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Reducing red tape to build a strong and prosperous economy

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

THE HON. TONY ABBOTT MP, PRIME MINISTER

THE HON. JOSH FRYDENBERG MP,

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE PRIME MINISTER

The Commonwealth Government is getting on with the job of cutting red tape and regulation.

Today, the...

BREAKING POLITICS: October 21

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

CHRIS HAMMER: We're joined now by Labor's Andrew Leigh and the Liberals’ Andrew Laming - good morning gentlemen. Andrew Laming, to you first, does Australia need more dams?

LAMING: It certainly does need more dams and that's the evidence from the last few years of significant weather events. Certainly in Queensland they'd be looking at...

Gough Whitlam

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Gough Whitlam was a towering figure in Australian politics, leading the Labor party to victory after more than two decades in opposition.

 In 1997 I was fortunate enough to care for Mr Whitlam in hospital where I was a staff doctor at St Luke’s in Sydney.

What was meant to be a cursory check to complete some paperwork  become a...

This week in Canberra

Friday, 10 October 2014

Some of the headlines and key stories in Federal politics this week include:

World Sight Day

Thursday, October 9th, was World Sight Day – a joint initiative of the World Health Organisation and the International Agency for Prevention of Blindness.

You can read my blog and interview with...