Marriage equality: plebiscites, politics and not much else

BENNET NICHOL Marriage equality - for better or worse - is back on the political agenda as Labor and the Coalition gear up their campaigns for the upcoming federal election. The two major parties are unsurprisingly butting heads on this rather … [Read more...]

Translink cops criticism from government officials

PATRICK CONNORS Brisbane City Council's annual report on public transport reveals lower patronage of train and bus services across the network. According to the Brisbane City Council's 2014-2015 annual report, 2.2 million less customers … [Read more...]

Labor’s plan to boost education funding gains positive response

INGE HANSEN Labor announces tertiary education plan promising to invest $9,000 more per student in a "student funding guarantee." The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports Labor's pledge to boost university funding by $4 billion … [Read more...]

‘Energy’ now at the heart of the G20 Summit

ELIZABETH ANDAL With contributions from Tom Mann- accredited journalist for The Source News, working from G20 Media Centre Energy is now at the heart of the G20 agenda, according to Prime Minister Tony Abbott. In his post-G20 media … [Read more...]

Shorten slams Abbott on climate change

TOM MANN   Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten slammed Prime Minister Tony Abbott's attitude to climate change at the G20 Leaders' Summit in Brisbane today. The Labor frontman said Mr Abbott is putting domestic politics front and … [Read more...]

Carbon tax melee continues

NICHOLAS MCDONALD Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Environment Minister Greg Hunt say they intend to dismantle the carbon tax as soon as possible. Both men have warned the Labor Party that a double dissolution election is still on the cards … [Read more...]

Albo launches leadership bid in Brisbane

LUCINDA KENT Anthony Albanese’s campaign to become leader of the Labor party has officially launched in Brisbane. The Federal Member for Grayndler is running against Bill Shorten in the first Labor leadership contest to be voted on by every … [Read more...]

Ben Scott’s federal election wrap up

The Source political editor Ben Scott has his say in the aftermath of the federal election. Thanks to: Ashil Ranpara Matt Hardie Faith Valencia … [Read more...]