Labor conference rejected push for federal anti-corruption commission ‘Multiple levels of integrity and assurance’ are already in place, says frontbencher Gary Gray after motion for independent commission taken down at last minute
Labor has called on the Auditor-General to investigate what training Australian Border Force officials have been given since the agency was established in July this year and whether their legal powers extend to random visa checks.
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When Peter Dutton insults refugees he insults the Australian people
Why on an issue as sensitive as refugees do Coalition ministers seek out differences rather than emphasise unity? Is it because they would - for base political purposes - prefer the issue to consensus?
The stories note Mr Hogg was placed on a $1000, six-month good-behaviour bond for failing to declare individual donations of less than $1,000 to the Labor Party ahead of the 1990 election - an amount totalling almost $143,000.
Pesky facts are spoiling Scott Morrison's economic story
esky facts keep blowing holes in the economic story that the treasurer, Scott Morrison, had prepared for this year’s election campaign. Namely that Labor’s “tax and spend” policies are a terrible economic threat, while his own plan to cut spending, and maybe company taxes as well, will lead to a guaranteed happy ending.