Bill Shorten gives Malcolm Turnbull a character-forming task on tax

Bill Shorten gives Malcolm Turnbull a character-forming task on tax

Posted May 11, 2018 09:31:00 All indications are that Malcolm Turnbull means what he says when he insists the election will be next year, but at the end of this week you could be forgiven for thinking the poll was next month. It was no surprise that the budget, the …

Budget 2018: Malcolm Turnbull begins the hard sell – politics live | Australia news

Scott Morrison and Malcolm Turnbull have been out and about since the crack of dawn selling their message – they are very happy with the budget and think you should be too. “The economic plan is to deliver strong economic growth. That’s the plan we’re working on, and what that …

Budget 2018: Biggest challenge for Malcolm Turnbull was nailing the pitch in two-thirds the time – Budget 2018

Budget 2018: Biggest challenge for Malcolm Turnbull was nailing the pitch in two-thirds the time – Budget 2018

Updated May 08, 2018 20:15:43 Photo: Treasurer Scott Morrison may well need to reach for the Santa suit yet, writes Andrew Probyn. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Peter Costello’s theory for economic battle came in three chapters — do the hard stuff in the first year, bed it down in the …

Malcolm Turnbull’s choice: Debt and deficit, or defeat

Malcolm Turnbull’s choice: Debt and deficit, or defeat

Posted May 07, 2018 04:42:38 Photo: The Government is likely to indulge the public with the Federal Budget. (ABC News: Nick Haggarty) Talk about fortuitous timing. There’s an election looming and a budget situation — long portrayed as a disaster — suddenly on the mend. But what to do with …

Why is Kevin Rudd using Chinese social media to criticise Malcolm Turnbull in Mandarin? – China power

Why is Kevin Rudd using Chinese social media to criticise Malcolm Turnbull in Mandarin? – China power

Posted May 05, 2018 06:00:42 Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has taken to popular Chinese social media site Weibo to criticise Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s “paranoid and all over the place” policies towards Beijing, as well as muse about various other China-related issues. Key points: Kevin Rudd says Mr Turnbull’s …

Malcolm Turnbull announces sweeping ‘health check’ into federal public service

Malcolm Turnbull announces sweeping ‘health check’ into federal public service

Posted May 04, 2018 18:24:25 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a sweeping review of the federal public service to ensure it is capable of providing quality advice while being apolitical. Key points: Review will examine performance management, staff support and staff digital skills Turnbull says hasn’t been significant review …

Malcolm Turnbull openly defied by Victorian Liberals amid claims of a power struggle

Malcolm Turnbull openly defied by Victorian Liberals amid claims of a power struggle

Posted May 04, 2018 00:01:31 Photo: Malcolm Turnbull directed the states to sort out their candidates for the next election. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is being openly defied by the Victorian Liberals to quickly settle on candidates for the next election — a delay which some …

Emmanuel Macron thanks Malcolm Turnbull and his ‘delicious wife’ Lucy

Emmanuel Macron thanks Malcolm Turnbull and his ‘delicious wife’ Lucy

Posted May 02, 2018 17:10:53 French President Emmanuel Macron likely had food on the brain when he thanked Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his “delicious wife” Lucy for their hospitality. Mr Macron, who arrived in Sydney last night, gave a joint press conference with Mr Turnbull at Kirribilli House …

Emmanuel Macron calls on Malcolm Turnbull to show ‘power of conviction’ in fighting climate change

Emmanuel Macron calls on Malcolm Turnbull to show ‘power of conviction’ in fighting climate change

Updated May 02, 2018 08:59:42 French President Emmanuel Macron has issued a challenge to Australia to lift its game when it comes to tackling climate change. Key points: Mr Macron spoke of his concern about the effect of climate change on Pacific nations France has deep interests in the Pacific, …