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Peter Dutton reveals his shadow ministry with big changes in roles

Peter Dutton reveals his shadow ministry with big changes in roles

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has revealed his shadow cabinet which features some significant changes of personnel and portfolios. The line up features ten women in the Shadow Cabinet, which has a total of 24 members. The opposition said his team had a great depth of talent, but he also wanted to give opportunities to some […]

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Peter Dutton confirmed as Liberal leader with Sussan Ley as deputy

Peter Dutton confirmed as Liberal leader with Sussan Ley as deputy

Peter Dutton has been elected as the new leader of the Liberal party, with Sussan Ley as his deputy. Both Dutton and Ley were elected unopposed in a party room meeting, following the leadership resignation from former Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Prior to the election the deputy leader had been former Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, but […]

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Activist Shane Bazzi wins appeal against Peter Dutton defamation decision

Activist Shane Bazzi wins appeal against Peter Dutton defamation decision

Activist Shane Bazzi has won an appeal against the defamation action brought by Defence Minister Peter Dutton. Bazzi won an appeal earlier this week against a defamation proceeding that was handed down back in November last year. Dutton sued Bazzi in the Federal Court over a now deleted tweet which accused him of being a […]

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Peter Dutton says Australians support his IDAHoBIT ban

Peter Dutton says Australians support his IDAHoBIT ban

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has spoken about his ban on the military acknowledging ‘woke’ days such as International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBIT). Appearing on Alan Jones television program Minister Dutton said it was important that the military represented the wishes of the tax payers who funded their activities. “Part of the […]

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Peter Dutton slammed for his stance against diversity events

Peter Dutton slammed for his stance against diversity events

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has been criticised over his crackdown on events that celebrate diversity. Following events that marked International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), Minister Dutton ordered defence force chiefs to ensure their are no future events that suggest people wear particular clothing to show support for marginalised groups. Union leader […]

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Defence Minister Peter Dutton bans celebrations that ask people to dress up

Defence Minister Peter Dutton bans celebrations that ask people to dress up

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has ordered Defence Force Chiefs to ban any celebrations that encourage personnel to wear particular clothing to mark a significant day of recognition. The edict follows International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Speaking to The Age newspaper Dutton said he would not allow the department to follow a […]

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Government may stop Chelsea Manning from speaking in Australia

Government may stop Chelsea Manning from speaking in Australia

The federal government is considering banning Chelsea Manning from speaking in Australia, with new Immigration Minister David Coleman reviewing her visa. Manning is scheduled to speak at the Antidote Festival at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday night, following by speaking engagements in Brisbane and Melbourne. Manning, who was an intelligence analyst in the US […]

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Scott Morrison is Australia’s new Prime Minister following leadership war

Scott Morrison is Australia’s new Prime Minister following leadership war

Breaking News Scott Morrison will be sworn in as Australia’s 30th Prime Minister after toppling Malcolm Turnbull in a long and drawn out leadership battle. Morrison defeated Peter Dutton who had been driving the push for leadership change. Western Australian Julie Bishop has also stood for leadership but knocked out in the first round of […]

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Malcolm Turnbull hangs on to Prime Minister role despite mass resignations

Malcolm Turnbull hangs on to Prime Minister role despite mass resignations

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is hanging on to his job despite mass resignations from his team and has set a Friday high noon deadline for his internal critics to call for a second spill motion. Speaking to reporters in Canberra Turnbull said he awaiting for a letter form his colleagues requesting a second party room […]

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Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells resigns citing the marriage debate

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells resigns citing the marriage debate

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells has resigned as the Minister for International Development and the Pacific. Senator Fierravanti-Wells said there were many reasons she was no longer supporting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull including last year’s debate over marriage equality. While the Prime Minister was vocal supporter of allowing same-sex couples to wed, the New South Wales senator was strongly […]

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