Aussies Call For Queensland To Secede From Australia
Aussies are calling for Queensland to be 'cut loose' after the Federal Election result that stunned a nation.
Aussies are calling for Queensland to be 'cut loose' after the Federal Election result that stunned a nation.
After a long five-week campaign, we finally have a winner. Here are some fast facts about Australia's Prime Minister elect.
Where did Labor go wrong? How did the Coalition government pinch this one?
It was a surprise swing to the right in Queensland, but two high-profile conservative politicians won't make it to the Senate after all.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has formally conceded the election, paving the way for Scott Morrison to claim victory for the Coalition.
Dear Prime Minister Morrison,
Bill Shorten has called Scott Morrison to concede defeat in the election.
Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has conceded his seat of Warringah to independent candidate Zali Steggal.
Zali Steggall has unseated former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Warringah, ending his 25-year reign as the local MP.
It was probably the biggest scandal of election day 2016, so he wasn't going to make the same mistake twice.
The Liberals will retain government, winning the most unlikely of victories while Bill Shorten quit as Labor leader.
We made it to the finish line! We've all had a go, and now we get to go back to [largely] ignoring politics.
The PM made a controversial decision on Thursday, professing love for the most hated herb of them all -- coriander.
With another election right around the corner, Australians across the country are debating where to cast their vote on the big day.
“You’re alive,” came the relieved reply from a radio host, after Scott Morrison suddenly vanished from an interview after a fire alarm went off.
Who is the meanest of them all? The Prime Minister, according to Bill Shorten.
A bipartisan policy on housing affordability could lead to more expensive homes, experts say -- the exact opposite impact hoped for.
With thousands of volunteers and millions to spend, progressive campaigners GetUp have rustled some feathers among the major parties this election campaign.
A Greens candidate is proud to call himself a socialist, slamming "red-baiting" fears and saying capitalism has "failed" Australian society.
Australia's most famous bushranger died in 1880 -- but he's been given the chance to vote in the 2019 federal election.
Several Liberal Party figures skipped their party's election campaign launch, as the Prime Minister outlined a new policy to benefit first homebuyers.
EXCLUSIVE: The Greens will pursue a radical overhaul of animal cruelty laws in a bid to crack down on factory and puppy farms, that will include jail time and hefty fines.
It just feels like this campaign is never going to end, doesn't it?
Changes to negative gearing and franking credits will help save Australia $154 billion, Labor claimed, as the party finally answered a big question about how much its election promises would cost.
Political hopefuls are dropping like flies as polling day nears over dodgy social media posts.
Tony Abbott might be a former Prime Minister, but today he had trouble getting handshakes out of schoolkids.
Bill Shorten is on a five-week cross-country road trip, but he knows many people don’t care at all.
Rugby star Israel Folau is “entitled to his beliefs” and shouldn’t be penalised for them, Labor leader Bill Shorten told an election debate.
I tell a lady in the medical centre waiting room she just missed seeing Bill Shorten and his big red bus. “I’m sure I can get over it,” came her deadpan reply.
Inspired by Bill Shorten's emotional defence of his mum, other Australians are sharing their own stories of mothers who have gone above and beyond for their kids.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has blasted a “political attack” on his dead mother Ann.
The hall has an old feel to it, similar to one of those stodgy country motels where there’s a bed and a timber corner table with a TV on it. If you’re lucky, maybe a kettle.
Monday's Q&A may be remembered as the moment Bill Shorten won the election.
Labor and the Coalition are trading barbs as they debate about the next debate with Labor upping the ante by saying Scott Morrison was “chicken” and his ministers were hiding in “witness protection”.
We're just halfway through this campaign, and things keep getting stranger.
Welcome to the world of pre-polling, where voters decide when democracy suits them and don't care for sausages, no matter what the source.
Police are hunting two men over "offensive" posters of Tony Abbott plastered around Warringah.
Yet another election hopeful is in hot water, resigning from after comments about "homosexual lifestyle" carrying appalling health risks", in the latest outrageous online comment to stir controversy this campaign.
One Nation senate candidate Steve Dickson has offered Pauline Hanson his resignation after footage of him at a strip club was broadcast.
Compared to a dating show, a TV quiz and even burning your hand on an oven -- the first leaders' debate of the 2019 election campaign is done, and we don't know much more than when we went into it.
Yet another member of the public has shouted down far-right Senator Fraser Anning, abusing the politician as a "maggot" in Brisbane this weekend.
Wolf-whistling and lewd comments on the street could be banned under a federal Greens push to address public harassment of women.
A man running against Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the seat of Cook has called full-bodied women "fat-arsed bitches" and compared the Koran to toilet paper, in a series of controversial social media posts.
What’s more important -- who you vote for, or how you vote?
Scott Morrison is spending a lot of time in pubs.
He's all over your TV, blowing up your phone notifications, assaulting you from lurid billboards -- but Clive Palmer's "sledgehammer" ad campaign is going to "buy" him a Senate seat, experts predict.
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.
Pack 'er up boys -- 'the ratdog' Alex Dyson is back, and running for federal parliament.
Nearly 90 percent of young people have enrolled to vote this election, a figure that should make politicians stand up more for youth issues, a campaigner has said.
A Photoshopped tweet claiming the union movement supported 'death taxes' has been slammed as a "dangerous attack on democracy".
Welcome to Below The Line, 10 daily's weekly #AusVotes election campaign video wrap.
ANALYSIS: You've seen it in the movies: the moment the secret service agents clamber to encircle their leader.
Bill Shorten deflected a persistent line of questioning this week, but he's far from the first politician to bat away a curly question.
The controversial parody superhero starring in a "gross" video dancing on an image of Zali Steggall has been unmasked as a YouTube video creator from Colombia.
With election season in full swing, we're being assaulted with numerous poll numbers -- which one should you pay attention to?
The daily grind is about symbols.
Wentworth MP Kerryn Phelps has referred a "disgusting" email -- claiming Jewish people were responsible for the spread of measles -- to the Australian Federal Police.
A conservative lobby group has blamed an "error" for a social media video depicting a superhero character gyrating against a poster of a female political candidate.
Tony Abbott's infamous and incredibly weird onion eating habits have been recreated, voluntarily, by a fellow Coalition MP on the campaign trail.
Ahead of the federal election this May, one party is calling for party drug MDMA to be regulated and legalised.
From Fatman Scoop to Borat, dual citizens to sprinklers, Muppets to crocs -- the last three years in politics had it all.
It says a lot about the recent history of Australian politics that the Prime Minister commenced his election campaign by insisting he’d actually see out his term.
The gun has fired on the race that’s going to stop the nation, regardless of whether we want our nation stopped.
Scott Morrison kicked off his election campaign by visiting the Governor-General. Bill Shorten started his by visiting a family at their kitchen bench.
This thing ain't over by a long shot. But does money talk louder than polls?
This morning, ScoMo announced that the Federal election would be held on May 18.
Australia will finally go to the polls on May 18, ending months of speculation about when the federal election would be held.
The federal election has been called -- and you've got only a few days to ensure you're properly enrolled to vote.
The odd thing about this election is that the government needs to gain seats to hold onto power.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has finally called an election today, with May 18 the day Australia will head to the polls.
It is expected Scott Morrison will finally call the federal election, likely to be held on May 18.
Atlassian co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar have made a pledge for their company to be powered with 100 percent renewable energy by 2025.
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.
Labor has accused Scott Morrison of wasting both time and taxpayer money by delaying the Federal Election call for another week.
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.
A new Australian fact-checking tool will be introduced on Facebook and election ads from overseas will be blocked, as the social media giant prepares for a fake news onslaught during the coming federal election.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ANALYSIS: Scott Morrison is fighting for his political life with this Budget.
Last federal election Labor went hard on Medicare, claiming the Coalition would privatise health care.
Political veterans commenting in the media have, in most cases, earned the right to have their opinions taken with appropriate deference to their success and experience.
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.
Like most couples, Giant Pandas Wang Wang and Funi have had ups and downs in their relationship.