Tag Archives: Anthony Albanese

ALP national conference 2021: Anthony Albanese to announce $15bn Covid recovery fund – live

Yes, I certainly support and endorse the words of my colleagues Linda Burney and Pat Dodson. We are incredibly pleased to be able to come before the national Labor conference in support of improving the lives of First Nations people right across the country. We certainly want to focus on many things in particular through […]

Australia news live: Crown ends all political donations; pressure builds on Morrison to listen to women

After 100,000 women marched for justice on Monday, the federal government faces scrutiny over whether it’s listening. Follow all today’s latest news and updates, live NSW hotspots; Qld hotspots; vaccine tracker Global live blog 1.24am GMT The Greens will be voting against the Online Safety Bill 1.24am GMT Guys – a code of conduct really […]

Australia politics live: Christian Porter to return to work 31 March as Labor presses Coalition on independent inquiry into allegations against him

Prime minister grilled in parliament; attorney general’s lawyers say ‘trial by media’ against Porter should end with start of court proceedings; Queensland calls on Canberra to consider Covid vaccine rollout in PNG. Follow the latest Labor presses PM on independent inquiry into Porter allegations Follow our Women’s March 4 Justice live blog Sydney quarantine worker […]

Australia news live: Craig Kelly quits Liberal party to join crossbench; Albanese gets Covid vaccine

This isn’t a raise in the jobseeker rate – it’s a half-arsed PR exercise that will entrench poverty and disadvantage for more than 1.2 million Australians who depend on jobseeker to survive. The Morrison government has thrown people on jobseeker some crumbs and called it a raise. What it really is is an insult. Instead […]

Australia news live: Covid vaccine rollout begins; more questions over rape allegations

Mr Morrison is arguably the most powerful person in the land. He sets sets standards that form cultural expectations. His actions and inactions shape the culture. But when Four Corners raised serious concerns about the culture of mistreatment of women and his government, he tried to silence the ABC. When women complained of bullying in […]

Daniel Andrews gives Victoria Covid update after Australian Open hotel worker tests positive – politics live

I am always happy to sit down with the prime minister and see if there are some bespoke facilities that can be built. That might give you some greater capacity and might be useful not just for this pandemic but events that could occur in the future. Bushfires, all sorts of different things. Emergency housing […]

Craig Kelly ‘agrees to support’ Covid vaccine rollout after talk with Scott Morrison – Australian politics live

NSW Health continues to urge people across the state, particularly in the Liverpool area, to come forward for testing with even the mildest of symptoms that could signal Covid-19, such as a runny nose or scratchy throat. After testing, you must remain in isolation until a negative result is received. The state’s ongoing sewage surveillance […]

Australia politics live: RBA holds cash rate at 0.1% as government shuts down attempt to censure Craig Kelly

I want to update you on another emergency situation with bushfires threatening lives and homes north-east of Perth. I understand DFES will do a media conference and provide a comprehensive update on the Wooroloo fire situation later today. I urge people to listen to the advice and follow the instructions. People in the area are […]