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'On The Cusp Of Glory': Why The Republic Referendum 'Backfired' And What's Next

7 min read

Peter FitzSimons admits it has been two decades of "the winter years" since the failed republic referendum that preserved the British monarchy's place in Australian society.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

What Morrison Must Do If He Wants To Become One Of The Greats

5 min read

The federal election left many Australians despairing at the quality of national leadership.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Threatened By Liberal 'Terrorists' During Spill, MP Claims

3 min read

Promotions were offered to save Malcolm Turnbull from being dumped, a former MP has claimed, branding usurpers "terrorists" during the 2018 leadership spill that saw Scott Morrison installed as PM.

Politics

Politics

Trump, Turnbull Congratulate Morrison's 'GREAT' Election Win

1 min read

The congratulations are coming in for Prime Minister Scott Morrison, after he pulled off a surprise election victory.

Politics

Politics

How Political Polls Work And Which Ones Actually Matter

4 min read

With election season in full swing, we're being assaulted with numerous poll numbers -- which one should you pay attention to?

Politics

Politics

The Past Three Years In Parliament Have Been Bonkers. Here's Proof.

4 min read

From Fatman Scoop to Borat, dual citizens to sprinklers, Muppets to crocs -- the last three years in politics had it all.

Politics

Politics

Malcolm Turnbull Just Threw Peter Dutton Under The Bus

4 min read

Peter Dutton and Scott Morrison have "questions to answer" over an explosive report that a Chinese billionaire paid thousands of dollars for access to the immigration minister, former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said.

Politics

Politics

Barnaby Joyce Wants To Be Deputy PM But Just Got Roasted By His Replacement

3 min read

The Nationals are waging internal war again, with Michael McCormack and Barnaby Joyce trading barbs and insults in the media.

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AusVotes 2019

Julia Banks On Liberal Bullying, Bad Behaviour In Explosive Interview On The Project

3 min read

Liberal Party defector Julia Banks has levelled further explosive claims of bullying against former colleagues, claiming pre-selections were threatened and ministerial positions demanded during last year's leadership spill.

Politics

Politics

When Politicians Retire, Is There A Graceful Way To Go?

4 min read

Just a little over six months after he made his sensational exit from politics, Malcolm Turnbull has come out swinging at his former party.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mother Thought Husband Was Cheating, Allegedly Drowned Daughter

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

Would Julie Bishop Really Have Beaten Bill Shorten?

6 min read

Politicians famously don’t entertain hypotheticals.

Politics

Politics

The Anatomy Of A Historic Government Loss In Parliament

5 min read

If you think about it, this is all Peter Dutton's fault.

Politics

Politics

1300-Who-The-F**K-Is-PM? The Number To Call When You're In Doubt

2 min read

QUICK! Who is the Prime Minister of Australia right now?

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Politics

ScoMo Addresses ‘Sex In Chapel’ Rumour During Radio Interview

1 min read

In an awkward social flub, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has bungled the name of his predecessor's wife on radio after managing to make it through an awkward chat about sex rumours in parliament.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Babysitter Beat Four Month Old Until He Went Blind

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Kevin Rudd Unleashes On 'Poster Boy' Dutton

2 min read

Former Prime Minister (x2) Kevin Rudd has come out swinging against 'poster boy' Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton. 

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Here's A List Of Animals That Resemble World Leaders. And Vice Versa.

5 min read

I must confess I feel a bit sorry for Dermophis donaldtrumpi.

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Exclusive

The 10 Most Powerful Australian Photos From 2018

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Getty Images has given 10 daily an exclusive recap at the 10 most powerful Australian images in news and sport from the year.

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10 Yearly

Au Pairs, Bonk Bans... The A-Z Of A Brutal Year In Oz Politics

7 min read

Every year we think things can't get any odder in that strange house on the hill in Canberra, but every year our federal representatives seem to outdo themselves.

Politics

Politics

Howard Backs Morrison Rules, Rubbishes Liberal 'Split' Talk

3 min read

Former PM Malcolm Turnbull is still swinging, accusing his former colleagues of "ignorance" as the question of leadership again rears its head among Liberal politicians.

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Views

The Final Week Of Parliament Is Going Out With A Bang

4 min read

If anyone had told us six months ago that the government would be tearing itself apart over Liberal backbencher Craig Kelly, you'd have been laughed out of the building.

Politics

Politics

Craig Kelly Should Face Preselection: Turnbull

1 min read

Controversial Liberal MP Craig Kelly should face preselection for the Sydney seat of Hughes and not get re-endorsed by the NSW state executive, former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says.

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Views

The Government's Embarrassing Public Spats Are Doing It In

5 min read

The deep cracks in the Liberal Party have barely been papered over in recent weeks but they're already widening again, with a number of embarrassing public spats between senior members of the team.

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Politics

Liberal Branch Vote To Expel Malcolm Turnbull From The Party

1 min read

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is facing a potential expulsion from his own party, amid growing anger that he's broken ranks.

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Politics

Bittersweet Memories A Year After The Marriage Equality Vote

5 min read

It's been 12 months since it was announced that marriage equality would become law, with politicians and LGBTQ Australians sharing their memories -- good and bad -- of the vote process and the year since.

Politics

Politics

Morrison Refuses To Commit To Nauru Kids Christmas Deadline

3 min read

A reported plan to get all refugee kids off Nauru by Christmas hasn't been backed by Scott Morrison, as he appeared on Studio 10 on Monday.

Politics

Politics

'Bullies': Malcolm Turnbull Lashes Dutton, Cormann, Media On Q&A

4 min read

Malcolm Turnbull has unleashed on his former Liberal colleagues, calling his dumping as PM "crazy" and "pointless".

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Views

Is ScoMo's Ocker Rebrand Fair Dinkum?

4 min read

Baseball caps, daggy slang and policy on the run have been the main hallmarks of the new PM's short time in office.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Lashes Out At Morrison With A Few 'Facts' About Bali Mission

2 min read

Malcolm Turnbull has publicly slapped down his successor Scott Morrison, rebuking the current PM's claims that he wasn't meant to talk about sensitive policy matters when he was in Bali.

Politics

Politics

Grab Your Popcorn, Malcolm Turnbull Is Going Solo On Q&A

2 min read

The former Prime Minister will make his first proper public comments after being dumped as Liberal Party leader, in a Q&A special next week.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Plane Crash Bodies Found And Turnbull's Success In Bali

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Pittsburgh Victims Identified And Turnbull In Bali For ScoMo

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

Malcolm Turnbull's Bali Trip Is Becoming A Political Nightmare

2 min read

Jumping on a plane to Indonesia doesn't normally cause this much fuss.

Politics

Politics

Kerryn Phelps On Peter Dutton, Being 'Sensible', And Chocolate

4 min read

If Kerryn Phelps was a chocolate, she'd be "something dark" with a "sensible centre".

Politics

Politics

'Held At Gunpoint': Alex Turnbull Dishes On 'Weird' Liberal Party Politics

4 min read

Malcolm Turnbull's son Alex has called out the Liberal Party's 'frustrating' policy priorities, further backing in the Labor candidate in the by-election for his dad's former seat of Wentworth.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Vigil For Nicole Cartwright And Kanye West's Bizarre Trump Meeting

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Politics

Politics

Alex Turnbull Urges Voters Not To Vote Liberal In Wentworth By-Election

2 min read

Malcolm Turnbull's son has posted a video to Facebook calling on voters in his father's former Wentworth seat to vote against the Liberal Party in the upcoming by-election.

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Politics

What's Malcolm Turnbull Been Up To Since He Quit As PM?

4 min read

What does a millionaire from Sydney's eastern suburbs do when he suddenly has a LOT of spare time on his hands?

Politics

Politics

Long Way Back For Liberals And Morrison, Polls Show

3 min read

The Coalition is still facing electoral wipeout under new PM Scott Morrison, but the polls are slowly moving in the right direction for the government.

Politics

Politics

Shorten Pledges To Revive NEG, Calls Out 'Double Standard' Over Dutton

2 min read

Labor may try to force Dutton to the High Court.

Politics

Politics

ScoMo Has Had An Absolute Shocker Of A Week

3 min read

Some weeks in Canberra you just can't take a trick.

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Views

The Time For The Government To Save Itself Has Nearly Passed

3 min read

There's something positively dystopian about the Canberra bubble.

Updated

Updated

Scott Morrison Deletes And Apologises For Excruciatingly Bad Video

2 min read

If you got a $100 bill put your hand up.

Politics

Politics

Joyce Accused Turnbull Of 'Active Campaign' To Sabotage Government

3 min read

"That is bitterly disappointing".

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Turnbull Lobbying From NYC And Apple's New iPhones

3 min read

All the news you need to know on your Thursday morning.

Politics

Politics

Christopher Pyne Blames Labor For Liberal Leadership Chaos

2 min read

"The change in the leader is not the right thing to do".

Politics

Politics

It's Going To Be A Wild Week In Parliament

4 min read

The circus is back in town.

Politics

Politics

Tom Ballard Rants For Eight F*ck-Filled Minutes On Tonightly

2 min read

“F*ck the hypocrisy, the weakness and inertia on this issue".

Politics

Politics

Australia's Next Election Will Be The Battle Of The Daggy Dads

4 min read

Meat pies, footy, baseball caps... and Parliament House.

Politics

Politics

NZ Journalist Detained While Interviewing Refugee On Nauru

3 min read

Nauru says her media accreditation has been revoked.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Was Days From Fixing Schools Funding Mess Before Being Axed

2 min read

"What we're seeing is the government leaking on itself"

Politics

Politics

Malcolm Turnbull's Son Unleashes On Twitter: 'Wake Up'

2 min read

Alex Turnbull isn't holding back on Twitter.

Views

Views

Alas Poor Malcolm, We Didn't Know Him Well

5 min read

Too right-wing for Labor, too left-wing for the Liberals

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Bob Katter Explodes On Q&A And Nurse Attacked By Patient

3 min read

Everything you need to know on your Tuesday morning.

National

National

Here Are The Latest Shocking Findings Of The Banks Royal Commission

4 min read

Some banks may face criminal charges.

Politics

Politics

Kirribilli House Or The Lodge? PM Morrison's Choice Of Home

2 min read

The decision has ruffled feathers in the past.

Politics

Politics

PM Scott Morrison Has Blocked Lots Of People On Twitter

5 min read

"It sends the wrong message if you're meant to be representing the people."

Politics

Politics

Abbott's Sister Christine Forster Confirms Run For Turnbull's Seat

1 min read

With Turnbull leaving politics, the seat of Wentworth is up for grabs.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull’s Grandson Doesn't Hold Back

1 min read

The five-year-old seemed to assume the role of 'unofficial translator' for Turnbull.

Politics

Politics

Before And After Shots: The World Leaders Edition

3 min read

We need to talk about the 'top job effect' and why Aussie leaders don't to seem bear the brunt.

National

National

News You May Have Missed During The #Libspill Media Eclipse

6 min read

There has been much more happening than the leadership squabbles of Canberra.

Politics

Politics

Yes, We Have A PM, But The Battle For The Soul Of The Liberal Party Lives On

4 min read

The festering wound has been ripped open and may not be about to heal.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull A Man Of Many Achievements, According To Himself

4 min read

Claimed Australians would be "shaking their head in disbelief" at the "deliberate destructive action" of #Libspill.

Politics

Politics

Malcolm Turnbull Is 'Shattered' By LibSpill

1 min read

He spent Thursday night drinking with one of his few loyal Ministers left.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Amber Alert For Missing Boy, Hawaii Hurricane Bears Down

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday morning.

Politics

Politics

The State Of Play Right Now In #LibSpill

2 min read

It's now potentially a four-way contest for the top job.

Politics

Politics

#Libspill 'Is About Hate', Not Leadership Or Policy

3 min read

"You win leadership ballots by playing really, really dirty," Sam Dastyari tells ten daily.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Says What He Really Thinks In Fiery Press Conference

5 min read

No topic was too controversial for the PM as he commented on Dutton's eligibility, bullies in parliament and far-right politics.

Politics

Politics

Twitter Reacts As Twitter Does To #Libspill Day 3

2 min read

Literally no one knows what's going on, but we're all in this together Australia.

Politics

Politics

Today, One Of These People Will Be Your PM

3 min read

Place your damn bets.

Politics

Politics

'Waging War': Uhlmann Takes Down Media Over Leadership Spill

3 min read

"People have to see this for what it is."

Politics

Politics

Dishonesty And Deception: The Flimsy Nature Of Our MPs' Loyalty

4 min read

How are we supposed to trust our leaders when they can't trust theirs?

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Trump Slams Ex-Lawyer, Hurricane Barrels Towards Hawaii

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Politics

Politics

The Honourable ScoMo Sworn In As PM

1 min read

Updates as Malcolm Turnbull's political fate is sealed and the country's prime minister decided in Canberra.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly: Why This Brutal Leadership Spill Is Different And Makes No Sense

5 min read

It doesn’t even get close to guaranteeing any benefit for the government.

Politics

Politics

Liberals Try To Force Turnbull Challenge

1 min read

Liberal MPs are reportedly trying to get Malcolm Turnbull to call a party room meeting to face a leadership challenge from Peter Dutton on Wednesday night.

Politics

Politics

Eligibility Questions Cloud Tumultuous Day In Parliament

3 min read

"He has legal advice but I have not read it," Turnbull said.

Politics

Politics

Is it Still On? Here's What Could Happen Now In The #LibSpill

4 min read

Here's how this could play out from here.

Politics

Politics

Peter Dutton Is Openly Planning Another Leadership Challenge

1 min read

"If I believe that a majority of colleagues support me, then I would consider my position"

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Nazi Prison Guard Deported, Ex-Trump Lawyer Reaches Plea Deal

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Politics

Politics

Government In Turmoil As Mass Ministry Resignations Continue

2 min read

The PM could face a second threat within days.

Politics

Politics

Dutton Is Laying Out His 'Softer Side' Election Strategy

2 min read

Attempts to gloss over much-maligned refugees record as immigration minister

Politics

Politics

Dutton Lost Today, But History Says He'll Win The Next One

3 min read

We're perfectly following the script of other famous leadership coups.

Politics

Politics

Jenny Macklin Yells The Question We're All Wondering

1 min read

It was loud enough to wake the "dead man walking."

Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa Wilkinson

Dear Canberra, This Soap Opera Would Be Funny Were It Not So Serious

2 min read

Really, Canberra? Are we back here again?

LIVE

LIVE

Turnbull 'No Grudge' Toward Dutton After Leadership Challenge

3 min read

Bishop calls 48-35 win an "overwhelming" result for the PM.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Pope Condemns Church Sex Abuse, Korean Families Reunite

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday morning.

Politics

Politics

Is It On? Maybe! Here's Why

4 min read

Energy prices and climate change. It's a familiar story.

Politics

Politics

What's Going On With The National Energy Guarantee?

4 min read

Backbenchers, backflips and Bill Shorten -- how Malcolm Turnbull is trying to change energy policy and keep his job at the same time.

Politics

Politics

Peter Dutton's Old Tweet Is Coming Back To Haunt Him

2 min read

Sound the Lib-spill alarm.

Politics

Politics

When Is The Next Federal Election?

4 min read

There's a lot of factors in play, and a few elections coming next year to worry about.

Politics

Politics

What Finally Brought Our Political Leaders Together

3 min read

"We know racism fills the silences, discrimination thrives in the darkness"

Politics

Politics

Even Pauline Hanson Was 'Appalled' By the 'Final Solution' Speech

3 min read

"I felt like I was trapped in a Ku Klux Klan rally".

Politics

Politics

Explained: Australia's Energy Problem Is About Power, Paris And Prices

5 min read

It's about prices, Paris and power in politics.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parliament Resumes And Tourist Killed By Hippo

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

'A Drop In The Bucket': Gov't Drought Assistance Not Enough

5 min read

"It's a start. I think the government could do more"

Politics

Politics

The Bizarre Story Of How $444m Was Given To An Obscure Reef Group

4 min read

"Taxpayers’ money has been given away without process, probity or policy justification"

Politics

Politics

Government Put To The Sword On Q&A After By-Elections

3 min read

"It's not the leader that will make the difference. It's the vision."

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Corporate Tax Cuts Under Scrutiny And 14 Dead In Earthquake

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.