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Politics

Australia’s Marathon Wentworth By-Election: What You Need To Know

4 min read

Independent Kerryn Phelps is on track to officially claim a historic by-election win in Wentworth, despite a nervous day of counting that saw the Liberals have a sniff of an unlikely win.

National

National

What A National Apology Means For Child Sexual Abuse Survivors

8 min read

Roy Janetzki kept the sexual abuse he suffered as a child a secret until the royal commission -- even from his wife of now 43 years.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

PM ScoMo's Week Has Been A Disaster In Slo Mo

5 min read

Scott Morrison's government is in chaos, wracked with internal division and ill discipline.

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.

National

National

Prince Harry Officially Opens The Invictus Games In Sydney

3 min read

Heavy downpours didn't dampen the spirits of Prince Harry or the hundreds of defence veterans and their families who turned out for the official opening of the Invictus Games at Sydney's Opera House.

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.

National

National

ScoMo Isn't The Only Politician To Get Trolled By Their Own Website

5 min read

The ongoing battle of politicians versus the world wide web gives us a lot of laughs, costs a lot of jobs and of course sparks multiple firestorms of controversy.

Politics

Politics

Watch This Dog Crash Scott Morrison's Press Conference

2 min read

It's the last day before the Wentworth by-election and a dog has taken some of the spotlight from the PM's campaign for Liberal candidate Dave Sharma.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison's Personal Website Hijacked By Troll

2 min read

Scotty really doesn't know about renewing a domain name.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

ScoMo And Harry On The Harbour Bridge Won't Be A Good Look For Australia

6 min read

Today, a photo will be beamed around the world that will define who we are in 2018 -- but it won’t be a good look for Australia.

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".

National

National

Refugees On Nauru Would Sign Deal Banning Them From Australia

2 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government is considering accepting New Zealand's long-standing offer to resettle refugees languishing on the islands.

National

National

Ian Kiernan Remembered As Passionate, A 'Top Bloke', And 'On Right Side Of History'

3 min read

Clean Up Australia founder Ian Kiernan is being remembered as an environmental pioneer, a "top bloke", and as someone who made a real difference to the world.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Royals Fly To Dubbo And Morrison's Jerusalem Move 'Dangerous'

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Politics

Politics

Gay Teacher Legal Protections Can Wait: PM

1 min read

Laws protecting gay teachers from discrimination at religious schools will be dealt with when there is a proposal on the table, the prime minister says.

Politics

Politics

Embassy 'Move' Not About Wentworth: Sharma

1 min read

The Liberal candidate for Wentworth insists it's a coincidence the government is considering moving the Australian embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as he campaigns in the crucial seat with thousands of Jewish voters.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Most Oppose Gay School Discrimination; Harry And Meghan Arrive

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

Job Seekers Told To Pick Fruit Or Lose Welfare Payments

2 min read

Scott Morrison has called on Australians on the dole to get to work by helping struggling farmers.

National

National

Morrison Will Change Laws To Protect LGBTQI Students From Expulsion

1 min read

The government does not support the expulsion of gay students from religious non-state schools, the PM made clear.

National

National

Morrison Stands By Nauru Health Services

2 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the right level of medical support is available for people awaiting processing on Nauru, as calls grow for asylum seekers to come off the Pacific island.

National

National

No School Should Discriminate Against Gay Kids: PM

2 min read

The Prime Minister has come out in support for gay kids attending religious schools, ending his near-silence on the debate which has been raging since Wednesday.

Comedy

Comedy

ScoMo Smashes A Breakfast Beer

1 min read

The PM seems to be channeling the great Bob Hawke

Alex Greenwich

Alex Greenwich

Is ScoMo A PM For ALL Australians Or Just Straight Ones?

3 min read

In 2015 I reached out to young LGBTI Australians to hear about their experiences of discrimination in private religious schools, while consulting on a bill to prevent students from being expelled from school for being gay.

Politics

Politics

Experts Slam 'Discriminatory' Regional Migrants Plan

5 min read

Immigration and infrastructure experts have rubbished the government's thought-bubble to force migrants into regional areas, saying the plan is unnecessary and could even harm both citizens and cities.

National

National

PM Laughs Off Opera House Anger: 'It's Not As Though They're Painting It'

2 min read

Scott Morrison has laughed off critics of racing ads to be displayed on the Sydney Opera House as public anger grows.

Politics

Politics

This Is How Bill Shorten Plans To Win The Next Election For Labor

1 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed Bill Shorten's five-point election manifesto, saying the Labor leader's sole objective is hiking taxes.

Politics

Politics

Australia Condemns 'Malicious' Russia Over Hacking

2 min read

Australia has called out "malicious" cyber activity from Russia's military, backing British accusations that the government has targeted politics, business and media.

Politics

Politics

Reef Grant 'Common Sense', Says Morrison

1 min read

A $444 million lump-sum payment to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation was "pretty good common sense" to help the reef, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Before We Defend January 26, Let's Be Honest About What Really Happened

5 min read

It is unlikely that the debate over Australia Day will ever really go away.

National

National

US-Style Confirmation Hearings For ABC Appointments, Under Senator's Proposal

2 min read

Candidates for positions on the ABC board would be subjected to US-style confirmation hearings under a proposal by a South Australian senator who wants to stamp out political interference.

Politics

Politics

Abbott A 'Miserable Ghost', Turnbull Says

2 min read

Malcolm Turnbull has described former prime ministers Tony Abbott and Kevin Rudd as "miserable ghosts" while delivering a brutal assessment of the federal government.

National

National

Banks Royal Commission Hasn't Been Too Short: PM

1 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he hasn't been asked to extend the royal commission into financial services but rejects suggestions the inquiry has been hastily conducted.

Politics

Politics

PM Wants New Day To Recognise Australia's Indigenous History

1 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for a special day to be set aside to recognise Indigenous Australians, but doesn't want it to replace Australia Day.

Politics

Politics

Long Way Back For Liberals And Morrison, Polls Show

3 min read

The Coalition is still facing electoral wipeout under new PM Scott Morrison, but the polls are slowly moving in the right direction for the government.

News

News

Michelle Guthrie Dumped As ABC Boss

3 min read

Michelle Guthrie is "devastated" by her dumping as ABC managing director, and is considering legal action.

National

National

Curiously, The Former Border Force Head Also Has A Memento To The Stopped Boats

2 min read

Scott Morrison's tribute to "stopping the boats" which sits in his office is not the only one floating around, and ten daily understands there may be several.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Has An 'I Stopped These' Boat Trophy In His Office

1 min read

Scott Morrison, the former immigration minister, is clearly proud of his past.

Rebecca Shaw

Rebecca Shaw

Why ScoMo's First Few Weeks In Office Have Me Worried

4 min read

A couple of weekends ago I went to the Opera House to watch an event called Queerstories.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Female MP Names Her Bullies, PM Says He Won't Abandon Paris Climate Agreement

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Left In Soiled Clothes: Family Shocked At Aged Care Home Care

5 min read

Kristina Shepherd's father George was in the Bupa Seaforth aged care home for just 21 days before she pulled him out.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Flooding Fears In North Carolina, Renewed Pill Testing Calls

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison And Fatman Scoop Are Still Bro'ing It Up

1 min read

Picture it: Scott Morrison and Fatman Scoop kicking it at RnB Fridays.

Updated

Updated

Fatman Scoop Ft. ScoMo -- It's Happening

1 min read

What a 24 hours it has been.

Politics

Politics

ScoMo Has Had An Absolute Shocker Of A Week

3 min read

Some weeks in Canberra you just can't take a trick.

Views

Views

The Time For The Government To Save Itself Has Nearly Passed

3 min read

There's something positively dystopian about the Canberra bubble.

Mehreen Faruqi

Mehreen Faruqi

The Prime Minister Must Allow A Free Debate On Live Export Ban Bill

3 min read

When an industry puts profit ahead of animal welfare, there is no reason to think it is capable of reform.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Scott Morrison Apologises For Video And Deadly Cause Of Fire Revealed

3 min read

All the news you need to know on your Friday morning.

Updated

Updated

Scott Morrison Deletes And Apologises For Excruciatingly Bad Video

2 min read

If you got a $100 bill put your hand up.

Politics

Politics

Joyce Accused Turnbull Of 'Active Campaign' To Sabotage Government

3 min read

"That is bitterly disappointing".

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

William Tyrrell Update And September 11 Remembered

3 min read

Everything you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Tanya Plibersek

Tanya Plibersek

Why ScoMo Should Listen To Bishop's Bullying Claims

4 min read

Misogyny should be condemned, never used for political profit.

Politics

Politics

Parliament's Most Awkward And Stupid Moments

1 min read

It's the Muppet Show in here some days.

Politics

Politics

Christopher Pyne Blames Labor For Liberal Leadership Chaos

2 min read

"The change in the leader is not the right thing to do".

Politics

Politics

It's Going To Be A Wild Week In Parliament

4 min read

The circus is back in town.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Five Dead In Perth And Serena Williams Fined

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

The Project

The Project

Transgender Teen Takes On Scott Morrison Over "Gender Whisperers" Tweet

2 min read

A 13-year-old transgender student had something to say to country's leader.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Defends Dutton Against Au Pair Visa Allegations

3 min read

"I couldn't tell you all the people I worked with 20 years ago."

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

'Let Kids Be Kids': Scott Morrison Slammed For 'Gender Whisperers' Tweet

3 min read

Parents with children who have identified as transgender were quick to take on the PM.

Politics

Politics

NZ Journalist Detained While Interviewing Refugee On Nauru

3 min read

Nauru says her media accreditation has been revoked.

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"

Views

Views

We Must Keep #Scomophobia Out Of Our Classrooms

5 min read

I’m not sure why their skin would “curl”, but mine was certainly crawling after hearing their conversation.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison On That Time He Carted Coal Into Parliament

3 min read

The PM is all about ‘fair dinkum’ power that will drive prices down.

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.

Views

Views

Alas Poor Malcolm, We Didn't Know Him Well

5 min read

Too right-wing for Labor, too left-wing for the Liberals

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison's "New Generation" Ministry Isn't Really New

3 min read

And still lacking in women.

Sport

Sport

What Is A Salary Cap, And Who's Broken It So Far?

4 min read

Salary caps attempt to make sport fair for clubs and fun for fans.

National

National

Here Are The Latest Shocking Findings Of The Banks Royal Commission

4 min read

Some banks may face criminal charges.

Politics

Politics

Kirribilli House Or The Lodge? PM Morrison's Choice Of Home

2 min read

The decision has ruffled feathers in the past.

Politics

Politics

PM Scott Morrison Has Blocked Lots Of People On Twitter

5 min read

"It sends the wrong message if you're meant to be representing the people."

Comedy

Comedy

ScoMo’s Old Phone No. Reportedly Delivers Text Barrage To 16 Year Old Girl

1 min read

Teenager chooses not to leak, showing more responsibility than most MPs

Politics

Politics

Australia, Please Welcome Your 'Next-Generation' Government

7 min read

Drum roll please...

Politics

Politics

PM Leads Australian Tributes To John McCain

1 min read

"You knew you were in the presence of a truly great man."

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Reveals His New-Look Cabinet

2 min read

Dutton, Cash, Cormann and Payne will all return to the cabinet alongside other familiar faces.

Politics

Politics

Morrison Appoints New Ministers

1 min read

Scott Morrison has reportedly appointed his new ministry and begun calling MPs.

Politics

Politics

ScoMo Borrowed The Veep 'Continuity And Change' Slogan Again

1 min read

WHY ARE WE DOING THIS AGAIN???

Politics

Politics

Yes, We Have A PM, But The Battle For The Soul Of The Liberal Party Lives On

4 min read

The festering wound has been ripped open and may not be about to heal.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull A Man Of Many Achievements, According To Himself

4 min read

Claimed Australians would be "shaking their head in disbelief" at the "deliberate destructive action" of #Libspill.

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

The State Of Play Right Now In #LibSpill

2 min read

It's now potentially a four-way contest for the top job.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Says What He Really Thinks In Fiery Press Conference

5 min read

No topic was too controversial for the PM as he commented on Dutton's eligibility, bullies in parliament and far-right politics.

Politics

Politics

Today, One Of These People Will Be Your PM

3 min read

Place your damn bets.

Politics

Politics

Is it Still On? Here's What Could Happen Now In The #LibSpill

4 min read

Here's how this could play out from here.

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.

Politics

Politics

What the Proposed GST Overhaul Actually Means

3 min read

The government unveils a fairer system by "making the pie bigger".

News

News

Everything You Need To Know About ScoMo's Pre-Election Budget

5 min read

It's a safe move from the Treasurer, but there's still heaps of numbers to crunch.

News

News

Budget 2018: What We Know And What To Expect

5 min read

Anticipation is building ahead of Scott Morrison's third federal budget.