politics

Mon 6 Jul 2020

Today show dumps Pauline Hanson after racist remarks

Today show dumps Pauline Hanson after racist remarks

One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson has been banned from appearing on the Today show, after racist remarks made on Monday.

Sun 5 Jul 2020

Kristy McBain claims victory for Labor Eden-Monaro

premium_icon Kristy McBain claims victory for Labor Eden-Monaro

Labor’s Kristy McBain has claimed victory in the Eden-Monaro by-election, with about 80 per cent of the votes counted.

NQ First makes splash with uranium mining and $2b road plan

premium_icon NQ First makes splash with uranium mining and $2b road plan

NQ First leader Jason Costigan is putting forward ambitious election promises to get Central Queenslander tongues wagging.

Shameful stat lays bare child safety crisis

premium_icon Shameful stat lays bare child safety crisis

It’s the stark figure that sheds a light of shame on Queensland’s child safety crisis, and reveals what the state has been doing wrong.

Mathias Cormann confirms he will quit parliament

premium_icon Mathias Cormann confirms he will quit parliament

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has confirmed he will leave parliament later this year, triggering a Cabinet reshuffle.

Election night drama as no result reached

Election night drama as no result reached

The tension kept building all night as votes trickled in from the Eden-Monaro by-election - and that tension still hasn’t been released.

Sat 4 Jul 2020

‘Disgusting, weak’: Hanson and Thompson go nuclear

premium_icon ‘Disgusting, weak’: Hanson and Thompson go nuclear

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson and candidate for Thuringowa Troy Thompson have slammed the State Government and Aaron Harper in a passionate attack.

Trump Jr’s girlfriend tests positive for Covid after rally

Trump Jr’s girlfriend tests positive for Covid after rally

Donald Trump Jr’s partner Kimberly Guilfoyle has tested positive for coronavirus after she attended the President’s controversial rally.

Who China blames for virus pandemic

Who China blames for virus pandemic

China has tried to deflect blame for the coronavirus pandemic that has infected almost 11 million worldwide, saying it started in another nation.

Trump’s July 4 celebrations ‘descending into chaos’

Trump’s July 4 celebrations ‘descending into chaos’

Protesters have blocked an access road to Mount Rushmore, clashing with police as US President Trump is set to give a speech.

Pressure mounts after quarantine failures

Pressure mounts after quarantine failures

Pressure is mounting on Victoria’s chief health officer over claims he was warned about failures in Melbourne’s hotel quarantine months ago.

Premier backflips over Powerhouse move

premium_icon Premier backflips over Powerhouse move

Gladys Berejiklian has backflipped on an election promise to move the Powerhouse Museum, instead bowing to inner city pressure to fund two museums.

Leaked email exposes secret plea to ADF

premium_icon Leaked email exposes secret plea to ADF

A leaked email reveals Victoria pleaded for the military to help monitor the hotel quarantine program 10 days ago.

State accused of keeping $2B project secret for three years

premium_icon State accused of keeping $2B project secret for three years

The State Government has been accused of pushing a wind farm project secretly for years, claiming it as another case of a Brisbane-centric government.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

Bid to stop Black Lives Matter rally fails

Bid to stop Black Lives Matter rally fails

A Supreme Court justice has ruled a Black Lives Matter protest this weekend can go ahead, and ordered police pay costs to its organisers.

Minister says Trad drama was ‘isolated’

Minister says Trad drama was ‘isolated’

The Queensland Education Minister has responded to findings in corruption investigations, saying the department must “follow processes and protocols”.

Cormann to quit after calling the PM a ‘control freak’

Cormann to quit after calling the PM a ‘control freak’

Australia’s longest serving Finance Minister, Mathias Cormann, is set to quit politics after calling Scott Morrison a name.

‘Not happy’: Premier responds to CCC findings

premium_icon ‘Not happy’: Premier responds to CCC findings

Annastacia Palaszczuk has spoken about a damning report by the state’s corruption watchdog of the recruitment process of a school principal

Notorious conman says he can make controversial man premier

premium_icon Notorious conman says he can make controversial man premier

Peter Foster claims he can change Queensland politics in ‘44 seconds’ and get Clive Palmer elected as premier.

Victorian Labor appoints new state secretary

premium_icon Victorian Labor appoints new state secretary

Labor has announced a new state secretary, with former premier Steve Bracks, former cabinet minister Jenny Macklin agreeing to a senior bureaucrat taking over

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