What is Labor’s economic strategy in response to this week’s budget? – Australian politics live podcast | Australia news

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen joins Guardian Australia political editor Katharine Murphy to discuss Labor’s take on the budget, economic growth, the siege mentality developing in the business community, and whether he has aspirations for party leadership • Interview: ‘Unfinished business’: Chris Bowen on why his current goal stops at treasurer …

Budget 2018: Election battlelines drawn, with Labor’s tax plan labelled ‘unbelieva-Bill’

Budget 2018: Election battlelines drawn, with Labor’s tax plan labelled ‘unbelieva-Bill’

Posted May 11, 2018 16:24:51 Photo: Labor claims its plan for income tax is fairer than the Government’s proposal. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Both major political parties have laid out their pre-election budget plans, showing tax cuts are on the horizon no matter who wins government. Key points: Bill Shorten …

Morning mail: Middle East crisis, Labor’s tax plan, Weinstein’s ex-wife speaks | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 11 May. Top stories Israel and Iran have been urged to step back from the brink after their most serious direct confrontation, with Israeli missiles being fired over Syria in a “wide-scale” retaliatory attack …

Labor’s quadruple edge in the citizenship crisis: Candidates, time, history and money

Labor’s quadruple edge in the citizenship crisis: Candidates, time, history and money

Posted May 10, 2018 20:10:37 For a party that just lost five sitting MPs, the ALP is well advanced in its preparations to attempt to get them all returned to Parliament. No date has yet been set for what is being called a “Super Saturday” of by-elections in four states, …

Louise Pratt Labor’s choice to replace Tim Hammond in Western Australia | Australia news

Western Australian Labor faction leaders are pushing for Senator Louise Pratt to contest Tim Hammond’s lower house seat following the member for Perth’s shock resignation. The move, which Pratt is understood to be in favour of, would see WA state secretary, Patrick Gorman, moved to the senate in place of …

Live export industry to discuss Labor’s plan for independent animal welfare inspector

Live export industry to discuss Labor’s plan for independent animal welfare inspector

Posted April 18, 2018 00:01:46 Video: DISTRESSING FOOTAGE: Footage has emerged of sheep bound for the Middle East (ABC News) Related Story: Leaders resist calls for live export ban after horrific footage shows abuse Related Story: Live export is a centuries-old Australian industry, but the cameras are new The live …

Labor’s Leon Bignell claims victory in Mawson eight days after SA election

Labor’s Leon Bignell claims victory in Mawson eight days after SA election

Posted March 25, 2018 16:44:38 Former SA Labor minister Leon Bignell has claimed victory in his battle for Mawson — the final Lower House seat in contention in the wake of his party’s electoral defeat. Mr Bignell was widely tipped to lose to Liberal candidate Andy Gilfillan because of an …