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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Malcolm Roberts Says He May Donate His Pay Rise to Charity

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Malcolm Roberts Says He May Donate His Pay Rise to Charity 0

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts has said he may donate his pay rise to charity, arguing federal politicians should be able to turn down the wage hike.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson Adamantly Refuses to Apologise for Autism Comments

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson Adamantly Refuses to Apologise for Autism Comments 0

Pauline Hanson has labelled her critics “disgraceful” and “misleading” while refusing to retreat from comments that children with autism should be removed from mainstream classrooms.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australia Halts Operations in US-Led Coalition in Syria After Syrian Jet Hit

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australia Halts Operations in US-Led Coalition in Syria After Syrian Jet Hit 0

“As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force (ADF) strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased,” an ADF spokeswoman said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Will the Greens Let the Teachers’ Union Bully Them Over Schools Funding?

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Will the Greens Let the Teachers’ Union Bully Them Over Schools Funding? 0

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young says what the government has put on the table moves the package closer to what the Greens have been advocating.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Mocks Trump Over ‘Russian Guy’ at Media Party

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Mocks Trump Over ‘Russian Guy’ at Media Party 0

“The Donald and I … we are winning in the polls. We are! Not the fake polls,” Turnbull said in the leaked recording. “I have this Russian guy…”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull MPs Called Before Supreme Court

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull MPs Called Before Supreme Court 0

Turnbull MPs have been ordered by the Victorian Supreme Court to explain why they shouldn’t be charged with contempt over comments they made relating to terrorist sentences.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: NDP Ready for Election: John Horgan Says

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: NDP Ready for Election: John Horgan Says 0

John Horgan: “We’re asking our donors, small donors, to be sure we’re prepared if the worst happens and the BC Liberals force another election.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Media Watchdog Clears ABC Over Airing of Hanson, Ashby Donation Discussion

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Media Watchdog Clears ABC Over Airing of Hanson, Ashby Donation Discussion 0

In the recording, Senator Hanson questions who in the party knows about the donation and Mr McNee, whose name she said was kept “very quiet”.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Police to Get Greater Powers to Shoot in Militant Sieges

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Police to Get Greater Powers to Shoot in Militant Sieges 0

Under the proposal, which is likely to be adopted in the state’s parliament given the support for it, lethal force can be used immediately if an incident is declared “terrorist related” by the state’s most senior police officer, Berejiklian told reporters in Sydney.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Melbourne Terror Attack: ISIS Claim Responsibility

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Melbourne Terror Attack: ISIS Claim Responsibility 0

Authorities have identified the attacker as a Somali-born man, Yacqub Khayre, 29, who lived with his mother in a Melbourne suburb.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Bill Shorten Slams Pauline Hanson Anti-Islam Post in Wake of London Terror Attack

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Bill Shorten Slams Pauline Hanson Anti-Islam Post in Wake of London Terror Attack 0

Senator Pauline Hanson took to social media in the immediate aftermath of the attack to say “stop Islamic immigration before it is too late”.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson Warns: ‘Stop Islamic Immigration Before Australia Hits 5 Per Cent Like England’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson Warns: ‘Stop Islamic Immigration Before Australia Hits 5 Per Cent Like England’ 0

“Stop Islamic Immigration before Australia hits 5 per cent like England,” Senator Pauline Hanson’s tweeted graphic says.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Tony Abbott Says, ‘Stop Treating Muslims With Kid Gloves’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Tony Abbott Says, ‘Stop Treating Muslims With Kid Gloves’ 0

“The only safe Jihadi is one who’s been lawfully killed, lawfully imprisoned or thoroughly converted from Islamism,” Mr Abbott said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Refugee Detainees Sue Government

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Refugee Detainees Sue Government 0

The class action is led by an Iranian immigrant, Majid Karami Kamasaee, who spent 10 months at the Manus Island facility and who now lives in community detention in Melbourne.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Aborigines Seek Treaties in Drive for More Than Symbolic Change

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Aborigines Seek Treaties in Drive for More Than Symbolic Change 0

250 Aboriginal leaders have been meeting at the sacred monolith landmark of Uluru in central Australia to decide how they should be recognized.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Asylum Seekers at Australian-Run Detention Center in Papua New Guinea Told to Leave or Miss US Resettlement

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Asylum Seekers at Australian-Run Detention Center in Papua New Guinea Told to Leave or Miss US Resettlement 0

“I’m not going to Lorengau,” said one asylum seeker. “Many refugees have been beaten, robbed and abused (there) in different ways.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Aboriginal Leaders Abandon Meeting on Their Future

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Aboriginal Leaders Abandon Meeting on Their Future 0

“We have agreed there is need for a voice of aboriginal society. We need to be able to control our own destiny and should be formalized by treaty,” Clark says.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Uluru Summit: Aboriginal Tasmanians to Argue for Compensation Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Uluru Summit: Aboriginal Tasmanians to Argue for Compensation Deal 0

Aboriginal Tasmanians will argue for a compensation deal as part of a national treaty at a historic meeting on constitutional recognition at Uluru.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Peter Dutton to ‘Fake Refugees’: Game Up!

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Peter Dutton to ‘Fake Refugees’: Game Up! 0

“This is a very serious situation and it’s costing Australian taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars a year,” Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Government Needs to Help Julian Assange: Barrister Greg Barns Pleads

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Government Needs to Help Julian Assange: Barrister Greg Barns Pleads 0

‘Malcolm Turnbull and the Australian Government need to do finally get involved in this matter,’ Greg Barns legal advisor to Julian Assange says.

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