‘You really don’t get armed with any information’ about what an independent candidate stands for

It is very important for any Australians who are tempted by independent candidates to “dig a bit deeper” before casting a vote, according to Queensland Senator Amanda Stoker. Over the past couple of days, there’s been a few independent candidates across Australia, announcing their run for federal politics. “I’ve always had a problem with the … Read more

Two Victorian teenagers recovering in hospital after shark attack

Two Victorian teenagers are recovering in hospital after a shark attack on the state’s south-east coast An off-duty lifesaver and a nurse who happened to be at Ocean Grove Beach rushed to help the pair during the attack The girls, both aged 15, were taken to Geelong hospital with non-life threatening injuries in a stable … Read more

‘Plan ahead and pack your patience’: Queensland travellers warned to expect delays

Queensland Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll has advised travellers to “plan ahead and pack their patience” as extensive delays are expected once the state border reopens on December 13. It comes as Queensland’s border reopening was brought forward from December 17 to 1 am on December 13 – with the state expected to hit the 80 … Read more

Albanese pledges to revive university sector

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has pledged to revive the university sector which he claimed has been smashed by the Morrison government’s “savage cuts” and “cynical culture wars”. On Sunday Mr Albanese launched Labor’s unofficial election campaign from Sydney where he pitched a billion-dollar investment into TAFE and universities to ensure school leavers will be upskilled … Read more