The Prime Minister has hit out after Northern Territory chief minister Natasha Fyles was allegedly attacked with a cream pancake, warning the issue is no laughing matter. Ms Fyles was attending Darwin’s Nightcliff markets on Sunday when a Darwin real estate agent allegedly launched a cream covered crepe into the
Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has resigned after almost a decade in the top job, leaving behind a legacy marred by high-profile controversies. During his nine year tenure, Mr Andrews faced pushback on a number important policy measures, from the state’s response to the Covid pandemic to allegations of branch stacking.
Climate change could cost Australia about $1.8bn in crop losses alone within 30 years if drastic action isn’t taken, Treasurer Jim Chalmers has warned. In a speech to the national drought forum in Rockhampton, Dr Chalmers unveiled the latest Treasury modelling which reveal the economic impact of inaction. Dr Chalmers
Hours after leaving hospital following major and life-changing surgery, a senior AFL executive and Yes supporter returned to campaigning for the Voice to Parliament. Tanya Hosch had her lower right leg amputated in August but her only concern was about getting back to working on ensuring the referendum’s success. Less
Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has criticised Anthony Albanese’s handling of the Voice, claiming that the Prime Minister has been distracted by the referendum as Aussies continue to tackle the crippling rise in the cost of living. Speaking at a press conference in Moree this week, Mr Dutton said Australians are
Emergency Management Minister Murray Watt hasn’t ruled out the prospect of taking a holiday during what’s been forecast as the most brutal bushfire season since the 2019-2020 Black Summer crisis. The minister took questions ahead of a historic two-day summit in Canberra, where more than 200 organisations will gather to
Beijing is willing to accept a “package resolution” to end a trade dispute with Australia, says China’s Ministry of Commerce. But it hasn’t detailed what that package must be. Or has it? Ministry (MOFCOM) spokesman He Yadong told State-controlled media this week that China “stands ready to work with Australia”
Is the price of potatoes still burning a hole in your pocket? Are staples like bread and milk eating into your budget? Prepare to eat cake: relentless weather extremes worldwide threaten a basket load of basic foods. Turbulent rains and drought are hammering crops in many parts of the world.
Politicians including the treasurer have defended the government’s inquiry into the COVID-19 pandemic response, insisting it is a worthwhile exercise despite widespread condemnation it has been excluded from scrutinising the unilateral decisions made by each state. Treasurer Jim Chalmers doubled down on the merit of the government’s long-awaited inquiry, maintaining