Morrison ignores the ‘epic warning’ in his election win at his peril

Morrison ignores the ‘epic warning’ in his election win at his peril

Updated May 25, 2019 07:45:24 Photo: The one-man Scott Morrison campaign has created a vast opportunity for the Coalition: an extremely vague mandate. (AAP: Joel Carrett) Naturally, Labor's shock loss has left the party reeling. But Scott Morrison, too, should heed the warning it sends for his party's third term. A week after Australians voted,…
Did you know Australia invented the puffer jacket?

Did you know Australia invented the puffer jacket?

Posted May 25, 2019 05:00:00 Photo: George Finch wearing the world's first puffer jacket at Everest base camp, 1922. (Supplied: Wikipedia) Few people know the puffer jacket, that triumph of warmth and comfort over good looks, came from the hottest and flattest continent on earth. The story leads back almost 100 years, to a farmer's…
Cult leader found guilty of unlawful sexual intercourse with teenager

Cult leader found guilty of unlawful sexual intercourse with teenager

Posted May 24, 2019 17:12:57 The leader of an Australian cult has been found guilty of repeatedly sexually assaulting a girl who was a member of the group, starting from when she was 13 years old. Key points: The District Court heard James Salerno was the leader of a cult formerly based in the Adelaide…
Theresa May attempted what increasingly looks like the impossible. Lesser beings would have caved long ago

Theresa May attempted what increasingly looks like the impossible. Lesser beings would have caved...

Posted May 24, 2019 23:52:39 Photo: Theresa May broke down as she delivered the news of her coming resignation. (Reuters: Toby Melville) Yes, Theresa May did sign up for this. It could be argued Mrs May knew what she was in for when she took over as Prime Minister from David Cameron. But lesser beings…
British Prime Minister Theresa May reveals departure date

British Prime Minister Theresa May reveals departure date

Updated May 24, 2019 21:54:39 Related Story: May under growing pressure to resign over Brexit as key Cabinet minister quits Related Story: Theresa May has battled political setbacks for years — so why does it look like she'll resign now? British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will resign as Conservative Party leader on…
Live: Swans looking to halt Magpies’ winning run

Live: Swans looking to halt Magpies’ winning run

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The ‘Slaughter’ House: ANZ’s plans to thwart one of Australia’s biggest-ever financial investigations

The ‘Slaughter’ House: ANZ’s plans to thwart one of Australia’s biggest-ever financial investigations

Updated May 24, 2019 12:13:56 Porsches and $5 million bonuses, drinking and late-night visits to strip clubs — we go deep into one of Australia's biggest-ever corporate investigations. Infographic: The five-star Chateau Elan has an 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman. (Victor Abarca) It was a little past midnight and a silver Porsche Cayenne…
Shocked Labor moves on – but to what policy destination?

Shocked Labor moves on – but to what policy destination?

Updated May 24, 2019 09:22:14 Photo: Anthony Albanese will be charged with pointing Labor in the policy direction that it will take to the 2022 election. (ABC News) Bill Shorten has said he likes doing the family shopping, nevertheless Tuesday's front page of The Australian did capture the savagery of changing political fortunes. There was…
Barrie Cassidy ‘chuffed’ at talk Sky News’s David Speers to take over Insiders reins

Barrie Cassidy ‘chuffed’ at talk Sky News’s David Speers to take over Insiders reins

Updated May 24, 2019 12:55:13 Related Story: Barrie Cassidy announces he's leaving Insiders Related Story: Barrie Cassidy reflects on the 50 years since he started in journalism Outgoing Insiders host Barrie Cassidy says he is "chuffed" that Sky News political editor David Speers looks set to take over the reins of the Sunday morning political…
Australia as 100 people: What the electorate thinks — and how they voted

Australia as 100 people: What the electorate thinks — and how they voted

Posted May 24, 2019 06:23:23 Photo: What would Saturday's election result look like if there were 100 voters? If the Australian electorate were made up of just 100 people, what would they think about the big issues facing the country — and how did they vote? Here are 100 dots: each one represents 1 per…

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