Tony Abbott tells CPAC an Indigenous voice to parliament would promote ‘discrimination’

Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has claimed the Labor government’s proposed Indigenous voice to parliament would “institutionalise discrimination” in a speech to a conservative political conference that focused heavily on criticisms of the Aboriginal consultation body. The Coalition senator… Read More »Tony Abbott tells CPAC an Indigenous voice to parliament would promote ‘discrimination’

Australia news live: Dan Tehan says anti-corruption body will be a ‘knackery’; national cabinet to review Covid isolation

<gu-island name="KeyEventsCarousel" deferuntil="visible" props="{"keyEvents":[{"id":"63360cf58f08ec87f1104e19","elements":[{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":" State and territory leaders will meet in-person in Canberra on Friday, with the prime minister, Anthony Albanese, to convene the latest national cabinet meeting. Covid health briefings will again be high on the agenda, with discussion… Read More »Australia news live: Dan Tehan says anti-corruption body will be a ‘knackery’; national cabinet to review Covid isolation

Australia news live: Optus contacting 14,900 customers with exposed Medicare ID, consumer watchdog warns petrol stations over price rises

<gu-island name="KeyEventsCarousel" deferuntil="visible" props="{"keyEvents":[{"id":"6334b6fd8f08ef7e8107c39b","elements":[{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":" Last night’s stroke of midnight brought an end to the former Morrison government’s halving of the fuel excise. ","elementId":"7216ad19-6b88-42cd-afe8-21327366d58b"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":" But you shouldn’t expect to see fuel prices jump immediately, with the treasurer, Jim Chalmers, saying it… Read More »Australia news live: Optus contacting 14,900 customers with exposed Medicare ID, consumer watchdog warns petrol stations over price rises