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 ...
Liberal party boycott of Q&A would be petulant groupthink, says ... - The Guardian The GuardianLiberal party boycott of Q&A would be petulant groupthink, says ...The GuardianPhotograph by Mike Bowers for Guardian Australia Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian ... Queensland Liberal National party MP Ewen Jones also said the government and the media had spent too long talking about the Zaky Mallah controversy.
The Liberal party wants to preselect a woman for Canning. Here's ... - The Guardian The GuardianThe Liberal party wants to preselect a woman for Canning. Here's ...The GuardianThe Western Australia Liberal party is one of the more masculine arms of the party. With fewer female members than the national average, the Liberal state government is comprised of 10 women out of 50 members, and Perth has a “traditional” and “highly ...a další »
Follow the money: Clubs NSW donated to Kevin Andrews' Victorian ... - Sydney Morning Herald The GuardianFollow the money: Clubs NSW donated to Kevin Andrews' Victorian ...Sydney Morning HeraldThe spokeswoman said the Menzies 200 Club was not listed as the recipient in the public declaration because it was "a nominated sub-entity of the Liberal Party of Australia, Victorian Division, making this the correct entity to list on AEC forms". The ...Coalition rules out Labor's proposed changes to political donation ...The GuardianClubs NSW donation to Kevin Andrews' election fund Menzies 200 ...ABC Onlinevšech 43 zpravodajských článků »
Christopher Pyne says Liberal party needs more women MPs but no ... - The Guardian The GuardianChristopher Pyne says Liberal party needs more women MPs but no ...The Guardian“It is a subject that we need to focus on as a party, because the number of women representing the Liberal party in the Senate, for example, has not increased. It's declined, and we need to address that subject,” Pyne, who is leader of the house and ...Liberal Party needs to do more to help young women into ...ABC OnlineMP quotas no use if not realistic: BishopThe Australian (blog)Pyne calls on Liberal Party to address decline of female politiciansSBSNEWS.com.au -Daily Life -Sky News Australiavšech 64 zpravodajských článků »