Federal

Politically blind

It is often said politicians operate in a bubble – feted like celebrities and surrounded by ‘yes’ people constantly telling them what they want to…

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Humane decision

The decision by Federal Immigration Minister Alex Hawke to allow a Sri Lankan family to live in the Perth community rather than remain the sole…


JobKeeper fears

The looming end to the Federal Government’s JobKeeper program on March 28 will put many businesses under more financial pressure, right on the anniversary of…


Culture change

The swirling controversy surrounding the Federal Government over its response to sexual assault allegations is unedifying in the extreme.It is clear the botched handling of…


Stand alone Sharkie

Long-awaited clarity over Rebekha Sharkie’s future political alliances is welcome news for the Mayo community. Speculation had surrounded the Centre Alliance MP for months after…


Sharkie future

With speculation engulfing Rebekha Sharkie’s political future, the next few months may become some of the most significant in her electorate’s history. Despite her proclaimed…


Caught out

The Federal Government looks for all the world like a fly caught in a web of its own deceit. The ‘sports rorts’ issue continues to…


Election surprise

The resounding win of Scott Morrison’s team in Saturday’s Federal election came as a surprise to many astute political observers … and politicians as well….


Election day

With little change in the Mayo polls since last year’s by-election, Saturday’s election is likely to result in a comfortable win for sitting member Rebekha…


Facebook fools

An embarrassing number of candidates preparing for this month’s Federal election have been sensationally dropped by their parties after their online histories displayed an ugly…