Today - Turnbull slams Pauline Hanson over calls for Muslim immigration ban, Abbott calls for the Federal Government to keep the Hazelwood power station open and Jacqui Lambie opens up on welfare cuts. Also - this is the final episode from me. At least for now. As I warned, this was always going to be an experiment, and I'm satisfied that it works. But it was also going to be difficult to help pay the bills with this and I simply wont have enough time thanks to the work I'm doing now. If you...
Today, pressure in the Coalition partyroom over 18C, crunch time for a number of government bills stuck in the Senate, and the Honourable Member for Pearce Christian Porter shows off his artistic skills.
Today – all the reaction from Kate Ellis' resignation, fresh reshuffle speculation and tensions between the Liberals & the Nationals hit fever pitch in Western Australia ahead of Saturday's state election.
Today - More woes in WA, as Pauline Hanson defends her comments on vaccinations. Plus, plans re-emerge for an Australian Department of Homeland Security, while ScoMo praises Victoria's housing affordability plan
Today - the LNP threatens to split in Queensland, as divisions deepen within the Coalition about what to do with racial discrimination laws. Apologies it's late - Soundcloud (thanks to Amazon) had a few issues this morning... (A few things to add this morning - Scott Morrison's remarks on AM that changing 18C wont deliver any new jobs was an interesting rebuttal. We'll see how that plays out in the party room)
Today - a report into 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act is handed down, rumours about Malcolm Turnbull's replacement once he retires from politics, and Centrelink under fire for leaking personal details to Fairfax
Today, the Coalition's popularity has sunk further according to Newspoll, as Malcolm Turnbull contends with Tony Abbott's outburst on Thursday night and Labor capitalises on a decision to cut penalty rates for hospitality workers.
Today – Tony "No Sniping" Abbott gets a few things off his chest about the state of the Liberals, a storm erupts over penalty rates, and Dr Ken Henry's frank assessment about the state of federal politics.
Today – Scott Morrison arcs up over the appointment of Anna Bligh to the Australian Bankers Association, oil and gas companies being targeted in the May budget, and a proposal to introduce four year fixed terms for politicians.