Socceroos world cup: MCG could open for fans to watch, Dan Andrews hints

Premier Daniel Andrews has hinted world cup fans could celebrate watching the Socceroos’ next game at the MCG after the team advanced to the group stages. The 1-0 win against Denmark saw thousands of fans crammed into Federation Square on Thursday morning, where an outdoor screening of the match quickly descended into mayhem. When the … Read more

Professor Sean Turnell welcomed to parliament question time after release from Myanmar prison

Sean Turnell has received a standing ovation in the House of Representatives after visiting parliament following his release from a Myanmar prison. The Macquarie University economist and his wife Dr Ha Vu arrived in the lower house with Anthony Albanese for the start of the final question time of 2022. Professor Turnell worked as an … Read more

Trade Minister Don Farrell meets with Chinese ambassador as sanctions, tariffs continue

Trade Minister Don Farrell says he wants Chinese sanctions on Australian exports lifted within a year after meeting with Beijing’s top envoy to Canberra. Senator Farrell revealed he had spoken to Chinese Ambassador Xiao Qian at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Wednesday evening, describing the meeting as a “positive vibe”. Senator Farrell … Read more

Anthony Albanese extends olive branch to business groups staunchly opposed to workplace law changes

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has told business leaders he does not want disagreement over controversial industrial-relations changes to define the relationship between his government and the business community. key points: The Prime Minister says he does not expect everyone to agree with the changes The government’s industrial relations bill is set to pass parliament this … Read more

India, Australia trade deal to enter into force on December 29

New Delhi [India]November 30 (ANI): The Aus-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) will enter into force on 29 December, announced Australia’s High Commissioner to India Barry O’Farrell on Wednesday. “The date is set! The Aus-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement will enter into force on 29 December, delivering new market access opportunities for both … Read more

Bridget Archer supports Scott Morrison censure

Renegade Liberal Bridget Archer says she is “deeply disappointed” by former prime minister Scott Morrison for his lack of “genuine apology”, prompting a brief statement made up of harsh words for her former party leader. The only member of the opposition to speak in favor of the censorship motion brought about by the Leader of … Read more

Power prices tipped to be capped at $12 a gigajoule

The federal government is poised to introduce restrictions on the cost of gas in an effort to put the brakes on skyrocketing power bills. Consumers and unions have been urgently calling on the government to act as households struggle with rising costs and workplaces threaten to let workers go due to their own higher bills. … Read more

Anthony Albanese to speak at Future Sydney Bradfield Oration

Sydney is staring down the barrel of an economic crisis as the price of power, groceries and housing spiral ever higher. Meanwhile, Europe teeters on the brink of a devastating war as an increasingly aggressive power in Asia menaces our region. The words could apply to today and to 90 years ago, when Sydney was … Read more

Scott Morrison: Bridget Archer to cross floor on ScoMo over secret ministries

Liberal MP Bridget Archer is set to cross the floor and vote with Labor to censure Scott Morrison over the secret ministry scandal warning his actions were “corrosive to democracy.” The Tasmanian MP is the first to break ranks after Liberal leader Peter Dutton announced his party will oppose the ALP’s attempt to rebuke Mr … Read more

Coalition silence over Morrison’s betrayal alarming

Barely a word has been spoken by his Coalition colleagues against former Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s secret ministerial power grab, writes Dr Jennifer Wilson. LAST WEEK, we read of former Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s shock and distress at learning that his boss and friend, former Prime Minister Scott Morrison, had deceived him. Unknown to Josh, Morrison … Read more