Turnbull to Deliver National Apology to Institutional Sexual Abuse Victims

Malcolm Turnbull will deliver a national apology to survivors, victims and families of institutional child sexual abuse in October. The Federal Government made the announcement in Canberra on Wednesday that Mr Turnbull will say sorry on 22 October, revealing its formal reply to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse final report.…

Shorten Pledges $400 million to Boost WA’s GST Share

Federal Labor will continue to make up for Western Australia’s low GST share, promising to pump extra cash into the state. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten pledged an additional $400 million on Wednesday if he is elected, topping up the $1.6 billion Fair Share for WA Fund announced last year in an effort to raise WA’s…

Federal Funding Frenzy To Make Up For WA’s GST Shortfall

Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull’s trip to Perth saw the announcement of a record amount of Federal funding for our State. A major $3.2 billion dollars has been committed for the 2018-2019 Federal budget, with hopes of rectifying WA’s unfair share of the GST. “We’ve never made any bones about the fact that the current arrangements…

Tensions Increase Between Australia and China as Foreign Interference Laws Introduced

Malcolm Turnbull has admitted to increasing tensions between Australia and China following Canberra’s increased crackdown on foreign interference. The Prime Minister conceded that there was some strain between the two nations with the tension arising after the Federal Government’s announcement of a revamp of Australian laws against political donations and espionage. “There is certainly some…

Multicultural Groups Slammed Government’s Push On Tougher English Tests

During a recent speech at the Menzies Research Centre, Citizenship Minister Alan Tudge has stated his argument regarding Australia’s multiculturalism and challenge on integration. Although he agreed that Australia is a successful multicultural nation, he warned that the achievement cannot be taken for granted. His comments have triggered debates as the Federal Government plans to…

Bill Shorten’s GST Push For WA During Labour Day Rally

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten arrived in Perth during his Labor Federal Field Campaign, promising a better GST share Western Australia. Mr Shorten was joined by WA Premier Mark McGowan and Deputy Premier Roger Cook participated in the rally at the Joondalup Health Campus this morning. After introducing Labor’s candidate team for the 2019 Federal…

Barnaby Joyce Quits As Deputy Prime Minister And Nationals Leader

Barnaby Joyce has announced his resignation as Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Nationals Leader today after a turbulent few weeks involving his private life. The resignation comes after the discovery that Mr Joyce had been involved in an affair with his former staffer, Vikki Campion, who is now pregnant with his child. Mr Joyce said…

Barnaby Joyce Personal Life Saga a Non Story Beat-Up: Expert

The saga over Barnaby Joyce’s private life is “not a real story” and a distraction for the Federal Government, a politics expert claims. Murdoch University politics and policy lecturer Ian Cook said it was just a way for news publications to generate content because “people like these stories about people’s private lives” and would not…