Federal Politics

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's relations to key unions is back in the spotlight.

Transport union faces court in rort case

A powerful right wing union is being taken to the Federal Court after the workplace tribunal found it had massively rorted its membership numbers.


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Australia: the American dependency

Irrespective of whether he wins November's presidential election, Donald Trump throws into question the nature of Australia's ...