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

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

Election 2022: Leigh Sales’ brutal question on 7.30 PM refused to answer

Scott Morrison finally agreed to a grilling by the ABC’s Leigh Sales in the final election week but there was one question he said he wouldn’t contemplate. Scott Morrison and Leigh Sales went head to head finally on 7.30, with just days to go before the election wraps up. The ABC presenter grilled the Prime … Read more

Media framing of wage rises shows deep ideological bias

The news media’s framing of debates about wage rises reveals subtle yet powerful class bias is alive and well in the mainstream media. When Labor’s support for wage rises is seen as “controversial”, while Liberals’ opposition to wage rises is viewed as “natural”, it shows that there is no such thing as a view from … Read more

Scott Morrison has ten key election messages — nine are not true

In his pitch for re-election, Scott Morrison is hammering several talking points that the facts overwhelmingly refute, as Alan Austin reports. IN THE FINAL leaders’ debate last week, Prime Minister Morrison looked straight down the camera at Australian voters and said: “It took the Coalition six years to clean up the fiscal mess from the … Read more

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Claims that minimum wage rise risks ‘runaway’ inflation bogus

The war over wages has become central to public debate in the lead-up to the Federal Election, with Albanese advocating real wages could rise alongside productivity growth, writes Graham White. THERE IS something depressing about the current debate over lifting the minimum wage. Apparently, the only way we can see the economy as functioning properly, … Read more

Liberal Party calls for AEC probe into Andrew Charlton, Labor candidate for Parramatta

The Liberal Party will ask the Australian Electoral Commission to investigate an alleged electoral breach by Anthony Albanese’s captain’s pick for a Sydney seat. Key points: Andrew Charlton reportedly broke electoral laws by providing an incorrect address to the Australian Electoral Commission Mr Charlton residence is accused of listing his wife’s Woollahra rental property as … Read more