Sometimes a political party outlives its usefulness.
Bill Shorten urges Scott Morrison to accept Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun now that the UN has validated her refugee claim
Labor has said the Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun should be resettled in Australia now that her refugee claim had been validated.
The party’s foreign affairs spokeswoman, Penny Wong, told ABC radio on Thursday Bill Shorten had written to Scott Morrison urging him to accept Qunun. Continue reading
Sarah Henderson and Linda Reynolds defend gender record and argue a quota system does not create cultural change
The Liberal party’s gender war has entered the new year, with two of its women MPs defending its record on female representation, despite women holding just 20% of the government’s seats.
Women hold 20 of the Liberal party’s 68 seats across both houses of parliament, a number which could drop to six at the next election, given how many of those seats in the lower house are marginal....