The decision by the Pakistani Supreme Court to acquit Asia Bibi in her final death-row appeal of blasphemy charges is welcome.
Bill Shorten’s statement today that he is opposed to removing gender from birth certificates and other government documents is interesting, but will his Tasmanian Labor colleagues who are driving this change back him in?
The announcement today from the UK Government that Australians arriving at Heathrow from next year can use the e-passport gates is a welcome step in building a stronger relationship between Australia and the UK in a post-Brexit world according to Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.
Now more than 24 hours after Mr Shorten’s self-described ‘landmark’ foreign policy speech, he has failed to articulate what his position is in relation to the unilateral recognition of Palestine.
The announcement by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, confirming the intention she stated in the most recent German election, that she will step down as Chancellor in 2021 and not seek reelection as the Chair of the CDU marks the end of an era according to Chair of the Australia-Germany Parliamentary Friendship Group, Eric Abetz.
The vile and disgusting attack against the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh is both anti-semitic and an attack on our humanity.
News reports today that the Government is considering options to smooth the path for small businesses, including in dealings with the Australian Tax Office, have been strongly welcomed by Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.
While Senate Estimates is usually for the Opposition, given their complete inability to land any blows on the Government this week, I thought I would issue my own Estimates summary of the key take-outs from the week.
The revelation at Senate Estimates tonight that the acting Managing Director of the ABC, Mr David Anderson, discussed with the former Managing Director a redundancy is troubling according to Senator Abetz.