Jeremy Corbyn’s spectacular success in the British election should have worried Malcolm Turnbull. The Tories were humiliated for their agenda of cuts, in the face of socialist Jeremy Corbyn’s
Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison have delivered a budget aimed at avoiding unpopular cuts, in a desperate effort to reverse their slide in the polls. The pundits say it’s a budget Labor could
The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) is set to return, with the aim of breaking the power of the construction unions.
Malcolm Turnbull is floundering. Divisions within the Coalition, his own diminished authority and an unpopular political agenda have seen his standing in the polls drop further.
Malcolm Turnbull has been left weak and humiliated by the election result. Turnbull will be constantly looking over his shoulder, worried about whether any of his MPs will break ranks and about
The election has delivered a savage blow to Malcolm Turnbull and the Coalition government. The danger is that the disaffection with the mainstream parties can be pulled to the right.
There’s now a real chance the Liberals will lose the election on 2 July. As the election campaign has dragged on, it’s become clearer and clearer that Malcolm Turnbull stands for handouts to big
Turnbull has called an election on the back of a budget tailor-made for the rich. While there is less open savagery than in Tony Abbott’s hated 2014 budget, the priorities are clear.
The centrepiece of Turnbull’s budget is handouts to business and high income earners. But for workers and the poor there are only cuts.
The 2016 Budget robs the poor to pay the rich. Its cuts to social welfare and other government payments and programs all had one target in mind—to fund tax cuts for big business. The handouts to
Turnbull has delivered a budget for business and the rich. Its centrepiece is handouts to business and high income earners. Most workers get nothing, except the impact of further cuts to services.
The wheels have come off Malcolm Turnbull, as he fumbles, stumbles, and slides in the polls. Newspoll has the Liberals behind Labor at 51-49 for the first time since Turnbull became PM.
Turnbull has pulled the trigger to call an early election, and is demanding that the Senate pass both the ABCC and the Registered Organisations bill, or he will hold a double dissolution
Massive investment in new weaponry aimed at containing China, a commitment to more war, and more intervention in the South Pacific—that’s the Turnbull government’s vision for a “capable, agile
So ran a recent headline in the Financial Review. The ruling elite is getting worried.
Not content with cuts to pathology and diagnostic bulk-billing, the Turnbull government has resuscitated Tony Abbott’s plan to privatise Medicare payment systems. But these twin attacks on
Part of the deal Malcolm Turnbull struck to take Tony Abbott’s job was promising to stick with his plan for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage after the next election.
The Coalition is wielding the scalpel on Medicare—again. As part of their December mini-budget, the government announced cuts of $650 million over four years to an incentive for pathologists to
The Australian Tax Office released the Corporate Tax Transparency Report in December. This first report specifically names the companies who paid new tax.
The aftermath of the Paris attacks has seen an even more determined campaign to scapegoat the Muslim community. And Turnbull’s embrace of Abbott’s policies has been displayed at the climate summit.
Turnbull is fully committed to delivering policies that benefit big business and the rich through cutting spending and delivering “economic reform”, promising "a thoroughly Liberal Government".
The Turnbull led-Coalition claims to be “resetting” the relationship between the government and the Muslim community. Turnbull has junked reference to “Team Australia”, as well as Abbott’s
Just two years into his term as Prime Minister, Tony Abbott has been toppled by his own party. This is cause for celebration for all those disgusted with his cuts, racism and anti-worker