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Young Liberals Suspended Over Lewd Comments In Group Chat

1 min read

Four members of NSW's Young Liberals have been suspended after they made derogatory comments about women on social media, The Sun-Herald reports.

Politics

Politics

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

2 min read

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

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

Sorry, ScoMo, But A Million Jobs Ain't What They Used To Be

5 min read

A million seems like a big number.

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.

Politics

Politics

Liberal Candidate Unleashes On Scott Morrison After Being Dumped

2 min read

An extraordinary spray has been launched at Scott Morrison, with a dumped Liberal candidate claiming the PM “betrayed” local voters and the Liberal party doesn't "support democracy or act with integrity."

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Why Australia Needs Part-Time MPs

4 min read

There are times when it becomes necessary to lead by example and do something boldly different.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Becoming An Aussie Was My Proudest Moment But I’m Glad It Didn’t Happen On Australia Day

5 min read

In a blustering bid to reignite his conservative base, the Prime Minister began his week by announcing he’d force councils to hold citizenship ceremonies on Australia Day.

Politics

Politics

Federal LNP Candidate Apologises For Racist Anti-Muslim Facebook Posts

1 min read

An LNP candidate for the Far North Queensland seat of Herbert has apologised for racist remarks he made against the Muslim community.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Childhood Friends Die In Each Other's Arms

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Peter van Onselen

Peter van Onselen

Liberal National Party: Not Such A Happy Family

3 min read

The Barnaby Joyce and Craig Kelly saga was a mere sign of things to come.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Strategies For Dealing With Misbehaving Liberals

5 min read

Liberals. They bring us so much joy, but let’s be honest: there are times when they can be a handful.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

To ScoMo's Party, Even School Kids Are The Enemy When It Comes To Climate Change

5 min read

Of the squillion words to have been published about the disintegration of the Liberal Party since the catastrophe in Victoria, these are the ones I’ve found most telling.

Political Analysis

Political Analysis

Why Julia Banks Quitting The Libs Is A Very Big Deal

3 min read

For Scott Morrison – losing a backbencher doesn’t sound like a big deal. But it is. A very big deal.

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.

Politics

Politics

Liberal Branch Vote To Expel Malcolm Turnbull From The Party

1 min read

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is facing a potential expulsion from his own party, amid growing anger that he's broken ranks.

Charles Firth

Charles Firth

The Libs Are Losing Ground For The Same Reason America Is Tearing Itself Apart

5 min read

As the United States heads to its midterm elections on Tuesday (Wednesday Australian time), the “united” part of its name is looking pretty ironic.

Politics

Politics

Kerryn Phelps To Be Declared Wentworth By-Election Winner

1 min read

More than a fortnight after the Wentworth by-election, Dr Kerryn Phelps is expected be announced as the winner on Monday.

Simon Bradshaw

Simon Bradshaw

Dear Mr Morrison, Can We Remind You About The Problems With Coal?

5 min read

Over the past month, the Australian Government has been given a thunderous message about the need to do more to tackle climate change and leave our coal in the ground:

Louise McElvogue

Louise McElvogue

I Live In Wentworth And Saw Firsthand Why Voters Ditched The Libs

6 min read

It was the “Where’s Malcolm?” life-sized cut out that was the star attraction at the Watsons Bay polling booth in Wentworth last weekend, where I volunteered for the Independent candidate Dr Kerryn Phelps.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

Why Wentworth Was A Message To The Government On Climate Change

5 min read

If there’s one specific message that’s been sent, loud and clear, to the Morrison Government through the disastrous Wentworth by-election, it is 'do more on climate change'.

Politics

Politics

The Interesting Wentworth By-Election Candidates You've Probably Never Heard Of

2 min read

An Indigenous advocate for refugees, a passionate arts champion and a young woman who called ScoMo "a daggy dad prime minister" feature on Saturday's ballot.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

PM Cancels COAG Meeting, Strawberry Export Laws Announced

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Libspill Bullying Claims Deepen, Outrage After Journalists Jailed

3 min read

All the news you need to know on this Tuesday morning.

Politics

Politics

Julie Bishop On 'Life-Changing Decisions' Of #libspill

2 min read

She's had one hell of a week.

Politics

Politics

Australia, Please Welcome Your 'Next-Generation' Government

7 min read

Drum roll please...

Politics

Politics

10 Things You Should Know About Prime Minister ScoMo

1 min read

Scott Morrison is now our leader, and you may not know much about him. Here are some points to start you off.

Politics

Politics

Why Julie Bishop Could Become PM

3 min read

She's got a track record so why not Bishop for PM?

Politics

Politics

#Libspill 'Is About Hate', Not Leadership Or Policy

3 min read

"You win leadership ballots by playing really, really dirty," Sam Dastyari tells ten daily.

Politics

Politics

The Honourable ScoMo Sworn In As PM

1 min read

Updates as Malcolm Turnbull's political fate is sealed and the country's prime minister decided in Canberra.

News

News

Tampon Tax 'Anomaly' To Finally Be Axed After Morrison Gives Green Light

2 min read

The tampon tax is set to be scrapped.

Views

Views

Should Three Dead Children Be 'Slightly Looked Over'?

3 min read

Three. Dead. Children. Shame on Craig Kelly.

National

National

'Used As A Punching Bag': Michelle Guthrie Hits Back At Liberal Party

2 min read

She provided new figures showing the ABC, far from needing to be privatised, was invaluable to the Australian community.