What the top 2022 Federal Election issues tell us

With only two days till Election Day, the top issues reveal something about the state of the nation, writes Simon Cole. Polls and Surveys A cross-section of media polling and surveys paint a picture of Australian voters concerned about climate change, cost of living and the economy in that order (ABC Vote Compass, The Guardian, … 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

More lying, rorting, taunting Coalition capers with Josh, Bridget and Sussan

Managing editor Michelle Pini considers more Morrison Government “heavy lifting”, lying, rorting and taunting in the lead up to the Federal Election. LIBERAL Member for Kooyong Josh Frydenberg is feeling cornered and it’s showing. While we covered Josh in last week’s list, it’s been a hard week for the Treasurer and he has really lifted … Read more

The rorting, taunting Coalition Government

Is it any wonder that, despite promising to introduce one, the Morrison Government has voted against the federal integrity commission 31 times? Is anyone surprised that the PM blames Labor and refuses to discuss it further? And, is anyone shocked that the media lets this Government set the agenda each week, claiming that the majority … Read more

Labor’s talk is strong, but FIN is the best choice to end corruption

As sausages across Australia get ready for their big day out, voters face a stark choice — Scomo or Albo? Or maybe Fryo versus Albo? Or even Dutto versus Albo? Whoever, the question will be: Coalition or Labor? It is possible several Independents could be successful and deny either party unfettered control of the lower … Read more