Here's What Tony Abbott Had To Say About Losing His Seat
Tony Abbott spoke on Saturday evening after losing his seat to Zali Steggall.
Tony Abbott Has Lost His Seat
Independent Zali Steggall unseated Abbott, who was prime minister from 2013 to 2015.
This Is How Hard It Is For Remote Australians To Cast A Vote
For the last few weeks, candidates, campaigners and the AEC have been criss-crossing the Northern Territory in a huge logistical effort.
We Asked Young People What They Thought Of Headspace
"You can understand if you're the local MP and there's an election coming and you can announce, 'I've got a headspace in my electorate', that looks great."
Here’s How Aboriginal People Are Fighting Against Fracking
“If you hurt the country you’re hurting us.”
This Tiny Remote Town Asked Tony Abbott For Better Housing — And Were Surprised When It Actually Arrived
After years of waiting for new housing, Borroloola residents credit Tony Abbott with taking action.
Kids In This Remote Community Are Wandering The Streets At Night And Sleeping For Hours At School Because Of Their Houses
In the remote community of Borroloola in the Northern Territory, some people say housing is the most important issue at the federal election.
This Single Mum Gets By On $160 A Week After Rent
As rents have steeply increased over the years, Rent Assistance has not kept up.
These Aboriginal People Say Real Estate Agents And Landlords Are Discriminating Against Them
“It is nearly impossible to find a private rental if you are Aboriginal.”
This Is How Hard It Is To Find An Affordable Rental When You're On Welfare
“Finding an affordable home in the private rental market is a complete fiction for people on low incomes,” says Anglicare's Rental Affordability Snapshot.
Indigenous Traditional Owners Drilled Parliament Lawns To Show Politicians What It Feels Like
They say they want to let politicians know how it feels to have unwelcome machinery on your land.
The Government Has Paid Hungry Jack's At Least $176,000 To Take Young Interns
176 young Australians interned at Hungry Jack's under a government program that pays as little as $4 an hour.
This Landmark Case Will Decide Whether Aboriginal Australians Who Aren't Citizens Can Be Deported
Lawyers for Daniel Love and Brendan Thoms argue they can't be considered "alien" under the Australian Constitution.
Australia Says Facebook Took Too Long To Take Down The Christchurch Video. Now The Government Has Made It A Crime
The new "Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material" law could mean jail time or massive fines if social media companies don't take down violent videos quickly.
A North Korean Man Who Has Lived In Australia For Over 20 Years Is Fighting Deportation
The man's case was heard in the Federal Court of Australia on Thursday. He says his drug convictions should not mean his visa is cancelled.
Please Enjoy These 15 Random Things We Found In This Year’s Budget
There was way more stuff about ants than I think any of us anticipated.
The Government Says Youth Suicide Is A National Priority. Here’s What It’s Planning To Do About It
“It is a national tragedy that we lose so many people to suicide and that so many people live a life of quiet desperation.”
Kiwi Muslims Hope The Fight Against Islamophobia Continues After Non-Muslims Take Off Their Headscarves
"We are a richly diverse multicultural society...But we also have a nasty undercurrent of intolerance and hatred."
Here’s Why The Charities Commissioner Thinks Acknowledging Country Could Make Him Look Biased
Charities regulator Gary Johns told Nigel Scullion that "very senior legal sources" and "Aboriginal friends" agreed with him: including a standard acknowledgment of country in his staff's email signatures could make the body look biased.
The Pain Of The Earthquakes Resurfaces As Christchurch Again Begins To Heal
“All those people who died in the earthquake and in the shooting, they all died for no reason. They were all innocent and nobody deserved to die.”