Australians’ confidence in the Morrison government is at its lowest level since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Koalas will be listed as endangered, instead of vulnerable, across NSW, Queensland and the ACT in a bid to protect dwindling populations.
Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins and former Australian of the Year Grace Tame have publicly expressed disappointment and anger at the Morrison Government’s approach to women’s safety and child sexual abuse despite the prime minister’s insistence he takes such issues seriously.
Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins and child sexual abuse survivor Grace Tame will today respond to Scott Morrison’s apology to women harassed and assaulted in federal parliament.
Scott Morrison has apologised to former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins for her alleged rape in federal parliament, and other women traumatised by abuse, exploitation and harassment at the apex of Australian political power.
Scott Morrison will seek to win over his party room on religious discrimination protections with a promise to ban church schools from excluding LGBTQI+ students.
Covid-19 deaths in aged care will be scrutinised by a new task force as the federal government comes under intense pressure about high numbers of fatalities from the Omicron wave.