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Below The Line

Below The Line

Who Hit And Who Missed During A Crazy Week Two On The Campaign Trail

2 min read

Scott Morrison is spending a lot of time in pubs.

Politics

Politics

PM Avoids Questions On Clive Palmer's Business Dealings

2 min read

Billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer -- famed for floating the idea of rebuilding the Titanic and transforming a Queensland resort into a dinosaur theme park -- is priming himself to be a political king maker.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man In Court For Running Sex 'Dungeon' In Parents' Basement

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

10 News First

10 News First

'He's No Bob Hawke': ScoMo Resists Pressure To Down A Beer On Anzac Day

1 min read

In the sweltering heat of Townsville, Prime Minister Scott Morrison grabbed a cold beer at The Australian Hotel.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Nearly Swallowed A Fly And The Internet Is All About It

1 min read

There was a politician who swallowed a fly...

Politics

Politics

Greens Candidate Won't Apologise For Whacking Morrison Piñata

2 min read

Jim Casey says he doesn't have "anything to apologise for" after a video surfaced of him hitting a piñata with Scott Morrison's face on it.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Upstaged By Nine-Year-Old Entrepreneur

1 min read

Scott Morrison is used to handing out sweeteners, but on Day 14 of the campaign he snapped up some advice from one of the nation’s youngest entrepreneurs.

James Norman

James Norman

Why Australia Should Never Go Nuclear

6 min read

Scott Morrison may have inadvertently stumbled into dangerous territory in re-opening the nuclear debate in Australia while out in election campaign mode last week.

Sam Dastyari

Sam Dastyari

There Are Two Ways To Win An Election And Shorten Has Hopped On The Most Crucial One

4 min read

“There are two ways you can win an election,” then-Premier Bob Carr reminded me.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Girl, 5, Forced To Change After Rocking Up To Kindy In Summer Dress

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

10 News First

10 News First

Scott Morrison Says He Is The 'Undisputed Underdog' Of The Election

4 min read

While Morrison denies that his underdog attitude is based on bad polls or change of Prime Minister, he acknowledges that the Coalition has fallen behind

National

National

Surgery Waiting Times At Public Hospitals 'Going Backwards'

2 min read

The latest Australian Medical Association Public Hospital Report Card paints a "depressing picture of overstretched hospitals and patients waiting longer for their care", according to AMA President Dr Tony Bartone.

Below The Line

Below The Line

Below The Line: Onions, Eggs And Awkward Encounters And That's Just Week One

2 min read

Welcome to Below The Line, 10 daily's weekly #AusVotes election campaign video wrap.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Massive Brawl Breaks Out At Servo Over Hot Dogs

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Young Man Dies After Being Shot With Pellet Gun

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

The Professor And The Hack

The Professor And The Hack

The Moment This Election Moved Past Meaningless Symbols

3 min read

The daily grind is about symbols.

#YourVote

#YourVote

Morrison Spruiks Apprenticeships, Shorten Pledges Hospital Funding As Election Continues

2 min read

Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten are talking up jobs and hospitals, as the first weekend of election campaign continues.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Made A Super Awkward Mistake When Greeting A Voter

2 min read

The Prime Minister has accidentally given a Chinese greeting to a Korean woman, in an awkward encounter on the campaign trail.

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

Mental Health And Cancer In Federal Election Focus

2 min read

The leaders of Australia's two major political parties will promise extra spending on health initiatives on their third day on the hustings.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Bosses In Court After Trafficking Men To Catch Chickens

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

#YourVote

#YourVote

The Election Has Been Called. Get Your Democracy Snags On The Grill

2 min read

Australia will finally go to the polls on May 18, ending months of speculation about when the federal election would be held.

#YourVote

#YourVote

The 15 Critical Seats That Will Decide The Next Election

11 min read

The odd thing about this election is that the government needs to gain seats to hold onto power.

Your Vote

Your Vote

IT'S ON: Scott Morrison Has Called The Election For May 18

1 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has finally called an election today, with May 18 the day Australia will head to the polls.

Politics

Politics

FINALLY: Scott Morrison To Call The Federal Election

2 min read

It is expected Scott Morrison will finally call the federal election, likely to be held on May 18.

Crime

Crime

Vegan Protesters To Face Jail Under New Laws To Protect Farmers

2 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants vegan activists who target farmers' homes to face jail terms of up to 12 months.

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.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Children In Tears As Cinema Plays Horror Film Trailer Before Peppa Pig

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Why ScoMo Is Calling This Election In SloMo

5 min read

ANALYSIS: The political establishment has spent weeks playing a weird guessing game, and the one man who can put them out of their misery seems in no hurry to do so.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Petition Launched To Free Kangaroo Locked In Tiny US Cage

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

Government Accused Of Wasting Taxpayer Money On Advertising By Delaying Election Call

3 min read

Labor has accused Scott Morrison of wasting both time and taxpayer money by delaying the Federal Election call for another week.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Said Winx Is The Epitome Of A 'Fair Go' In Australia

1 min read

Scott Morrison says he wants to give Aussies a "fair go", and he's found another way to sell that message to the voting public: on the back of the enormously popular racehorse, Winx.

News

News

Emotional Scott Morrison Launches Disability Royal Commission

2 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison officially announced a disability royal commission in an emotional press-conference on Friday.

Politics

Politics

Has Scott Morrison Copied NZ With Those 'Back In Black' Photos?

2 min read

If there's one image of Scott Morrison left in the minds of Aussie voters this week, it would have to be the PM's new 'Back in Black' album cover. But it might not be an original.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

We Must Ban Politicians From Trying To Be Funny

4 min read

Let the record show that this week, in the course of attacking Labor’s climate change policy, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said this:

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Barnaby Joyce's Ex-Wife Natalie Is Now A Bodybuilder

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Tech

Tech

Tough Social Media Penalties Pass Upper House

1 min read

Social media executives could face jail if their platforms broadcast terrorist attack and other violent material under legislation which has cleared the Senate.

Politics

Politics

Why ScoMo Just Did A Bizarre Borat Impression In Parliament

3 min read

Scott Morrison just did a very bizarre impression of Sacha Baron Cohen's Kazakh journalist in parliament.

Budget 2019

Budget 2019

Scott Morrison Has Already Backflipped On A Major Budget Promise After Just 12 Hours

2 min read

A key plank of the federal Budget has lasted just 12 hours before a major facelift, with the government caving in to extend a one-off energy payment to people on the Newstart welfare payment.

Budget 2019

Budget 2019

Ants And Rain Gauges: The Quirkier Things Your Tax Dollars Will Be Spent On This Budget

3 min read

The federal Budget is in, and as we’re just weeks away from an election, it is naturally full of things voters usually want to hear about.

Budget 2019

Budget 2019

Government Cheers A Surplus, Hoping Voters Will Cheer Them At The Polls

3 min read

Australia's budget is back in the black for the first time in 12 years, but the road to bigger surpluses could be constrained by modest economic growth against a backdrop of softer global conditions.

Budget 2019

Budget 2019

All The The Winners And Losers From This Year's Budget

2 min read

Millions of Australian workers will get an extra $1000 back in their pockets and commuters will see a decade of road and rail upgrades in the nation's first surplus budget in 12 years.

Budget 2019

Budget 2019

Huge Youth Mental Health Boost In Record Budget Medical Spend

3 min read

Nearly half a billion dollars will be poured into a pioneering youth mental health and suicide prevention project, as part of a large-scale federal investment in psychological wellbeing.

Budget 2019

Budget 2019

Christmas Island Gets $161 Million, Set To Close Again

2 min read

The government’s warnings that reopening the Christmas Island detention centre would cost billions have been proven to be a sham, with the budget allocating just a pittance to shutting the facility down again.

Budget 2019

Budget 2019

The Tiny Mistake In Scott Morrison's New 'Back In Black' Budget Photos

2 min read

Ahhhhh, Budget Day.

Budget 2019

Budget 2019

This Isn’t Just A Budget, It’s An Election Promise

5 min read

ANALYSIS: Scott Morrison is fighting for his political life with this Budget.

Politics

Politics

Greenpeace Put Toilet Paper With Politicians’ Faces In Parliament House Bathrooms

1 min read

Anti-environment rhetoric from the government has been turned into toilet paper and dropped into Parliament House bathrooms in a secret operation from Greenpeace activists.

Politics

Politics

ScoMo Beefs Up His Social Media Presence Ahead Of The Budget By Joining Snapchat

1 min read

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed the Government's latest plan to get young people involved in the upcoming federal election.

Politics

Politics

What A Labor Government Would Really Mean For The 'Medicare Freeze'

4 min read

Last federal election Labor went hard on Medicare, claiming the Coalition would privatise health care.

National

National

Social Media Bosses Face Jail Time For Violent Online Content Under New Laws

2 min read

Australia is to become the first country in the world to introduce jail terms and multi-million-dollar fines for social media giants that do not quickly remove violent material.

World

World

Scott Morrison, Bill Shorten To Attend Service For Terror Victims In Christchurch

1 min read

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hopes the remembrance service for victims of the Christchurch terror attacks will herald the beginning of necessary shifts in New Zealand society.

Updated

Updated

PM Buckles To Pressure On One Nation Preferencing After NRA Guns Bombshell

3 min read

Scott Morrison has buckled to pressure and announced the Liberal Party will preference One Nation below Labor.

Politics

Politics

Why Scott Morrison Shouldn't Be Too Excited About The NSW Election Result

5 min read

ANALYSIS: It's a morale boost for the Liberals, but the NSW election win won't exactly inspire huge confidence as the federal Coalition hurtles toward a national poll.

Politics

Politics

These Pandas Could Be Booted Out Of Australia If ScoMo Wins The Election

3 min read

Like most couples, Giant Pandas Wang Wang and Funi have had ups and downs in their relationship.

Politics

Politics

Viewers Not Happy With ScoMo's 'Attitude' During 'Iconic' Interview

1 min read

After an incredibly tense week in the wake of the Christchurch attack, Waleed Aly and Prime Minister Scott Morrison faced-off on The Project on Thursday.

The Project

The Project

PM Denies His Government Has A Problem With Islam

2 min read

Despite both having tickets to the AFL on Thursday night, Scott Morrison and Waleed Aly made time for a pre-match verbal stoush.

The Project

The Project

TONIGHT: ScoMo Finally Agrees To Live TV Interview With Waleed Aly On The Project

1 min read

After a war of words, the Prime Minister and Logie-award winning presenter Waleed Aly will "chat" for 30 minutes of commercial-free television.

National

National

Hamish Macdonald's Powerful On-Air Response To The PM

3 min read

"The Prime Minster says that he wants the truth," Hamish Macdonald said on Wednesday night. "So, here are some facts."

Politics

Politics

'Highly Offensive, Reckless': PM Lashes Out At Turkish President Over Christchurch Comment

3 min read

Scott Morrison has warned Australians planning to travel to Gallipoli to "remain cautious" and await advice from DFAT with the travel advisory to Turkey now under review.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Set To Cut Immigration, Move Migrants To Smaller Towns Not Cities

3 min read

Fewer migrants will be allowed to come here and they will not be destined for Bondi or Brunswick, under a plan ticked off by the Government’s most senior ministers.

Politics

Politics

Morrison Wants Facebook, Google To Block Terror Videos

3 min read

If Facebook can flash up ads for that pair of shoes you're thinking about buying, social media giants should be able to remove violent, explicit and hateful content.

Politics

Politics

Federal Budget Should Spend Big On Poorest Aussies, Economist Recommends

2 min read

It’s time to splash some the of the lucky country’s wealth on our poorest citizens, according to one of the nation’s leading economists.

Politics

Politics

'There Is No Planet B': Huge Climate Strike As Students Defy Calls To Stay In School

4 min read

The roars will be heard all the way to Canberra. They shut down the city, took over its public square, and left a special phone message for Bill Shorten.

James Norman

James Norman

We Have Failed Aussie School Kids And Today They Will Teach Us A Lesson

6 min read

I've worked in the environment movement for more than two decades.

National

National

The National Library Is Archiving The Aussie Internet, And It's Hilarious

4 min read

Trying to forget the questionable choices you made in the 90s and early 2000s? The National Library's latest initiative won't let you.

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.

AusVotes 2019

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

A Quarter Of Voters Don't Know Who ScoMo Is, New Poll Finds

3 min read

Who’s this man? More than one in four Aussies wouldn’t be able to pick our Prime Minister out of a lineup, according to a surprising new report.

Politics

Politics

Liberal Minister Roasted For Embarrassing On-Air Backflip

3 min read

It took just 17 seconds between "no I don't believe that" and "he's absolutely right" for defence industry minister Linda Reynolds, in an embarrassing stumble during a Sky News interview on Sunday morning.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison's 'Frolic' On Christmas Island 'A Waste Of Money'

2 min read

Scott Morrison has become the first sitting Prime Minister to visit Christmas Island, but critics have slammed his daytrip as a waste of cash.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

Would Julie Bishop Really Have Beaten Bill Shorten?

6 min read

Politicians famously don’t entertain hypotheticals.

Politics

Politics

Mi Goreng Just The Beginning, As Indonesia Trade Deal Signed

2 min read

A landmark deal, nine years in the making, has finally been signed in Jakarta -- and is hoped to massively boost Australia's trade to one of our closest neighbours.

National

National

Manus Refugees Ask ScoMo 'Where The Bloody Hell Are You?'

2 min read

Four Manus Island refugees have laid into Scott Morrison, starring in a satirical video poking fun at the Prime Minister.

News

News

Huge 11-Metre Whale Found In The Amazon Jungle

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

'Living Hell': Refugees Scared Of Being Sent To Christmas Island

5 min read

Christmas Island's detention centre is a "living hell" and people in Australia's immigration detention system are petrified of being sent there, as the government moves to reopen the previously-shuttered facility.

Tech

Tech

'Sophisticated State Actor' Hacks Liberal And Labor Parties

1 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed the computer networks of the federal parliament and major parties have come under "malicious" attack from a "state actor".

Politics

Politics

Here's The PM's Video Message To People Smugglers Being Beamed Around The World

1 min read

As the government deals with the political fallout of a historic loss on asylum seeker legislation in parliament, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has released a video message aimed directly at people smugglers themselves.

Politics

Politics

Blood, Brawls, Boats: Our Parliament Is Slowly Imploding

4 min read

The week started with a historic loss. It ended with a disgusting admission from a bumbling senator.

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

Medical Transfer Bill To Become Law After Passing The Senate 36-34

2 min read

Legislation to expedite medical evacuations of refugees and asylum seekers to Australia has passed the Senate, after yesterday passing the House of Representatives.

Updated

Updated

Scott Morrison Reopens Christmas Island Detention Centre

2 min read

Scott Morrison has approved the reopening of a detention centre on Christmas Island in the wake of a bill that expedites medical evacuations of refugees and asylum seekers to Australia.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Hunt Mother Trying To Find Son A Date

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Politics

Politics

Government Suffers Historic Defeat On Refugee Bill

3 min read

The Coalition government has suffered a historic loss on its own legislation, throwing Scott Morrison's administration into chaos on the first day of the new sitting year.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

The Graphic Moment A Hockey Player Loses His Teeth During Game

2 min read

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

AusVotes 2019

AusVotes 2019

Australia's Set For A Stormy Year In Politics

3 min read

While the federal election could be as far away as May, campaign storm clouds are gathering fast.

Kelly O'Shanassy

Kelly O'Shanassy

When It Comes To The Environment, ScoMo Could Learn A Lesson From China

6 min read

The United States is known for audacious ideas. Some make little sense but are pursued relentlessly, like a border wall that will cost billions.

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?

National

National

How The Banking Royal Commission Will Change Our Financial System

5 min read

So you're worried about the impact of the banking royal commission findings? We got experts to weigh in on what you should do.

National

National

Is Australia's Multiculturalism Going Through A Mid-Life Crisis?

6 min read

Almost 50 years since Australia adopted multiculturalism as a government policy, and its premise is still being debated. One conservative thinker says "promoting diversity for its own sake" is no longer good enough.

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

Sorry, ScoMo, But A Million Jobs Ain't What They Used To Be

5 min read

A million seems like a big number.

Politics

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

Teenage Paedophile Jailed For Abusing Toddlers

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Michael Keenan To Quit Politics, Will Not Contest At Election

1 min read

Human Services Minister Michael Keenan has announced he will not be recontesting his seat at the next election.

Politics

Politics

Changing Australia Day Date 'Just The First Step' For Indigenous People

5 min read

The debate around changing Australia Day intensifies every year. It's a January fixture as regular as BBQs, beer and beaches.

Amy Thunig

Amy Thunig

Australia, Who The Bloody Hell Are You?

7 min read

As January 26 approaches for 2019, there has been an increase, more perhaps than in previous memory, of public discussion and impassioned debate about the event we have come to know as ‘Australia Day’.

Politics

Politics

Liberal Candidate Unleashes On Scott Morrison After Being Dumped

2 min read

An extraordinary spray has been launched at Scott Morrison, with a dumped Liberal candidate claiming the PM “betrayed” local voters and the Liberal party doesn't "support democracy or act with integrity."

National

National

Captain Cook's Replica Ship Is Going On A Trip He Never Went On, Morrison Announces

3 min read

Scott Morrison has announced a replica of Captain Cook's HMB Endeavour will circumnavigate Australia -- despite the original never having done so.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Is It Too Late For ScoMo's Government To Save Itself?

4 min read

To desert a sinking ship, or go down with it -- that's the choice many Coalition MPs seem to be tossing up, with just a few short months until the government is expected to cop a resounding spanking at the federal election.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Becoming An Aussie Was My Proudest Moment But I’m Glad It Didn’t Happen On Australia Day

5 min read

In a blustering bid to reignite his conservative base, the Prime Minister began his week by announcing he’d force councils to hold citizenship ceremonies on Australia Day.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

Australia Just Marked Its Third Hottest Year Ever, And ScoMo Is Making It Worse

5 min read

It’s getting hot in here.