Thursday, February 20, 2020

Trump ‘offered Assange pardon’ for Russia denial

United States President Donald Trump offered Julian Assange a pardon if he would say Russia …

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Australia’s hidden money problem

Australian tax authorities are not doing enough to counter money laundering and international tax avoidance, according to the 2020 Financial Secrecy Index. The Cayman Islands topped the Tax …

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Morrison turns to climate tech target

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to take a technology investment target to this year’s United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, in place of a goal of zero emissions by 2050.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Backpackers to rebuild firezones

The federal government will today unveil changes to the working holidaymaker program that encourage backpackers to help in the reconstruction effort in areas hit by bushfires and boost regional tourism. Acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge

Friday, February 14, 2020

Audit Office: Almost half of sports rorts projects ineligible

The Senate hearing into the “sports rorts” scandal has heard evidence, presented by the Australian National Audit Office, that 43 …

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to announce a rejigged cabinet today, following the resignation of two Nationals...

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The Nationals and the Greens will determine their respective leaders in party meetings...

Monday, February 03, 2020

Australian travellers are being evacuated by plane this morning from the central Chinese city of Wuhan for a two-week quarantine stay on...

Friday, January 31, 2020

The World Health Organisation has declared the coronavirus outbreak a global public health emergency...

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The federal government plan to quarantine Australian coronavirus evacuees from China at Christmas Island detention centre has been criticised by doctors, refugee advocates, island residents and the evacuees themselves. In a joint operation...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is today expected to push for federal state of emergency powers at his National Press Club address in Canberra, as bushfires...