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Water wars: will politics destroy the Murray-Darling Basin plan – and the river system itself?

Water wars: will politics destroy the Murray-Darling Basin plan – and the river system itself?

Drought is not the only threat to the river system: the plan to save it is in doubt as states spar over the best way forwardThe millennium drought led to the realisation Australia’s major river system
Federal election 2019: 'I'm not running for pope, I'm running for prime minister,' Morrison says – politics live

Federal election 2019: 'I'm not running for pope, I'm running for prime minister,' Morrison says – politics live

PM says he’s disappointed Bill Shorten is trying to exploit his answers to questions about whether gay people go to hell. All the day’s events, live 7.46am BST The Australian has reported on an
Federal election 2019: Bill Shorten defends plan to boost early childhood educators' pay – politics live

Federal election 2019: Bill Shorten defends plan to boost early childhood educators' pay – politics live

Labor leader says ‘special solution’ needed for childcare workers as Nationals leader Michael McCormack goes on the defensive at the National Press Club. All the day’s events, live 8.17am BST Both
Calls mount for royal commission into controversial Murray-Darling water buybacks

Calls mount for royal commission into controversial Murray-Darling water buybacks

Labor sets government Monday deadline to answer questions about $200m water purchases in 2017Pressure continues to mount on the Morrison government over controversial water buybacks in 2017, with
Coalition faces calls for inquiry into Murray-Darling deals signed by Barnaby Joyce

Coalition faces calls for inquiry into Murray-Darling deals signed by Barnaby Joyce

Sarah Hanson-Young demands a royal commission as Bill Shorten urges prime minister to produce all documentsThe Coalition is facing calls for an inquiry into the Murray-Darling Basin plan water
Q&A recap: industry minister urges men to 'be careful' in #MeToo era

Q&A recap: industry minister urges men to 'be careful' in #MeToo era

In an all-women discussion, Karen Andrews says she ‘would discourage a male in the current environment from taking on one-on-one mentoring’Industry minister Karen Andrews said she would “discourage”
Labor demands investigation into ministers Cash and Keenan over AFP raid on AWU – politics live

Labor demands investigation into ministers Cash and Keenan over AFP raid on AWU – politics live

Earlier Mathias Cormann admitted he books holidays by calling CEO of travel company, who is also Liberal party treasurer, directly. All the day’s events live 6.37am GMT Would it even be Australia if
'Beggars belief': more endangered parrots exported from Australia

'Beggars belief': more endangered parrots exported from Australia

Warren Entsch demands investigation after German convicted kidnapper boasts about new shipment A government MP has said it “beggars belief” that more endangered Australian birds have been exported to
No jail for officer who said he wanted to rape Sarah Hanson-Young's relative

No jail for officer who said he wanted to rape Sarah Hanson-Young's relative

Sean Daniel Murphy fined $5,500 after pleading guilty to making remarks on call to Greens senator’s officeA Sydney police officer has been spared jail after he said he wanted to rape a Greens
Australia urged to help Saudi teenager barricaded inside Thai hotel room

Australia urged to help Saudi teenager barricaded inside Thai hotel room

Sarah Hanson-Young says Australia must ‘act quickly’ while former PM’s son tells Scott Morrison to ‘man up’ Calls are growing for the Australian government to intervene in the case of a young Saudi
Australian Senator Sarah Hanson-Young Sues Fellow Lawmaker After Sexist Remark

Australian Senator Sarah Hanson-Young Sues Fellow Lawmaker After Sexist Remark

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young of the Greens Party says that during a debate about violence against women last month, a fellow senator told her to “stop shagging men.”
Australian Senator Sarah Hanson-Young Sues Fellow Lawmaker After Sexist Remark

Australian Senator Sarah Hanson-Young Sues Fellow Lawmaker After Sexist Remark

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young of the Greens Party says that during a debate about violence against women last month, a fellow senator told her to “stop shagging men.”
Sarah Hanson-Young confirms she will sue David Leyonhjelm for defamation

Sarah Hanson-Young confirms she will sue David Leyonhjelm for defamation

Australian Greens senator says any damages from suit against Liberal Democrat will go to women’s charities The Australian Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young has confirmed she will sue David Leyonhjelm
'Slut-shaming': Sarah Hanson-Young calls on Turnbull to condemn Leyonhjelm

'Slut-shaming': Sarah Hanson-Young calls on Turnbull to condemn Leyonhjelm

The Greens senator says David Leyonhjelm’s sexual slurs are ‘designed to bully’ and intimidate womenSarah Hanson-Young has accused David Leyonhjelm of “slut-shaming” her in an emotional interview on
Q&A: politicians unite to condemn David Leyonhjelm

Q&A: politicians unite to condemn David Leyonhjelm

Coalition MP Sarah Henderson and Labor MP Catherine King said the senator’s remarks to Sarah Hanson-Young were ‘terrible’ and ‘undignified’ Politicians of both major parties have added to calls for
Sky presenters sorry, but Leyonhjelm unrepentant for Hanson-Young slur

Sky presenters sorry, but Leyonhjelm unrepentant for Hanson-Young slur

Rowan Dean and Ross Cameron say ‘line was crossed’ in interview with David Leyonhjelm, but senator refuses to back downThe Sky News Outsiders program has apologised live on air for broadcasting
Turnbull denounces George Christensen over threatening gun photo

Turnbull denounces George Christensen over threatening gun photo

AFP investigates Facebook post showing gun-wielding MP criticising ‘greenie’ rivals as Sarah Hanson-Young says photo prompted death threats against herMalcolm Turnbull has blasted George Christensen