Russian sanctions: Gina Rinehart responds to Putin’s blacklist

Russia has named 121 people in Australia who it says are banned from the country for “Russophobia”. The Australians on the list are fighting back. Russia has named 121 people in Australia who it says are banned from the country for “Russophobia”. Australians on the list are fighting back – mining magnate Gina Rinehart used … Read more

Volodymyr Zelensky invites Anthony Albanese to visit Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has invited Anthony Albanese to visit Kyiv as Russia blacklists Australians for supporting Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has invited Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to visit his country. Ukrainian Ambassador Vasyl Myroschnychenko said he hoped to extend the invitation to Mr. Albanese when he is in Europe to discuss global … Read more

Indigenous Sports Month: How John Moriarty went from stolen boy to football hero

A victim of the Stolen Generation who became the first Indigenous man to play football for Australia continues to leave his mark on the game by nurturing a new wave of exciting Indigenous talent. When the Australian government had a policy of removing Aboriginal children from their families, special consideration was given to those of … Read more

Incumbent Senator Rex Patrick denies gas crisis, slams submarine failure

With just 20 days of work left, a senator is not going quietly, dismissing that there is a gas crisis and slamming the government’s failure on the submarines. Incumbent independent senator Rex Patrick denied there was a gas crisis and criticized the government’s abandonment of France’s multi-billion dollar submarine contract as a “total political failure”. … Read more

Penny Wong visits Samoa behind Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Foreign Minister Penny Wong is in Samoa where she announced a new development partnership and a donation for maritime security. Continued efforts to rebuild Australia’s goodwill in the Pacific saw the visit of Foreign Secretary Penny Wong to Samoa on Thursday. Speaking alongside Samoan Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, Senator Wong revealed Australia would be … Read more

ReAmped Energy tells customers to switch retailers or risk double their bills

An Australian energy company has given customers some unusual but honest advice to help them prevent their bills from doubling. An Australian energy company has told its customers it is in their best interest to switch to another retailer as soon as possible to get a cheaper price. He warned that if they stay they … Read more

Western powers sound alarm over China’s South Pacific plan

Western powers have sounded the alarm over leaked plans to dramatically expand China’s security and economic reach in the South Pacific. Western powers sounded the alarm on Thursday over leaked plans to dramatically expand China’s security and economic reach in the South Pacific, in what a regional leader called a thinly veiled effort to lock … Read more

Anthony Albanese discusses relations with China and climate change during a Quad meeting

Anthony Albanese said “China has changed” before flying to Tokyo for a summit with three other nations that is sure to anger the global superpower. Anthony Albanese said “China has changed” in his first foreign policy speech as prime minister ahead of a trip to Tokyo to discuss how to control the growing influence of … Read more

Federal election: US President Joe Biden calls Anthony Albanese | World leaders react

Joe Biden has called Anthony Albanese to congratulate him on his election victory as Australian Prime Minister and to discuss a “vital opportunity”. Joe Biden is one of the latest world leaders to reach out to Anthony Albanese and congratulate him on his election victory to become Australia’s 31st Prime Minister. The US president called … Read more