Premier McGowan Slammed Clive Palmer Over Border Fight

Amidst Clive Palmer’s battle to open WA’s borders, Premier Mark McGowan has called Mr Palmer the enemy of Western Australians. “Mr Palmer is the enemy of the state,” A letter calling for the unity of Western Australians will be published tomorrow by Mr Palmer, with the Premier urging the people to take no notice of…

School Strike for Climate Version 3.0

Third time’s the charm for school students striking for climate action today, with more than 70 rallies happening across the country, including at the offices of the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader. Here in WA, “Climate not profit, Liberals get off it!” was chanted throughout the CBD, as the strikers marched from Stirling Gardens to…

Greens Leader on WA’s recount result

Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne has expressed her enthusiasm for her colleague Senator Scott Ludlam, returning as a Greens Senator representing the people of Western Australia after the WA recount. Mrs Milne has expressed gratitude to all the scrutineers, Greens members and supporters all around the country for all of their on going support and…

AEC Denies Ludlam’s Recount Request

The Australian Electoral Commission has rejected Greens Senator Scott Ludlam’s request to recount the Senate votes. Australian Sports Party candidate Wayne Dropulich’s recount request was also denied. In a media release, the AEC stated that: “The requests for a recount did not identify any specific issues, which would have warranted the conduct of a recount and as…

Scott Ludlam Loses Seat

The Palmer United Party’s candidate Zhenya Wang won the WA Senate seat while Greens Senator Scott Ludlam missed out. The PUP will now have 3 seats in the upper house and 1 seat in the lower house. David Johnston, Linda Reynolds and Michaelia Cash will stand for the Liberals. On the other hand, Joe Bullock…

Abbott Becomes PM

After a tough election battle, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has become Australia’s 28th Prime Minister. The Liberal National Coalition has won 83 seats, while Labor has won 52. Independent parties are also expected to gain some seats in the Senate. During his victory speech in his electorate, Mr Abbott promised voters that the Carbon Tax…