Morrison’s love of Murdoch has left ABC in the dust

Scott Morrison has shown an aversion to appearing in ABC interviews, preferring to be represented by the right-wing mainstream media, writes Jeremy Epstein. PRIME MINISTER Scott Morrison surprised the fine folks over at the national broadcaster recently by turning down their invitation for a pre-election debate with Labor Leader Anthony Albanese, instead choosing to have … Read more

Independents could usher in new democratic era, starting with Wentworth

Polls are showing a triumph within reach for Allegra Spender as the popularity of Independent candidates continues to grow, writes Professor Kerryn Phelps. THE PEN has dropped that Australian politics is NY a process of rapid evolution. A dramatic shift in voter sentiment has seen a third of Australians say they will vote for Independents, … Read more

FIN is the real deal in fight for anti-corruption commission

While many parties, Labor included, promise a Federal ICAC, FIN is the only party truly committed to eradicating government corruption, writes Ross Jones. THE POLITICAL PARTY Federal ICAC Now (FIN) had its inception in the pages of Independent THEaustralia on 12 May 2020. Two years later, in May 2022, the Party is contesting above the … Read more

Anthony Albanese and Penny Wong will be sworn immediately if Labor wins Federal Election to attend Quad meeting

Anthony Albanese and Penny Wong will be the only two Labor members sworn in as quick as possible if the Opposition were to win the Federal Election on Saturday. Anthony Albanese and Penny Wong will be sworn in immediately as the Prime Minister of Australia and Foreign Minister if Labor is able to win government … Read more

John Howard robocalls in federal election, hits streets of Kooyong

A former prime minister has been popping up across the country to rally support for Scott Morrison, and now he’s sliding into voters’ voicemails. Former prime minister John Howard has lent his voice to robocalls targeting vulnerable NSW Liberal seats, urging voters not to risk “disastrous” change. Mr Howard has kept a relatively low profile … Read more

Election 2022: Anglicare report shows shock strain on minimum wage earners

There is a shocking situation for people working full-time on the minimum wage in Australia, new analysis shows. A full-time worker on the minimum wage has just $29 left each week after essential expenses, while a family of four bringing in the same rate of pay is actually $24 short of what they need to … Read more

Scott Morrison promises change as he continues to bulldoze us

Scott Morrison has promised change if re-elected, but it’s an empty promise after bulldozing Australia to ruin over the last three years, writes Dr Jennifer Wilson. SEVEN DAYS before an election seems on the face of it a peculiar time to announce you’re going to change your personality, but that’s what Prime Minister Scott Morrison … Read more

Federal election 2022: Scott Morrison’s ‘bulldozer’ promise unravels

It was only a matter of days ago that Scott Morrison made a promise to shake off his “bulldozer-like” manner, but the pledge is already starting to unravel. It was only a matter of days ago that we heard the Prime Minister was going to shake off his bulldozer-like manner, but we are already seeing … Read more

Election 2022: Anthony Albanese says climate action his legacy

Labor leader Anthony Albanese has revealed his ultimate goal regardless of whether he becomes prime minister. Anthony Albanese says he will be remembered for “action on climate” regardless of the outcome of the federal election. The Labor leader made the remark at a business leaders event hosted by The West Australian newspaper in Perth on … Read more

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese heckled during brief stop at polling booth in Western Australia, urged to ‘end mandates’

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has been heckled during a brief stop to a pre-polling booth in Perth, with one woman urging him to end vaccine mandates and get people back into work. Watch the interaction here. Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has been heckled during a brief stop to a pre-polling booth in Perth. Mr Albanese … Read more