Greens Proposed Change to Parliamentary Prayer Tradition Slammed

Queensland LNP Senator James McGrath has slammed the Greens-backed push to remove any reference to God and the Lord’s Prayer from the proceedings of the Senate. Green’s Senator Lee Rhiannon’s motion to remove references to God and the Lord’s Prayer from the Senate has...

Labor’s attack on Australia Day is an attack on Australians

The Liberal National Coalition will never change the date of Australia Day. Today’s media reports that Bill Shorten’s Victorian Labor Party have proposed moving the date of Australia Day show just how out of touch they are with Australians. Debating this issue shows...

Changing the date of Australia Day (Greens)

Senator SIEWERT: I move: That the Senate— (a) acknowledges: (i) that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are the First Peoples of these lands and waters, (ii) that 26 January is a day of mourning for many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as it...

Australian National Flag

I wish tonight to talk about the Australian flag. On 3 September 114 years ago, a bit of cloth—a blue flag, our flag—11 metres long and five and a half metres wide was raised for the first time from the main dome of the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne, then the...