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After a string of disasters and scandals surrounding the Morrison government, Labor now has a chance to do what it has rarely done in modern Australian history: take government.
Anthony Albanese will promise a Labor government would deliver a discount to cut the cost of electric cars and install community batteries, in initiatives costing $400 million over several years.
A Labor government would set up a $15 billion National Reconstruction Fund to promote manufacturing in Australia’s post pandemic economy. The fund, to be announced on Tuesday as Labor begins its national…
Scott Morrison's approval has taken a sizeable hit in a Newspoll showing Labor maintaining its 52-48% two-party lead.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison's strong ratings in the Newspoll and Essential poll suggest the slow vaccine rollout and anger among women might not be hurting the government yet.
One analyst describes Labor's lead in WA as "scarcely possible", while new focus on sexual assault at Parliament House has not had an impact on the latest federal Newspoll.
Australia's COVID vaccination program has begun with Scott Morrison joining a small group of recipients in a carefully orchestrated event,
Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins has accused Scott Morrison of “victim-blaming rhetoric”, as the PM sought to explain why his own staffer failed to tell him Higgins alleged she had been raped.
Queensland was a smoking ruin for federal Labor in 2019. As we head towards a possible election later this year, the sunshine state presents a big challenge — and opportunity — for Anthony Albanese.
With the announcement of Labor's industrial relations plan, and government IR legislation already before parliament, the next few parliamentary weeks may be dedicated to fierce IR debate.
Anthony Albanese will risk a backlash from employers when he releases an industrial relations policy promising a substantial increase in the rights of Australians in insecure work.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Anthony Albanese on Labor policy.
Michelle Grattan talks with Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese about the inner-workings of the party, and possible policy points before the next election.
There is good news and bad news for Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the first Newspoll for 2021.
Fitzgibbon's right-wing parliamentary colleagues seemed to accept his public undermining of Mark Butler. It will be interesting to see if they permit the same treatment of Bowen.
“I will be the leader of this country after the next election,” Albanese declared as he ended the news conference where he announced his reshuffled frontbench. It smacked of a message to himself.
Chris Bowen will replace Mark Butler as climate and energy spokesman, signalling a shift on a difficult policy area for Labor.
If we remain relatively virus-free, politics in 2021 should become more normal than in 2020. And that will affect strategies on both sides.
Right now, Labor's marginal seat holders are talking about JobSeeker. Privately, many are wondering if next year they'll be on it.
Two-thirds of respondents in the last poll of the year said they were satisfied with Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s performance, a reflection of his handling of COVID-19.
Anthony Albanese has announced that the Labor party will hold its national conference “virtually”.