Abbott Warns He’ll Cross Floor Over Clean Energy Target

Tony Abbott has threatened to cross the parliament floor if the Coalition tries to legislate a clean energy target, threatening its one seat majority. The former Prime Minister said that he would not vote for a target, letting the government know his position. “It would be unconscionable, I underline that word unconscionable, for a government…

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AFL Gives Marriage Equality a Public “Yes” Vote

The AFL has claimed it could not take a neutral position for Australia’s marriage equality survey, making a public show of support for the “yes” vote. The league put a large “yes” in place of “AFL” in its logo outside its Docklands offices on Wednesday, in a stance that the AFL administration felt was in…

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“We are all Rohingya”- Perth protests violence against Rohingya

Hundreds gathered outside Parliament House in Perth on Saturday to protest against the treatment of the Rohingya people in Myanmar. The crowd was passionate, chanting “We are all Rohingya” and listening to a number of speakers from different faiths and from Australian political parties condemning the violence. Nearly 400,000 ethnic Rohingya have fled Myanmar going…

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Government Given Four Day Deadline For Citizenship Changes Vote

The Senate will throw out the Federal Government’s Citizenship Bill if it has not been voted on the remaining days until the deadline. The Senate agreed to strike the government’s citizenship bill from the notice paper if not voted on by October 18, after a motion from the Greens passed the Senate on Wednesday. Greens…

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