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Scott Morrison's Popularity Nosedives In Wake Of Bushfires: Poll

4 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s popularity has taken a serious hit in the wake of the bushfire crisis, according to a new comprehensive poll.

Politics

Politics

Aussies On Coronavirus Cruise To Be Flown To Darwin For Quarantine

6 min read

A boatload of Australians stuck on a ship afflicted by the coronavirus will spend another 14 days in quarantine, with Qantas to fly them from Japan to Darwin.

National

National

Scott Morrison Extends China Travel Ban As Coronavirus Fears Continue

3 min read

The Australian government has announced it is extending a travel ban for visitors arriving from mainland China, over ongoing fears of the potentially deadly coronavirus.

Politics

Politics

How 'Smart' Indigenous Fire Management Could Help The Bushfire Crisis

8 min read

Governments would be "smart" to use traditional Indigenous cultural burning techniques to reduce bushfire risk, experts say, with thousands of years of knowledge potentially a key to mitigating danger.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Has Spent As Much Time Globe-Trotting As Kevin '747' Rudd

3 min read

Scott Morrison has been dubbed 'the frequent flyer from the Shire' with new data showing the PM is on track to spend just as much time overseas as Kevin Rudd in his first two years as Prime Minister.

National

National

PM Introduces New Measures To Tackle Veteran Suicide

1 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will appoint a permanent independent commissioner to investigate veteran suicide and make recommendations on mental health and wellbeing.

Politics

Politics

Albanese Says It's 'Fiction' That The Bushfire Crisis Couldn't Be Predicted

5 min read

Claims that Australia's "black summer" bushfire crisis was unforeseeable is "fiction" and the country is at "a turning point", said Labor leader Anthony Albanese as federal parliament mourned the fire victims.

Politics

Politics

Bridget McKenzie Resigns From Cabinet Over 'Sports Rorts' Scandal

4 min read

Scott Morrison has confirmed agriculture minister Bridget McKenzie will step down from cabinet over her involvement with the sports funding scandal.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Sports Rorts Scandal: Email Reveals Morrison's Office Was Involved

2 min read

Scott Morrison was adamant his office wasn't involved in the sports rorts scandal, but 10 News First can reveal that the PM’s office was involved in directing where the millions in sports funding went.

Politics

Politics

The Unanswered Questions Of Australia's Coronavirus Plan

6 min read

The plan to evacuate Australians from the coronavirus epicentre remains fuzzy, with questions of how to land a large plane on Christmas Island and how people will be treated there yet to be answered.

National

National

Qantas Working Out How To Get Evacuated Aussies To Christmas Island

3 min read

The government wants to evacuate Australians trapped in Wuhan and isolate them for two weeks on Christmas Island, however, the airline that's been asked to help is still trying to figure out how.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison's Phone Call Interrupted Jacinda Ardern's Press Conference

2 min read

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has laughed off having to reject a phone call from Scott Morrison, when he rang through in the middle of a press conference she was holding.

Politics

Politics

Federal Parliament To Devote Entire First Day Back To Bushfire Condolence Speeches

4 min read

Returning after a long summer break, Australia's federal politicians will give over their first day back exclusively to condolence motions honouring bushfire victims and responders.

Sam Dastyari

Sam Dastyari

Luckily For Bridget McKenzie, The Days Of Scandals Ruining Politicians Are Over

3 min read

There is an old saying: "you can survive anything in politics, except ridicule".

National

National

Scott Morrison's Father Has Died, Aged 84

1 min read

John Morrison, the Prime Minister's father, has died.

Politics

Politics

What's The 'Sports Rorts' Scandal And Why Does It Matter?

5 min read

We love a scandal with a rhyming name, don't we?

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Why The Government's 'Resilience And Adaptation' Argument On Climate Change Is Madness

8 min read

Scotty from Marketing has a new climate slogan. Experts say it's "disturbing" and another way to avoid the real conversation.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Grandparents 'Kept Toddlers Locked In Tiny, Wooden Cages'

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Sam Dastyari

Sam Dastyari

Why Photographs, Not Polls, Will Decide The Next Election

4 min read

The legendary late advertising guru Neil Lawrence used to make me watch the TV news with the sound turned off.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Misses Out on $10k, But Gets Lifetime Supply Of Chicken

8 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

PM Flags Royal Commission Into Bushfire Crisis, 'Evolution' Of Climate Policies

3 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has acknowledged a national review into the country's bushfire crisis would need to look at the role of climate change, flagging "evolving" the government's policies on greenhouse gas emissions.

News

News

The Worst Takes On Australia's Bushfire Crisis (That Aren't Conspiracy Theories)

5 min read

Some things are better left unsaid, but the likes of Sam Newman and Israel Folau seem to always miss that memo.

Zoe Simmons

Zoe Simmons

What It's Like To Watch Your Home Town Burn

7 min read

The photos don’t do it justice.

World

World

Trump Says Iran 'Standing Down' After Missile Strikes

5 min read

U.S. President Donald Trump said Iran appears to be "standing down" following the recent missile strike on U.S targets, as European and Gulf leaders urged the Iranian government to avoid escalating the conflict. 

World

World

Iran Supreme Leader Says Revenge Missile Strikes 'Not Enough'

3 min read

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has gloated about the recent missile strike on U.S. targets, saying they were a slap in the face to America, but they're "not enough".

Brad Emery

Brad Emery

The Personal Abuse Being Thrown At Our Prime Minister Is Un-Australian

3 min read

Exhausted and grieving. 

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

The World Is Run By Right-Wing Bullies Useless In A Crisis

4 min read

When then Treasurer Scott Morrison brought a lump of coal into Federal parliament, he thought he was being really clever.

National

National

Panicked Survivor Reenacts Moment He Became Trapped By Bushfire

2 min read

A man who survived a bushfire as it tore through the small town of Cobargo on the NSW South Coast has shared a graphic re-enactment of how he managed to escape the blaze.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Australia's Chance To Lead The Way On Climate Change Is Going Up In Smoke

8 min read

On the day 4000 people in Mallacoota had to run into the sea to escape fire, an article from Angus Taylor was published in The Australian newspaper saying Aussies should be proud of our climate change efforts.

Politics

Politics

Kevin Rudd Says Morrison 'Unfit' To Be PM After Releasing Bushfire 'Ad'

3 min read

The prime minister is standing by a video that he posted outlining the federal government's bushfire response after it was condemned on social media.

National

National

Volunteer Firefighters Offered Up To $6000 To Fight Bushfires

2 min read

Volunteer firefighters will get up to $6000 each in tax-free compensation for those who have lost income to battle bushfires.

Politics

Politics

Malcolm Turnbull's Tweets Are Quietly Roasting Scott Morrison On Climate Change

6 min read

Former PM Malcolm Turnbull has shared tweets blasting "a regrettable lack of leadership" from the man who replaced him, in a Christmas spree of sub-tweeting and shady likes.

National

National

'Merry Crisis': Aussie Artist Unveils Mural Of PM In Hawaiian Shirt

2 min read

An Australian artist has unveiled his latest in a long line of political murals, this time featuring Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

The Project

The Project

‘The Project’ Says Airing Edited ‘Not My PM’ Footage Was ‘A Mistake’

2 min read

‘The Project’ has addressed criticism the program edited footage of Scott Morrison’s meeting with a firefighter, after Monday night’s segment sparked accusations it ‘mislead’ the public.

Politics

Politics

Volunteer Firefighters To Be Given More Paid Leave To Fight Bushfires

4 min read

Aussie public servants who volunteer to help battle the bushfires will be entitled to more paid leave off work.

News

News

Hawaiian Shirt Made After Morrison's 'Secret Holiday' Raises More Than $35K For Firies

1 min read

A Hawaiian shirt based on Prime Minister Scott Morrison's controversial overseas holiday has raised more than $35,000 for volunteer firefighters.

Politics

Politics

Volunteer Firies Should Be Compensated So They Don't Fall Behind On Bills, Experts Say

7 min read

It is "the right time" to talk about paying or compensating volunteer firefighters battling bushfires, Victoria's Premier said, as debate ramps up over how to look after those on the frontlines of the national crisis.

News

News

Hawaii Tourist Claims Scott Morrison Dismissed Bushfires As A 'State Issue'

3 min read

A tourist who says he took a picture of Scott Morrison during his overseas holiday has slammed the Prime Minister for sipping cocktails during the bushfire crisis and calling it 'a state issue'.

Politics

Politics

Morrison Shrugs Off Holiday Criticism, Says 'It's Time To Be Kind To Each Other'

5 min read

Scott Morrison says the "time for discussion" about his Hawaii holiday "is over", criticising what he claimed was "pointscoring" as fires raged nationwide.

News

News

Scott Morrison 'Deeply Regrets Offence' Over Family Holiday, Will Return To Sydney ASAP

3 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced he is returning from leave with his family to deal with the bushfire crisis.

News

News

Scott Morrison's 'Secret Holiday' Immortalised In Hawaiian Shirt Sold To Help Firies

2 min read

Scott Morrison has copped some serious criticism for reportedly jetting to Hawaii as his country endures a bushfire crisis. Now a savvy designer has ensured the controversy will not be forgotten.

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

Sorry, But Scott Morrison Can't Put Out The Fires With His Breath Like Some Superhero

4 min read

At the outset, let me put on the record how sorry I am, and I’m sure all Australians are, for the victims of the terrible bushfires that have wrought havoc across New South Wales and Queensland in recent weeks.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Once Scolded Ex-Police Chief For Going Out To Dinner During Bushfire Crisis

5 min read

As thousands of Australians tweet at the prime minister to ask #WhereTheBloodyHellAreYou? footage of Scott Morrison scolding a former police commissioner for having dinner during a bushfire crisis has come back to haunt him.

Politics

Politics

Thousands Ask The PM 'Where The Bloody Hell Are You' During Bushfire Crisis

3 min read

As parts of Australia battle an unrelenting bushfire emergency, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has taken a holiday with his family, prompting thousands to tweet at him #WhereTheBloodyHellAreYou?

Travis Johnson

Travis Johnson

Life In The Big Smoke: Is This Sydney's New Normal?

4 min read

I woke up this morning with a raw and scratchy throat.

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

This Government Has No Idea How To Prevent A Recession

6 min read

By any measure, last week was a miserable one for economic news.

National

National

'I Don't Believe He Reads Widely': Tim Minchin Blasts ScoMo's Plan To Scrap Arts Ministry

2 min read

The outspoken virtuoso said the Morrison Government's decision to roll Australia's federal arts department into a newly created super portfolio was "really scary".

Nick McKim

Nick McKim

With The Medevac Repeal, Our Government Wears Its Cruelty As A Badge Of Honour

7 min read

Australia's offshore detention regime has been a dark, foul and bloody chapter in our country's history.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Bushfire Victim Delivers Devastating 'Gift' To Prime Minister

4 min read

A woman whose home was destroyed in bushfires will deliver its ashes to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, telling him "your climate crisis burned my home".

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Should Scott Morrison Have Made That Phone Call?

4 min read

“G’day Mick. It’s Scott…”

Chloe Adams

Chloe Adams

If Denial Is A Response To Fear, Scott Morrison Is Just As Scared As The Rest Of Us

6 min read

There’s nothing like waking up to a city choked with bushfire smoke to unsettle your peace of mind.

Jordon Steele-John

Jordon Steele-John

Why I Said The Major Parties Are No Better Than A Bunch Of Arsonists

4 min read

We are on track for at least four degrees of global warming by the end of the century.

Andrew Leigh

Andrew Leigh

Like It Or Not ScoMo, Protest Made Australia What It Is Today

6 min read

In 1960, my father and other Melbourne University students arranged an unauthorised street protest.

Irfan Yusuf

Irfan Yusuf

I'm A Conservative – But Barnaby, The Greens Are Right On Climate Change

5 min read

Winston Churchill has been famously misquoted as declaring that "if you aren’t a socialist by the age of 25, you don’t have a heart. If you’re still a socialist by the age of 40, you don’t have a brain."

James Norman

James Norman

ScoMo And Co Must Think Their Own Weather Bureau Is A 'Raving Woke Greenie'

6 min read

Since last weekend, more than 70 fires have surged across Australia's drought-ravaged East Coast, destroying hundreds of homes and tragically claiming lives in their wake.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Family Finds Pictures Of Backpacker's Body On Social Media

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

The Project

The Project

Child Sex Abuse Survivor Slams National Apology As "Scam"

1 min read

Child sexual abuse survivor Brett Sengstock has labelled the prime minister's national apology to Australian survivors and victims of child sexual abuse as an "absolute scam".

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

I Do Not Think 'Aspiration' Means What ScoMo Thinks It Means

5 min read

In the epic film 'The Princess Bride', the villain Vizzini exclaims “Inconceivable!” whenever his dogged pursuer (the Dread Pirate Roberts) evades another deadly trap.

Politics

Politics

Whoops! ScoMo's Secret Talking Points Emailed To Journalists

3 min read

Accidentally hitting 'send all' on an email is the WORST, especially when it's coming from the prime minister's office and goes to every journalist in your contact list.

Kasy Chambers

Kasy Chambers

When Did 'Welfare' Become A Dirty Word?

3 min read

You might have noticed that the word 'welfare' has been turned on its head.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Reporter Breaks Down After Being Attacked Live On Air

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Politics

Politics

Morrison Denies Trump Applied 'Pressure' To Help Russia Probe

4 min read

Scott Morrison has claimed it would have been "extraordinary" to not help Donald Trump with his investigation, as the PM downplays controversy over a recent phone call.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

ScoMo Gambled On Climate Change — And Lost

4 min read

Last Wednesday Prime Minister Scott Morrison took to the world stage, using Australia’s annual address to the United Nations (UN) to talk about the environment.

National

National

Letter Reveals Australia Willing To Help US Investigate Its Own Agency

2 min read

US President Donald Trump pressed Prime Minister Scott Morrison to help discredit the Robert Mueller investigation, the New York Times reports.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Trump And ScoMo's Bromance Is A Love For The Ages

6 min read

Politics can be pretty grim sometimes.

Politics

Politics

Trump Stumped By Don Bradman Joke At Box Factory Tour

4 min read

A joke comparing Scott Morrison to cricketing legend Don Bradman has left Donald Trump confused, as the leaders toured a box factory in the American midwest.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Finds Strategically Placed Syringe At Popular Swimming Spot

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mother Charged, Accused Of Rubbing Heroin On Baby's Gums

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Finally Addresses Lingering 'Engadine Maccas' Jokes

2 min read

After months of silence, the Prime Minister has finally talked about *those* rumours about a McDonalds restaurant in 1997.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Defends 'Shanghai Sam' Denial

3 min read

PM Scott Morrison has had to explain why he appeared to claim he never called Sam Dastyari 'Shanghai Sam' despite a wealth of video and audio capturing him saying that very phrase.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Why Stop At Politicians? Let's Drug Test All These Professions Too

5 min read

It’s always refreshing to see the authorities embracing fresh new ideas to make all our lives better.

Politics

Politics

Aussies Are Spending Less On Clothes And Cafes Despite Tax Cuts

7 min read

The government's tax cuts have not immediately paid off in economic gains and Australia's economy remains "weak" according to some, as the latest figures show an unexpected drop in retail spending.

Politics

Politics

The Prime Minister Has Personally Intervened In A Toilet Controversy

3 min read

Between jetting to Vietnam and the G7 in France, and preparing for a trip to Timor-Leste, the PM has shifted his focus off the global stage and onto toilet signage in Canberra.

Susan Harris Rimmer

Susan Harris Rimmer

G7 Throws Up Plenty Of Controversy And Debate, But Little Compromise

6 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has had a busy fortnight of international diplomacy.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

The Dutchman Who Predicted Our 2019 Election -- In The 1960s

4 min read

The 2019 election result flummoxed lots of people. But was it predicted by a Dutchman way back in the 1960s?

Politics

Politics

Blocking 8Chan Just 'Baby Steps' In Fighting Racist Extremism, Experts Say

6 min read

Blocking Australians from seeing abhorrent videos from mass violence events is just "baby steps" in dealing with online extremism, experts have warned, with the government urged to do more to prevent such incidents occurring.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Push To Jail Those Caught With Child Sex Dolls

3 min read

All the news you need to know on Monday.

Politics

Politics

The 'Generous' Advice Tim Fischer Gave A New Politician About Surviving Politics

2 min read

As tributes pour in for the late Tim Fischer, a politician has shared the 'generous' advice he shared with her at the beginning of her career about how to survive in the brutal bearpit of politics.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Judge Approves Recreational Cocaine Use In 'Historic' Ruling

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Politics

Politics

Australian Military Deployed To Middle East To Protect Oil Ships From Iran

3 min read

Australian ships will head to the Middle East in response to Iranian aggression in the hot zone of the Strait of Hormuz, joining an American coalition to protect oil tankers from attack.

Politics

Politics

Proposed New Laws Mean You'll Be Sent To Jail For Spending $10,000 Cash

5 min read

Fears of government control have grown in response to proposed laws that would limit the use of cash in Australia. 

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

We're Already Doing More Than Enough In The South Pacific

5 min read

I don’t know why it still surprises me.

National

National

Advertiser Drops Alan Jones Over Jacinda Ardern Comments

2 min read

A major advertiser has dropped shock-jock Alan Jones' 2GB radio program following controversial comments he made about New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

National

National

Morrison Slams Alan Jones As Being 'Way Out Of Line' For Sock Comment

3 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has joined a growing chorus of calls against radio host Alan Jones for his comments that Morrison should "shove a sock down the throat" of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Pilots Hailed Heroes For Crash-Landing Plane After Hitting Flock Of Gulls

2 min read

All the news you need to know on Friday.

National

National

Alan Jones Slammed For 'Shove A Sock Down Her Throat' Comments About Jacinda Ardern

2 min read

Scott Morrison should "shove a sock down" Jacinda Ardern's throat, under-fire broadcaster Alan Jones claims. He was then swiftly accused of inappropriate language toward women.

Tess Newton Cain

Tess Newton Cain

If ScoMo Is To 'Answer To The Pacific', This Has To Be His Turning Point

5 min read

This week’s Pacific Islands Forum comes at an important time in the overall trajectory of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s very personal commitment to an Australian “stepping up” in the Pacific.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Heart-Stopping Moment Toddler Leaps From Top Bunk As Parents Film Themselves

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Lures Seagulls To Death By Throwing Chips On Busy Road

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

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.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Grandma Threatened With $220 Fine For Garage Sale Sign

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

News

News

ScoMo Wants To Double The Amount Of Aussie Mums Breastfeeding

3 min read

The Morrison government is providing $10 million to a new strategy to promote breastfeeding given only one in four Australian babies are breastfed until six months.

World

World

Ivanka Trump’s Awkward Tweet Mistake Congratulating New UK PM Boris Johnson

2 min read

Boris Johnson is about to become the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom -- but Ivanka Trump didn't quite get it right.

News

News

Man Stunned To Find His Picture On Cigarette Packs

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Tech

Tech

FaceApp Challenge: How Will Some Of Australia's Biggest Names Look In 40 Years?

2 min read

Have you ever stared in the mirror and wondered how you'll look in 40 years? Now there's an app for that.

Tim Costello

Tim Costello

This Is Why I Said Christians Need To Relax

5 min read

There’s a fair bit of noise surrounding freedom of religion these days, as showcased by Israel Folau -- who posted to Instagram a list of 'sinners', and claimed that without repenting, they would be destined for hell.

James Norman

James Norman

Sorry ScoMo, What Australia Needs Is Freedom FROM Religion

4 min read

There was ScoMo just last night, his right hand likely raised heavenward, surrounded by 21,000 devotees at the Australian Hillsong annual conference, pontificating about what Australia needs now:

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

The Critical Thing ScoMo Has In Common With Bill Clinton

4 min read

When George Bush Sr (George W’s father) was running for President of the United States in 1988, the political catchphrase “MO” was coined.

Updated

Updated

Alex Sigley Says 'I'm Good' After Being Freed From North Korea

2 min read

Australian student Alek Sigley says he is feeling great after being freed from detention in North Korea, but remained tight-lipped about his experience.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Nun Faces Court, Accused Of Helping Priests Rape Deaf Children

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.