Voices of Caulfield announces Nomi Kaltmann as teal candidate

Voices of Caulfield announces Nomi Kaltmann as teal candidate

A new teal candidate has officially been announced in Victoria ahead of the upcoming state election. Lawyer and journalist Nomi Kaltmann will be running as a “teal” independent in the ultra-marginal seat of Caulfield in Melbourne’s southeast, which is currently held by deputy Liberal leader David Southwick. The 30-year-old mother of three, who has previously … Read more

John Howard reflects on the Liberals defeat at the Federal Election under Scott Morrison

John Howard reflects on the Liberals defeat at the Federal Election under Scott Morrison

Former prime minister John Howard has weighed in on what went wrong for the Liberal Party in its 2022 Federal Election campaign that ended with the Coalition losing power after nine years.    In his first interview since the May 21 defeat, Mr Howard – who led the Liberals to four election victories – told … Read more

Complete rubbish’: Deputy Liberal leader Sussan Ley rips into Labor and the Greens over Australia’s political landscape

Complete rubbish’: Deputy Liberal leader Sussan Ley rips into Labor and the Greens over Australia’s political landscape

Deputy Liberal leader Sussan Ley says Labor and the Greens believing Australia had become a “lefty country” is “complete rubbish”.   Ms Ley made the remarks during a speech to the NSW Liberal state council meeting on Saturday as she discussed the Coalition’s defeat at the May Federal Election. “Two months on from the Federal Election … Read more

Christian Porter to pay massive bill after losing appeal in Federal Court

Christian Porter to pay massive bill after losing appeal in Federal Court

The former attorney-general has suffered a devastating court blow that could cost him hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs. Former attorney-general Christian Porter has lost an appeal against a Federal Court decision banning his barrister from acting in his defamation case. Jo Dyer launched legal action last year, which resulted in top defamation … Read more

ACT elects David Pocock as first independent senator, unseating Liberal Zed Seselja

ACT elects David Pocock as first independent senator, unseating Liberal Zed Seselja

Former rugby union star David Pocock has made history, becoming the first independent senator for a territory. This morning, the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) confirmed he had unseated former ACT Liberal senator Zed Seselja, taking the territory’s second Senate seat alongside Labor’s Katy Gallagher. Mr Pocock, a conservationist and former Wallabies captain, has been predicted to take … Read more

Bushfire swings went both ways in Gilmore poll, but Andrew Constance still can’t save it from here

Bushfire swings went both ways in Gilmore poll, but Andrew Constance still can’t save it from here

It was the tightest federal election contest in the country, but while the count is still continuing the electoral commission has declared Labor incumbent Fiona Phillips the winner in Gilmore. Key points: Fiona Phillips retained her seat in one of the closest election races in the country Gilmore candidates both saw big swings towards them in bushfire-affected areas … Read more

Scott Morrison finally vacates Kirribilli House almost two weeks after losing election, dubbed ‘Squat Morrison’

Scott Morrison finally vacates Kirribilli House almost two weeks after losing election, dubbed ‘Squat Morrison’

Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison has finally vacated Kirribilli House just shy of two weeks since his election loss and being branded “Squat Morrison”. Removalist trucks were spotted arriving at the taxpayer-funded harbourside mansion on Friday. Mr Morrison, his wife Jenny and their two daughters are moving back to their Port Hacking home in the … Read more

Scott Morrison reportedly yet to move out of Kirribilli House following federal election defeat

Scott Morrison reportedly yet to move out of Kirribilli House following federal election defeat

Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison is still yet to move out of Kirribilli House but there’s an innocent explanation behind it. Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison is still yet to move out of Kirribilli House despite being defeated at the federal election nearly two weeks ago. Kirribilli House is now home to Anthony Albanese after … Read more

Federal election live: Anthony Albanese to reveal his new ministry as Labor secures majority government

Federal election live: Anthony Albanese to reveal his new ministry as Labor secures majority government

What do we know about the new ministry? Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will unveil his new ministry later today, with a few new faces set to join the frontbench. Labor MPs have been in Canberra since yesterday for various factional meetings, but the caucus will gather today in Parliament House to finalise the new ministry. … Read more

Federal election latest: Today is set to be a big day in the election count — unless the seats are ‘ultra close’

Federal election latest: Today is set to be a big day in the election count — unless the seats are ‘ultra close’

Australians could have clarity on the final election result today, according to chief elections analyst Antony Green. Labor needs just one seat to form a majority government — which would allow the party to govern in its own right without crossbench support — and currently three seats remain in doubt.  Australian Electoral Commission staff spent Sunday processing declaration envelopes ready to … Read more