One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson has taken aim at climate activist Greta Thunberg’s speech to the United Nations, saying the 16-year-old was merely a teenager with “no life experience”. The ones that ran in the last election, very few of them backed up because they just got burnt," he said. In its heyday, One Nation won 11 seats in the 1998 state election and was viewed as a major threat to the major political parties. How dare you.”. “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words,” she said. I think she peddles prejudice and fear. The government should prohibit the sale of infrastructure assets to overseas interests, especially Chinese buyers, cut welfare payments and change family law, she said in her wide-ranging speech, which reflected sentiments that often appeal to voters who have tired of Australia’s two mainstream political parties. “But does that mean she is a more serious problem?” he said. Smaller parties, including the independent Nick Xenophon Team, Family First, the Liberal Democrats and the Jacqui Lambie Network, also secured seats in the Senate, which is home to the largest number of independents not aligned with a major political party in more than a decade. One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson has taken aim at climate activist Greta Thunberg’s speech to the United Nations, saying the 16-year-old was merely a teenager with “no life experience”. Pauline Hanson has blown up in a fiery interview after her party’s election disaster, getting into a slanging match with a Sky News panellist. 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LNP incumbent Jim McDonald was re-elected for a second term in Lockyer with a 9.4 per cent swing, while Mr Savage polled fourth. But Dr Cockfield said the future was not looking good for the party. Thunberg has gained a mix of popularity and notoriety across the world since she captured global attention with her activism over the past year. His aim was to increase the government’s majority and its chances of having legislation passed through the Senate, where he said he believed it would be harder for dissenting lawmakers to retain their seats. "A lot of the candidates … when they came up on the TV screen on election night, didn't even have a photograph. "The death of One Nation has been predicted ever since their formation and they have endured way beyond what was expected," he said. Controversial football identity Sam Newman also took the opportunity to lash out at Thunberg this week, calling her an “annoying little brat”. “We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairytales of economic growth. Former One Nation president Jim Savage says he believes there is a future for One Nation beyond Pauline Hanson. "One Nation is a one-person party … it's the Pauline Hanson [party]. One Nation has played an influential role in Australian politics for more than two decades, but its dismal result in the Queensland election has raised uncertainty about its future. But that was before he narrowly scraped back into power. Ms. Hanson’s address on Wednesday was her second maiden speech. Something strange is happening, Supercars signs on to revive Adelaide 500 if Labor wins next SA election. “It’s very biased. Support for Pauline Hanson's One Nation party has dropped by six per cent In regional areas support for the controversial party has dropped by 10 per cent A cranky Hanson appeared on Sky News … In the 150-seat House of Representatives, the coalition has a majority of just one seat. Cormann up against Trump adviser for OECD’s top job, ‘We won’t hesitate to put up hard border again’, attacked governments and businesses for “stealing her childhood”, took the opportunity to lash out at Thunberg, WA lobster fishers in limbo despite ‘improvements’, WA jobs on the line in trade war with China: McGowan, Australia Post chief admits actions did not pass ‘pub test’, ‘Positive signs’ as delayed lobsters clear China checks. Pauline Hanson has blown up during a fiery interview on Sky News after One Nation’s election disaster in her home state of Queensland. Julie Bishop! This service may include material from Agence France-Presse (AFP), APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced. She founded the One Nation party, and its members, along with seven other independent senators, hold enough sway in the 76-seat Senate to barter with the prime minister. Articles on Pauline Hanson. He was wrong. All articles from Australia found by Glonaabot with the #Pauline-Pauline Hanson tag. “It was hyped up by the media and by everyone and I think it’s disgraceful.”. But this time, the response from the conservative coalition, led by the Liberal Party, has been carefully calibrated. Mr Savage said he believed the party had a future beyond Senator Hanson. However, some world leaders, notably US President Donald Trump, have been quick to discredit the young activist. So nice to see!”. While Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party continued to hold one seat in the Chamber, it failed to make a mark in other electorates across the state. “She is entitled to her views.”, Ms. Bishop, speaking Wednesday on ABC television after Ms. Hanson delivered her first speech in the Senate following national elections on July 2, said that Australians “believe in open debate.”. The public broadcaster's footprint and reach in regional Queensland has not changed since the last election. Senator Hanson, and her chief of staff James Ashby, blamed a lack of media coverage of their campaign for the party's poor showing. Despite the speech winning praise from many, Senator Hanson said she “was not impressed” with the climate activism of Thunberg, or the Australian students who took part in climate strikes last week. "She will not add another ounce of energy to the party the minute she leaves, because it's all about Pauline, not the party. Mr Savage said One Nation had failed to support its candidates in this year's election.