OPINION: 2019 is not a year for the young… a political retrospective.

OPINION PIECE BY: Political Expert Dr Ian Cook. The year started quite well for young people. The looming federal election had Scott Morrison promising to help Mark McGowan stimulate the WA economy, which meant that McGowan could outline initiatives to address the high rate of unemployment amongst young people. And schemes to help young people…

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…

Albanese “best choice” for Labor as he assumes Labor leadership

Anthony Albanese is the strongest choice as federal Labor leader a political expert has claimed, as Mr Albanese was confirmed as the party’s leader. Murdoch University Senior Lecturer in Politics and Policy Dr Ian Cook said that Australians would be “looking for Albanese to be a better salesperson for Labor Party policies” after he was…

Penny Wong backs Albanese to become opposition leader

Penny Wong has thrown her support behind Anthony Albanese to become Labor’s new federal leader, claiming he is “the outstanding parliamentarian of our generation.” Ms Wong announced in Adelaide on Thursday that she would be backing him for the party’s top job, stating that “I think he’s the best person for the job.” “He’s a…

3 More Years Of Coalition Rule Following A Miracle Win

By Vesh Arumugam The Liberals are back on top once again securing the majority seats in the Parliament beating Labor with a huge standoff in figures. However, it wasn’t a lucky day for Labor. Labor lost to 8 seats less to its contester Liberal. Outgoing Labor leader, Bill Shorten said “it is obvious that Labor…