politics

Mon 14 Jan 2019

PM takes aim against thongs, boardies

PM takes aim against thongs, boardies

THE Prime Minister has gone on the attack against thongs and boardies, making sure new Aussies don't take part in this very Aussie tradition.

Front page sums up nation’s mood

Front page sums up nation’s mood

It is the ugly debate that has led to increased protection for the nation’s politicians. But for millions, this front page sums up their apathy.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Why the F-35 is already obsolete

Why the F-35 is already obsolete

AFTER a decade of delays, many of its kinks have been ironed out. But, now, the US Air Force wants to replace it.

Tenants face tough test to get the keys as crisis sets in

Tenants face tough test to get the keys as crisis sets in

WITH the festive season now over, many people will now be looking to secure a new place to live for the new year. And you had better bring your A-game.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

UPDATE: Saudi teen headed for Canada

UPDATE: Saudi teen headed for Canada

THE Australian newspaper has reported Saudi Arabian refugee Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun will likely be heading to Canada.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

MP throws up while holding dead fish

MP throws up while holding dead fish

The stench of a million dead fish in the Darling River was too much for NSW MP Jeremy Buckingham who was overcome by nausea.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Critics expose ‘errors’ in Trump’s speech

Critics expose ‘errors’ in Trump’s speech

DONALD Trump has been accused of manufacturing a crisis to distract the United States during his prime-time TV address.

Tariff cuts no benefit without more water

Tariff cuts no benefit without more water

Western Downs farmers won't see benefits of new tariff cuts without a more generous water allocation.

Trump’s sneaky political trick

Trump’s sneaky political trick

Hundreds of thousands of US workers are struggling thanks to a government shutdown. There’s one reason Trump is getting away with it.

Dutton pushes child-sex offender register

Dutton pushes child-sex offender register

Peter Dutton is making a radical push to stop child sex abuse, describing it as the “toughest crackdown on paedophiles in Australia’s history”.

Photoshop fail embarrasses ScoMo

Photoshop fail embarrasses ScoMo

It’s a lovely picture, the PM and his smiling family. But there’s no escaping the awkward Photoshop blunder that has social media in hysterics.

'Go home': Trump supporters upset by Qld band's comments

'Go home': Trump supporters upset by Qld band's comments

THE Amity Affliction is in the middle of a social media storm after calling out a Trump supporter at one of its US shows.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

$80b silent killer in our suburbs

$80b silent killer in our suburbs

MOST streets have them and last weekend we saw how they can be both ugly and deadly. But to make big changes will cost us dearly in the hip pocket.

Madness in tiny nation of two million

Madness in tiny nation of two million

AS Donald Trump sends troops to this tiny country, there was disbelief when thousands turned their TVs on to see armed men saying they’d seized power.

War of words erupts over Tweed Valley Hospital

War of words erupts over Tweed Valley Hospital

Opposition leader claims hospital will be delayed two years.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Fury over privacy 'breach'

Fury over privacy 'breach'

Hospital site protesters claim personal details leaked online.

Peta Credlin poised to make comeback

Peta Credlin poised to make comeback

Peta Credlin has long had a fearsome reputation. Now, the prominent political commentator is reportedly eyeing a bold new gig.

ScoMo delayed warnings we're days from running out of fuel

ScoMo delayed warnings we're days from running out of fuel

Australia’s dangerously low fuel stockpiles could leave us exposed and without any reserves after just 22 days.

Anthony Albanese splits from wife after 30 years

Anthony Albanese splits from wife after 30 years

Federal MP Anthony Albanese has announced his 30-year relationship with Carmel Tebbutt has ended.

Fraser Anning slammed: 'Are you seriously saying that?'

Fraser Anning slammed: 'Are you seriously saying that?'

Fraser Anning has faced off with Today reporter Lara Vella about his appearance at an extreme right-wing rally in Melbourne.

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