

Wyatt reveals new gold royalty hike plan

WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt says his revamped gold royalty hike will generate $332 million over four years, but the idea has already been criticised from …

Gold

The Women Shaping The Future Of Australian Politics

Australia is making stately (or, to put it another way, agonisingly slow) progress toward gender parity in our federal parliament. Yet most of our …

Nick Xenophon Team

'Two-way transaction': MPs debate how to advance multiculturalism amid far-right rise

A national conference has been debating ways to advance multiculturalism in Australia amid a backdrop of a rise in hate speech and far-right …

Richard Di Natale

What chances do Queensland's dumped and defector election candidates have?

On the one hand, Dr Mols said, Mr Dickson would attract voters who felt the One Nation message resonated with them. On the other hand, he said, "deep …

Elections

Labor and LNP scramble to bed down seats before Queensland election

ALP reels after its message of ‘chaos’ under a Liberal National party-One Nation government is damaged by one of its own<p>As the Queensland election campaign heads into its final stretch, Labor’s main message of “chaos” under a Liberal National party-One Nation government has been damaged by one of …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Queensland election: Anti-Adani protestors ambush LNP leader Tim Nicholls in Townsville

Protesters have ambushed the LNP leader Tim Nicholls at a private debate, after spending hours hiding under a platform in wait for him.<p>Mr Nicholls …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

'Vigorous thumbs up': Ipswich is welcoming One Nation back, Malcolm Roberts says

Former Queensland senator – considered a long shot to win seat – says interactions with voters have been ‘fabulous’<p>Ipswich will always be linked to Queensland political infamy.<p>Set amid a flat expanse of farmland and dotted with remnants of its coalmining past, the city about 40 minutes west of …

One Nation Party

Howard and Beazley unite for western civilisation, apart from One Nation

Political titans engaged in mutual praise and agreement on Monday until someone mentioned Hanson and the Greens<p>There was once precious little that would cause John Howard and Kim Beazley to bridge the political divide.<p>However, on Monday night you’d have been hard pressed to find the ideological …

sex vote

At times I feel like I'm living on another planet. For five years I've campaigned for marriage equality. Now that the postal survey has been won and …

Religion

Forget kissing babies, this Australian politician is campaigning on Tinder

Step one: Tinder, step two: The Bachelorette.<p>An independent politician in Australia has taken to mobile dating app Tinder to try and drum up votes …

Tinder