Tory minister mocked for ‘not in my backyard’ position on fracking

A Tory minister has been ridiculed on BBC Question Time after defending the government’s stance on fracking, but added he would not support drilling for shale gas in his constituency. In the House of Commons on Thursday, Economy Minister Jacob Rees-Mogg was outraged by conservative banks when he answered questions about the lifting of the … Read more

Scott Morrison ‘not blowing up on TV’ over ‘dishonest’ coverage of Anthony Albanese as he lashes out at new prime minister

Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said he does not feel belittled by the positive media coverage his successor Anthony Albanese is receiving. The new prime minister has seen significant rises in the polls since his victory in the May 21 federal election, in stark contrast to Morrison’s collapse in popularity in the last 12 … Read more

Bob Katter asks Anthony Albanese in question time about cost of living as RBA raises cash interest

Bob Katter has grown lyrical about the price of groceries when he appeared to ask Anthony Albanese what he would do to curb inflation. The longtime independent member of Kennedy gave an enthusiastic monologue about the cost of living during question time in parliament on Tuesday. “Is our country in pain? Free markets save the … Read more

Anthony Albanian accused of rude gesture towards deputy Liberal leader Sussan Ley

Anthony Albanese caused a stir in parliament on Thursday afternoon with a supposedly “disrespectful” gesture to deputy Liberal leader Sussan Ley. The Prime Minister has ‘chased away’ Liberal MPs during Question Time for the past two weeks, but his gesture on Thursday asked Ms Ley how seriously he took his pledge to treat women with … Read more

Labor MP argues why we should be concerned that PM won’t hire new ethics adviser

Labor’s Thangam Debbonaire wasted no time berating Boris Johnson over reports he might not hire a new ethics chief during BBC Question Time. Her powerful attack came after Lord Geidt suddenly stopped earlier this week. His resignation letter revealed that he believed the prime minister had made a “mockery” with the ministerial code, proposing a … Read more