Reynolds apologises for Higgins slur

Scott Morrison has defended Linda Reynolds after she apologised for labelling an alleged rape victim a “lying cow”. Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins claimed she was raped in the Defence Minister’s parliamentary office in 2019, and has criticised support given to her in the wake...

Cops reveal why they dropped rape case

NSW Police have revealed the timeline of their engagement with Christian Porter’s accuser, revealing why they didn’t pursue the investigation. The woman who alleged she was raped by Christian Porter told police she did not want to proceed with the complaint just days before taking...

Fears of quarantine ‘super spreader’

Health authorities in Queensland are sweating over a period of concern when a particularly infectious man may have spread the virus to people in nearby rooms. Queensland health authorities reported seven new COVID-19 cases in hotel quarantine on Thursday, with two of those linked to...

NSW and Qld gang up against ScoMo

An unlikely group of leaders have broken away from the historic state rivalry to pressure the Morrison government for ‘urgent action’. Councils across NSW and Queensland are fed-up by the lack of climate action from the Morrison and state governments and have banded together to...

NSW and Qld join forces against PM

Councils across NSW and Queensland are fed-up by the lack of climate action from the Morrison and state governments and have banded together to demand urgent change. Seventeen mayors and councillors from Shellharbour, south of Wollongong, to Port Douglas, in the Sunshine State’s far north,...

Fears of quarantine ‘super spreader’

Queensland health authorities reported seven new COVID-19 cases in hotel quarantine on Thursday, with two of those linked to a “super spreader” infected with the Russian variant, leading to growing fears of possible transmission within the quarantine facility. This man travelled into Australia on February...

‘Shattered’: Qantas issues border demand

Sudden domestic border closures have had a devastating impact on travel confidence and must be ruled out as Australians become vaccinated, Qantas says. Qantas has demanded assurances domestic borders will remain open from some point in the near future as the airline complains summer closures...

PM and Kamala Harris talk China

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has spoken with US Vice President Kamala Harris in a wide ranging conversation touching on China, climate change and COVID. Scott Morrison has discussed Australia and the US’ “shared interests in relation to China” during a phone call with US Vice...

Qantas: Border closures must stop

Qantas has demanded assurances domestic borders will remain open from some point in the near future as the airline complains summer closures have devastated confidence in travel. A Senate inquiry on Wednesday was told the “severe” flow-on effects of snap border closures had compromised Qantas’s...