Malcolm Turnbull will abolish the lifetime gold-pass travel perks for politicians, in a bid to restore public confidence and save close to $5 million.
Adding to center-right leader Malcolm Turnbull’s woes, an opinion poll published on Monday showed that support for his coalition had slipped to its lowest.
Campbell is due to meet Indonesian military (TNI) chief, Gatot Nurmantyo and army chief of staff Mulyono, TNI spokesman Wuryanto said.
“The agreement is to be honored by the Trump administration (so) I’m pleased this agreement will continue,” Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said.
U.S. President Donald Trump labeled a refugee swap deal with Australia “dumb” after a Washington Post report of an acrimonious telephone call with Turnbull.
Bill Shorten declears: “Too many Australians think the political system is broken and more than a few don’t trust us to fix it. We need to lift our game.”
“I’m here to commemorate all the aboriginal people who were murdered during the first stage of settlement,” protester Neville Scarlett told The Age.
Thousands of protesters in Australia and New Zealand on Saturday joined the first of hundreds of womens’ marches organized around the world in a show of disapproval of U.S. President Donald Trump as he began his first day in office.
One Nation senator Brian Burston will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration. Hanson tweeted he would do a great job of representing the party.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Australia is the first since Malcolm Turnbull became prime minister in late 2015.
Australian Health Minister Sussan Ley said she had resigned from her Cabinet position amid an expenses scandal that has proved to be an embarrassing.
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.
Independent senator Rod Culleton has lost his spot in the Senate after he was declared bankrupt by a Federal Court judge.
“I’m very confident that the investigations will demonstrate that no rules were broken whatsoever,” Sussan Ley told reporters in Albury.
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”.
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.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo told reporters, “I think our relations with Australia remain in a good condition.”
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has used his 2017 New Year message to warn terrorists and extremists they will not succeed in dividing Australians.
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’