The Liberal Party of Australia is one of the two major Australian political parties. Founded in 1945 to replace the United Australia Party (UAP) and its predecessors, the centre-right Liberal Party competes with the centre-left Labor Party. Federally, the Liberal Party runs in a Coalition with the National Party, the Northern Territory Country Liberal Party, and Queensland Liberal branch the Liberal National Party. Except for a few short periods, the Liberal Party and its predecessors have operated in similar coalitions since the 1920s.
In Australia, the term Liberalism refers to centre-right economic liberalism. Party ideology has therefore been referred to as Liberalism, distinct from its meaning in some countries, but also as conservatism, which features strongly in party ...
SOUTH Australian Liberal leader Isobel Redmond has today announced a long-awaited shadow cabinet reshuffle, elevating three first-term backbenchers to her frontbench.
Six weeks after the Labor government installed new Premier Jay Weatherill to replace the ousted Mike Rann, Ms Redmond has sought to refresh her front bench line up by elevating Steven Marshall, John Gardner and Dan van Holst Pellekaan, who came into parliament at last year's state election.
Upper House MP Jing Lee will take up a role as Parliamentary Secretary for small business and multicultural affairs.
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My own judgement is that Mr Turnbull's got no option, having made this extraordinary claim. Do the honourable thing, apologise and resign.Prime Minister Kevin RuddOpposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull has been left red-faced and facing calls for his resignation, with police who found the email at the centre of the OzCar affair now saying it's a fake.Australian Federal Police this afternoon revealed the email alleged to have been sent from Prime Ministerial adviser Andrew Charlton toTreasury official Godwin Grech is a fake, following a raid on Mr Grech's home and Treasury ...
Julia Gillard says states and territories had agreed on the new system. (AAP: Alan Porritt, file photo)
The stand off between the Federal Government and the Senate has claimed its first casualty.Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced that the bill to bring in uniform occupational health and safety laws around Australia will not proceed.Ms Gillard says the business community has been calling for decades to have the same the laws around the nation.She says all the states and territories had agreed on the structure of the new system.But Ms Gillard says she has pulled the pin because ...
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Donations to Liberal Party in WA plummet - ABC Online ABC OnlineDonations to Liberal Party in WA plummetABC OnlineDonations to the Western Australian Liberal Party plummeted by $5.8 million in 2014-15, but it still managed to scoop up half of all the political donations made in the state, records released today show. With the exception of the Vasse by-election ...WA Liberals' war chest millions more than LaborThe Australianvšech 2 zpravodajských článků »
Liberal Party's Plan B for a 'bruised' Jamie Briggs - The Australian Courier MailLiberal Party's Plan B for a 'bruised' Jamie BriggsThe AustralianSenior Liberals fear the confluence of preferences from minor parties and Labor against the government could unseat a damaged Mr Briggs, despite the resurgent popularity of Mr Turnbull in South Australia. One MP said Mr Briggs should resign as “he can ...Briggs affair lets slip the MalcontentsCourier MailStrange Politics: Liberal party-boy and Big Mal shaftedThe Sunshine Coast Dailyvšech 185 zpravodajských článků »
Liberal Party report calls for 50 per cent female representation - Sydney Morning Herald Sydney Morning HeraldLiberal Party report calls for 50 per cent female representationSydney Morning HeraldThe Liberal Party has acknowledged its "problem with women", with a confidential report calling for it to have 50 per cent female representation in Australian parliaments by 2025. A federal executive report warns the party risks losing relevance if it ...a další »