New Queensland coal-fired power station fails to gain Government support, despite push from Nationals

National Party MPs and senators fail in their bid to convince the Federal Government to underwrite a new coal-fired power station for Queensland, with the Coalition opting for other energy sources.

Something extraordinary happened in federal politics and went virtually unmentioned

Last week the Australian Labor Party announced a policy on abortion that would have once been regarded as high-risk politics. But even outspoken pro-life conservatives have been restrained.