Federal Election 2019

Fri 24 May 2019

Final tragedy of Bob Hawke’s life

Final tragedy of Bob Hawke’s life

Blanche d’Alpuget has revealed the one thing her husband Bob Hawke was looking forward to in his final days, and didn’t get to do.

Thu 23 May 2019

One Nation truck ‘torching’ claims discredited

One Nation truck ‘torching’ claims discredited

THE real cause behind a One Nation truck being set alight in Tasmania, discrediting the party’s claims the “left” was to blame.

Fury over Labor leadership ‘stitch-up’

Fury over Labor leadership ‘stitch-up’

It was looking like a one-horse race, but a rising star is being asked to run to stop Anthony Albanese breezing into the Labor leadership.

Wed 22 May 2019

‘I’m confident’: Albo’s pitch for leadership

‘I’m confident’: Albo’s pitch for leadership

LABOR'S leadership frontrunner Anthony Albanese has addressed the party’s challenges as he eyes an uncontested run for its top job.

What election really means for house prices

What election really means for house prices

For months, the property market has been all but paralysed by the uncertainty of an upcoming federal election. Now we know what the impact will be.

Prime Minister’s housing blunder

Prime Minister’s housing blunder

Cracks are emerging in the Prime Minister’s first home buyer scheme, with a real estate group claiming it could have unintended consequences for housing.

Labor mocked over ‘foolish’ team photo

Labor mocked over ‘foolish’ team photo

Chris Bowen shared a seemingly innocuous picture of Labor’s leadership team. The image has since been mercilessly mocked.

'I'm elated': How Clive Palmer's $55m trumped Australia

'I'm elated': How Clive Palmer's $55m trumped Australia

The billionaire businessman turned politician who spent $55 million on an election that got him nowhere is somehow ecstatic.

Tue 21 May 2019

Heartbreaking reaction to election result

Heartbreaking reaction to election result

While Australia has been left stunned by the election win, it has also reportedly caused some to lose hope completely. WARNING: Distressing content

The factor that will decide Labor leader

The factor that will decide Labor leader

A lot of names have been tossed up to replace Bill Shorten. But there is one other factor that could have a big say in the next Labor leader.

Beaten Abbott to get $300k a year

Beaten Abbott to get $300k a year

Tony Abbott’s humiliating defeat in his own seat could actually be a good thing for the former prime minister — or at least for his wallet.

‘It worked’: Today host exposes problem

‘It worked’: Today host exposes problem

A Labor MP was quickly interrupted by Deborah Knight when he expressed disbelief that Australia had re-elected Scott Morrison.

PM: Win ‘like walking on a razor blade’

PM: Win ‘like walking on a razor blade’

Scott Morrison has opened up about how his team achieved the seemingly impossible and pulled off a sensational election victory over Labor.

Moment Alan Jones got owned

Moment Alan Jones got owned

There's always a cringeworthy moment on Q&A and it came in the form of Alan Jones trying to take on this topic.

Mon 20 May 2019

Turnbull’s son: ‘Tony was a terrorist’

Turnbull’s son: ‘Tony was a terrorist’

Malcolm Turnbull’s son Alex has taken credit for the ousting of Tony Abbott from his seat of Warringah, deeming him a “terrorist” within his party.

‘Disastrous’ comment that cost Labor

‘Disastrous’ comment that cost Labor

Tanya Plibersek has been slammed over a remark she made in the lead-up to the election, which may have cost her party the crucial state of Queensland.

Surprising new contender for Labor

Surprising new contender for Labor

As Labor prepares to replace Bill Shorten in the wake of the party’s shock election loss, an unlikely contender is considering entering the race.

Sportsbet’s massive $5.2m election loss

Sportsbet’s massive $5.2m election loss

Few were hit harder by the Coalition’s election miracle than Sportsbet. But the betting agency is laughing off the huge financial hit.

YOUR SAY: Election night drinking game

YOUR SAY: Election night drinking game

The election night television coverage drinking game.

Pauline Hanson’s election truck set alight

Pauline Hanson’s election truck set alight

The One Nation leader has tweeted footage of her campaign truck on fire in Tasmania as she was noticeably absent during election voting.

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