Morrison rejects Labor offer on Nauru asylum seekers as 'horse-trading'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian immigration and asylum Labor proposes amendments to New Zealand resettlement bill it earlier opposed Of Labor concession on Nauru asylum seeker bill, PM says, ‘You don’t horse-trade on border protection.’ Photograph: Reuters Scott Morrison has shot down an overture by Labor aimed at Läs mer…

Morrison rejects Labor offer on Nauru asylum seekers as 'horse-trading'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian immigration and asylum Labor proposes amendments to New Zealand resettlement bill it earlier opposed Of Labor concession on Nauru asylum seeker bill, PM says, ‘You don’t horse-trade on border protection.’ Photograph: Reuters Scott Morrison has shot down an overture by Labor aimed at Läs mer…

Government could support new coal power 'where it stacks up' – Morrison

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Energy Prime minister announces plan to boost investment in new ‘reliable’ power Energy minister Angus Taylor and PM Scott Morrison announced plan to boost investment in power generation. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP The Morrison government has held out the prospect of government support for new Läs mer…

The Guardian Essential report, 23 October results

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Guardian Essential Report Essential poll This report summarises the results of a weekly poll conducted by Essential Research with data provided by Your Source. Some questions are repeated regularly (such as political preference and leadership approval), while others are unique to each week Läs mer…

Nauru deal close as crossbench lists demands – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Coalition and Labor are inching closer to an agreement that will move up to 150 asylum seekers to New Zealand. All the day’s events, live LIVE Updated Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten on Monday. Their parties appear to be close to striking a Läs mer…

Q&A: Kerryn Phelps says 'writing is on the wall' for Australia's detention policies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Kerryn Phelps Independent tells ABC she believes the government will remove children from Nauru without the need for a no confidence motion Kerryn Phelps appearing on the ABC’s Q&A program on Monday 22 October 2018 Photograph: ABC Independent Kerryn Phelps has said she believes Läs mer…

Kerryn Phelps increases lead over Dave Sharma in Wentworth byelection – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The independent has reached what looks to be an unassailable lead, sending the government into minority. All the day’s events, live LIVE Updated Wentworth independent Kerryn Phelps in front of attack advertising posters at a polling place in Bellevue Hill on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Läs mer…

Coalition suppressed auditor's finding that $1.3bn Thales arms deal could have cost half with US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Transparency Project Australian defence force French group asked attorney general to use extraordinary powers to black out sections of report that criticised the deal Australia budgeted $2.2bn for the Hawkei project, which included the $1.3bn contract with Thales. Photograph: Julian Smith/AAP The Coalition Läs mer…

Wentworth won't prompt climate rethink, says Frydenberg

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Josh Frydenberg Treasurer says government does not intend to ‘reduce emissions at the expense of people’s power bills’ Josh Frydenberg with Liberal candidate for Wentworth Dave Sharma. Lack of action on climate change was cited by 28% of voters as to why they switched Läs mer…

Jane Caro poised to run against Tony Abbott in seat of Warringah

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tony Abbott Writer says she worries about climate change and was encouraged by Kerryn Phelps’s result in Wentworth The writer Jane Caro says she feels it is her ‘duty’ to run against Tony Abbott as an independent in the seat of Warringah. Photograph: Brendon Läs mer…

Phelps backs getting children off Nauru, as Wentworth vote narrows

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wentworth byelection Phelps gives tacit support for refugee resettlement in New Zealand as margin between candidates drops to less than 900 votes Independent Kerryn Phelps may have ended over a century of Liberal dominance in the Sydney seat of Wentworth, which would force Scott Läs mer…

‘Backlash’: Northern Territory alcohol floor price divides community

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Northern Territory Minimum price for a standard drink was passed into law with minimal outrage. Then the price of beer went up Clockwise from top left: the El Dorado Hotel, Sporties Football Club, the Memo Club, the Bluestone Motel, the Goldfields Hotel, the Tennant Läs mer…

Scott Morrison says 'today is a tough day' as Liberals lose Wentworth byelection – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:16 Prime minister Scott Morrison speaks in Sydney on Saturday after the Liberal party’s candidate Dave Sharma lost the Wentworth byelection to independent Kerryn Phelps • Katharine Murphy: The Wentworth byelection isn’t just a loss for the Liberals. It’s a disaster Topics Wentworth Läs mer…

Kerryn Phelps and her purple army shake up politics-as-usual in Wentworth stunner

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wentworth byelection Phelps’ supporters and their fierce sentiments about the state of Australian politics should worry major parties Independent candidate Kerryn Phelps dances with supporters and celebrates winning the seat of Wentworth at the North Bondi Surf Lifesaving Club in Saturday’s byelection. Photograph: Cole Läs mer…

Wentworth byelection: polls set to close, live vote results as Liberals fear loss – latest updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As voting draws to close, the people of Wentworth will decide whether Scott Morrison’s Coalition government will retain its majority. Follow it live… LIVE Updated Wentworth byelection Liberal candidate Dave Sharma has his work cut out for him, under challenge from independent Kerryn Phelps Läs mer…