Philippines’ new president visits Australia

The Philippines’ new leader, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, made a secret trip to Australia just days after winning the presidency. The 64-year-old flew to Melbourne where his youngest son Vincent attends university. The visit remained confidential but was discovered by the Filipino community who protested the arrival of the president.

Philippines’ new president visits Australia

The Philippines’ new leader, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, made a secret trip to Australia just days after winning the presidency. The 64-year-old flew to Melbourne where his youngest son Vincent attends university. The visit remained confidential but was discovered by the Filipino community who protested the arrival of the president.

“Quite a contrast” between the policies of the major parties in terms of public service

Evan Mulholland of the Institute of Public Affairs says we are “finally” seeing some policy differentiation between the two main parties. ‘I think it’s quite the contrast that the Labor Party wants to give more money to bureaucrats in Canberra, and the Liberal Party – it’s time – wants to reduce the size of government,’ … Read more

“Quite a contrast” between the policies of the major parties in terms of public service

Evan Mulholland of the Institute of Public Affairs says we are “finally” seeing some policy differentiation between the two main parties. ‘I think it’s quite the contrast that the Labor Party wants to give more money to bureaucrats in Canberra, and the Liberal Party – it’s time – wants to reduce the size of government,’ … Read more

Albanese must give ‘soft’ voters ‘something to vote for’

Sky News contributor Caroline Di Russo said voters tried to give opposition leader Anthony Albanese the “benefit of the doubt”. “As we get closer, I think that soft, undecided vote is going to come late,” she told Sky News host Jenna Clarke. “If Anthony Albanese doesn’t give these people something to vote for, they will … Read more