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Seniors stripped of benefits in new budget

Australian seniors sure are being targeted at the moment — from superannuation laws being changed to tighter pension asset rules; just...
Politics
26 Jun

Leaked tape reveals government's plan for same-sex marriage

A leaked audio recording of defence industry minister Christopher Pyne reveals the government is gearing up to legalise same-sex marriage...
Politics
26 Jun

Politician insults the elderly and people with special needs

Australian Liberal Party delegate Sophie York has fought against scrapping how-to-vote pamphlets at the party’s federal council, and insulted both Labor voters...
Politics
25 Jun

School shows old-fashioned discipline leads to outstanding results

Pauline Hanson kicked off a new conversation this week about discipline in schools, and plenty of people have strong thoughts...
Politics
24 Jun

Dog-smuggler Johnny Depp in hot water over tasteless Trump joke

Johnny Depp, the actor who raised Barnaby Joyce’s blood pressure by sneaking his dogs into Australia, has probably annoyed an even...
Politics
24 Jun

Breastfeeding in public: Shameless show-off or equality icon?

She’s not the first woman who’s done it and she won’t be the last —  but do you think Greens...
Politics
23 Jun

Former MPs ran up huge travel costs just to clear their desks

Before it was abolished in February, the parliamentary gold pass program allowed former parliamentarians, and their partners, to claim up to...
Politics
23 Jun

Politicians set to receive another hefty pay rise

If you’re sick of struggling to pay bills, save cash or afford the cost of living these days, here’s an...
Politics
23 Jun

Australia's no democracy for women, non-whites: Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Yassmin Abdel-Magied hasn’t let the loss of her ABC show temper her confronting opinions, with the Muslim activist now criticising Australia’s...
Politics
22 Jun

Pauline Hanson voters are cruel and hateful, disability groups say

Pauline Hanson has been lashed from all sides over her comments about the strain students with disabilities put on the...
Politics
22 Jun

Aussie kids are pathetic and badly behaved: Pauline Hanson

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson issued a damning speech in the Senate today, calling for Australia’s school kids to be...
Politics
21 Jun

Angry Carrie Bickmore goes for MP over unfair taxes

Carrie Bickmore is not happy.  The usually bubbly blonde got into a heated debate last night with opposition health spokeswoman...
Politics
21 Jun

Dr Chris Brown's crusade for pets

Dr Chris Brown says Australia’s wellbeing is at risk as he takes on local councils in a bid to make Australia...
Politics
21 Jun

New proposal in motion to access super funds early

Accessing your superannuation early is no easy feat but a new proposal could see victims of domestic violence able to withdraw...
Politics
21 Jun

Citizenship crackdown in danger after Labor rejects 'snobby' rules

Becoming an Australia citizen is, and should be, a big deal, but is it snobby to ask a wannabe Aussie to...
Politics
20 Jun

Melania wows at White House in skin-tight shift

Melania Trump looked ready for summer as she met the president of Panama yesterday.  The First Lady of the United...
Politics
20 Jun