The salaries of senior ministerial advisers have attracted scrutiny at Senate estimates hearings
Tom McIlroy is a political reporter for Fairfax Media in the federal press gallery at Parliament House.
Where is the detail of plans to decentralise public service departments? There isn't much.
A late boost in funding will not restore the national gallery's staff numbers.
A man will face court next month in relation to an explosion outside the Canberra offices of activist group the Australian Christian Lobby in December 2016.
Audit says federal APS departments are ineffective in managing underperforming staff.
Sir Robert Menzies' daughter adds her criticism to decentralisation plans for Canberra.
"Half-baked" decentralisation push under more scrutiny from Labor.
A leadership shake up at Austrade comes after a new chief executive started work in February.
The permanent fence will follow.
The infrastructure budget doesn't even deliver the Coalition's pledged Barton Hwy upgrade, MP says.