Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited the governor-general in Canberra this morning, paving the way for a six-week federal election campaign.
Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has promised to commit $500m towards a high-speed rail from Sydney to Newcastle as an election promise.
Clover Moore has been comfortably returned as Sydney Lord Mayor despite a swing against her.
Wiradjuri woman Yvonne Weldon is the first Aboriginal Australian to stand for Sydney Lord Mayor. She speaks with the Sentinel about the milestone and challenging the powerful incumbent, Clover Moore.
Clover Moore tells the Sentinel of her continuing plans for Sydney, as the stalwart Lord Mayor vies for re-election in September.
Councillor Angela Vithoulkas has announced she will run against incumbent Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore, revealing a bold seven-point plan to “reimagine” council operations.
Fran Chauncy, a Sydneysider who worked on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, has more insight than most Australians into US politics. Here’s what she thinks of Donald Trump’s chances this time around.