Anthony Albanese

A Government under pressure

Last week question time was largely taken up with the Minister for Immigration Andrew Giles answering awkward questions about the vexxed question of deportation of convicted criminals.  In a bizarre twist, he initially said that the Government was monitoring dangerous released detainees with drones which he subsequently recanted. Bill Shorten was dealing today with the …

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Whistleblower sentencing adds another thorn to Labor’s side

Besides the Federal government’s budget news on Tuesday, other news were developing in Canberra. The sentencing of whistle-blower and former ADF lawyer David McBride could add more fuel to the flame for Anthony Albanese and his government, as some in the community felt betrayed by the government for not intervening. Image: Whistleblower David McBride with …

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Political donations should be more regulated: report

A new report from the Australia Institute is calling for real-time disclosures of political donations. The report shows there are flaws in the current system, and it needs to be tightened to make politicians accountable. While the Albanese government has implemented some reforms, it is lagging behind in others. Image: “Australian Parliament House” by Long …

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What will Prime Minister Albanese’s US visit mean to Australia?

On Monday, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese arrived in the US to begin his official 4-day visit. The Prime Minister has described his trip to the US as “an important visit that comes at a turbulent time for the world.” Discussions between the Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and President Joe Biden are expected to form around …

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