Michael Fullilove of the Lowy Institute speaks on the extradition of Julian Assange at the National Press Club

A prominent Australian critic of Julian Assange has issued a new warning about the detained WikiLeaks founder. A leading foreign policy analyst and prominent critic of Julian Assange has said the detained WikiLeaks founder should not be the Australian government’s “only priority”. The Lowy Institute’s executive director, Michael Fullilove, has urged the Albanian government to … Read more

Deloitte Access Economics report says spending will slow in 2022

New figures reveal a surprising turnaround for Australian retail, but a bleak outlook looms as inflation ‘chills’ overall spending. Shocking figures have revealed Australian retail sales have emerged from the pandemic “better than if it ever happened”, with a 1.2% gain in actual sales for the March 2022 quarter. But economic experts have warned that … Read more

Former deputy mayor’s $52 million lawsuit results in massive legal blow

Salim Mehajer was declared a vexatious litigant. Photo: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard. Photo: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard Disgraced former politician Salim Mehajer has been barred from taking legal action in New South Wales after his bid to sue former business partners for $52million backfired. The controversial former developer was declared a “vexatious pleader” … Read more

James Bahmad jailed for over $115m cocaine in Sydney

A Sydney property developer has faced court after being arrested with a loaded pistol and a 114kg delivery of cocaine. A father-of-six who was caught using a diesel generator to smuggle over 100kg of cocaine into Sydney has been jailed for at least five years and six months. James Bahmad, 42, learned of his fate … Read more

James Bahmad jailed for over $115m cocaine in Sydney

A Sydney property developer has faced court after being arrested with a loaded pistol and a 114kg delivery of cocaine. A father-of-six who was caught using a diesel generator to smuggle over 100kg of cocaine into Sydney has been jailed for at least five years and six months. James Bahmad, 42, learned of his fate … Read more

Telstra’s $2.2m fine after overcharging more than 11,000 customers

Telstra is $2.2m lighter and has been reprimanded by the communications regulator after overcharging more than 11,000 customers. Telstra was forced to shell out more than $2.2 million after an Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) investigation found it had overcharged more than 11,000 customers. More than $1.73 million was refunded to customers, while $506,160 … Read more

Telstra’s $2.2m fine after overcharging more than 11,000 customers

Telstra is $2.2m lighter and has been reprimanded by the communications regulator after overcharging more than 11,000 customers. Telstra was forced to shell out more than $2.2 million after an Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) investigation found it had overcharged more than 11,000 customers. More than $1.73 million was refunded to customers, while $506,160 … Read more

2022 Federal Election Betting Odds and Opinion Polls

Savvy bookmakers have made a startling admission about who is most likely to be Australia’s next prime minister. The Coalition has made a stunning turnaround, according to the bookmakers, with their chances of retaining the government dwindling dramatically. TNL HQ will likely take the new odds as a sign of a Miracle 2.0 for this … Read more