With its latest budget, SA Labor is looking to secure support in marginal seats in Adelaide's metropolitan area ahead of the 2018 state election, Simon Royal writes.
New taxes on banks and foreign investors, a focus on jobs and a cash splash on the suburbs are the headline measures in the South Australian Government's pre-election budget, described by Premier Jay Weatherill as a "traditional Labor budget".
A post by the Tasmanian Liberal's on their Facebook page accusing Labor of an "appalling slap in the face to victims" of child sex abuse sees the Opposition threaten to not play ball with parliamentary convention.
In this week's dispatch from the red chamber, Senator Derryn Hinch reveals an emotional moment in Parliament, Christopher Pyne's pep talk and why he's calling a One Nation Senator a bastard. The post Hinch’s Senate Diary: which Labor MPs ...
Labor leaders back away from a threat made by CFMEU boss John Setka, who told a rally that workers would "expose" Australian Building and Construction Commission inspectors, lobby their neighbourhoods and make their children "ashamed of who their parents are".