Some of Australia’s biggest businesses are falling behind when it comes to recruiting Indigenous people and promoting them to senior roles, according to data made public for the first time.
Australia’s 31st Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has officially been sworn in, alongside the country’s new Foreign Minister Penny Wong.
Labor’s likely industrial relations minister Tony Burke says Scott Morrison ‘misread’ the debate around raising the minimum wage making it a ‘pivotal moment’ that changed the whole election campaign.
Anthony Albanese has given a call for unity, saying he hopes to see less division if he is elected prime minister.
Anthony Albanese has declared the current Government is ‘more risky’ and that’s why voters should ‘give Labor a crack’.
Anthony Albanese says there has been some ‘nonsense’ from journalists during the Federal election campaign which is putting people off politics.
Bridget Archer - the Liberal MP who gained national attention for crossing the floor on key votes - says she ‘doesn’t have a view’ on whether Scott Morrison should remain leader if he loses the election.
Julia Gillard has issued a plea for women to vote for Anthony Albanese saying she was confident if elected he would lead ‘a Government for Australian women’.
Anthony Albanese has avoided saying whether he will stay on as Labor Leader if he loses Saturday’s vote, saying he had given the campaign everything and would finish the race with ‘no fuel left in the tank’.
Minor party candidates play a relatively obscure role in the overall election - but people who vote for them, or independents, can be crucial to the outcome.
Liberal MP Vince Connelly has given an interview to an anti-vaccine activist and United Australia Party supporter where he called for the McGowan Government’s vaccine mandates to be reviewed.
Anthony Albanese is promising to fund a new Aboriginal cultural centre in Perth if he is elected prime minister, with Labor saying it could become the WA equivalent of the Sydney Opera House.
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