When asked if she told police that her staff member had leaked to the media, Cash said "they did not ask".
"You’ve got to do better. And we’ll try and help you do better now."
"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."
BuzzFeed News broke the story last year that Keenan's office was involved.
Opposition and crossbench politicians in Australia teamed up to defeat the government and usher in changes to how refugees detained offshore receive medical treatment.
The Christmas Island centre closed late last year, after just over a decade of operation.
Under parliamentary privilege, Hanson said six staffers for the senator had been paid out for unfair dismissal in this term of parliament.
Scott Morrison's response: "Votes will come and go. They do not trouble me."
David De Garis has admitted to calling "several media outlets" ahead of the AFP raid on the AWU.
“I respectfully decline to answer on the grounds it may incriminate me,” he told the court.
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.
The international medical charity is launching a tele-health service to keep treating its former patients on Nauru.
"Wrongdoing is not denounced by issuing a media release," commissioner Kenneth Hayne said.
“It’s finally a win for humanity, but it shouldn’t have taken so long."
Warren Mundine is now the Liberal candidate for Gilmore at the upcoming federal election.
A replica of HMS Endeavour will spend 14 months circumnavigating Australia to mark the 250th anniversary of Cook's first voyage.
The Coalition says Labor's negative gearing policy will push up rents. Labor says it won't.
Nice work if you can get it.
Here's what's the go with the faux pair.
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.
The result you get can depends on how you ask the question and what other questions are asked in the survey.
The Commonwealth prosecutor said there are “no reasonable prospects of conviction”.
People who pose no risk to the community could end up on the public database, lawyers have warned.
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.
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.
The Australian government says Neil Prakash is a citizen of Fiji, but the Fijian government said it has no record of that.
"We got a new prime minister today." – Ancient Australian proverb
Here are some of the biggest criminal trials, defamation showdowns, and legal battles that captured the attention of Australians in 2018.
Lean In (to the anger).
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.
New Idea alleges the married politician contacted a woman from a "sugar daddy" dating site during official travel overseas.
Opposition leader Bill Shorten has committed to negotiating with the New Zealand government to take up the offer to resettle refugees in offshore detention.
It's been a loooooong two years.
It's been another fair dinkum cooked year in Australian politics.
What a dumpster fire of a year.
It's going to be known as the Commonwealth Integrity Commission.
We're getting a "Religious Discrimination Act" and a new human rights commissioner, but LGBTI students will have to wait.
o shit waddup with the au pairs?
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.
Tl;dr: If you wanna get to terrorists' chats, you gotta get through everyone else's too.
Several Labor politicians have expressed concern about the rushed national security legislation, but then voted for it anyway.
“Bill Shorten is a clear and present threat to Australia’s safety.”
Australian Spy Agencies Could Be Cracking Into WhatsApp Chats By January, After Labor Agreed To New Laws
After the government struck a deal with Labor, police could be cracking into WhatsApp chats in early January under the new laws.
People Coming To Australia Won’t Get Welfare For Four Years After Labor Made A Deal With The Government
If Labor had not agreed to the changes, it would have been blocked in the Senate.
Mental Health Conditions On Nauru Are As Severe As Those Of Torture Victims, Doctors Without Borders Says
"The mental health situation and suffering is amongst the most severe that has seen around the world, including in projects providing care for victims of torture."
The tea is hot on the Monday morning of the last sitting week of the year.
How bout that minority government!
The Guy Who Called For A “Final Solution” To Australian Immigration Wants His Own Conservative Party
Get ready for the Fraser Anning Conservative National party.
People Moving To Australia Will Have To Wait Four Years To Get Welfare After Labor Made A Deal With The Coalition
The Senate crossbench is mad, saying they had the numbers to block the legislation if Labor hadn't cut a deal.
She dropped the bombshell just as Scott Morrison was announcing that the usual May budget will brought forward to April, ahead of the next federal election.
Follows do not equal endorsements.
When you’re interviewed by David Speers, you’d better be prepared.
This Conservative Lobby Group Has Been Asked To Stop Using A Dead Environmental Campaigner On Its Website
Advance Australia has used an image of, and quote from, Ian Kiernan, the recently deceased Clean Up Australia founder, without permission.
This Conservative Male 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.
The Australian Workers' Union hired private investigators to track him down.
"If I'm the leader of the Labor party, I don't want Luke Foley sitting in our ranks," Michael Daley said.
Senior Labor figures are calling for Foley to be disendorsed as the party’s candidate for Auburn at the March state election.
Foley said the allegations are false and he will launch defamation action immediately.
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.”
"Prime minister, you're on a bus tour. Why are you flying?"
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.
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.
Welcome to minority government.
It's a $60 million apprentice scheme Pauline Hanson created so businesses will hire Aussie workers and not foreign visa holders.
Sky News has pulled down audio where the Outsiders host describes Chinese people as "black haired, slanty-eyed [and] yellow-skinned".
Dutton claimed in parliament that the documents were "confidential", but the department said it didn't provide anything for the files.
"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.
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."
But the high school students admitted that some of their friends don't even know who the prime minister is.
Joshua Park-Fing was 18 when he died from critical head injuries after falling from a trailer at Toowoomba Showgrounds.
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.
Assistant treasurer Stuart Robert has repaid close to $38,000 for his internet bills, but Labor still wants answers.
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.
There are still another 52 children on the Pacific island.
"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.
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 Liberal Party just suffered one of the biggest swings against it in Australia's political history.
The two Australian politicians are duking it out in court over a Senate sexism stoush that escalated dramatically in the media.
“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.
Meat and Livestock Australia isn't happy about the use of the term "Lambassador".
"She was my counsellor, my friend, my doctor, and the witness to my torture and traumatisation."
"Why are you slowly killing these children? Are you seriously arguing threatening these children's lives is some kind of necessary evil?"
Minister Kelly O'Dwyer has dismissed any suggestions of interference.
Prime minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday he had met with concerned colleagues.
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.
The slogan is used by the white supremacist and alt-right movements.