'Rainbow across my electorate': Maurice Williamson

Video Published: 18 Apr 2013

Pakuranga MP Maurice Williamson has New Zealand parliamentarians roaring in their seats during the third marriage equality...

Gay, Gay Marriage, Maurice Williamson, New Zealand, Politics, Same Sex Marriage

Lorde: "Can't wait to vote"

Video Published: 29 Jul 2014

Some teenagers can't wait to become adults so they can go into a pub, but for Lorde, she can't wait to vote.

Lorde, New Zealand, Politics, Voting

Australia Institute wants tax to protect 'normal investors'

Story Published: 26 Mar 2015

A report from the Australia Institute is calling for a new tax on financial transactions known as a Tobin tax.

Economics, Jacqui Lambie, Politics, Tax

A man whose ‘ideas will never die’: Fraser farewelled

Story Published: 27 Mar 2015

FORMER prime minister Malcolm Fraser has been farewelled at a state funeral in Melbourne.

Funeral, Malcolm Fraser, Politics, Prime Minister

Cabinet talks open way to join Asian bank

Story Published: 23 Mar 2015

AUSTRALIA is expected to join the Chinese-led Asian Development Bank, after a meeting in Canberra discussed the options...

Asia, Business, Politics

Clive Palmer in clash with TV journalist

Video Published: 15 May 2013

Clive Palmer didn't like the line of questioning of one reporter on the Sunshine Coast today.

Clive Palmer, Media, Politics, Television

Encrypt, go offshore to avoid data retention: Senator

Story Published: 24 Mar 2015

GREENS Senator Scott Ludlam urged people to use offshore internet service providers to avoid the Abbott government’s data...

Data Retention Laws, Internet, Politics

MP pushes for bigger budget focus on regions

Story Published: 25 Mar 2015

AN independent Victorian Federal MP has moved to ensure regional Australia is given more prominence in the Federal...

Budget, Politics, Regional Australia

Poll boost comes as Abbott's travel queried

Story Published: 24 Mar 2015

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott’s poll boost on Tuesday came as revelations emerged of his use of a government plane to attend a...

Politics, Polling, Tony Abbott

Data retention laws pass the lower house

Story Published: 19 Mar 2015

The Abbott government’s two-year data retention laws have passed the House of Representatives, and will now go to the...

Politics, Tony Abbott

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