01 December 2014
Dan Andrews voted new Victorian Premier. Bill Shorten hogs the stage on election night.
02 December 2014
The Dollar plummets. PM Abbott holds a mea culpa press conference taking full responsibility for govt decisions.
03 December 2014
The Greens criticise gender specific Christmas toys like Barbie dolls and makeup for girls, saying they encourage pay inequality and domestic violence.
04 December 2014
Funeral for cricketer Phillip Hughes
05 December 2014
Bill Shorten says he would fix the Budget black hole with more spending.
06 December 2014
Things aren't going so well for the PM at end of the year. Polls on the way down after a woeful budget response.
08 December 2014
Tony Abbott retreats on, and waters down, his Paid Parental Leave scheme
09 December 2014
Bravehearts spokesperson Hetty Johnson warns about children sitting on Santa's knee.
10 December 2014
Tony Abbott dumps the $7 Medicare co-payment for a $5 discretionary co-payment determined by doctors.
11 December 2014
Michael Clarke battles serious injuries to score his 28th test century.
12 December 2014
Jobless figures show slight rise in unemployment.
13 December 2014
Seven Queensland police shootings in 8 months.
13 December 2014
Tony Abbott calls out misogyny in his party when he sees it. Bill Shorten argues for the rich and those who can afford it to not pay the $5 medicare co-payment.
15 December 2014
The PM's Chief Of Staff Peta Credlin comes under fire for her control over the PM's office. The Pm defends her asking if she would be criticised if hr name were Peter not Peta.
16 December 2014
Sydney hostage siege at the Lindt cafe by ISIS sympathiser. Demands included an ISIS flag and warnings o the world that Australia is under attack from ISIS (as per facebook post by one of the hostages at demand of the terrorist).
17 December 2014
Treasurer Joe Hockey brings down the Mid-year Economic and Fiscal Outlook.
18 December 2014
After the Lindt Cafe siege questions are asked why the Islamic terrorist was released on bail on a number of murder accessory and sexual assault charges.
19 December 2014
Julia Gillard takes up a new job as a director of Beyond Blue
20 December 2014
The Trade Union Royal Commission releases its end year recommendations.
24 December 2014