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...]

Federal government to reintroduce temporary protection visas

RODNEY BREWER Immigration Minister Scott Morrison announced that refugees within Australian custody may now request either a three-year temporary protection visa or a five-year safe haven enterprise visa. The deal made between the Coalition … [Read more...]

Anti-Abbott rally calls for marriage equality

JONATHON NOONE Hundreds of people marched on Brisbane's King George Square at ‘anti-Abbott’ rally to protest Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s election and his Government’s policies. Marriage equality was the key issue at the rally and there was … [Read more...]

Labor polls slip just days before election

GABRIELLE SMITH With only days left of the electoral campaign new figures have emerged this week citing Tony Abbott as the preferred Prime Minister. The Newspoll published by News Corp earlier this week showed Abbott overtaking Rudd with 43 points … [Read more...]

Debt at the forefront for election

REBECCA SINGH The state of the Australian economy is a hot topic for this years Federal election with both parties attempting to address the debt crisis in their campaigns. Petrie Women's LNP Secretary Elly Phelan said it is disgraceful that … [Read more...]