Labor extends its warm congratulations to Susan Kiefel AC on her elevation to Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, and the Hon James Edelman on his appointment as a judge of the High Court today.Read more
With the Northern Territory due to lose its essential shortwave radio service tomorrow, the Government is ignoring Labor’s calls to do all it can to continue this critical communications service and ensure listeners in the bush are not cut off.Read more
Once again the Turnbull Government has shown absolute contempt for Australian consumers seeking information about the NBN.Read more
With just over a week until the Northern Territory is due to lose its vital shortwave radio service, Indigenous Affairs Minister and Country Liberal Senator for the Northern Territory Nigel Scullion made his first, limp protest.
Labor condemns the resumption of illegal whaling by a Japanese fleet inside the Southern Ocean whale sanctuary, reported over the weekend.Read more
Labor encourages Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to use this weekend’s visit from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to raise the issue of illegal Japanese whaling happening now in protected waters.Read more
Labor's Mark Dreyfus and Terri Butler have called on a Senate Select Committee to reach agreement on the terms of a bill for marriage equality, in a submission made this morning.Read more
Another week, another Turnbull minister with something to confess about how much they knew about the Bell affair.Read more
Labor utterly condemns the barbarous and deadly attack on the Reina Nightclub in Turkey.
News today that ethnic community groups around the nation have mobilised in opposition to the Turnbull government’s attack on protections against racial hate speech should surprise no-one – except perhaps Mr Turnbull himself.Read more