Australia news live: Albanese marks 100 days since election; unions and small business unite for workplace reforms

From 43m ago Good morning Today marks 100 days of the Albanese Labor government. Prime minister Anthony Albanese will mark the milestone with a speech at the National Press Club. In a draft of the speech, seen by Guardian Australia,… Read More »Australia news live: Albanese marks 100 days since election; unions and small business unite for workplace reforms

China increases warship capability with production of guided-missile destroyers, experts say

China is “exponentially” increasing its warship capability and has reportedly re-started mass production of guided-missile destroyers. The Chinese Communist party-controlled newspaper, the Global Times, reported on Tuesday that China would complete its military expansion and modernisation by 2035, “including the… Read More »China increases warship capability with production of guided-missile destroyers, experts say

‘The US let him go free’: release of terrorist who killed unarmed Australian soldiers shows contempt for ally, family says

The family of one of the Australian soldiers killed by rogue Afghan national army sergeant Hekmatullah says Australia was treated with contempt by its closest ally, the US, after it agreed to release the self-professed terrorist from prison. The Guardian… Read More »‘The US let him go free’: release of terrorist who killed unarmed Australian soldiers shows contempt for ally, family says

Jacqui Lambie fights back tears as she describes ‘10 years in hell’ fighting for medical compensation

Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has fought back tears as she detailed “10 years of hell” after her medical discharge from the army and legal battles with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs over compensation. Lambie was appearing before Hobart hearings of… Read More »Jacqui Lambie fights back tears as she describes ‘10 years in hell’ fighting for medical compensation