With the Nationals losing their footing to the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party, one can naturally assume that the gun vote won over. This is incorrect.
The struggle for the coalition starts now, as the challenge to follow through with their promises will be difficult, as the minority clearly now rules.
As it stands, many are calling for Fraser Anning to be kicked out of parliament. However, if we want to be inclusive, we mustn’t use our political powers to do it.
The NSW election is upon us, but with division and voter apathy taking over the state, many have taken it upon themselves to fix democracy.
What a week it was. Christchurch suffered Australian-grown terrorism, our children marched to make us see the obvious and one homeless teen beat the odds.
Despite his vow to never enter politics, Julian Burnside will run against Josh Frydengerg, a move emboldened by the LNP’s “irreconcilable” policy.
We’ve been through a lot lately, but I think we’ve officially moved beyond satire with our formal investigation into ‘fair dinkum energy’. Please stop, Australia.
I might be a Greens voter, but I know that serious scandal sits just below the surface. If they’re truly the empathetic choice, they need to address it.
Many have suggested that the ALP’s Medevac support is dangerously close to the Tampa incident that lost them the 2001 election. But, does history serve as a rule?
What a week it has been. The pope gave us a cardinal clanger, Julie Bishop called it quits and one mother took on an empire over the depiction of fake genitals. Stop the world, I want to get off!
Yes, the government might be corrupt. Yes, they might be stuffing their pockets will ill-gotten gains. But you know what? It’s fine. Really.
As Scott Morrison remains tight-lipped about the source of the government breach, Twitter has speculated the origin of the hack.
The Medical Evacuation Bill (just) passed through the Senate, but the legislation and the effects of our policy on Nauru should be examined.
Shorten siding with Scott Morrison over Manus is more than a capitulation, it should serve as a reminder to all of us.
The Liberal Party ignoring the banking sector royal commission until after the election is borderline genius – or plain crazy.
The Coalition is pushing the message that changes to the “wealthfare” tax system will see the ALP rob at-risk pensioners. This is moronic, and what’s worse, we’re paying for it.
If there’s one thing Scott Morrison has proved, it is his capacity to trump an ill-advised publicity stunt with another. What’s next? Who knows!
David Leyonhjelm believes that the Greens blaming cotton farmers for the Murray-Darling fish kill is lazy, easy and fundamentally incorrect.
2019 is an election year, but for those who have better things to do than follow politics on a daily basis, we need to have a little chat.
The media seem unwilling to use the word, but the St Kilda demonstrators are Nazis, plain and simple.
In documents cleaned from a dusty drawer in Canberra, the tale of how John Howard survived his budget (and inspired many more) is up for re-examination.
The new year is here, and just like the rest of us, our politicians have high hopes for 2019. Here’s what they hope to accomplish in the coming year.