Scott Morrison promised to remove the legal capacity for discrimination against LGBTIQ students. But his own hang-ups, and the myth of religious freedom being under threat, means he'll break that commitment.
Lack of wages growth is weighing on the economy, which is performing worse than expected, so much so an interest rate cut may be coming.
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What makes a protectionist? Willingness to waste money, or true faith in the power of trade barriers?
Australia is yet again the idiot of the global village, handing hackers and criminals a big win with its encryption backdoor legislation. Why are we so dumb?
Ignore the Coalition's partisan sniping at Labor over encryption backdoors: Labor's record shows it can't be trusted to push back against corruption and misconduct by powerful security agencies.
The PM's desire to cling on to power for a couple more months will ensure that NSW voters take it out on Premier Gladys Berejiklian.
While federal politics was offering business-as-usual climate inaction last week, school kids were putting politicians to shame.
Despite the lack of a big business tax cut, investment in Australia is on the rise — so much so that mining companies are now warning that workers might actually get real wages rises.