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Politics

Christmas Island Plan Needs Explaining: Plibersek

2 min read

The federal government needs to explain how Christmas Island can provide adequate health treatment for asylum seekers, Labor deputy leader Tanya Plibersek says.

National

National

'Enough Is Enough': Disability Abuse Victims Meet With Opposition Leader

2 min read

Disability abuse victims and their families have met with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten in Melbourne before making an emotional plea for a royal commission.

Politics

Politics

Authorities In 'Race Against Time' To Check 1,000 Asylum Seekers

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Australia's security agencies are in a "race against time" to do background checks on asylum seekers after medical evacuation laws cleared parliament.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Hunt Mother Trying To Find Son A Date

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Politics

Politics

They're Back: Parliament Sits For First Time In 2019 As Election Looms

1 min read

Federal parliament will sit for the first time in 2019 with Prime Minister Scott Morrison putting pressure on Labor over asylum seeker medical transfers.

AusVotes 2019

AusVotes 2019

Australia's Set For A Stormy Year In Politics

3 min read

While the federal election could be as far away as May, campaign storm clouds are gathering fast.

Politics

Politics

Tony Abbott Challenger Zali Steggall Could Get Labor Backing

2 min read

Former world champion skier Zali Steggall could receive Labor preferences to help her bid to replace Tony Abbott in the federal seat of Warringah.

Politics

Politics

Changing Australia Day Date 'Just The First Step' For Indigenous People

5 min read

The debate around changing Australia Day intensifies every year. It's a January fixture as regular as BBQs, beer and beaches.

Life

Life

We Asked A Psychic For Her 2019 Predictions About World Events

4 min read

Rose Smith has been in the psychic game for as long as she can remember.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Here's A List Of Animals That Resemble World Leaders. And Vice Versa.

5 min read

I must confess I feel a bit sorry for Dermophis donaldtrumpi.

Politics

Politics

Refugee, Adani Protesters Storm Stage During Bill Shorten Speech

2 min read

Protesters railing against Labor policy on refugees and the environment have stormed the stage during Bill Shorten's keynote address to the ALP national conference.

Politics

Politics

The Fight For A 'Fair Go': Shorten Lays Out Election Plan At Labor Conference

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Aussies' love of a fair go is fair game for politicians looking to sell their party’s policies.

National

National

Shorten: Eating Disorders Are A 'National Crisis' And It's Time Morrison Admits It

4 min read

The Opposition Leader wrote a letter to the Prime Minister urging the fellow dad of two girls to tackle the epidemic.

National

National

Solomon, Matilda And Rose Don't Want A 'Destroyed Future'

3 min read

It's a Wednesday, just before lunchtime, and Solomon, Rose and Matilda would normally be in the classroom right now.

Politics

Politics

Labor Wants A Plebiscite On Australia Becoming A Republic

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Labor says if elected it plans to hold a $160 million national plebiscite on whether Australia should become a republic.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Pittsburgh Victims Identified And Turnbull In Bali For ScoMo

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

Shorten Pledges To Revive NEG, Calls Out 'Double Standard' Over Dutton

2 min read

Labor may try to force Dutton to the High Court.

Politics

Politics

Australia's Next Election Will Be The Battle Of The Daggy Dads

4 min read

Meat pies, footy, baseball caps... and Parliament House.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Was Days From Fixing Schools Funding Mess Before Being Axed

2 min read

"What we're seeing is the government leaking on itself"

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Labor To Rein In Gas Prices, Chelsea Manning Speaks Via Video Link

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

Politics

Politics

Shorten Speaks Of He Who Should Not Be Named

1 min read

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten gets cheeky in radio interview.

Politics

Politics

Jenny Macklin Yells The Question We're All Wondering

1 min read

It was loud enough to wake the "dead man walking."

Politics

Politics

When Is The Next Federal Election?

4 min read

There's a lot of factors in play, and a few elections coming next year to worry about.

Politics

Politics

What Finally Brought Our Political Leaders Together

3 min read

"We know racism fills the silences, discrimination thrives in the darkness"

Politics

Politics

Even Pauline Hanson Was 'Appalled' By the 'Final Solution' Speech

3 min read

"I felt like I was trapped in a Ku Klux Klan rally".

Politics

Politics

Government Put To The Sword On Q&A After By-Elections

3 min read

"It's not the leader that will make the difference. It's the vision."

Politics

Politics

Labor's By-Election Wins 'Nothing To Crow About'

3 min read

The Prime Minister will 'humbly' rethink some of his government's policies.

Politics

Politics

Liberals Lick Wounds After By-Election Bruising

4 min read

Words like 'bleak' and 'nightmare' are already circulating to describe the government's performance.

Politics

Politics

The Leadership Implications Of Super Saturday For Turnbull And Shorten

4 min read

Two men not even involved in the by-elections need good results

Politics

Politics

Labor 'Sorry' For Dual Citizenship Flare-Up

2 min read

Thousands of Aussies will go to the polls following a string of resignations from Federal Parliament.