Labor parliamentarians join dual citizenship eligibility questioning

Experts have called out Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to come clean about the Labor Party’s internal issues over dual citizenship. Section 44 of the constitution has caused controversy for many politicians over recent months, with more and more being added to the mix. 3 WA federal parliamentarians; Josh Wilson, Madeleine King and Sue lines, have sparked…

Former PM Gough Whitlam Passed Away

Former Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam has died at the age of 98.Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten made the announcement and offered his condolences to the Whitlam family.“Today our Parliament has some very sad news, and I think regardless of political affiliation, it is very sad news for all Australians. Edward Gough Whitlam has passed…

Shorten Becomes Labor Leader

Federal Labor elected Bill Shorten as their new leader this Sunday afternoon. Bill Shorten was able to secure the position with 55 votes against Albanese’s 31 votes. During his first press conference as the Federal Opposition Leader, Mr Shorten congratulated his rival Mr Albanese. The new opposition leader also described Mr Albanese as “a decent,…

Bachelet Tipped As Winner in Presidential Race

Nine candidates formalized their presidential intentions, the highest figure in the past 75 years. Processes with greater participation of the government candidates were the 1993 and 1999, with six competitors. Within 10 days, the several must ratify the signatures presented by presidential candidates seeking to participate in the elections to be held in November. But…

Federal Election Date Set

Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has made a surprise announcement that the federal election will be held on the 14, September. The announcement was made during Ms Gillard’s speech at the National Press Club of Australia in Canberra. “So I today announce that later this year, I will advise the Governor-General to dissolve the House of Representatives…