Spenser Wallace
Political journalist
Australian House of Representatives

Labor caps off productive week by passing Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill

Politics, Published December 2, 2022
Labor finished a busy parliamentary sitting by passing workplace legislation to "get wages moving."

Victorian election could see shift from major parties

Politics, Published November 16, 2022
National trends of disaffected voters abandoning major parties could be repeated in the upcoming Victorian State Election

Lidia Thorpe scandal highlights hypocrisy and need for integrity commission

Politics, Published October 23, 2022
Lidia Thorpe's failure to disclose her relationship with a former bikie President has garnered criticism from Senior Liberals who were staunch defenders of an embattled Gladys Berejiklian.
Protest against Ukraine invasion by Russia.

Ukrainian Ambassador calls for Australia to condemn sham elections

Politics, Published September 28, 2022
Ukrainian Ambassador to Australia Vasyl Myroshnychenko has called for the Australian Government to issue a statement condemning the referendums Russia is conducting in occupied Ukraine.
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Solomon Islands delay election, Australian aid criticised

Politics, Published September 9, 2022
There has been a rebuke of the financial aid offer from Australia by the LNP and Sogavare.

How can Labor address transparency gaps in parliament?

Politics, Published August 19, 2022
Advocates suggest measures beyond the anti-corruption commission.

What Pelosi Taiwan trip means for Australia-China relations

Politics, Published August 4, 2022
Experts praise Australia's non-combative approach to diplomacy with China.