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Amanda Stoker goes on media blitz following criticism

Amanda Stoker goes on media blitz following criticism

On Tuesday Senator Amanda Stoker hit back at critics of her appointment as Assistant Minister for Women, spending the day in radio, TV and print media interviews. The Queensland senator said criticism from Australian of the Year, Grace Tame, and actor Magda Szubanski was misplaced. Senator Stoker said she had a long history of defending […]

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PM Morrison announces new ministers in cabinet reshuffle

PM Morrison announces new ministers in cabinet reshuffle

Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual misconduct/assault. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced changes to his cabinet, which sees more women in ministerial roles, while other MPs take on new portfolios. The reshuffle follows a series of allegations levelled at elected officials and staff in Canberra, shining a spotlight on sexual misconduct allegations, and […]

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Liberal MP Nicolle Flint announces she’s leaving politics

Liberal MP Nicolle Flint announces she’s leaving politics

South Australian Liberal MP Nicolle Flint has announced she’s quitting politics and will not stand at the next federal election. Flint declared that she would not recontest her seat of Boothby and would be bowing out of politics. During her time in parliament Flint has faced a barrage of sexist and demeaning commentary, memorably making […]

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Is the government about to launch Version 3.0 of the religious discrimination bill?

Is the government about to launch Version 3.0 of the religious discrimination bill?

Former Howard government Minister Kevin Andrews, who is now a backbencher in the Morrison government, has shared with a family group that Attorney General Christian Porter will soon reveal the third iteration of the controversial religious discrimination bill. Andrews, who was recently dumped by the party ahead of the next election, spoke online to Family […]

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Alan Jones announces his retirement from radio

Alan Jones announces his retirement from radio

Sydney radio host Alan Jones has announced he’ll hang up the headphones and retire from radio later this month. Jones will continue to present his evening programs on Sky News and write for newspapers. Jones’ breakfast show has been a top rating program since he took over the slot in 2001. The radio host said […]

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Malcolm Turnbull’s autobiography pirated ahead of release

Malcolm Turnbull’s autobiography pirated ahead of release

Publisher Hardie Grant has sent out legal warnings after pirated copies of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s highly anticipated autobiography began circulating among politicians and staffers ahead of it’s release. In a statement Hardie Grant said on Saturday evening they became aware that a pirated copy of Turnbull’s, A Bigger Picture, was being circulated to […]

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PM Scott Morrison’s approval rating plummets in latest Newspoll

PM Scott Morrison’s approval rating plummets in latest Newspoll

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s approval rating have taken a tumble in the latest Newspoll. The poll published today by The Australian shows that the Prime Minister’s handling of the bushfire crisis has seen his personal approval rating drop to its lowest level since he took office. The exclusive Newspoll conducted for The Australian shows the Prime […]

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PFLAG launches new campaign against religious discrimination bill

PFLAG launches new campaign against religious discrimination bill

A new website created by Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG+) will encourage Australians who want to scrap the Religious Discrimination Bill to have their voices heard. Launched today the website outlines advocates belief that a wide variety of Australians will be disadvantaged by the bill including people with disability, women, racial and […]

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Equality Australia says Religious Discrimination Bill will divide communities

Equality Australia says Religious Discrimination Bill will divide communities

Anna Brown, the CEO of Equality Australia has labeled the Morrison government’s latest draft of the religious discrimination bill a piece of legislation that will divide Australian communities. Brown says the latest version of the legislation, that was revealed by Attorney General Christian Porter this morning, will provide protections for people who intimidate others through […]

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Morrison government reveal new draft of Religious Discrimination Bill

Morrison government reveal new draft of Religious Discrimination Bill

The Morrison government have released a new draft of the controversial Religious Discrimination Bill, after withdrawing its first draft in November. The updated bill announced today by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Attorney General Christian Porter has seen some major changes, following criticism from LGBTIQ+ and women’s advocacy groups, as well as approximately 6,000 written […]

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