The first gay MP in federal Parliament gave an emotional speech on November 16 as he introduced a bill to allow same-sex marriage in Australia.Smith, a devout Christian and a conservative monarchist,.. Source: Storyful Studio -
One Nation’s newest senator, Fraser Anning, defected from the far-right populist party hours after being sworn into the Senate on November 13.In a statement, party leader Pauline Hanson said.. Source: Storyful Studio -
The new Senate President Scott Ryan was warmly welcomed into his new role on November 13. Tribute was also paid to former president Stephen Parry.Senator George Brandis calls Parry a "fine "president,.. Source: Storyful Studio -
Australian Greens member Jordan Steele-John was announced as the country’s youngest senator on November 10, replacing Scott Ludlam, who resigned after it was revealed he held dual citizenship.. Source: Storyful Studio -
Armed militants have stormed a hotel in the Somali capital after ramming it with a a suicide car bomb.
According to the Reuters news agency, the vehicle exploded at the gate of Nasahablod Two.. Source: euronews (in English) -
The dual-citizenship saga gripping Parliament House has finally moved up the road to the High Court in Canberra, where the political fates of deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce and six senators will.. SBS