politics

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Ohio farmer wants a word with Aust PM over TPP

Ohio farmer wants a word with Aust PM over TPP

CHRIS Gibbs says Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and enter a tariff war with China has given Aussie farmers an advantage.

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Vegan protesters storm supermarket

Vegan protesters storm supermarket

Angry customers turned on vegan protesters after they stormed a supermarket on Sunday and told shoppers to “stop eating animals”.

'Last-minute' pledge won't help the worst-affected

'Last-minute' pledge won't help the worst-affected

State Government's "last-minute” promise to truck water to Stanthorpe will not help the region's worst-affected residents, water charities have warned.

Boris could be forced to recall parliament

Boris could be forced to recall parliament

British PM Boris Johnson may be forced into recalling parliament if the Supreme Court rules the prorogation was unlawful in the latest twist in the Brexit saga.

Teacher’s sacking divides America

Teacher’s sacking divides America

A high school teacher sent a series of tweets addressed to Donald Trump earlier this year. Now she’s been sacked over them.

‘What is this?’: Ex-Senator hits back

‘What is this?’: Ex-Senator hits back

Former Labor senator Sam Dastyari hit back after being “lectured” on Q&A on the issue of China’s influence in Australia.

PM standing by Centrelink robo-debt scheme

PM standing by Centrelink robo-debt scheme

The prime minister is standing firm in the face of a legal challenge against the government's controversial welfare debt-recovery scheme.

‘Very beneficial’: Hanson’s new role

‘Very beneficial’: Hanson’s new role

Pauline Hanson gave a candid interview about her life experiences explaining why she is ideal for the new role handed to her by the PM.

Horror simulation reveals nuclear war between US and Russia

Horror simulation reveals nuclear war between US and Russia

A GRIM simulation reveals the horrifying mayhem that would ensue from a war between the US and Russia, with 34 million dead in minutes.

Omar zings Trump’s ‘weather map lies’

Omar zings Trump’s ‘weather map lies’

A MAJOR critic of President Trump has said a White House that ‘lies about weather maps or crowd sizes’ can’t be trusted to deliver the truth on Iran.

Iran confirms detention of three Aussies

Iran confirms detention of three Aussies

IRAN has confirmed the detention of three Australian citizens for the first time, claiming two had been taking pictures in a military area and one was spying.

First glimpse of China’s flashy new drone

First glimpse of China’s flashy new drone

GRAINY footage on social media shows a new “high speed” drone being rolled into Beijing in what has been dubbed the first glimpse by military watchers.

Tue 17 Sep 2019

NBN announces lower prices, kills 'Netflix tax'

NBN announces lower prices, kills 'Netflix tax'

THE National Broadband Network has killed off its highly criticised “Netflix tax” proposal, and is instead focused on luring new customers.

Pauline Hanson's tears over Family Law inquiry

Pauline Hanson's tears over Family Law inquiry

AN EMOTIONAL Pauline Hanson has fronted the cameras to thank Scott Morrison "from the bottom of my heart" for announcing an inquiry into the family law system.

DROUGHT SUPPORT: Southern Downs farmer to chair new group

DROUGHT SUPPORT: Southern Downs farmer to chair new group

Minister Littleproud announces Future Drought Fund Consultative Committee and pledges up to $5 billion to support rural regions.

MPs call off spill against Berejkilian

MPs call off spill against Berejkilian

Three Liberal MPs angry over a bill to decriminalise abortion have withdrawn a spill motion against NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian.

Labor anxious about rising US-Iran tension

Labor anxious about rising US-Iran tension

Federal Deputy Opposition Leader Richard Marles has acknowledged Labor is anxious about rising tensions and aggressive rhetoric between the US and Iran.

ScoMo scores rare honour from Trump

ScoMo scores rare honour from Trump

It’s a rarity for visiting guests, now Australian PM Scott Morrison is set to receive an honour from President Trump that just one other leader has in office.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Iran rejects US claim it struck oil assets

Iran rejects US claim it struck oil assets

US claims that Iran was behind attacks on Saudi oil refineries are "maximum lies", Iran's foreign ministry says.

China preparing for 70th anniversary

China preparing for 70th anniversary

China is holding parade rehearsals for its 70th anniversary with planes flying overhead and tanks and other military vehicles rumbling along Beijing streets

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