Tuesday Sep 20, 2022

Time to chill about election – we’re regaining balance

For the reasonably reasonable people among the 36 per cent of Australians whose first preference was for another three years of Liberal-National Coalition government, relax – Australia is just doing its regular rebalancing act around the centre. Civilisation as rational conservatives imagine it is not coming to an end. History shows we are much better […]

Anne Aly first female Muslim minister in history-making front bench

Thirteen women will be sworn into the Albanese government’s first ministry, the most since Federation. A ministerial bench of 30 will be sworn into reshuffled portfolios at Government House on Wednesday including the newest elevation to cabinet, Clare O’Neil (home affairs and cybersecurity), and ministers taking on new portfolios – Tanya Plibersek (environment and water) […]

Part of a human leg found on side of busy NT highway

Part of a human leg has been found on a major Northern Territory highway, with police unsure if its owner is dead or alive. A traveller discovered the lower section of leg on the Stuart Highway at Coolalinga, 30 kilometres south of Darwin, about 9am on Tuesday. “We’ve had a forensic pathologist attend on site […]

Albanese’s message to Labor caucus

Live An emotional Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been greeted with cheers and applause as he addressed a jubilant Labor caucus for the first time since the May 21 election. Mr Albanese, who set July 26 as the opening date for the 47th federal Parliament, praised his Labor for a “magnificent campaign” that delivered it […]

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