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Fourteenth Chief Justice of Australia appointed

Justice Stephen Gageler AC, an ANU graduate, has been appointed the fourteenth Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia.

Anthony Albanese confident as Labor eyes majority

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is confident Labor will take Parliament House with a 76-seat majority even as the Greens pick up a fourth lower house seat.

Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan ousted in no-confidence vote

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has been ousted after losing a vote of confidence in parliament.

Former prime ministers rack up $360k allowance bill

Former prime ministers have charged the public more than $360,000 over three months while the prime minister and opposition leader tallied over $1 million.

PM’s WeChat woes go back to G7 meeting

The prime minister's WeChat account has been plagued with problems for at least six months, with issues starting around the time he attended G7 meetings in the UK, one senator says.

UN report predicts ‘terrifying’ climate change

Catastrophic climate change is nigh, according to a UN report published this week. Local politicians are calling for government action now.

Morrison cops twin poll hit on key issues

The coalition government has suffered a hit among women while Scott Morrison's approval rating is at its lowest for a year.

Hypocrisy galore in Holgate-gate

Let’s imagine that, instead of sacking Christine Holgate, Scott Morrison had supported her decision to gift the watches to the executives.

50 years of royal commissions — here’s how they make a difference

Scott Morrison announced a royal commission into veteran suicides — the fourth royal commission set up under his prime ministership.

PM says additional vaccine doses secured, WA bushfires ‘concerning’, conversation with POTUS ‘warm’

PM says additional vaccine doses secured, WA bushfires ‘concerning’, conversation with POTUS ‘warm’ Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced today Australia had secured an additional 10 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Pfizer and...

PM flags coronavirus suppression, vaccine as key priorities

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said COVID-19, jobs, essential services, national security, and caring for the country were priorities for 2021.

Mental health funding boost, aid to Lebanon and cyber security strategy

With the additional restrictions in Victoria causing people stress, anxiety, and strain, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison today announced $12 million in additional funding to mental health services to combat the issue.

ACT underemployment rate soars in April

9,200 ACT workers were left under-employed between March and April, according to ABS data released 14 May, with that figure rising from 13,200 to 22,400.

Three-step plan to ease COVID restrictions

Prime Minister Scott Morrison today outlined a three-step plan easing COVID restrictions in a staggered fashion at each State and Territory’s pace.

Morrison declares two person limit on public gatherings

A limit of two people at public gatherings is part of a raft of new measures announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Can Scott Morrison hold back the tide?

If Scott Morrison had any doubts about how hard winning the next election is, the Victorian election would have swamped them. The big question now facing him is: can he hold back...