Category: Politics

Morrison spruiks first home owners plan

Coalition leader Scott Morrison was out early, selling his plans to drop the first home deposit dramatically. He’s counting on it to swing young votes. Laura Daly reports.

Technical glitches cause NAPLAN concern

NAPLAN testing kicks off across the country on Tuesday. But a tech-savvy switch to doing it online, hasn’t come without controversy. Isla Stanich reports.

Labor boasts bigger budget surplus as it releases its costings

The Labor Party has released its long-awaited report into the cost of election promises. The document addresses doubts that the opposition would be able to pay for its plans. Tim Lofthouse reports.

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Party leaders head to Sunshine State on election campaign trail

With just eight days to go, the federal election campaign is heating up, as the leaders visit the Sunshine State. Health and resources the big talking points of the day. Brittany Butler reports.

New administrator gets down to work for Logan City Council

The scandal plagued Logan City Council is turning over a new leaf. Its new administrator today outlined her vision for the future. It follows the dramatic dismissal of the entire council. Laura Daly reports.

Final leaders debate gets heated

In election 2019 major party leaders clashed heads in Canberra. It was the final debate to get voters on-side before the election. Tim Lofthouse reports.

Economy and health the top issues ahead of the final leaders’ debate

There will be tighter security on the campaign trail after the egging attack on Scott Morrison. He and Bill Shorten are selling their economic and health credentials before a final leaders’ debate. Adam Ashmore reports.

Brisbane’s cycling infrastructure in need of a “massive boost”

Twelve thousand cyclists end up in hospital each year. The startling number of injuries has triggered calls for new driver education. Alana Riley reports.

Prime Minister egged while campaigning

Prime Minister Scott Morrison was egged during campaigning today. There was a frantic scuffle between security and a woman protester and bystanders were knocked to the ground. Jessica Rendall reports.

Labor promises new TAFE for Brisbane’s northern outskirts

Unemployment on Brisbane’s northern outskirts is well above the average. Now there’s a new plan to re-skill locals and make them job ready. Adam Ashmore reports.