politics

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Shorten’s $2m to save a giraffe

premium_icon Shorten’s $2m to save a giraffe

It might sound like a stretch, but Labor is splashing out $2 million to save an endangered Australian giraffe after it was close to death due to Federal funding...

Sweet treat this country could lose

Sweet treat this country could lose

The sudden loss of a treat Aussies take for granted is focusing people’s minds on what is written on these pages — and what it really means.

ScoMo tells UN to steer clear of our border control

premium_icon ScoMo tells UN to steer clear of our border control

PM Scott Morrison will boycott a United Nations agreement on migration that would put pressure on Australia to close its immigration detention centres.

‘Too risky’: Limits to Saudi reforms

‘Too risky’: Limits to Saudi reforms

With reforms allowing women to drive, things were going so well for Saudi Arabia. Then Jamal Khashoggi was murdered and that’s sent a message.

Obama: Trump has ‘mummy issues’

Obama: Trump has ‘mummy issues’

BARACK Obama has suggested that his successor Donald Trump is a confused, angry racist with “mummy issues” that prevents him fixing America’s problems.

The real changes needed to fix parental leave pay

premium_icon The real changes needed to fix parental leave pay

The new announcement about “reform” to parental leave pay offers very little to most Australian parents, writes Victoria Hannaford.

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