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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

No More Liberal MPs Will Quit Before Election, Minister Pledges

2 min read

Despite a string of resignations, minister Dan Tehan doesn't expect any more of his colleagues to hand in their notice ahead of the federal election.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

The Horrifying Moment A Motorbike Smashes Into Woman Running For The Bus

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Is It Too Late For ScoMo's Government To Save Itself?

4 min read

To desert a sinking ship, or go down with it -- that's the choice many Coalition MPs seem to be tossing up, with just a few short months until the government is expected to cop a resounding spanking at the federal election.

Politics

Politics

Clive Palmer Is Trying A Comeback And He Memes Business

5 min read

Clive Palmer -- controversial mining magnate, trouble magnet, self-professed 'meme merchant' and failed politician several times over -- is deep into his latest campaign for high public office.

Politics

Politics

Clive Palmer Dragged By Twisted Sister For Using Their Song In His Political Ads

3 min read

The new year is only two days old, but we've already got a contender for one of the weirdest political scuffles of the year.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Barnaby Joyce's Secret Plan To Turn Craig Kelly Into A National

3 min read

Craig Kelly could have defected from the Liberals to the Nationals, under a secret plan cooked up by Barnaby Joyce to save the controversial MP from losing his seat.

Matt Noffs & Shelley Smith

Matt Noffs & Shelley Smith

Why The Libs Were Wrong On Safe Injecting Rooms

3 min read

The ghost of Nancy Reagan reared her head last week during the ill-fated final days of the Victorian Liberal party’s election campaign.

Politics

Politics

Liberal MP Julia Banks Dramatically Defects From The Party

2 min read

Liberal MP Julia Banks will sit for the rest of the parliamentary sitting term as an independent, sensationally quitting the party and further reducing the government's numbers.

Views

Views

The Rotten Right Of The Liberals Is Getting Its Comeuppance

4 min read

The Wentworth by-election was a disaster. The landslide Victorian election loss is even worse.

Politics

Politics

Daniel Andrews Claims Victory In 'Bloodbath' Victoria Election

4 min read

Labor leader Daniel Andrews has claimed a landslide victory in the Victorian state election.

Politics

Politics

Bickering, Stunts And Terror: It's Election Time In Victoria

5 min read

The campaign to run the state has taken some twists and turns.

Views

Views

A Million Minutes In Trumpland: How President Donald Looms Over The Midterms

5 min read

Has it really only been two years? As America approaches its midterm elections, November 2016 seems like a decade ago.

Politics

Politics

Impeachment 'Tricky' Even If Democrats Come Up Trumps At The Midterms

4 min read

The midterm elections could doom Donald Trump's leadership, or cement him in the presidency for two more years.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

What's At Stake In The US Midterm Elections: Trump Triumph Or Trashing?

3 min read

Next week, November 6, Americans vote for the first time since Donald Trump was elected in 2016.

News

News

Obama Slams Trump In Not So Subtle Way

1 min read

The former President boasted "Unlike some, I actually try to state facts" during a rally in Nevada on Monday.

Politics

Politics

The Wentworth Race Isn't Over Yet And The Liberals Could Actually Still Win

3 min read

Maybe it was called too early, because the margin in Wentworth is just a few hundred votes.

News

News

ELLE Forced To Apologise After Using Kim And Kanye Divorce Rumour To Get People To Vote

1 min read

Critics claimed ELLE fuelled "fake news" hysteria for a ruse encouraging people to vote.

Health

Health

Vile Email Smear Shows HIV Stigma Still Alive In Australia

3 min read

A vile email claiming Wentworth frontrunner Kerryn Phelps had been diagnosed with HIV shows Australians still misunderstand the virus.

Politics

Politics

Wentworth And The Simmering Mood For Change

5 min read

Wentworth voters are still angry about Malcolm Turnbull's dumping, and are ready to punish the Liberals.

Politics

Politics

Kerryn Phelps On Peter Dutton, Being 'Sensible', And Chocolate

4 min read

If Kerryn Phelps was a chocolate, she'd be "something dark" with a "sensible centre".

World

World

Brazil Is About To Elect Its Own Trump And He Might Wreck The Amazon

3 min read

Anti-gay, pro-dictator, racist -- and maybe a disaster for the world's most important rainforest.

World

World

'Good Hitler' Running For Mayor Against Lennin

1 min read

The small Peruvian town of Yungar is making headlines around the world for its mayoral elections.

Politics

Politics

This Man In A Truck Wants To Be Your Next PM

3 min read

He has a truck, a loudspeaker, a motor-mouth and seemingly endless energy -- and he's coming to a town near you.

Politics

Politics

Can Peter Dutton Survive An Election In Dickson?

3 min read

"He's on a knife's edge."

World

World

Trump's Campaign Chairman Found Guilty Of Fraud

3 min read

The jury was unable to reach a consensus on 10 remaining charges.

World

World

Trump Lawyer Admits To Influencing Presidential Campaign

2 min read

He's pleaded guilty to felony charges and also admitted to bank fraud and tax evasion.

World

World

Three Killed In Zimbabwe Clash After Presidential Vote

1 min read

Opposition supporters have accused the nation's ruling party of rigging the elections.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Corporate Tax Cuts Under Scrutiny And 14 Dead In Earthquake

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

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

Sedition and Scandal: Super Saturday's Fascinating Historical Sidebar

2 min read

The weekend’s by-elections open a window to a piece of forgotten history.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Gets A Hostile Welcome At A Local Pub

2 min read

"Ruthenberg, where's your medal?"

Politics

Politics

An Army Of Pauline Hanson Cardboard Cutouts Have Been Spotted

1 min read

The party says the cardboard "is as good as her being there". No, really.

World

World

Trump's Backflip: Claims He Misspoke At Meeting With Putin

3 min read

“The sentence should have been, ‘I don’t see any reason why it wouldn’t be Russia.’”

World

World

Shock As Trump Backs Putin Over Russian Election Involvement

3 min read

“President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today.”

Views

Views

Helsinki Summit: Trump Faces Major Test After Russians Charged Over Election Hacking

8 min read

12 Russian military officers have been indicted over interfering with the US election. What should Trump do when he meets with Putin?

World

World

12 Russians Charged With Hacking Democrats During 2016 US Election

2 min read

It's part of Robert Mueller's ongoing probe into Russian involvement in the 2016 US Presidential election.

Politics

Politics

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten Sits Down With Lisa Wilkinson

3 min read

Australian politics has had its fair share of drama recently, but Bill Shorten still believes in his colleagues in Canberra.

World

World

Mahathir Mohamad Sworn In As New Malaysian Prime Minister

2 min read

He's the oldest leader in the world.

News

News

92-Year-Old Mahathir Mohamad Wins Malaysian Election

1 min read

He is the oldest elected leader on the planet.