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, 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 Coalition, a storm erupts over penalty rates, and Dr Ken Henry’s frank assessment about the state of federal politics.
Good morning! It’s D-Day for Sunday penalty rates, Pauline Hanson attacks the proposed paid parental leave scheme, and Ken Henry calls for changes to the GST.
(apologies for the delay)
Today – The Israeli Prime Minister touches down in Sydney, amid debate about a two-state solution, Labor considering a Buffett tax for high income earners, and a green light to sell medicinal cannabis in Australia
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.
Today, credit where’s credit due as a new political debate looms over the banks – the Prime Minister heads West – and moves to fund coal power using the so-called Green Bank.
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The PM visits New Zealand as he hoses down speculation of changes to CGT. John Howard endorses WA Liberal preference deal with One Nation, and we test-run a new Sean Spicer name generator, with a cameo from Shinzo Abe.
Today – Capital Gain Tax potentially on the chopping block to fix a budget black hole and Nick Xenophon, along with South Australia, gets the Daily Telegraph treatment, as the government increases the heat on the crossbench over childcare and welfare changes.