This Male Conservative Politician Says He’s Now A Woman, And Is Therefore Free To Talk About Abortion
"I am going to declare my gender today... to be a woman and then you'll no longer be able to attack me," Nationals senator Barry O'Sullivan said.
The Government Has Reversed Its Decision To Cut Funding From One Of Australia's Largest Food Charities
Prime minister Scott Morrison is now increasing the food relief budget by $1.5 million.
Michaelia Cash's Former Chief Of Staff Has Been Served With A Subpoena To Appear In Court
The Australian Workers' Union hired private investigators to track him down.
“I Believe Ashleigh”: The Man Set To Become NSW Labor Leader Speaks Out Against Luke Foley
"If I'm the leader of the Labor party, I don't want Luke Foley sitting in our ranks," Michael Daley said.
Labor Won't Be Holding A Fundraiser For Luke Foley After He Was Accused Of Groping A Journalist
Senior Labor figures are calling for Foley to be disendorsed as the party’s candidate for Auburn at the March state election.
Luke Foley Has Resigned As NSW Labor Leader Following Allegations He Touched A Female Journalist
Foley said the allegations are false and he will launch defamation action immediately.
The Journalist Who Says She Was Groped By Luke Foley Has Described The Night It Allegedly Happened
The woman said Foley called her on Sunday and told her: “I’m not a philanderer, I’m not a groper, I’m just a drunk idiot.”
No, This Is Not Political Satire, It's The Transcript Of A Real Scott Morrison Press Conference
"Prime minister, you're on a bus tour. Why are you flying?"
Is Mark Latham Actually Just A Contestant On "The Bachelor" Handing Out Roses To Political Parties?
This is the third political party Latham has been a member of.
The Prime Minister Isn't Actually Riding That Blue Bus Across Queensland. He's Travelling In A VIP Jet
Scott Morrison's fair dinkum, cap wearing, daggy dad, normal bloke who wants everyone who has a go to get a go media strategy has been mocked online, but Liberals say it cuts through in Queensland.
Just 19 Photos Of Racegoers Getting Rained On For Everyone Who Hates The Melbourne Cup
Oh, the schadenfreude.
The Indigenous Affairs Minister Has Told The Charities Regulator That His Objection To Acknowledging Country Is Wrong
Gary Johns had said the acknowledgement of country in his email signature would make him look like he wasn't treating all charities the same.
It's Official, Independent Kerryn Phelps Is Now The Federal Member For Wentworth
Welcome to minority government.
The Government Announced A $60 Million One Nation Policy As Its Own This Week And No-One Noticed
It's a $60 million apprentice scheme Pauline Hanson created so businesses will hire Aussie workers and not foreign visa holders.
This Sky News Host Was Fired After Calling Chinese People "Slanty-Eyed" And "Yellow-Skinned"
Sky News has pulled down audio where the Outsiders host describes Chinese people as "black haired, slanty-eyed [and] yellow-skinned".
Those "Confidential" Folders Dutton Had On Labor MPs Didn't Have Any Home Affairs Files In Them
Dutton claimed in parliament that the documents were "confidential", but the department said it didn't provide anything for the files.
$4.2 Million In Research Grants Has Been Blocked By The Government And Academics Are Pissed
"This is political correctness gone mad by an out of touch government, which is pandering to its knuckle-dragging and right wing philistines," Labor senator Kim Carr said.
Thousands Have Signed A Petition Calling For Work For The Dole To Be Axed
It's been over 30 months since 18-year old Josh Park-Fing died on a Queensland Work for the Dole Site.
The Government Has Spent Nearly $1.5 Million On A Prisoner Employment Program "Only 1 Or 2" People Have Completed
"It's been a slow start, mostly because a number of the states have yet to sign on to the program."
Here's Why Teens Say They Want The Right To Vote
But the high school students admitted that some of their friends don't even know who the prime minister is.
A Company Has Been Fined $90,000 After A Teenager Died On Its Work For The Dole Site
Joshua Park-Fing was 18 when he died from critical head injuries after falling from a trailer at Toowoomba Showgrounds.
Seven Is Taking The Media Watchdog To Court Over The "Sunrise" Indigenous Kids Segment
The TV regulator found the segment "provoked serious contempt on the basis of race", and now Seven is seeking a judicial review.
Michaelia Cash Has Maintained Her Vow Of Silence 365 Days After Her Office Tipped Off The Media About The AWU Raid Leaks
"Senator Cameron, I'm not going to go through with you the dance that you now want to do," Cash said.
There's Nothing To Stop Politicians Using Their Taxpayer-Funded Internet To Run A Business
Assistant treasurer Stuart Robert has repaid close to $38,000 for his internet bills, but Labor still wants answers.
One Year On: Michaelia Cash, The Australian Workers Union And The AFP Raids
Michaelia Cash has refused to go into detail about the leaks from her office.
Private Investigators Have Been Hired By The Australian Workers' Union To Find Michaelia Cash's Former Staff
The AWU wants Cash's former chief of staff to give evidence about the raid leaks.
11 Sick Children Have Been Flown From Nauru To Australia For Medical Attention
There are still another 52 children on the Pacific island.
One Year Since The AWU Raid Media Leaks, The AFP Has Wrapped Up Its Investigation
"I am not prepared to rule out or rule in or make any comment about who that investigation may or may not have taken an interest in," said AFP commissioner Andrew Colvin.
Australia Has Apologised To Victims Of Child Sex Abuse
Prime minister Scott Morrison said it was a "sorry that dare not ask for forgiveness, a sorry that speaks only of profound grief and loss".
The Government Didn't Only Lose Wentworth. It Lost Its One Seat Majority In Parliament.
The Liberal Party just suffered one of the biggest swings against it in Australia's political history.
David Leyonhjelm Says Sarah Hanson-Young's Lawsuit Should Be Stopped In Its Tracks
The two Australian politicians are duking it out in court over a Senate sexism stoush that escalated dramatically in the media.
Greenpeace Is Trying To Hack Dave Sharma's Corflutes In Wentworth
“I do think we are doing enough, and I do think we have had a good record on climate change," Liberal candidate Dave Sharma said.
It Really Is From The Bottom Of My Blackened Heart That I Tell You There Could Be Another Leadership Spill In Australian Politics
That Guy Who Did The Lamb Ads Is Now Telling People To Vote For Cory Bernardi
Meat and Livestock Australia isn't happy about the use of the term "Lambassador".
One Of Médecins Sans Frontières' Patients On Nauru Says His Doctor Was His Friend And Witness
"She was my counsellor, my friend, my doctor, and the witness to my torture and traumatisation."
"Why Are You Slowly Killing These Children?": Adam Bandt Forced To Withdraw Nauru Question
"Why are you slowly killing these children? Are you seriously arguing threatening these children's lives is some kind of necessary evil?"
The ACTU Is Trying To Prove Fair Work's New Rules About Union Rallies Are Politically Motivated
Minister Kelly O'Dwyer has dismissed any suggestions of interference.
Liberal MPs Have Gone Public With Calls To Get Kids Off Nauru
Prime minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday he had met with concerned colleagues.
We Actually Didn't Mean To Vote For The "It's OK To Be White" Motion, Says The Government
Pauline Hanson says the government is suffering from "it's okay to be white guilt".
The Liberal Candidate For Wentworth Doesn't Think Religious Schools Should Be Allowed To Fire LGBT Teachers
"I'm fundamentally opposed to discrimination in schools, for pupils or for teachers, on the basis of sexual orientation, gender, or really anything else for that matter," Dave Sharma said.
27 Senators Just Voted With Pauline Hanson To Say That "It Is OK To Be White"
The slogan is used by the white supremacist and alt-right movements.
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield Said He Knew The ABC Was Going To Sack Michelle Guthrie Nearly Two Weeks Before It Happened
Here's the first report into what went down at the ABC in September.
This Man Challenged A $20 Voting Fine And It Went To The Supreme Court
Australian man Adam James Easton said voting would leave him feeling "morally corrupt". He won in court — but then he lost.
A Judge Has Criticised Peter Dutton For Ignoring Urgent Medical Requests From Nauru
Dutton's silence was unexplained and "fell short" of how the government should act in lawsuits, a Federal Court justice said.
People Are Mad That The Australian Young Liberals Congratulated US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh
"Common sense has prevailed! Congratulations to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and to President Trump on a tremendous selection," the post said.
Mark Latham's New Defamation Defence Is Three Pages Long (Down From 76)
His new lawyer: "I couldn’t cavil with the fact that the defence was an interesting document."
A Man Who Gave Out An Anti-Gay Flyer Titled "Homosexuality Stats" Has To Apologise, Court Rules
James Durston has to publish an apology in the paper saying sorry, or he'll be fined.
This Politician Charged Taxpayers Almost $2000 Per Month For His Home Internet Because He Couldn't Get The NBN
Prime minister Scott Morrison has asked for assistant minister Stuart Robert's high internet fees to be investigated.
How The Health Department Got An Article Critical Of Its Online Health Record Taken Down
Emails reveal the Department of Health strongly pushing for a Parliamentary Library article to be "corrected" after it pointed out privacy issues in the My Health Record system.