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Laurie Oakes Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Respected political reporter Laurie Oakes has been inducted into the Logie Awards Hall of Fame.   “It’s wonderful, I never expected it but it’s terrific,” the veteran reporter said as…

Teargas Used on Christmas Island Asylum Seekers

A protest by some 300 asylum seekers detained on Christmas Island turned into a riot as police used teargas and handcuffs on suspected protest leaders, a refugee support organisation say.…

Carbon Tax Campaign on the Cards

An advertising campaign to better inform people about the proposed carbon tax has not been ruled out, Prime Minister Julia Gillard say. Speaking from the US, Ms Gillard said about…

Climate Tax Debate Heats Up

As the debate over the government’s proposed price on carbon heats up, Acting Prime Minister Wayne Swan insists the measure is not a new tax. With Prime Minister Julia Gillard…

Abbott Challenges Carbon Tax

The tax on carbon proposed by government last week is being challenged by opposition leader Tony Abbott. The plan, which was outlined by Prime Minister Julia Gillard last week, proposes…

Holidays in New Zealand to Help Earthquake Recovery

Prime Minister Julian Gillard said that that in order to support New Zealand after the devastating earthquake that hit Christchurch, Australian could choose the Tasman region as a holiday destination.…

Abbott Says Independents Should No Longer Support Gillard

Tony Abbott, the leader of the opposition said that independent members of the parliament should no longer support the Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard as she has tried to hide…