Anthony Albanese attacked for not yet releasing Labor’s policy costings – as he says he will wait until Liberal campaign launch

The Coalition has attacked Anthony Albanese for holding off on the release of his party’s policy costings, accusing Labor of “seeking to hide the full extent of their spending”.  Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has come under renewed attack over Labor’s decision to hold off on the release of its policy costings until the final week … Read more

Leaders’ debate: Albanese wins final debate, Morrison confirms Tudge will re-enter cabinet if re-elected

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese won the third and final leaders’ debate on Wednesday night, which saw he and Prime Minister Scott Morrison cover a number of well-trodden issues. Key points: Cost of living, wages and an integrity commission were all dominant themes Out of the 160 undecided voters, 54 per cent voted in favour of Mr … Read more

Federal election: Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese face off in final debate before election — as it happened

Here’s another question from The West Australian’s Lanai Scarr: Women are getting a stronger voice in particularly this election campaign. Looking forward, they want certainty, security and equality, especially in the workplace. Free childcare happened during the pandemic, you’ve both spoken about it tonight. Why can’t free childcare continue? Albanese: “We have a plan for more … Read more

Federal election: Scott Morrison suggests Australian wages will not increase for 18 months

Scott Morrison has suggested Australian workers won’t see a real wage increase for another 18 months. The Prime Minister was asked on Monday about the Reserve Bank’s prediction that pay will continue to be outpaced by inflation – preventing real wages growth – until the end of 2023. Mr Morrison indicated there was nothing the … Read more

Grace Tame voices anger over Anthony Albanese’s interview with Alan Jones

Grace Tame has lashed out at Anthony Albanese after he posed for a photograph with broadcaster Alan Jones. The Labor leader on Monday shared a photo on his Twitter account, shaking hands with the former radio and TV shock jock, who is relaunching his digital show. Watch the latest from the campaign trail in the … Read more

Today ratings: ABC host Michael Rowland’s sledge after smashing Channel 9 show

Popular ABC host Michael Rowland has taken a very subtle dig at his rivals’ expense after winning the breakfast TV ratings war. ABC star Michael Rowland has taken a subtle shot at his arch rivals after his program smashed Today in the latest ratings results. After more than 13 years, ABC News Breakfast – lead … Read more

Federal Election 2022: Nine’s leaders’ debate with Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese sees dire WA TV ratings

The Nine Network’s leaders’ debate descended into a shambles – but nationally 641,000 viewers tuned in. However, viewers in Perth were clearly turned off by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese slugging it out, with a paltry 39,000 viewers bothering to watch. It was crushed by 7NEWS Perth, which attracted 143,000 viewers … Read more

Prime Minister Scott Morrison doubles down on religious discrimination act | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison doubles down on religious discrimination act | ABC NewsABC News (Australia) Liberal MPs will cross the floor again to protect LGBT students if religious bill is revivedSydney Morning Herald ‘No evidence’ LGBTQI students are expelled from religious schools, Scott Morrison claimsPerthNow Prime Minister Scott Morrison says schools not expelling gay students, … Read more

Anthony Albanese says he’s sure Labor MP Brian Mitchell regrets ‘inappropriate’ tweets about women’s bladder

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has defended Tasmanian Labor MP Brian Mitchell after he made fun of women’s bladders in a historic tweet – which has since been deleted. Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has agreed it was inappropriate for Labor MP Brian Mitchell to make fun of women’s bladders but insists his comments were made “well … Read more

Federal election: Seven West Media welcomes Labor pledge to keep sports available for all on free-to-air TV

Seven West Media has welcomed a Labor election pledge to support free-to-air TV, which would mean millions of Australians would not be obliged to pay to watch their favorite sports. Traveling in the battleground seat of Bass in Tasmania on Saturday, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese backed in the policy on media regulatory framework. “Major sporting … Read more