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Change to referendum voting process before Voice to Parliament vote

Before Australians head to the polls later in 2023 for the first referendum of the 21st century, a major overhaul to the way people vote is desperately needed. The last…

Major China trip a ‘test’ to repair rift

The Foreign Minister’s upcoming trip to China is an “opportunity” to repair the country’s relationship with Australia after years of harsh treatment, according to her Opposition counterpart. Opposition foreign affairs…

Michael McCormack sent to hospital after drinking kava

Nationals MP and former deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has wound up in hospital after getting a little too adventurous with a drink in the Pacific Islands. The Riverina MP…

Huge win for Albo’s energy plan

Labor’s emergency energy relief package is set to become law after Energy Minister Chris Bowen confirmed he had secured the support of The Greens. Both houses of federal parliament have…

Bali bomber Umar Patek released on parole, Albanese government responds

The Australian government has made representations to the Indonesian government that Bali bomber Umar Patek be monitored after his release from jail just over halfway through his 20-year sentence. The…

PM hands list of demands to Dom, Anna

Anthony Albanese has asked the premiers to use the powers available to them to help drive down energy prices ahead of national cabinet later this week. A proposal from the…

Albo grilled as deadline to fix bill crisis looms

The Prime Minister has faced a tough grilling as the deadline to his promised power bill cost relief plan draws closer. Anthony Albanese is in South Australia’s Riverland region, where…

Sean Turnell released from Myanmar prison

Australian economist Sean Turnell will reportedly be released from detention in Myanmar under an amnesty of almost 6000 prisoners. Local media have reported that Mr Turnell is among those to…

Federal Government joins Global Methane Pledge to reduce methane emissions by 30 per cent by 2030

Australia has signed up to a landmark global pledge to curb methane emissions by 30 per cent within the decade, reversing a decision made by the former Coalition government to…

Paul Keating on China’s next move

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating has claimed China will have a “huge influence” outside of its borders in the years to come. “Everywhere between Wuhan and Istanbul, in the next…