The Senator Who Charged Taxpayers Thousands To Attend A Far-Right Rally Says He Was Just Representing His Constituents
He was just representing the people of Queensland, the senator has said.
Jeremy Buckingham Is Quitting The "Corrupt" NSW Greens
Buckingham was asked to stand aside from the NSW upper house ticket at the upcoming state election, following sexual assault allegations.
Here's Why Labor Decided Against Criminalising Gay Conversion Therapy
The move was backed by survivors, legal experts and researchers.
Labor Just Rejected A Policy Of Criminalising Gay Conversion Therapy
The party has instead pledged to "work with communities" to "reduce harm" caused by conversion therapy.
Refugees On Manus And Nauru Could Be Resettled In New Zealand If Labor Wins The Election
Opposition leader Bill Shorten has committed to negotiating with the New Zealand government to take up the offer to resettle refugees in offshore detention.
Here's What Happened When Protesters Stormed The Stage During Bill Shorten's Speech
"I have waited as the opposition leader for the next election for five years and two months and if I have to wait a couple more minutes, well I just will!" Shorten said.
Emails Reveal The Coalition Was Always Going To Support Pauline Hanson's "It's OK To Be White" Motion
Documents obtained by BuzzFeed News show the attorney-general's office issued the advice in September and October.
Here's How The Government Is Changing "Religious Freedom" Laws To Respond To Same-Sex Marriage
We're getting a "Religious Discrimination Act" and a new human rights commissioner, but LGBTI students will have to wait.
Australia Just Became The Testing Ground For Breaking Into Encryption
Australia's new law goes well beyond those that are being used in the United States or the United Kingdom.
This Is How Big Google And Facebook Are In Australia And Why It's A Problem For News Media
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has argued that there should be independent oversight of the impact the tech companies are having on Australian media and journalism.
If You Use iMessage Or WhatsApp You Should Know How The New Anti-Encryption Laws Could Affect You
Tl;dr: If you wanna get to terrorists' chats, you gotta get through everyone else's too.
Here's Why Labor Voted For The Encryption Laws The Party Said Were Flawed
Several Labor politicians have expressed concern about the rushed national security legislation, but then voted for it anyway.
Chris Dawson Will Be Charged With The Homicide Of Lynette Dawson
Almost 37 years after Lynette Dawson disappeared from her home in Sydney, her husband has been arrested.
Australian Spy Agencies Could Be Cracking Into WhatsApp Chats By January, After Labor Agreed To New Laws
After the government struck a deal with Labor, police could be cracking into WhatsApp chats in early January under the new laws.
Malcolm Turnbull Has Offered Up Some Seriously Unsolicited Advice For Scott Morrison
The tea is hot on the Monday morning of the last sitting week of the year.
Peter Dutton Probably Won't Get His Christmas Wish For Laws To Get Into Your Encrypted Messages
Labor has told attorney-general Christian Porter it can't pass the legislation to crack down on encryption by the end of next week.
Here Is All Of The Crazy Shit That Went Down In Australian Politics This Week
How bout that minority government!
A Canberra Liberal Is Being Investigated Over Allegations He Saluted And Said "Heil Hitler" During A Pub Crawl
The former staffer could be expelled from the party if the allegations are upheld.
People Moving To Australia Will Have To Wait Four Years To Get Welfare After Labor Made A Deal With The Coalition
The Senate crossbench is mad, saying they had the numbers to block the legislation if Labor hadn't cut a deal.
Here Are Just A Few Of The Times LGBTI Teachers Have Been Discriminated Against
A parliamentary committee did not recommend removing discrimination for gay teachers working in religious schools.