Liberal Party of Australia
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The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party. It was founded in 1944 as the successor to the United Australia Party.
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Scott Morrison backs former SA Premier John Olsen for Liberal federal presidentFormer South Australian premier John Olsen has been tipped to become the new federal Liberal Party president after getting a personal nod from Scott Morrison.
PM backs former SA premier for Libs roleFormer South Australian premier John Olsen has been tipped to become the new federal Liberal Party president after getting a personal nod from Scott Morrison.
Ex-Liberal senator Cory Bernardi resignsThe Liberal party will soon select a new senator for South Australia following the formal resignation of Cory Bernardi.
Alleged Chinese spy target pictured sitting next to Liberal MP Gladys Liu at her homeNick Zhao, who reported the inducement to ASIO and was later found dead, attended a local Liberal meeting at Gladys Liu's house.
Liberal MP Andrew Hastie hits back at China, says he won't 'repent' for criticismWestern Australian MP Andrew Hastie says he will never apologise for criticising the Chinese Communist Party.
Craig Kelly attacks NAB for decision to stop lending to coal mining due to climate concernsLiberal MP Craig Kelly has taken issue with the National Australia Bank over its plans to wind back lending to thermal coal customers to effectively zero by 2035.
Liberal MP and outspoken China critic vows Uighur ‘loved ones’ will not be forgottenLiberal MP Andrew Hastie has commended the courage of Uighurs in Australia - with family and friends facing ‘systematic persecution’ in China’s Xinjiang province.
Medevac critic and Liberal senator appointed to chair parliamentary human rights committeeLiberal Senator and medevac critic Sarah Henderson will head the parliament’s human rights committee with the backing of Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
The Liberal Party has made Australia 'prosperous', Scott Morrison saysPrime Minister Scott Morrison has honoured the contribution of Robert Menzies and John Howard for the 75 years of the Liberal Party.
Liberals have made us 'prosperous': PMPrime Minister Scott Morrison has honoured the contribution of Robert Menzies and John Howard for the 75 years of the Liberal Party.
Can Shields resist the PM's swords?Malcolm Turnbull elicited extensive laughter when, denying backroom deals influenced the Liberal Party’s affairs, he proclaimed four years ago: “we are not run by factions”.
Malcolm Turnbull blasts Liberal party for being 'incapable' of climate change actionFormer Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has lashed the Liberal party’s response to dealing with climate change.
Anthony Albanese blasts Liberal MP Tim Wilson in Hong KongLabor leader Anthony Albanese has sledged government backbencher Tim Wilson for joining Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, accusing him of focusing on himself.
'We will make it up to you': Liberals 'pinnacle' fundraiser delayedThe event, hosted by Assistant Multicultural Affairs Minister Jason Wood, was to feature none other than embattled Liberal MP Gladys Liu as the night’s auctioneer.
Gladys Liu, Josh Frydenberg election challenge back in courtA challenge against the election of federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Liberal MP Gladys Liu is expected to be heard in the Federal Court.
Treasurer, MP election challenge in courtA challenge against the election of federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Liberal MP Gladys Liu is expected to be heard in the Federal Court.
Liberal MP Kevin Andrews attended far-right demography conference with Tony AbbottThe chair of a new inquiry into family law attended a demography conference hosted by a far-right Hungarian leader famous for his "procreation not immigration" stance.
Gladys Berejiklian backed by senior ministers as she faces leadership spillThree Liberal MPs will move a spill motion against the NSW Premier over her handling of a private member's bill to decriminalise abortion.
Minister assures Gladys Liu is now 'double-checking' her associationsFederal Liberal frontbencher Stuart Robert is certain his embattled colleague Gladys Liu is double-checking all donations and past organisations she had been involved with.
Liberal MP believes Gladys Liu has done enough to clear her nameFederal Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman believes his embattled colleague Gladys Liu has no further questions to answer.
'No smoking gun': Dutton backs embattled Gladys Liu over China linksHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has defended Liberal MP Gladys Liu over questions about her links to Chinese government organisations.
Scott Morrison slams Gladys Liu attacks as MP hits back on social mediaPrime Minister Scott Morrison has defended embattled Liberal MP Gladys Liu, accusing Labor of using "grubby smear" tactics.
Senator warns of 'rising tide' of anti-Semitism as Frydenberg faces eligibility challengeLiberal Senator Andrew Bragg has cautioned against a rising tide of anti-Semitism amid a legal challenge to the eligibility of Deputy Prime Minister Josh Frydenberg.
'Grubby smear': PM slams Gladys Liu attack as 'insult' to Chinese-AustraliansPrime Minister Scott Morrison has defended embattled Liberal MP Gladys Liu, accusing Labor of using "grubby smear" tactics.
Gladys Liu urged to 'consider her tenure'New Liberal MP Gladys Liu has cut ties with some Chinese organisations after she said some of them used her name without permission.
Liberal MP cuts China business tiesNew Liberal MP Gladys Liu has cut ties with some Chinese organisations after she said some of them used her name without permission.
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John Hewson urges Liberal conscience vote on climate emergencyFormer Liberal leader John Hewson has joined calls for the federal parliament to declare a climate emergency for Australia.
As members debate abortion reform, Hazzard's off on his European tourThe great Liberal Party rank-and-file rebuke this weekend at how Premier Gladys Berejiklian handled the abortion reform legislation turned out a real non-event.
Former Liberal MP Sarah Henderson claims Victorian Senate vacancyFormer Liberal MP Sarah Henderson has been preselected to fill a Victorian Senate vacancy, beating out main rival Greg Mirabella for the position.
Sarah Henderson to fill Vic Senate vacancyFormer Liberal MP Sarah Henderson has been preselected to fill a Victorian Senate vacancy, beating out main rival Greg Mirabella for the position.
People from culturally diverse backgrounds 'crucial to Liberal party's future'Former Liberal MP Craig Laundy says recruiting more women and people from different cultural backgrounds will be crucial to the party's future.
Former MP appeals for Liberal diversityFormer Liberal MP Craig Laundy says recruiting more women and people from different cultural backgrounds will be crucial to the party's future.
Tense scenes as protesters attend Liberal AGMA peaceful demonstration has turned violent outside a gathering of Liberal Party figures in South Australia.
MPs receive death threats after voting against NSW abortion billTwo Liberal Party MPs have received deaths threats during NSW's increasingly heated abortion bill debate.
China 'deplores' Liberal MP Andrew Hastie for Nazi Germany comparisonChina says Liberal MP Andrew Hastie's comments about the threat posed by the rise of China is detrimental to its relationship with Australia.
China 'deplores' Liberal MP for comparing Beijing to Nazi GermanyChina says Liberal MP Andrew Hastie's comments about the threat posed by the rise of China is detrimental to its relationship with Australia.
'Like no other time in history': Australia warned it faces unprecedented China threatLiberal MP Andrew Hastie has warned Australia faces an unprecedented democratic, economic and security test as China and the US compete over the next decade.
Lib MP warns of major test as China risesLiberal MP Andrew Hastie has warned Australia faces an unprecedented democratic, economic and security test as China and the US compete over the next decade.
John Howard celebrates his 80th birthday in SydneyMr Howard was among the first to arrive at his birthday party on Friday night, where family and Liberal Party luminaries celebrated at the exclusive Australian Club.
New Liberal senator uses maiden speech to back Indigenous voiceNew Liberal Senator for New South Wales, Andrew Bragg, has used his maiden speech to throw his support behind an Indigenous voice to parliament in the constitution.
New Liberal senator backs Indigenous voice in constitutionNew Liberal senator for New South Wales, Andrew Bragg, has used his maiden speech to throw his support behind an Indigenous voice to parliament in the constitution.
Non-lawyers should be barred from AAT, former High Court judge saysThe Administrative Appeals Tribunal has been a source of controversy in recent years and the Coalition has come under fire over a recent spate of Liberal Party-linked appointments.
Liberal MP calls on government to accept New Zealand refugee offerLiberal MP Russell Broadbent wants to see the end of 'indefinite, long-term' offshore detention.