Toyota refuels on clean cars as it rolls out on ‘climate-friendly’ reputation

Toyota has been identified as a major roadblock to electric vehicle transition, delaying climate action by refusing to set phase-out dates for fossil fuel engines, writes David Ritter. WHEN we think of the world’s most damaging anti-climate lobbyists, some obvious names come to mind. ExxonMobil, Shell, Woodside and their oil, coal and gas cohorts are … Read more

US in talks to build Australia’s first nuclear-powered submarines by the mid-2030s

The United States is in talks to build Australia’s first nuclear-powered submarines by the mid-1930s in response to China’s growing military. The proposed plan, which has yet to be formally approved, is to provide Australia with an initial fleet, while longer-term efforts will allow Australia to produce its own fleet. Wall Street Journal revealed exclusively … Read more

US in talks to build Australia’s first nuclear-powered submarines

The United States is in talks to build Australia’s first nuclear-powered submarines by the mid-1930s in response to China’s growing military. The proposed plan, which has yet to be formally approved, is to provide Australia with an initial fleet, while longer-term efforts will allow Australia to produce its own fleet. Wall Street Journal revealed exclusively … Read more

Anthony Albanese Offered To Quit Politics To Save Marriage To Carmel Tebbutt

Anthony Albanese has revealed he offered to retire from politics three years ago in a doomed bid to save his marriage to Carmel Tebbutt. The sliding door moment is revealed in a new book Victory: The Inside Story of Labor’s Return to Power by Peter van Onselen and Wayne Errington, published by HarperCollins. The book … Read more

Joe Hildebrand: Protests with burning flag of Queen Elizabeth highlight how free Australia is

Two days ago, when Prime Minister Anthony Albanese led a national day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II, a handful of radical protesters took to the streets chanting obscenities and burning flags. Good. In fact, it wasn’t just a good thing, it was a great thing. Because no other act could better prove the freedom … Read more

Joe Hildebrand: Protests with burning flag of Queen Elizabeth highlight how free Australia is

Two days ago, when Prime Minister Anthony Albanese led a national day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II, a handful of radical protesters took to the streets chanting obscenities and burning flags. Good. In fact, it wasn’t just a good thing, it was a great thing. Because no other act could better prove the freedom … Read more

Joe Hildebrand: Protests with burning flag of Queen Elizabeth highlight how free Australia is

Two days ago, when Prime Minister Anthony Albanese led a national day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II, a handful of radical protesters took to the streets chanting obscenities and burning flags. Good. In fact, it wasn’t just a good thing, it was a great thing. Because no other act could better prove the freedom … Read more

Peter Dutton warns US recession is inevitable

Opposition leader Peter Dutton has stated that the US will enter a recession, and “this prime minister knows what is coming”. The big call comes as treasurer Jim Chalmers prepares to transfer his first budget next month, which he says will be a “bread and butter” effort to curb inflation. The opposition is warning him … Read more

Hundreds of Australian leaders attend national memorial service in Canberra honoring Queen Elizabeth II

Hundreds of Australian leaders, past and present, attended the national memorial service at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday in honor of Queen Elizabeth II. A one-time public day of mourning is observed in all states and territories to mark the death of Britain’s longest serving monarch. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese attended the memorial with … Read more

Anthony Albanese leads condolence motions to the Queen in parliament special session

In a final official event, MPs in both houses of the federal parliament paid tribute to the Queen and shared their thoughts on her death, with many acknowledging the difficult nature of the past two weeks for First Nations people. Most important points: Parliament resumes for a special session day to hear condolence requests for … Read more