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Australian Politics

To My Fellow 2nd Generation Migrants: Get Politically Active! (it's worth it)

Kadira Pethiyagoda | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Kadira Pethiyagoda

Lately, my Facebook notifications have been dominated by posts of friends running in the upcoming elections for local council - often described as the...

In Celebration of Queer: Two Books Testify To The Power Of Difference

Janet Mason | Posted 02.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Janet Mason

What impressed me about both books was how different they were -- yet universal to the human experience. Who isn't different in some way? In my view, anyone who says they are the same as everyone else is either lying, extremely boring or both.

How Australia Became The Land Of The Bloodless Coup

HuffPost Australia | Braden Goyette | Posted 09.16.2015 | World

When you think of stable nations, one of the first to come to mind would have to be Australia. Twenty-three million people, a continent all to itself,...

HuffPost Down Under: Introducing HuffPost Australia

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.17.2016 | Media
Arianna Huffington

I'm excited to announce the launch of The Huffington Post's newest international edition, HuffPost Australia. The 15th edition in our growing global network, HuffPost Australia will be dedicated to producing great original reporting about the critical issues that Australians face, and to telling stories that focus on helping Australians live more fulfilling lives, while opening up our blogging platform to voices from all across the country. HuffPost Australia will also be a rich addition to HuffPost's What's Working editorial initiative as we highlight people who are bringing fresh solutions to the country's biggest problems. We can't wait to open up the conversation around everything Australia can teach the rest of the world about the solutions, innovations and acts of compassion that all too often are left out of the media's narrative.

Australia's Prime Minister Future Uncertain Pending Leadership Vote

Reuters | Wayne Cole | Posted 02.05.2015 | World

SYDNEY, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Embattled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will face a vote on his leadership at a party-room meeting next week after d...

The Search for the Endangered Species -- GOP Voters

Ilan Dar-Nimrod | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Ilan Dar-Nimrod

It is mostly likely that Tony Abbott, the Australian opposition leader, would have probably made Mr. Romney pay much more dearly for his miserable "47 percent" comment than Mr. Obama did.

Sex Party Promises 'Real Action' For Australians

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Australian Sex Party on Tuesday promised to spice up campaigning for next month's elections with a manifesto "unlike Australia had ever seen befor...