Federal Minister for Industrial Relations Michaelia Cash will intervene in the long-running industrial dispute at Fremantle Port, which is putting a stranglehold on the WA economy.
Danielle Le Messurier, Lanai Scarr, Jenne Brammer
Not content with suing the State of WA in an attempt to extract $30bn dollars, now the billionaire mining magnate has upped the stakes even further - taking on the entire nation.
Tracey Roberts believes the battle for the northern electorate of Pearce will be hard fought - and that she will be subjected to continued “unpleasant threats”.
Ian Goodenough has expressed relief at being endorsed as the Liberal candidate for Moore after a “robust” preselection fight with Vince Connelly.
Vince Connelly’s appeal in the preselection battle of Moore has been dismissed, meaning Ian Goodenough’s endorsement in the seat has been upheld.
The man replacing GST grump Dominic Perrottet as NSW Treasurer, Matt Kean, has indicated he’s not as up for a fight over the tax distribution as his new leader.
The Prime Minister will use a pre-recorded speech to urge West Aussies to to ramp up its vaccination rate before it’s too late.
Scott Morrison has declared the GST deal ensuring WA does not receive less than 70 cents in the dollar won’t change despite NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet saying a ‘big debate’ on the issue is coming.
Lanai Scarr and Sarah Ison
Despite all the criticism WA’s border policies cop on the east coast, Finance Minister Simon Birmingham has conceded the national economy is better off with the hard border in place.
Finance Minister Simon Birmingham has confirmed a nuclear-powered submarine will likely be stationed in Perth for training and use in Australia.
Mark McGowan has launched a stunning broadside against New South Wales, after new NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet declared war on WA’s GST distribution.
Penny Wong, shadow foreign minister, said China “has changed” but the only way to ensure Australia’s continued prosperity was to “take the politics out of it”.
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