Malcolm Turnbull, bottom right, makes an address at Parliament after he was sworn in as prime minister in Canberra, Australia, Sept. 15, 2015.

Australia proposes lawmakers prove they’re not dual citizens

Australia goes tough on dual citizenship, forces lawmakers to declare statuses Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull proposed on Monday that all lawmakers prove they are not dual citizens in a move that... Read more »
Australia's deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce

Australia’s deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce disqualified from Parliament

Australia’s deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce is disqualified from Parliament because he’s a Kiwi Australia’s High Court on Friday has ruled the deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce ruled ineligible to sit in... Read more »
Premier Mike Baird embraces his family after the press conference announcing his resignation. Photo: Janie Barrett

Why I’m disappointed Mike Baird quit politics

Our governments simply don’t think, even strategise, longer-term. They are mostly “reactive” not “proactive”. By John Hewson While I understand and accept his personal reasons, I am personally disappointed that Mike Baird... Read more »

Australian government’s ‘No jab, no pay’ policy improve vaccination rates

Government’s policy sees 5,700 immunise children and another 148,000 update vaccinations to avoid cuts of up to $15,000 a year The federal government’s ‘no jab, no pay’ law has led to an... Read more »
Sri Lanka

Reconciliation cannot divide or break up Sri Lanka

The stakeholders of Sri Lanka must consider these arguments if any attempts are being taken to do the opposite of what we expect from reconciliation  By Shenali D Waduge The word reconciliation has... Read more »

Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser dies at 84

Former Liberal prime minister Malcolm Fraser, who died today at 84, has been remembered as a “fierce Australian patriot”. Mr Fraser’s office confirmed that Australia’s leader from 1975 to 1983 had passed... Read more »

Australia urged to shut coal-fired power plants urgently as analysis reveals huge emissions

Australian government has been urged to place US-style regulations on coal-fired power plants to ensure they shut down, as a new analysis highlights the vast scale of emissions pumped out by the... Read more »