politics

Tue 16 Oct 2018

‘OK to be white’ vote an ‘admin mistake’

premium_icon ‘OK to be white’ vote an ‘admin mistake’

THE Federal Government didn’t mean to back a motion from Senator Pauline Hanson that “it is OK to be white” and the vote was actually an ‘administrative error’, a...

'Divisive and hurtful'; Elder, mayor call for apology

premium_icon 'Divisive and hurtful'; Elder, mayor call for apology

ABORIGINAL elders are calling for councillor James Hansen to meet with them over his "divisive and hurtful" commentary

Australia considers radical shift on Israel

Australia considers radical shift on Israel

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison mas made a deeply controversial move that could lead him to follow in the footsteps of Donald Trump.

Shock as PM backs moving Aus embassy to Jerusalem

premium_icon Shock as PM backs moving Aus embassy to Jerusalem

SCOTT Morrison has been slammed as “desperate” to win votes in Wentworth after his shock announcement he could move Australia’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, in a...

Saudis ‘to admit’ killing journalist

Saudis ‘to admit’ killing journalist

IN A massive backflip, Saudi Arabia is preparing to admit its agents abducted and killed prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

ScoMo backs Australian embassy move to Jerusalem

premium_icon ScoMo backs Australian embassy move to Jerusalem

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison wants to move the Australian embassy to Jerusalem in a bold move that would mirror the resolve of US President Donald Trump. He will...

For Dolly: ‘It feels incredible to be heard’

premium_icon For Dolly: ‘It feels incredible to be heard’

THE parents of cyberbullying victim Amy “Dolly” Everett have welcomed Queensland Government plans to spend $3.5 million tackling the scourge — and hope the measures...

Keith Pitt calls on Department to 'come clean' over Tobruk

premium_icon Keith Pitt calls on Department to 'come clean' over Tobruk

Hinkler MP Keith Pitt has continued his crusade against the State Government over the ex-HMAS Tobruk, claiming they need to "come clean” on the situation

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Hanson’s ‘it’s OK to be white’ motion fails

Hanson’s ‘it’s OK to be white’ motion fails

A SENATE motion moved in the Senate by Pauline Hanson was defeated, but it gained the support of a surprising number of senators.

Trump snaps, declares ‘I’m not a baby’ in rare interview

Trump snaps, declares ‘I’m not a baby’ in rare interview

DONALD Trump insisted he’s “not a baby” and issued a stunning admission about his own White House staff in a wide-ranging interview with 60 Minutes today.

New twist looming for Barnaby Joyce's career

New twist looming for Barnaby Joyce's career

BARNABY Joyce’s career could take an unthinkable twist in the wake of his scandalous affair with former staffer Vikki Campion.

Shooter found to be behind model's death

Shooter found to be behind model's death

IT seemed that model Kelsey Quayle lost control of her vehicle and caused a multi car pile up. But doctors soon discovered all was not as it seemed.

Apple says ScoMo's ‘alarming, dangerous’ law will help crims

Apple says ScoMo's ‘alarming, dangerous’ law will help crims

APPLE has blasted a government plan saying it’s “dangerous” and risks helping criminals. This is why you should be concerned.

Supermarkets slammed for drought-relief milk promo

Supermarkets slammed for drought-relief milk promo

CUSTOMERS at Coles, Woolies and Aldi have been duped by an “empty media stunt” when they buy milk, an irate federal pollie claims.

Joyce comments fuel leadership spill speculation

premium_icon Joyce comments fuel leadership spill speculation

NOT one of the 22 members of the Nationals Party room could confidently rule out Mr Joyce calling for a spill of the party’s leadership before Christmas.

Law firm warns employers against refusing workers to rally

Law firm warns employers against refusing workers to rally

AN INDUSTRIAL law firm has warned employers who refuse to allow employees to take leave to attend this month's union rally may be breaking workplace laws.

Casual Workers: Court decision may mean back pay for you

premium_icon Casual Workers: Court decision may mean back pay for you

A FEDERAL Court decision on casual employment could give Aussie taxpayers $8 billion in back pay and undermined the Morrison Government.

LNP in taxpayer-funded $45k wine country getaway

premium_icon LNP in taxpayer-funded $45k wine country getaway

SEVEN current and former Liberal National MPs pocketed more than $45,000 in expenses after spending time in Western Australia’s picturesque southern wine district.

Bishop blesses plan for a northern state

premium_icon Bishop blesses plan for a northern state

FAR North’s Catholic Bishop has voiced his support for a breakaway North Queensland state — offering up a throne and possible parliament chamber in Cairns.

Taxpayers fund MP’s Melbourne trip

premium_icon Taxpayers fund MP’s Melbourne trip

AN LNP backbencher charged taxpayers almost $2000 last year to attend an anti-abortion rally in Melbourne where his wife was a guest speaker.

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