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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.

Politics

Politics

Labor And Coalition Neck-And-Neck In Polls For First Time

1 min read

The coalition and Labor are even in two-party preferred terms, a turnaround in the ALP's fortunes coming as Prime Minister Scott Morrison battles the drought and a faltering economy.

Politics

Politics

Mayor Of Bushfire-Ravaged Town Slams Morrison's 'Unbelievable' Climate Answer

2 min read

A mayor whose home was severely damaged in a northern NSW bushfire has slammed Scott Morrison as "unbelievable" after he sidestepped a question on whether climate change was linked to the state's unprecedented blazes.

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.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Dies After Cutting Her Leg At Beach

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Morrison Kept 'In The Loop' As Dutton Moves To Avoid A High Court Challenge

3 min read

Both Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton claimed Dutton’s family childcare interests posed no threat to his being in Parliament.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Student Attacked And Killed By Three Sharks As Parents Watched

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Beaten After Reporting Son's Bully To School

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Doctor Accused Of Murdering 25 Patients With Painkiller Overdoses

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Comedy

Comedy

What Gift Did Scott Morrison Give the Queen?

1 min read

What do you get a Queen who has everything?

Sam Dastyari

Sam Dastyari

It's No Bad Thing If Bill Shorten Still Wants To Be PM

3 min read

Bill Shorten still wants to be Prime Minister. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Girl Hospitalised After Driver Threw Glass Bottle Out Window

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Weatherman Slams 'Bachelorette' Fans During Tornado Warning

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum's Pocket Money Hack Slammed By Parents Online

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

National

National

Scott Morrison Unveils His New-Look Cabinet

3 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his new cabinet one week after the 'miracle' federal election which saw the Coalition returned to power.

Below The Line

Below The Line

We Wrap A Ridiculous, Random Election Campaign

1 min read

The election is over. Fantastic. Great Move. Well done.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Waiter Convicted For Giving Cheese To Boy With Allergy

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

National

National

Does Australia Need A Minister For Suicide Prevention?

4 min read

As Scott Morrison prepares to unveil his new-look ministry, there are calls for him to follow the UK's lead and appoint a Minister for Suicide Prevention.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Aussie Supermarket Selling Cheap, 'Ugly' Fruit And Veggies

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Paramedic Nearly Dies After Macca's Mix-Up

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

#10YourVote

#10YourVote

9 Things You Should Know About Prime Minister Scott Morrison

2 min read

After a long five-week campaign, we finally have a winner. Here are some fast facts about Australia's Prime Minister elect.

Politics

Politics

The Election Was Won And Lost In These Seats That Labor Needed - But Failed - To Blitz

3 min read

Where did Labor go wrong? How did the Coalition government pinch this one?

Politics

Politics

Adani, Palmer, 'Death Taxes': What The Hell Happened In Queensland?

3 min read

Labor experienced a stunning wipe-out in Queensland, and there's already calls for the state to secede.

Sam Dastyari

Sam Dastyari

Labor Will Do What It Does Best -- Blow Itself Up

2 min read

Wow. Or, as one of the most senior Bill Shorten lieutenants texted me last night while I sat on Network 10’s election panel -- “what the f just happened?!?”

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.

National

National

Housing Crisis: Young People Pushing Older Women Into Homelessness

3 min read

The housing affordability crisis is plaguing more than Australia's youth.

#10YourVote

#10YourVote

Labor Concede The 'Unlosable' Election

3 min read

Bill Shorten has called Scott Morrison to concede defeat in the election.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison And Tony Abbott Heckled About Climate Change

2 min read

It's been pegged as the climate change election and as Australians cast their final votes on Saturday, politicians were still being asked hard questions about the planet.

#10YourVote

#10YourVote

Bill Shorten Finally Learned How To Eat A Democracy Sausage

2 min read

It was probably the biggest scandal of election day 2016, so he wasn't going to make the same mistake twice.

#10YourVote

#10YourVote

'How Good Is Australia?': Morrison Claims 'Miracle' Victory

1 min read

The Liberals will retain government, winning the most unlikely of victories while Bill Shorten quit as Labor leader.

Political Analysis

Political Analysis

Victoria Holds The Key To Shorten's 'Unloseable' Election

5 min read

ANALYSIS: Three months ago, it seemed unbelievable. One month ago, it seemed unthinkable. Now, it's possible.

#YourVote

#YourVote

Thank God It's Nearly Over! The Final Strange Days Of #AusVotes

2 min read

We made it to the finish line! We've all had a go, and now we get to go back to [largely] ignoring politics.

National

National

Each Party Is One 'Stuff Up' Away From An Election Loss

3 min read

By this point in the game, most pollsters have put down their numbers.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Diner Accidentally Served $8,500 Bottle Of Red

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Politics

Politics

Rwandans Accused Of Brutal Massacre Brought To Australia Under Refugee Deal: Report

2 min read

A bombshell report has claimed two men accused of the brutal murder of tourists in Uganda were brought to Australia as part of the government's refugee deal with the United States.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Admits He Loves Coriander In Election Bombshell

2 min read

The PM made a controversial decision on Thursday, professing love for the most hated herb of them all -- coriander.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Trapped Farmer Amputates Own Leg To Survive

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Politics

Politics

Morrison Finally Explains What His ‘Promise Of Australia’ Slogan Actually Means

3 min read

It’s the term that has left many scratching their heads -- so here’s what the Prime Minister’s latest slogan means.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Detained For 10 Days After 'Illegally' Naming Dogs

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Politics

Politics

Mullet Hunters Star J-Rod's Random Meeting With The PM For 'The Bogan Vote'

4 min read

The most-derided hairstyle of all time got the official Prime Ministerial tick of approval, as a bloke named J-Rod crashed his way into the federal election.

Cassandra Goldie

Cassandra Goldie

Tax Cuts Sound Great, But If ScoMo's Numbers Are Off, Expect Big Problems

4 min read

In this election, there has been a lot of talk about tax.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

'I'm Not Running For Pope, I'm Running For Prime Minister'

5 min read

Being forced to clarify that you don't believe gay people go to hell is not exactly an ideal situation just days out from an election.

Politics

Politics

‘More Debt, Higher Prices’: Experts Poke Holes In First-Home Buyer Deposit Policy

4 min read

A bipartisan policy on housing affordability could lead to more expensive homes, experts say -- the exact opposite impact hoped for.

News

News

Woman Terrified After Letterbox 'Marked' With Black Tape

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Won't Clarify If Opposition To Same-Sex Marriage Has Changed

2 min read

Scott Morrison says he supports the law of the country but wouldn't say if his personal opposition to same-sex marriage has changed since it was legalised.

Politics

Politics

Hockeyroos Say PM's $600K Announcement Will Help Their Tokyo 2020 Bid

2 min read

Australia’s female hockey stars have given a thumbs-up to Scott Morrison’s investment in the sport in Perth, saying it will help them in the run-up to their Olympic campaign.

Politics

Politics

Ex-One Nation Senator Crashes PM's Conference, Unloads On Pauline Hanson

3 min read

Beer in hand, a controversial former One Nation senator was a surprise guest at the Prime Minister’s Perth event, slamming his former leader Pauline Hanson.

Politics

Politics

PM Drowned Out During Ill-Timed Housing Announcement

3 min read

He was out promoting a first homebuyers plan, but an ill-timed burst of building noise ironically interrupted the Prime Minister’s press conference.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Bride Furious After Guests Bring Tupperware Containers For Leftovers

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

New First Homebuyers Deposit Scheme Announced At Liberal Launch

4 min read

Several Liberal Party figures skipped their party's election campaign launch, as the Prime Minister outlined a new policy to benefit first homebuyers.

Below The Line

Below The Line

Fossils And F**k-Ups: A Weird Week On The AusVotes Campaign Trail

2 min read

It just feels like this campaign is never going to end, doesn't it?

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

Nobody Ever Got Anywhere Changing Horses Midstream

3 min read

In 1987, Prime Minister Bob Hawke called an early election -- a double dissolution election -- over the issue of whether every Australian should have an identification card: the “Australia Card”.

#YourVote

#YourVote

All the Candidates Who've Been Dumped Or Resigned Over Social Media Posts

5 min read

Political hopefuls are dropping like flies as polling day nears over dodgy social media posts.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dead Man Elected Mayor Of U.S. City

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Politics

Politics

Folau 'Shouldn’t Suffer Employment Penalty' For Anti-Gay Posts: Shorten

3 min read

Rugby star Israel Folau is “entitled to his beliefs” and shouldn’t be penalised for them, Labor leader Bill Shorten told an election debate.