Category: Bipartisan Politics no go zone for the LNP

Senate demand for JobKeeper data escalates to threat of fines or jail for ATO boss – ABC News

Chris Jordan, his hands outstretched in an explanatory manner, speaks into a microphone

The political fight continues to reveal the names of private companies that saw revenues increase after receiving JobKeeper wage subsidies 18 per cent of JobKeeper payments that went to companies with rising revenue went to the construction industry 10 per cent went to firms in the retail industry

Source: Senate demand for JobKeeper data escalates to threat of fines or jail for ATO boss – ABC News

Angus Taylor to announce shift in climate investment away from wind and solar | Australia news | The Guardian

Australia’s emissions reduction minister Angus Taylor

Their argument seems the antithesis of rationality and based purely on ensuring a political difference only. (ODT)

via Angus Taylor to announce shift in climate investment away from wind and solar | Australia news | The Guardian

Wentworth frontrunner Andrew Bragg pulls out, says Liberal Party must preselect woman – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Menzies Research Centre Enterprise Policy Institute head Andrew Bragg wears a suit and leans against a concrete wall

Andrew Bragg, widely considered the frontrunner in the Liberal preselection for the prized seat of Wentworth, has bowed out of the race, saying the party should pick a woman.
Key points:

Mr Bragg said federal MP Julia Banks’ decision to not contest the next election was a factor in his decision
Ms Banks, the Member for Chisolm, said the Liberal Party had a culture of bullying women
Mr Bragg said: “The allegations made by the Member for Chisholm genuinely shocked me”

via Wentworth frontrunner Andrew Bragg pulls out, says Liberal Party must preselect woman – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)