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Government raises glimmer of hope for New Zealand deal on refugees

The Morrison government has sent qualified signals that it might agree to some refugees from Nauru being settled in New Zealand. It says it would be “...

View from The Hill: How the government’s plan to oppose Hanson’s motion became a vote to support it

For Mathias Cormann, 2018 has been the annus horribilis. After emerging badly bruised from the leadership crisis, on Tuesday he took responsibility fo...

Morrison government courts controversy on Jerusalem ahead of Wentworth byelection

Scott Morrison has announced Australia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and moving its embassy there – in a move immediately se...

View from The Hill: Conservatives may come to regret stirring hornets’ nest of religious freedom

When Scott Morrison promised to abolish the right of religious schools to expel gay students because of their sexual orientation, his motive was obvio...

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