News

Australians are eager to celebrate Christmas and New Year with families and friends in a COVID-safe fashion, coinci… https://t.co/mI9FeG3Cuh

Newgate Australia
31 Oct 2020
3
July

Newgate Election Note #6: 2010 Revisited!

Australia is facing a period of political uncertainty similar to 2010 after voters failed to deliver a clear winner from Saturday’s election.With the Australian Electoral Commission not resuming counting in the House of Representatives until Tuesday (in order to ensure no security problems as occurred...

See more
1
July

Newgate Election Note #5: Turnbull poised for victory

Malcolm Turnbull is poised to win tomorrow’s Federal election and finally achieve his own mandate to govern the country.The marathon eight-week campaign looked good for Labor early on but the past three weeks has seen momentum incrementally but decisively shift towards the Coalition. Indications are...

See more
21
June

Newgate Political Update: 2016/17 NSW Budget

Budget confirms NSW's strong fiscal positionWith record funding for infrastructure, forecasts of larger than expected surpluses over the forward estimates and a near zero net-debt position that is the envy of most other States, the NSW Treasurer, Gladys Berejiklian today handed down the State’s 2016/17...

See more
14
June

Newgate Political Update: 2016/17 Queensland Budget

Palaszczuk Government hands down mid-term budgetHighlightsUnlocking super benefits $40 billion for infrastructure over four years Healthy growth forecast Labor Treasurer Curtis Pitt has delivered his second budget and there were few surprises – firstly because the economic and fiscal challenges facing the State are well known and, secondly,...

See more
8
May

Newgate Election Note #1: Neck and neck towards the finish line

If politics is a marathon and not a sprint, Australian political leaders today picked up the baton for the gruelling slog to the finish line with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visiting the Governor-General in drizzly Yarralumla early this afternoon to request an election on 2...

See more
27
April

VICTORIAN STATE BUDGET 2016: ‘VICTORIA IS WINNING AGAIN’

In a state that loves its sporting contests, Treasurer Tim Pallas told the Victorian Parliament this afternoon that ‘Victoria is winning again’ as he presented a big-spending state budget that is supported by strong economic and population growth.It’s also a budget that recognises the challenges...

See more