Julie Bishop Is Quitting Politics
Former Liberal deputy leader Julie Bishop says she won't recontest her seat at the next election, because she thinks the government will win.
A Business That Got 17 Government-Paid Interns But Employed None Has Been Kicked Out Of The PaTH Program
JWM Communications got $17,000 from the government and has not responded to a request to pay the money back, Senate Estimates heard.
Here Are The Numbers On Australia's Refugee Medical Transfers
In 34 cases, sick refugees and asylum seekers were only transferred following a court order.
Michaelia Cash Was Not Interviewed By Police About The AWU Raid Leak, Court Hears
When asked if she told police that her staff member had leaked to the media, Cash said "they did not ask".
After A Decade Of Failures, Aboriginal Leaders Are Optimistic About Closing The Gap
"You’ve got to do better. And we’ll try and help you do better now."
"Water Is Life": Aboriginal People Demand Climate Action In Parliament
"The water will die, the grass will die, the tree will die. There will be rocks and dirt, that’s all. There will be nothing left, not even birds."
Michaelia Cash's Staffer Worked With Michael Keenan's Office To Leak AWU Raids, Court Hears
BuzzFeed News broke the story last year that Keenan's office was involved.
A Win For Refugees, A Loss For The Government: Medical Transfer Changes To Become Law
Opposition and crossbench politicians in Australia teamed up to defeat the government and usher in changes to how refugees detained offshore receive medical treatment.
Scott Morrison Says He'll Reopen The Christmas Island Detention Centre
The Christmas Island centre closed late last year, after just over a decade of operation.
Pauline Hanson Alleges A Male Senator Sexually Harassed A Staffer
Under parliamentary privilege, Hanson said six staffers for the senator had been paid out for unfair dismissal in this term of parliament.
Scott Morrison Said He's Not Troubled By A Historic Defeat In The Lower House
Scott Morrison's response: "Votes will come and go. They do not trouble me."
Cash's Former Media Adviser Reveals Chief Of Staff Told Him Of AWU Raids
David De Garis has admitted to calling "several media outlets" ahead of the AFP raid on the AWU.
A Former Cash Staffer Is Refusing To Answer Questions About The AWU Raid Leaks
“I respectfully decline to answer on the grounds it may incriminate me,” he told the court.
"I Don't Have Citizenship But Australia Is My Country": Hakeem Al-Araibi Returns Home
The refugee footballer was greeted by a large crowd at Melbourne airport on Tuesday.
13 Young Indigenous People Killed Themselves In The Kimberley And A Coroner Found Intergenerational Trauma Was To Blame
The youngest was 10 years old.
Doctors Without Borders Was Kicked Out Of Nauru. Now It's Going To Treat Refugees Via Video
The international medical charity is launching a tele-health service to keep treating its former patients on Nauru.
"Broken Lives": The Banking Royal Commission Findings Are Finally Here
"Wrongdoing is not denounced by issuing a media release," commissioner Kenneth Hayne said.
All The Kids Are Leaving Nauru, But Hundreds Of Men And Women Remain
“It’s finally a win for humanity, but it shouldn’t have taken so long."
The Government Gave A $220,000 Grant To Warren Mundine For His Sky News Show
Warren Mundine is now the Liberal candidate for Gilmore at the upcoming federal election.
The Government Is Spending Nearly $7 Million To Recreate A Voyage Captain Cook Never Made
A replica of HMS Endeavour will spend 14 months circumnavigating Australia to mark the 250th anniversary of Cook's first voyage.
Here's What You Need To Know About How Negative Gearing Affects Your Rent
The Coalition says Labor's negative gearing policy will push up rents. Labor says it won't.
Liberals Dole Out Jobs For The Boys Before The Next Federal Election Is Called
Nice work if you can get it.
Remember Scott Morrison's Terribly Photoshopped White Shoes? Here's How It Happened
Here's what's the go with the faux pair.
Clive Palmer Is Texting People To Tell Them He'll Stop Political Parties Texting People
The businessman and political party leader has sent millions of unsolicited text messages to Australians in the past week.
The Great Barrier Reef Foundation Was The Environment Department's Top Pick For $443 Million After Just Three Days
The Environment Department claims other private partner options were considered, but an audit report found no documented evidence of that.
Should Australia #ChangeTheDate? Polls Vary Depending On What Is Asked
The result you get can depends on how you ask the question and what other questions are asked in the survey.
No Charges Will Be Laid For Leaking Information About The AWU Raids
The Commonwealth prosecutor said there are “no reasonable prospects of conviction”.
People Are Scared Teens Could End Up On The Child Sex Offender Register In A Few Years For Sexting
People who pose no risk to the community could end up on the public database, lawyers have warned.
Peter Dutton Wants An Online Database Of Child Sex Offenders
People would be able to look up the names, photos, and crimes of convicted child sex offenders in their suburb under the proposal.
Someone Photoshopped New Shoes Onto The Prime Minister And This Is Where Your Taxpayer Dollars Are Going
Firstly, why? Secondly, why?
These Are The “Inappropriate” Questions Asylum-Seekers Were Asked By Australia To Prove They Were Gay
The questions have been described as “intrusive” and “shockingly inappropriate”.
Thousands Of Young Unemployed People Have Had Their Welfare Payments Suspended Under The PaTH Program
One business put 17 interns to work and never ultimately employed any of them.
There Are More Renters Than Ever In Australia. And They Can Vote.
The growing number of renters in Australia’s marginal seats and the increasing awareness that renting is a political issue mean they could become a powerful voting bloc.
The Senator Who Charged Taxpayers Thousands To Attend A Far-Right Rally Says He Was Just Representing His Constituents
He was just representing the people of Queensland, the senator has said.
Australia Has Doubled Down Over Stripping Citizenship From ISIS Fighter Neil Prakash
The Australian government says Neil Prakash is a citizen of Fiji, but the Fijian government said it has no record of that.
26 Tumblr Posts That Really Nail Australian Politics In 2018
"We got a new prime minister today." – Ancient Australian proverb
21 Court Cases That Gripped Australia In 2018
Here are some of the biggest criminal trials, defamation showdowns, and legal battles that captured the attention of Australians in 2018.
This Australian Politician Has Quit After Messages He Allegedly Sent A Woman From A Sugar Daddy Website Went Viral
Broad will sit on the backbench until the next federal election.
A Politician Who Opposed Same-Sex Marriage Has Resigned Over Sugar Daddy Sexting Allegations
New Idea alleges the married politician contacted a woman from a "sugar daddy" dating site during official travel overseas.
Refugees On Manus And Nauru Could Be Resettled In New Zealand If Labor Wins The Election
Opposition leader Bill Shorten has committed to negotiating with the New Zealand government to take up the offer to resettle refugees in offshore detention.
77 Times Australian Politics Proved It Was Absolutely Cooked In 2018
It's been another fair dinkum cooked year in Australian politics.
100 Tweets About The Absolute Shit Show That Has Been Auspol In 2018
What a dumpster fire of a year.
After Calling It A "Fringe Issue", Scott Morrison Is Creating A Federal ICAC
It's going to be known as the Commonwealth Integrity Commission.
Here's How The Government Is Changing "Religious Freedom" Laws To Respond To Same-Sex Marriage
We're getting a "Religious Discrimination Act" and a new human rights commissioner, but LGBTI students will have to wait.
This Is How Big Google And Facebook Are In Australia And Why It's A Problem For News Media
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has argued that there should be independent oversight of the impact the tech companies are having on Australian media and journalism.
If You Use iMessage Or WhatsApp You Should Know How The New Anti-Encryption Laws Could Affect You
Tl;dr: If you wanna get to terrorists' chats, you gotta get through everyone else's too.