Major parties learned nothing from the election

CANBERRA - The Coalition, comprised of a shaky partnership of the Liberal National Party only just scraped through to election victory when Australians took to the polls...

ACT domestic violence budget boosted at a $30 cost for residents

CANBERRA - The nation’s capital has introduced the first domestic violence tax in Australia as the centrepiece of their new budget. ACT residents will now...

Australia removed from UN Climate Change Report

The Australian government is in the midst of a major environmental scandal after it transpired that the government has exploited its political influence in...

Streamlined mental health – Butterfly Foundation to be axed

SYDNEY - The future of the Butterfly Foundation is in jeopardy with Australia’s only eating disorder helpline service now facing the axe. The foundation currently costs...

Assisted suicide a possibility in Victoria

VICTORIA - A parliamentary inquiry in Victoria has found 60% of people support changes which would see assisted suicide legalised in the state. A report with...

Victoria becomes first state to legalise medical marijuana

MELBOURNE - The bill which was passed in parliament last week will come into effect in 2017. The first patients to be granted legal...

New hope for “legacy caseload” asylum seekers

SYDNEY - More than 10,000 asylum seekers in Victoria have been given hope that their claims will be processed after the state government announced changes...

Australians detained in Lebanon formally charged with kidnapping related offences

BEIRUT - Journalist Tara Brown and three members of the "60 Minutes" crew, along with a Brisbane mum, Sally Faulkner, who are at the...

Panama Papers: 800 Australians named in leaked documents

AUSTRALIA - More than 300 journalists trawled through the 11 million leaked documents from the ICIJ (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists) to reveal the offshore...

Political donations ‘mocking democracy’: Greens want big reforms to stop donations funnelling

SYDNEY - Following the new donations scandal engulfing the NSW Liberal Party, Greens Democracy spokesperson, Senator Lee Rhiannon, has challenged both the Government and...