A landmark royal commission report was handed down 30 years ago today with 339 recommendations, yet Indigenous men and women continue to die, writes Rangi Hirini.
The Federal Government will revamp education of the country’s teachers and investigate how to attract higher performers as part of its bid to lift Aussie school standards back into the top tier.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison commended WA for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, but his speech was tarnished by demonstrations.
Lanai Scarr and Brianna Dugan
How has Australia go from being the world-beater of COVID-19 to number 104 when it comes to vaccinations?
Prime Minister Scott Morrison will meet privately with Brittany Higgins when she travels to Canberra to take part in the Kate Jenkins review later this month.
Scott Morrison says political advertising linking him with Clive Palmer over his fight with Mark McGowan and WA’s hard border reflects badly on Federal Labor.
Ben O'Shea & Sarah Ison
Scott Morrison says he ‘regrets’ the language used against ex-Australia Post boss Christine Holgate after revelations she gave four Cartier watches to company executives.
The Prime Minister said he would meet with State and Territory leaders twice a week from Monday until the problems with the national vaccination strategy were ironed out.
Trade Minister Dan Tehan will confront the EU over its blocking of vaccines shipments to Australia — a key part of the problem with the slowness of the domestic roll-out.
In the aftermath of Cyclone Seroja ripping through Kalbarri, Mark McGowan has celebrated the resilience of residents who are ‘dealing with this disaster with a great deal of good spirit’.
Australia Post chairman Lucio Di Bartolomeo says he will not stand down from his role, despite declaring former chief executive Christine Holgate was “treated abysmally” before her departure.
Federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese has slammed Scott Morrison for abandoning the timeline for Australia’s vaccine roll-out and for ‘putting all their eggs’ in the AstraZeneca basket.
Deputy Opposition Leader Richard Marles has warned ‘we’re going to watch the world open up while Australia is left behind’ after the Federal Government ‘bet the house’ on the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Christine Holgate has broken her silence on her departure from the top job at Australia Post, launching a stinging attack on Scott Morrison claiming ‘bullying and harassment and abuse of power’.
Both Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese know WA could decide the next Federal election and will be scrambling for voter attention in our great State.
Lanai ScarrFederal Political Editor
The prime minister argues Australia is faring well when it comes to international comparisons of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison will land in WA tonight, spending the week in the State and possibly visiting towns ravaged by Cyclone Seroja.
The Federal Government is being pressed to establish a new date for getting all Australians vaccinated after the PM conceded his original October target was no longer possible.
Rupert Murdoch’s media company is the most powerful political party in Australia but is “utterly unaccountable”, former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says.
Scott Morrison is urging West Australians to stay safe after Cyclone Seroja destroyed homes in the Mid West.
Trade Minister Dan Tehan may take Australia's dispute with China over wine exports to the World Trade Organisation at a Europe meeting.
Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics and Business Correspondent
Is the multi-billion dollar submarine maintenance deal the Federal election sweetener — or does Prime Minister Scott Morrison reckon he’s already done enough to hold his ground in Western Australia?
To win back voters after their shock loss, Labor has strived to change its tune and proudly declare its support of mining and the importance of the sector to Australia. Enter Madeleine King.
Nearly 400 West Australians had their vaccinations cancelled today as health authorities scramble to ‘refocus’ WA’s rollout following advice cautioning against giving the AstraZeneca jab to under 50s.
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