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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ONE Nation To Attend Trump’s Inauguration

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ONE Nation To Attend Trump’s Inauguration

One Nation senator Brian Burston will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration. Hanson tweeted he would do a great job of representing the party.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Japan, Australia Agree to Strengthen Defence Ties

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Japan, Australia Agree to Strengthen Defence Ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Australia is the first since Malcolm Turnbull became prime minister in late 2015.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Scandal Exposed! Sussan Ley Resigns

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Scandal Exposed! Sussan Ley Resigns

Australian Health Minister Sussan Ley said she had resigned from her Cabinet position amid an expenses scandal that has proved to be an embarrassing.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Tigerair Australia Working With Indonesian Government to Resume Flights

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Tigerair Australia Working With Indonesian Government to Resume Flights

Tigerair Australia said on Wednesday it had cancelled at least six scheduled flights to and from the popular holiday destination of Bali after the Indonesian government imposed new administrative requirements.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Culleton Officially Removed From Parliament

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Culleton Officially Removed From Parliament

Independent senator Rod Culleton has lost his spot in the Senate after he was declared bankrupt by a Federal Court judge.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Sussan Ley Entangles In Expenses Scandal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Sussan Ley Entangles In Expenses Scandal

“I’m very confident that the investigations will demonstrate that no rules were broken whatsoever,” Sussan Ley told reporters in Albury.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shan Ju Lin Disendorsed For Saying, ‘Gays Should Be Treated As Patients’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shan Ju Lin Disendorsed For Saying, ‘Gays Should Be Treated As Patients’

Taiwanese-born Ms Lin was dropped as the Bundamba candidate on Saturday night a day after she posted on Facebook that “gays should be treated as patients”.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Sussan Ley Billed Taxpayers For Flight, Chauffeur, Hotel Stay Same Day She Bought Gold Coast Investment Unit

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Sussan Ley Billed Taxpayers For Flight, Chauffeur, Hotel Stay Same Day She Bought Gold Coast Investment Unit

Sussan Ley claimed allowances for a flight, chauffeur driver. The costs $1248, which is more than an average weekly Australian salary of $1160.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Indonesia, Australia Relations Good’: Widodo

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Indonesia, Australia Relations Good’: Widodo

Indonesian President Joko Widodo told reporters, “I think our relations with Australia remain in a good condition.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Wants Palestinian Authority Foreign Aid Cut

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Wants Palestinian Authority Foreign Aid Cut

The former Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott believes aid to the Palestinian Authority is being used to fund pensions for terrorists and should be cut.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: 2017: Here’s Turnbull’s New Year Warnings To Terrorists

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: 2017: Here’s Turnbull’s New Year Warnings To Terrorists

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has used his 2017 New Year message to warn terrorists and extremists they will not succeed in dividing Australians.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Politicians ‘Out of Touch’, Learn From Donald Trump: Gina Rinehart Says

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Politicians ‘Out of Touch’, Learn From Donald Trump: Gina Rinehart Says

‘Trump found wanted America to be great again, taxes lowered and Americans to be safe,’ Rinehart said. She claimed Australian politicians are ‘out of touch’

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australia Distances Itself From Obama’s Stance Against Israeli Settlements

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australia Distances Itself From Obama’s Stance Against Israeli Settlements

In a statement to the ABC, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop reiterated that the Australian Government remained “firmly committed to a two-state solution.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Faces Test Over Section 18C of Racial ­Discrimination Act

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Faces Test Over Section 18C of Racial ­Discrimination Act

Malcolm Turnbull is facing a test over section 18C of the Racial ­Discrimination Act from the same community and ethnic groups that derailed Tony ­Abbott’s ­attempt to repeal it.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Culleton Declared Bankrupt, Pauline Hanson Urges Him To Resign

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Culleton Declared Bankrupt, Pauline Hanson Urges Him To Resign

Independent Senator Rod Culleton declared bankrupt by the Federal Court in Perth, which would disqualify him from parliament, but he has vowed to fight on.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: 2017 Bernardi to Form Trump-Inspired Party

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: 2017 Bernardi to Form Trump-Inspired Party

Maverick right-wing senator Cory Bernardi is reportedly planning to leave the Coalition and form a radical Donald Trump-inspired party early in 2017.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australians ‘Bloody Frustrated’ With Politics: Jason Clare

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australians ‘Bloody Frustrated’ With Politics: Jason Clare

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment Jason Clare, “I think that people are angry and they’re pretty bloody frustrated with politics at the moment.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Passionate Speech: Malcolm Turnbull Reaffirms Republic Support

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Passionate Speech: Malcolm Turnbull Reaffirms Republic Support

“It’s about broadening reach, it’s about patience and endurance and mutual respect,” Malcolm Turnbull told about 300 supporters.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Majority MPs Oppose British Monarchy: Republicans Claim

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Majority MPs Oppose British Monarchy: Republicans Claim

Australian Republican Movement says 81 of 150 MPs and 40 of 76 senators favour the move, citing public statements from the politicians.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Court To Dutton: Rethink Afghan Refugees Citizenship Refusals

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Court To Dutton: Rethink Afghan Refugees Citizenship Refusals

Justice Mordecai Bromberg said there was no explanation why applications by the men, referred to by the initials F and G, sat in a “complex cases” queue.

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