Scott Morrison not ‘blowing up at TV’ over ‘unfair’ coverage of Anthony Albanese as he takes a swipe at new Prime Minister

Scott Morrison not ‘blowing up at TV’ over ‘unfair’ coverage of Anthony Albanese as he takes a swipe at new Prime Minister

Former prime minister Scott Morrison has said he does not feel slighted by the positive media coverage his successor Anthony Albanese is receiving. The new Prime Minister has recorded significant bumps in the polls since his May 21 Federal Election victory which stands in contrast to Mr Morrison’s collapse in popularity in the last 12 … Read more

Scott Morrison hits out at ‘political circus’ in first sit-down TV interview since the election with Paul Murray on Sky News Australia

Scott Morrison hits out at ‘political circus’ in first sit-down TV interview since the election with Paul Murray on Sky News Australia

Scott Morrison has sat down with Sky News Australia’s Paul Murray for his first TV interview since the election where he reflected on post-prime ministerial life and the Cabinet saga which rocked Canberra. In the extensive television special to air at 8pm on Monday on Sky News Australia, Mr Morrison revealed what he does not … Read more

Prime Minister appoints former High Court justice Virginia Bell to lead inquiry into Scott Morrison’s secret ministries

Prime Minister appoints former High Court justice Virginia Bell to lead inquiry into Scott Morrison’s secret ministries

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has laid out the terms of an inquiry into Scott Morrison’s secret self-appointment to administer several ministries throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Key points: A former High Court justice will lead the inquiry into Scott Morrison’s secret power grab The inquiry will consider the circumstances of Mr Morrison’s actions, and any implications … Read more

Anthony Albanese gave the solicitor-general cover reviewing Scott Morrison — but he chose not to take it

Anthony Albanese gave the solicitor-general cover reviewing Scott Morrison — but he chose not to take it

Anthony Albanese never expected the solicitor-general would find his prime ministerial predecessor acted illegally in secretly taking control of five ministries.  The legality of what took place was never at the heart of the new government’s thinking. The whole reason Scott Morrison was able to instruct the Governor-General to make him effectively a duplicate minister … Read more

Scott Morrison’s appointment valid but inconsistent with convention, solicitor-general finds

Scott Morrison’s appointment valid but inconsistent with convention, solicitor-general finds

The nation’s second law officer has found former prime minister Scott Morrison was validly appointed to the resources portfolio but not notifying ministers, parliament or the public “fundamentally undermined” the principles of responsible government. Key points: The solicitor-general said Scott Morrison’s appointment to the Resources portfolio was inconsistent with the practices of responsible government Prime Minister Anthony … Read more

Audit office finds former government ignored departmental advice, awarded Nationals seats $104 million more in grant funding

Audit office finds former government ignored departmental advice, awarded Nationals seats 4 million more in grant funding

The former federal government has been roundly criticised over its handling of another billion-dollar taxpayer fund, with the Auditor-General finding it funnelled an extra $100 million into Nationals electorates against the advice of the Infrastructure Department. Key points: Labor says the Coalition used the Building Better Regions Fund as a vehicle for pork barrelling The … Read more

LIVE: Home Affairs Minister speaks after report found Scott Morrison pressured department | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

LIVE: Home Affairs Minister speaks after report found Scott Morrison pressured department | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

LIVE: Home Affairs Minister speaks after report found Scott Morrison pressured department | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Home Affairs report confirms Scott Morrison pressured department to reveal election day boat interception  ABC News Shadow minister defends election day text about illegal boat interception  9News View Full coverage on Google News

Expansive plan for new Humber-area development is a recipe for a new city: dense, colourful and messy

Expansive plan for new Humber-area development is a recipe for a new city: dense, colourful and messy

Allies & Morrison/Handout A woman walks down a street straight toward the bakery. The nubbly brick and russet-painted railings of an apartment building rise up to her left; another building to the right scatters the sun off white awnings. Two men sit chatting under the shade of a ginkgo tree. And as she walks past … Read more

When will we know who wins the seat of Brisbane in the federal election? Will Pauline Hanson win a Queensland Senate seat?

When will we know who wins the seat of Brisbane in the federal election? Will Pauline Hanson win a Queensland Senate seat?

While democracy sausages are a distant memory for most, those in the inner-city electorate of Brisbane are still waiting to find out who will represent them in the next federal parliament. It is one of only four seats in Australia still in doubt, and Queensland’s last seat to be called. By the raw numbers, sitting … Read more