Warren Snowdon dumped by Labor Party faction ahead of next election

Warren Snowdon dumped by Labor Party faction ahead of next election

Updated May 18, 2018 11:09:47 Veteran Labor MP Warren Snowdon has been dumped by the Northern Territory Labor’s powerful left faction in what he has described as “a kangaroo court” decision. The decision to expel him — and five others — was made at a faction executive meeting in Darwin …

Warren Snowdon, longtime federal Labor MP, set to be dumped by Northern Territory left faction

Warren Snowdon, longtime federal Labor MP, set to be dumped by Northern Territory left faction

Updated May 17, 2018 18:15:57 The Northern Territory’s long-serving federal Member for Lingiari, Warren Snowdon, is likely to be either expelled from or to leave NT Labor’s powerful left-wing faction. And if that happens, the veteran Central Australian MP has indicated he may form his own faction. Mr Snowdon had …

Fact check: Have robberies, assaults and burglaries increased in Victoria since Labor was elected? – Fact Check

Fact check: Have robberies, assaults and burglaries increased in Victoria since Labor was elected? – Fact Check

Posted May 17, 2018 12:56:56 Photo: Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy has tweeted that certain categories of crime have increased by more than 30 per cent since Labor was elected. (AAP: Joe Castro) The claim Crime rates in Victoria continue to be hotly debated in the lead up to November’s …

Bill Shorten rebukes Pauline Hanson over threat to deny Labor preferences | Australia news

Pauline Hanson has told the Labor leader, Bill Shorten, she will not “flow preferences” to Labor in the looming Longman byelection, or federally, unless the ALP puts the Greens last on how-to-vote tickets. In response Shorten has accused the One Nation leader of “attempting to direct the preferences of Longman …

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority vote to ban fracking

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority vote to ban fracking

Updated May 12, 2018 17:20:05 Photo: Protestors against fracking rallied ahead of the NT Labor Party’s annual conference. (ABC News: Jano Gibson) Related Story: Tensions rise within NT Government following fracking approval Related Story: Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted Delegates at Territory Labor’s annual …

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority votes to ban fracking

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority votes to ban fracking

Posted May 12, 2018 16:59:57 Photo: Protestors against fracking rallied ahead of the NT Labor Party’s annual conference. (ABC News: Jano Gibson) Related Story: Tensions rise within NT Government following fracking approval Related Story: Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted Delegates at Territory Labor’s annual …

Bill Shorten labelled ‘shifty’ as Labor questions the fairness of proposed tax cuts

Bill Shorten labelled ‘shifty’ as Labor questions the fairness of proposed tax cuts

Updated May 10, 2018 17:31:05 The Coalition has revived its “Kill Bill” strategy which aims to damage Labor leader Bill Shorten’s credibility. Key Points: Government revives strategy to attack Bill Shorten’s credibility Labor questions the fairness of the Government’s budget tax cuts Five by-elections looming Mr Shorten will deliver his …

Coalition defends tax plan while attacking Labor on dual citizenship – politics live | Australia news

3.55am BST03:55 One Nation has named Matthew Stephen as their candidate in the Longman byelection. Stephen ran for the seat of Sandgate in the last state election, where the Australian revealed he had only just avoided bankrupcy and had his trades licence temporarily suspended seven times for not paying fees …

Citizenship saga sets byelection traps for Labor and Coalition in budget fight | Australia news

Labor has demanded the Turnbull government provide detailed costings of its budget tax plans as both sides muscle up for critical byelection contests in July triggered by the final chapter of the dual citizenship imbroglio. The Turnbull government on Wednesday introduced legislation giving effect to the personal income tax cuts …

Budget 2018: Scott Morrison rules out tax bill carve-up in face of Labor call for split vote – Budget 2018

Budget 2018: Scott Morrison rules out tax bill carve-up in face of Labor call for split vote – Budget 2018

Updated May 09, 2018 19:38:21 Low and middle-income earners could miss out on tax cuts outlined in the federal budget, with a political fight already brewing over which Australians deserve to keep more money in their pockets. Key points: Treasurer Scott Morrison says his plan to cut taxes will only …