Federal Politics

Labor begins preselection process for Lindsay

Labor has commenced its search for a replacement candidate for Emma Husar at the next Federal Election, opening its preselection process last Friday. Ms Husar...

Marise Payne named Foreign Minister

Western Sydney Senator Marise Payne has been appointed Australia's new Foreign Minister. It follows Julie Bishop's decision to stand down from the role following the...

Australia has a new PM, Scott Morrison

Another one bites the dust as history repeats itself with Scott Morrison ending up in the top spot. Mr Morrison is now Australia’s 30th Prime...

Turmoil in Canberra: Turnbull survives spill

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has seen off a dramatic threat to his leadership and will remain in the top job - for now. Mr Turnbull...

The Lindsay jigsaw puzzle

Mystery surrounds the seat of Lindsay in the wake of Emma Husar’s decision to stand down at the next election, with both major parties...

Husar cleared of most serious allegations

An internal Labor Party investigation has found there is no basis for Emma Husar to resign from Parliament. John Whelan's report has been finalised today...

Husar: “My reputation will never recover”

Lindsay MP Emma Husar says she doubts her reputation will ever recover after what she says has been a smear campaign against her. The 38-year-old...

Emma Husar won’t re-contest next election

Lindsay MP Emma Husar has confirmed she will not re-contest the next Federal Election, due to be held next year. Ms Husar is currently on...

Husar hits back as new reports surface

Emma Husar says allegations against her that have surfaced in new media reports this morning are "untrue, unfair and hurtful". The Lindsay MP has taken...

Husar responds: I’ll keep fighting for Lindsay

Lindsay MP Emma Husar has described many of the claims made about her in the past week as "lies" as she responds to an...

Dutton: Shorten must intervene in Husar mess

Senior Government Minister Peter Dutton has called on Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to immediately intervene and bring the Emma Husar crisis to a head. Mr...

Husar goes to ground as allegations intensify

From a rising star to an embattled MP, Federal Member for Lindsay Emma Husar has taken personal leave following a disastrous week of revelations. Ms...

Lindsay MP Emma Husar taking “personal leave” as investigation continues

Embattled Lindsay MP Emma Husar is taking personal leave, effective immediately. It comes as an investigation into bullying and workplace misconduct in Ms Husar's Penrith...

Turnbull pushes child care subsidies during visit to Emu Plains

From playing with toy cars to spruiking the new child care subsidies, Malcolm Turnbull returned to the west this morning visiting Mud Puddles Cottage...

Independent candidate set to ruffle some feathers at Federal Election

With a Federal Election looming, the first new candidate to fight for the local seat is making his message known – Lindsay needs a...

Turnbull pushes Budget during Penrith visit

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made his way to Penrith in a bid to sell his Budget to the western Sydney workforce. Accompanied by Minister...

Why Turnbull should stay in top job

The only thing as certain as Winx winning her 25th straight race on Saturday was Malcolm Turnbull’s 30th consecutive Newspoll defeat on Monday. But here’s...

Husar renews call for paid domestic violence leave

Paid domestic and family violence leave should be implemented as a matter of urgency, according to Lindsay MP Emma Husar. Ms Husar, who is also...

Barnaby can’t survive as Deputy PM

When The Daily Telegraph first reported on Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion’s relationship and soon-to-arrive baby, I actually skipped over the story. Couldn’t have cared...

Christmas provides opportunity to reset the political agenda in 2018

All of us look forward to the Christmas period – an opportunity to relax, reset and take a much-needed break. For the sitting NSW and...