Cash strapped mining magnate Clive Palmer is suing former Senators Glenn Lazarus and Jacqui Lambie to recoup money the Palmer United Party (PUP) spent on their respective election campaigns… 596 more words
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POSSIBLY THE STUPIDEST PERSON ever elected to an Australian Parliament — mercenary Senator Jacqui Lambie — has chosen to emulate other deluded pathology cases, and to start an eponymous political party; said to be built on “core beliefs,” the Jacqui Lambie Network aspires to advance a narrow, contradictory, divisive agenda. 1,598 more words
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Labor can’t keep treating the Greens as their finer selves, endorsing iconic Greens issues from global warming to the anti-coal seam gas movement. 706 more words
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has taken measures to expel fellow Labor MP Billy Gordon today after it was revealed his criminal record lacked substance.
Queensland politics has traditionally prided itself on a staunch history of corruption and illegality, hence according to the current leader, Mr Gordon’s dangerously anorexic criminal past will simply not do. 147 more words
IN A U-urn, Treasurer Joe Hockey says he will explore changes to the base and rate of GST in examining possible reforms to Australia’s tax system, and whilst this is commendable — and shows a more realistic approach to budget reform — the probability Labor will scuttle any constructive proposal remains high. 776 more words