Voters ‘do not care’ about dumping Turnbull

Cabinet Minister Steve Ciobo has refused to say whether the coalition government is better off under Scott Morrison, as the prime minister prepares for a blitz of key marginal seats in Queensland. Mr Morrison will visit the Gold Coast on Monday as he kicks off a road trip throughout the …

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Trump touts economy as US vote nears

President Donald Trump has touted US economic growth and painted a grim picture on immigration in rallies with Republican candidates before Tuesday’s elections. In the latest injection of racial tensions into the campaigns, a wave of automated calls using racist and anti-Semitic language went out to voters in Georgia, where …

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Future fund to bring indigenous benefits

The Indigenous Land Corporation will be empowered to acquire water assets for traditional owners under proposed legislation to establish a multibillion-dollar investment fund. A package of three Bills supporting the establishment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund passed the House of Representatives on Thursday, …

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Safety fears, cost blowouts on Perth Airport tunnel Metronet project

Hopes the McGowan Government’s $2.5 billion Metronet project will finish on time and budget are sinking fast, with fears of a “catastrophic” workplace accident bogging down the first stage of Labor’s flagship election promise. The Colin Barnett-approved $1.8 billion Forrestfield Airport Link is so riddled with safety and engineering concerns …

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Perth Lynx cement WNBL top spot

Defending champions Townsville were the latest victims as a Perth Lynx team with an imposing American flavour continued to dominate the opening rounds of the WNBL. Brittany McPhee and Asia Taylor have quickly formed a lethal combination out west and it was on show against the Fire in Townsville on …

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