The ABC will give a presenter’s chair to a conservative in 2015 when former editor of the Spectator Australia Tom Switzer goes to air with a new weekly current affairs program on Radio National.
The political landscape is changing rapidly as a deep disillusionment with major political parties settles over the populace. It is a global phenomenon with the most recent incarnation being the rise of the Spanish Podemos political party.
Before considering Senator Leyonhjelm’s bill to change the meaning of marriage, Coalition MPs should read the recent ruling by US Court of Appeals and remember the drubbing voters gave the UK Conservative Party in recent by-elections.
The UK Independence Party’s success in this week’s Rochester and Strood by-election seems to indicate that the British Conservatives have abandoned the things that are most important to people, Family First Senator Bob Day told the Bolt Report.
Read the transcript of the statements of Prime Minister Tony Abbott and President of the French Republic François Hollande at a joint press conference, Parliament House, Canberra.
Full transcript of the joint press statement issued today by Prime Minister Abbott and Prime Minister Modi of India, 18 November 2014.
Full transcript of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s address to Parliament on the occasion of the visit by Prime Minister Modi of India.
Read the full transcript of the joint press statement issued today by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and President Xi Jinping of China.
Read the full text of the joint media release issued by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb on the landmark China-Australia free trade agreement.
The G20 Summit in Brisbane has just concluded … It has been a good weekend for Australia. We’ve seen co-operation, accountability and concrete plans.
Transcript of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s remarks at the G20 leaders’ retreat, Parliament House, Brisbane.
Family First Senator Bob Day has flagged that he will support any scaling back of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) after the ALP decided to withdraw from discussions with the Government.
Statement by Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
Family First Senator Bob Day has moved to block the Government’s attempt to raise the interest rate on university student debt, saying the policy had been universally rejected.
The Australian Christian Lobby has called on the Liberal party room to uphold the definition of marriage as being between a man and a woman.
Senator Cory Bernardi writes that this week he picked up a book that he could scarcely put down until he’d read all 266 pages. It was Fearless Leadership by American author Carey Lohrenz.
The Global Warming Policy Forum has posted a report from Spiegel Online that the German coalition government “is planning to withdraw from its 2020 climate change goals”.
Governments are running huge deficits, but still spend billions on climate research, the benefits of which are hard to find, Viv Forbes writes.
“Much of what can be described as the “establishment conservative” mainstream appears to have effectively capitulated to the idea that so-called “progressive” initiatives are historically inevitable,” writes Edwin Dyga.
“To paraphrase Oscar Wilde, ‘Only progressives become old fashioned, conservatives are always in fashion.’ Conservatives acknowledge the achievements of previous generations. They are realists,” Senator Bob Day said in his First Speech in the Senate yesterday.
Preservationists think that the human species should exert herculean efforts to preserve every dying species. Attempting to preserve environments of the past, they lock up land, sea and mineral resources, prohibit development and oppose water conservation.
Senator David Leyonhjelm and Senator Bob Day are celebrating an early win in the Senate today, torpedoing proposed tax hikes that would have cost most taxpayers $80 a year each from 1 July 2015.
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