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Tradition dictates the losing US presidential candidate concedes defeat. Why hasn’t Trump?
Faith in democracy is at an all-time low, but lower for millennials.
What are the long-term implications of the power wielded during the pandemic?
Lockdowns won’t end any time soon, but some may soon be ‘eased’.
Mr Morrison’s reign could be more significant than it otherwise would have been.
How well you do understand our country and its people?
How many lives does the Centrelink minister have?
Trust in politicians and institutions at a 40-year low.
Who’s to blame for high energy bills? The Liberal Party, says former PM.
How did the polls get it so wrong? What happens now?
An old favourite becomes an all-time favourite, while his nemesis trails close behind.
Bob Hawke was one of Australia’s favourite sons, but was he one of our best ...
An outpouring of grief and fond memories marks the passing of Bob Hawke.
How the major parties’ health policies stack up in this federal election campaign.
The ALP shares its policies and plans to address your top five concerns.
The Coalition responds to your five major election concerns.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten launches job creation plan, aimed at helping over-55s.
We gauged older voters on the sentiment towards pre-polling and compulsory voting.
If you had the choice to vote would you still do it?
Labor woos older Australians with healthcare incentive.
What is the burning ‘retirement’ election issue that matters most to you?
This week’s Friday Funnies is about political jokes – in all their decadent glory.
Older Australians reveal the election 2019 issues that matter most to them.
Which election issues will sway your vote in the federal election?
The issue that matters the most.
PM accused of lying about asylum seeker policy for political advantage.
Inquiry to test public response to franking credit policy now under scrutiny.
Self-managed super fund expert looks to protect self-funded retirees.
What you won’t read in the final report of the banking royal commission on Monday ...
“White line between us and our first people,” says ex-premier
The stream of unsolicited text messages will not stop, contrary to voters’ wishes.
Many Australians are calling for Privacy Act exemptions for pollies to be changed.
How many lies would it take before a voter lost trust in a politician?
The party is over for Australia’s two major political parties, but especially the Libs.
We want to know how you’ll vote in the 2019 federal election.
Older Australians put the Liberal Party on notice, saying the party is damaged.
Take part in our survey and send a message to the Government.
Labor policy aims to secure power supplies and jobs, lower bills and cut pollution.
Older Australians want more women but no quotas, and they don’t trust politicians.
Have your say on the state of equality and trust in Australian politics.
We asked you who you would have voted for, and the results are surprising.
New Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces his new-look cabinet.
The Government’s tax package promises short-term gains but long-term pain.
Barnaby Joyce is taking extended leave from Parliament after accepting cash for interview.
Labor has a plan to "bring the fair go back into the heart of our ...
The dual citizenship shambles takes another five MPs out of Parliament.
Budget 2018-19 has also been called a ‘Baby Boomer budget’, but this is lazy shorthand ...
Peter Dutton has managed to cap migrant intake, by stealth.
The PM has failed his 30th consecutive Newspoll. Is it time for him to go?
Oxford historian claims generational conflict will dictate the future of politics.
How would Centrelink - another government department - assess Barnaby's affair?
Pressure mounting over Deputy PM’s use of funds and special treatment of lover.
Affairs show a double standard between politicians and public servants.
Only 13 per cent of Australians have ever spoken to their representative.
Can we ever unite and stand behind a day that we can truly call our ...
Recent reports reveal the need for an investigation into public service corruption.
The Turnbull Government yesterday cancelled a full week of parliamentary sitting.
Government continues to unravel as more MPs appear likely to have dual citizenship.
Centrelink snitches raise nearly $40 million in welfare debt.
Nick Xenophon has resigned from the senate and changed the name of his party.
The man behind the political citizenship saga says more heads will roll.
Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Barnaby Joyce, is a citizen of New Zealand.
Outspoken entrepreneur wants to raise company tax rate and cut immigration.
Older Australians say political correctness and social media obsession is ruining society.
Parliamentary Budget Office report shows that the nation’s tax burden is now on you.
Poll shows 71.5 per cent of Australians think we now live in an unfair economy.
Three federal ministers could face contempt charges.
Malcolm Turnbull may be forced to call an early election.
The Australia Institute has calculated how much the bank levy will cost if it’s passed ...
Alan Tudge labels Australia’s social security system as “poison” for the unemployed.
The Government says it’s inequitable to recover disgraced senator's debt.
Coalition attacks Labor for not backing a universal Medicare levy hike to fund the NDIS.
The big banks are warning that any cost to them will be passed onto consumers.
Analysis reveals that 870,000 non-citizens receive about $15 billion a year in welfare.
A new report from The Australia Institute shows One Nation isn’t going anywhere.
Tony Abbott has spoken with hundreds of Australians during his ‘ultimate pub test’.
Clive Palmer’s time as a political leader is over after he disbands his party.
Since super and Age Pension changes, older Australians are deserting the Coalition.
The High Court ruling on Bob Day leaves a vacant seat in the Senate. So, ...
The PM took to Twitter to deny reports of cuts to the Age Pension.
In exchange for relaxed media ownership laws, PM negotiates on gambling ads.
Is it time to redefine the rules of migration around the world?
Senator Cory Bernardi has announced his departure from the Liberal Party.
Liberal Senator Eric Abetz says Centrelink system has “let down the Australian people”.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull personally donated $1.75 million to the Liberal Party.
Australians believe a strong leader is needed to take back the country.
The Government is seriously slipping in public opinion polls.
Sussan Ley has stepped down ‘without pay’ while she explains her use of taxpayer funds.
Nearly half of Australians feel disillusioned by the current political system.
The PM is considering a return of the carbon tax discussion.
Senator believes Australians should have a better idea of the true cost of policy.
Dutton says Malcolm Fraser made a mistake with Lebanese immigration policy.
Australia’s Upper House is in chaos after a day of shock revelations.
Tony Abbott has requested the Indigenous Affairs portfolio to stop him being a ‘wrecker’.
The PM and the Immigration Minister plan to impose a lifetime ban on refugees.
It’s only Tuesday, but this past week has been an eventful one for Australian politics.
Philip Ruddock accused of double dipping pension and salary.
The Prime Minister has been criticised for buying a vote with a shotgun.
The Government backflips on its plans for a 32.5 per cent tax on backpacker workers.
Treasurer Scott Morrison announces further changes to superannuation.
The Omnibus Bill will cut $6.3 billion from the Budget.
Malcolm Turnbull marks a year as PM on Wednesday – has he done a good ...
Attorney-General loses appeal to keep his ministerial diary private.
Labor Senator Sam Dastyari attacked by the Coalition for receiving “cash for comment”.
Labor outmanoeuvres the Coalition to force a debate on a royal commission into banking.
The PM announces a new 25-point battle plan that’s packed with old measures.
The Treasurer claims there are too few taxpayers helping to reduce the deficit.
China’s influence in Australia is concerning our intelligence and defence agencies.
Scott Morrison has confirmed there will be ‘tweaks’ to the Coalition’s super policy.
The Government will have just a one-seat majority in the House of Reps.
The PM has been given the all clear to make a ‘captain’s call’ on Kevin ...
Former Victorian Liberal state director Damien Mantach sentenced to five years’ jail for fraud.
ACOSS is prepared to fight the Government over proposed welfare changes.
LNP Senator Eric Abetz has lashed out at his party for its handling of super.
Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten have called for electronic voting in future elections.
RateCity has created a calculator that informs you of the personal cost of your vote.
Voting rules for the Senate have changed. Here’s how to make your vote count.
The ABC has created a fun Election 2016 campaign wrap up, as told in emojis.
Who will be the best person to run the country for the next three years ...
The perks claimed by Australian politicians are now the subject of media scrutiny.
Ipsos Poll shows older Australians are more likely to be dissatisfied with politics.
Waleed Aly hopes his Gold Logie win will break down racial and religious barriers.
As we’ve all suspected for several weeks, we’ll be heading to the polls on 2 ...
Malcolm Turnbull is confident of re-election, saying he’ll win off the back of the budget.
Big changes to how the Government plans to tax superannuation may be on the way.
What you want in Budget 2016 will change the face of retirement.
What you want in Budget 2016 will change the face of retirement.
The latest Newspoll has revealed that Labor is now ahead in the polls on two-party ...
The Greens have unveiled a plan that would raise $119.5 billion over 10 years.
Prime Minister Turnbull moves budget forward and threatens double dissolution.
A new report examines social policy and suggests new ways to tackle inequality.
‘Retiring’ politicians will add $2 million to the parliamentary pension bill.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has unveiled a new ministerial line-up.
Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss and Andrew Robb to retire from politics.
Malcolm Turnbull is considering a September election, but an early election is still an option.
State and territory leaders have signed a declaration calling for an Australian republic.
A recent study shows that one in 10 Australians are highly Islamophobic.
An airport security worker lost her job after conducting a security check on Julie Bishop.
Find out what your MP has spent so far this year.
Yesterday, former treasurer Joe Hockey said goodbye to a 20-year parliamentary career.
Did you know that our new Prime Minister has his very own dog blog?
Joe Hockey announced that he would like to promise tax cuts at the next federal ...
Malcolm Turnbull has been announced as a panellist on the ABC’s Q&A next week.
Bill Shorten has come under fire for an undisclosed $40,000 campaign donation.
Joan Kirner, Victoria’s first and only woman premier, passed away yesterday, aged 76. Mrs Kirner ...
The results are in – the Liberals win the NSW election and the Aussie’s win ...
Twitter enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called ‘tweets’.
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has conceded that the budget may never get back to surplus.
Oxfam says that one per cent of the world controls half the world’s wealth.
Greens senator Richard Di Natale is funding his own Ebola fact-finding mission to Africa.
The Federal Government’s $2.55 billion Direct Action climate plan will pass the Senate.
Tony Abbott plans to “shirtfront” Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit.
Malcolm Turnbull has called Andrew Bolt ‘deranged’ and ‘unhinged’.
Senator Bill Heffernan has taken a fake homemade pipe bomb into Parliament.
Dear Mum, they say we are ‘living in the age of entitlement'...
Here are 10 little-known facts about Treasurer Joe Hockey.
The most rapid recovery ever achieved by a Federal Opposition after losing an election
A teary former PM Kevin Rudd last night announced his retirement from politics.
The Labor Party starts the week with a new leader, Bill Shorten
Tanya Plibersek may not be a suitable leadership candidate because she has a child
What happens with the Senate vote may shape politics for the next three years.
Economic modelling suggests we’re actually $5302 per year better off
Australians have 33 days to decide, with a date announced for the federal election.
Deputy Opposition Leader Julie Bishop has promised to keep the heat on the Prime Minister
Wayne Swan sparked outrage by claiming that ‘cranks and crazies’ had infiltrated the US Republican ...
One of our very own member is working hard to give seniors a voice in ...
Julia Gillard is facing yet another challenge to her leadership.
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