Entries by Mitchell Van Homrigh

Trump Snr defends Trump Jr over Russian emails

US President Donald Trump has defended his eldest son as “innocent” after the release of emails which showed Donald JR welcomed Russian help against Hilary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. “My son Donald did a good job last night. He was open, transparent and innocent. This is the greatest Witch Hunt in political history. […]

MP calls to have park named after Jeff Horn

South Brisbane Labor MP Duncan Pegg wants a park to be renamed in Jeff Horn’s honour. The Queensland boxer rose to stardom after beating Manny Pacquiao for the WBO Welterweight belt on July 2. There has been talk of Horn having a statue built outside Suncorp Stadium, but Pegg would like him recognised in a more […]

QLD Premier booed at town hall meeting

The Queensland Premier copped boos and jeers from protesters during a town hall meeting in Cairns overnight. Annastacia Palaszczuk was questioned about her support for the controversial Adani coal mine at the meeting, prompting opponents to chant “no, no, no”. It came on the same day the Labor State Government announced it had a plan […]

New Gonski 2.0 panel to put schools on path for success

The Federal Government has decided on the panel which will choose how the schools funding package is divided. Seven educators and policy experts will be led by David Gonski and will aim to decide which schools are most in-need and allocate funding accordingly. The panel of experts come from wide-ranging backgrounds and Gonski said the […]