Albanese in Perth commenting on job and economic growth

Labor Leader, Anthony Albanese visited Perth, listening to and addressing the needs of WA. Mr Albanese discussed jobs and the economy, commenting on the disappointing RBA’s governor downgrading Australia’s growth by a quarter of a percent to below trend. “The Australian economy at the moment is performing in terms of growth on under-trend levels. We…

Labor’s post-election “trauma” continues following tax cut opposition back-down

Federal Labor has continued its post-election crisis by “confusing” Australians over its identity, after it back-flipped on its opposition to a part of the Morrison Government’s tax cuts, a political expert has claimed. The opposition opted to fully support Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s $158 billion package after originally opposing the third stage and proposing amendments…

ANALYSIS: Will tax cuts help young Australians to get ahead?

Analysis By: Elson Goh, Curtin University Tutor & Certified Financial Planner Fiscal policy is the tool used by the government to adjusts its spending levels and tax rates to influence the economy. The current state of the economy requires nothing short of a miracle to turn it around. Business confidence have fallen close to recession…

Liza Harvey Becomes WA Liberal’s First Female Leader

By Andrew Fewster Liza Harvey has become first female leader of the WA Liberal party today with Bill Marmion taking the deputy leadership, following the resignation of Mike Nahan. Ms Harvey has promised a different style of leadership to Mr Nahan, saying she is a different person. Ms Harvey has already started to frame her…

Mike Nahan Quits As State Liberal Leader

After a period of speculation, WA Liberal Opposition leader Mike Nahan announced his intent to resign as leader of the party. A special party meeting has been called in-order to elect a new leader, in-order to give adequate time for Liberal Party members to make up their minds. Dr Nahan says he decided to resolve…

Labor Leader Moves To Expel John Setka’s Party Member

By Vesh Arumugam  The Labor Party (ALP) has come out with a drastic decision to expel John Setka after the meeting of the National Executive Committee of the ALP today to immediately suspend Setka’s membership.  “At the next meeting of the National Executive of the Australian Labor Party on July 5, I will move for the…

Albanese reveals new shadow ministry

The Federal Opposition has claimed that it will “hold the Morrison Government to account” with its new frontbench team that Anthony Albanese stated boasts “talent and experience.” The new Labor leader unveiled his new line-up on Sunday that will include a “blend of experienced former Government Ministers, as well as talented newcomers” to refresh Labor…

Expert opinion: How the ALP needs to recoup its election loss

Less than two weeks after the biggest Federal election event, former Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is passing the ALP’s loss to everyone else and refusing to accept any blame on his own accord. This has then thrown newly appointed Opposition Leader, Anthony Albanese, in the deep end, where he is now in full damage control…